If you would like to honor or remember a loved one through the gift of music and/or poinsettias for our Christmas Eve services, please submit information using the links below by Dec. 13.
Use this link for an online service of favorite hymns, prayer, and a sermon given by The Rev. Mary Davila on the First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2022.
Join us Sunday, Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. for a Festival of Lessons & Carols, which traces the history of salvation. Enjoy beloved hymns, choral music, and readings that walk us from Adam’s original sin in the book of Genesis, to the prophetic songs of Isaiah and a people shrouded in darkness, and finally, into the resplendent mystery of Christ’s incarnation through the Gospel of Matthew.
Want to try your hand at making a wreath? Have a holly bush or boxwood in your yard that needs pruning? The Christ Church Greenery Sale needs your help. Please consider lending a hand next week as we get into the holiday spirit by making wreaths, organizing orders and catching up with one another. This is Christ Church ECW’s biggest fundraiser, and we need your help. Sign up to help via this link.
The season of Advent is a time of new beginnings for the Christian Church, as we mark the start of a new liturgical year and wait with anticipation for the arrival of the Christ Child and the union of human and Divine, of heaven and earth. Click this link for resources and event info at Christ Church this season.
The Nominating Committee seeks your recommendations of Vestry candidates. Please submit them to Sally Wooten (firstname.lastname@example.org) through Friday, Dec. 9. Thank you for your prayerful consideration.
Additional information about the Vestry election and the Annual Parish Meeting on Jan. 29, 2023, will be circulated soon. Please feel free to contact Bill Rogers, Senior Warden, if you have questions (email@example.com).
This year we are excited to continue our annual Giving Tree Project supporting Step Up Ministry and Growing Together Preschool (GTP). GTP is a preschool program housed here at Christ Church that serves three and four-year-old’s living in public housing. Step Up Ministry is a life skills resource in Wake County for people seeking to improve their lives and develop stable careers.We have a few different ways you can support our neighbors this holiday season. Click the link beside each item to sign up:
The ECW ladies have been hard at work making sure your house is decorated and your pantry is stocked. The Pantry Sale in-person on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 8:30-11:15 a.m. in the Commons, or until everything is sold out. (Warning: pantry items go quickly, so don’t delay)
Greenery pre-sale orders will be available for pick-up on Dec. 2 (afternoon) & Dec. 3.
This year’s Stewardship campaign is off to a great start! In order to plan for next year’s budget and continue to bring you all our ministries and programs, we are asking you to consider increasing your pledge for 2023 by 7 percent from the 2022 campaign. Click this link to make your pledge online, or return your pledge card by mail/place it in the offering plate on Sunday morning.
Christ Church on Capitol Square, Raleigh, NC, is seeking auditioning for a full-time organ scholar for a one-year appointment with an optional second year. This position will be primarily responsible for accompanying choral ensembles, overseeing music theory lessons for choristers, administrative tasks, and assisting in playing the parish’s various liturgies. Click here for more information on the role and here for our 2022 music list.