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.

Christmas Music & Poinsettia Memorials

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.

Music Memorials: LINK
Christmas Poinsettias: LINK

Vestry Nominations – Due Dec. 9

The Nominating Committee seeks your recommendations of Vestry candidates. Please submit them to Sally Wooten (smwooten8@gmail.com) 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 (whrogers57@gmail.com).

Greenery & Pantry Sale

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 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Commons, or until everything is sold out. Greenery pre-sale orders will be available for pick-up on Dec. 2 (afternoon) & Dec. 3.

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

All women of Christ Church are invited to join the Ladies’ Basketball team!  You can come to all, none, or just one of these practices.  This is a busy time of year, so we completely understand if you cannot make it.  But if you can, we’ll keep the momentum going and have a lot of fun. Please spread the word and contact Katie Wood (katie.bruce33@gmail.com) if you’re interested in joining the team – it’s not too late! We’ll meet for practice on the dates listed below at the Halifax Community Center Gym: Dec. 6 from 6-7 p.m.; Dec. 12 from 6-7 p.m.; Jan. 10 from 11 a.m.-noon.

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.

Stay tuned for our next Lunch & Learn in January 2023. More information TBD!

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.