Parish Life

Christ Church is a place for all to feel connected and at home. Come, be together, connect and enjoy the fellowship and fun we enjoy together as a Christ Church family.

Shrove Tuesday Service Supper – Feb. 21

Please join us from 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for our Shrove Tuesday Service Supper, an event for all ages! The pancake supper is a meal of celebration before we begin the season of Lent. The menu will include regular, chocolate chip, and gluten free pancakes, sausage, breakfast potatoes, and lots of syrup! We will also be participating in a service project supporting Haven House Services. Pay online or at the door – $6 per person, children under 3 are free, family cap of $30. Register via this link.

200th Anniversary Celebration – Apr. 21

Mark your 2023 calendars and plan to attend Christ Church’s bicentennial celebration on Friday, Apr. 21, from 7 to 10 p.m. We’ll share heavy hors d’oeuvres and fellowship as we honor our treasured history. Stay tuned for more details to come about this event and other ways we plan to celebrate our 200+ years throughout the spring!

Episcopal Coalition Race & Housing Dialogue – Jan. 31

Join with local Episcopal churches on Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church (1520 Canterbury Rd, Raleigh) for a Race and Housing Dialogue. We are watching “Segregated By Design”, a 17-minute documentary based on the book The Color of Law. This documentary examines the often-forgotten history of how our federal, state and local governments unconstitutionally segregated every metropolitan area in America through law and policy and the lasting impact it has today. Register via this link.

Monday Night Yoga

Christ Church yoga ministry is held Mondays, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in the All Saints’ Room (Rm. 128). Reach out to Chip Dodd via jeandodd@aol.com with any questions or to be added to the list.

Christ Church Women’s Basketball Team

Please join us at all, none, or just one of these practices.  We’re keeping the momentum going and are having a lot of fun. There have been several new team members join this month, so it’s not too late. Thank you to our coaches, Will McElroy and Surry Wood, for leading our team. Please spread the word and contact Katie Wood (katie.bruce33@gmail.com) if you’re interested in joining. We’d love to see you at the Halifax Community Center:
-Feb. 2 (6-7 p.m.) – practice
-Feb. 23 (7-8 p.m.) – practice
-Mar. 7 (11 a.m.-noon) – practice
-Mar. 21 (11 a.m.-noon) – 1st scrimmage

Newcomers

Welcome! Throughout the year we invite visitors and our newest members to join us for receptions to meet fellow parishioners and our clergy. Check our calendar for event dates or contact Cooper Bratton – cbratton@ccral.org – to learn more.

Women’s Fellowship Events

Take a break from the routines of work, carpool, and errands and join us for fun and fellowship with other ladies at Christ Church. We get together a couple of times during the year at local restaurants to meet and mingle with one another. Check our calendar for event dates.

Contact Jenn Hogshead – jennhogshead@yahoo.com – to learn more.

Men’s Fellowship Events

Join us after work for drinks and fellowship with the men of Christ Church. Usually, we have two events during the year – a fall get-together and another one in the spring. In the fall, we gather at Milburnie Fishing Club for dinner and to catch up with one another. In the spring, we will meet at a local establishment for fellowship. Check our calendar for event dates.

Contact Joe Hogan – joeh@atlanticpkg.com – to learn more.

Primetime

Group of adults, mostly ages 60 and older, who meet monthly in homes of members for dinner and fellowship. Contact Carleen Shaffer to learn more – lcjshaffer@yahoo.com.

Foyers

Foyers is a unique opportunity to get to know other in members in our church in a smaller group for meals at member’s homes. Contact John Adams – johnadams1213@outlook.com – to learn more.

Lunch & Learn

Lunch & Learn is a mid-day event created for fellowship and learning for our parishioners. We provide a variety of programs, both secular and religious, and both on campus and off-campus.

Our next Lunch & Learn is in May. Stay tuned for more information!

 

Episcopal Church Women (ECW)

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) provides support and fellowship opportunities within our parish and hosts annual and biennial events and fundraisers.

All women are automatically members of ECW and are encouraged to participate!

Christ Church ECW is comprised of vibrant women of many talents, and there are many opportunities to become involved.