Weekly Connections


New: Sign up now for Maundy Thursday Prayer Vigil
Sign up in the Atrium to pray, meditate or stand watch for an hour during our annual Prayer Vigil on Maundy Thursday evening, April 13. Starts after Maundy Thursday worship and runs through midnight.

Capstone CBS, Tonight
Come welcome young adults at Dinner & Bible Study, 6:30 pm.

Wonderful Wednesday, Morning & Evening Activities, Wednesday, April 5
Morning Prayer, Christ Church, 7 am. Eucharist, Genesis Center, 9 am. Healing Eucharist, 5:15 pm. Family dinner, 5:45. Activities for All Ages, 6:30: Children: in the HUB; Teenagers: Youth Houses. Adults: Room A & Parlor.

Wonderful Wednesday, Adult Education, Wednesday, April 5
6:30-7:30 pm: Discovery Bible Study: Grow your faith & learn to share it through relaxed Bible reading & discussion, Room A. The Good of Giving Up: Discover the Freedom of Lent, Room B.

New: Russia Mission Trip Information Meeting, Thursday, April 6
Please join us in the Parlor at 5:30 pm if you have any interest or questions about this annual mission opportunity in Russia, July 15-August 1. Or contact Stan Jacobs at sjacobs@midland.edu & sjacobs@midland.edu> or 413-1885.

Men’s Breakfast: How to Handle Emergencies, Saturday, April 8
Medical emergency, dangerous weather, and crime can strike without warning, even at church. That’s what our new First Responder ministry is all about- protecting our church family like good shepherds. Men, join us to learn about how you can help protect our church family, Christ Church Atrium, 8-9 am.

Palm Sunday Worship & Sunday School, Sunday, April 9
Worship 8:30 & 10:45 am. Sunday School 9:45 am: Children, HUB; Teens, Youth Houses; Adults: The Promised Land: Bible study, Room A; Fearless Relationships: Tips for living, Room B.

New: Passover Seder, Sunday, April 9
All students and friends grades 7-12 come celebrate the traditional Jewish Passover meal and see how it points us to Jesus Christ. Includes dinner. North Youth House, 6-8:30 pm.


Next Week

Men’s IHOP Bible Study, Tuesday, April 11
Men, come enjoy coffee or breakfast and relaxed discussion of Proverbs, 7-8 am.

Canceled: Wednesday 5:15 Eucharist, 5:45 Dinner, or 6:30 Activities, Wednesday, April 12
Due to Holy Week Worship.

Holy Week Worship
Invite family, friends and neighbors to any of these powerful worship services:

Youth-led Stations of the Cross, Wednesday, April 12, 7 pm
Touch the nails and feel the thorns at our youth-led, interactive praise and worship experience, with special guest Blazz, Christian rapper and hip-hop artist, sharing his powerful music and testimony.

Maundy Thursday, Thursday, April 13, 7 pm
Experience Christ’s servanthood in the ancient worship ritual of foot washing. Participate if you wish.

Maundy Thursday Prayer Vigil, Thursday, April 13
Sign up now
in the Atrium to pray, meditate or stand watch for an hour during our annual Prayer Vigil. Starts after Maundy Thursday worship and runs through midnight.

Good Friday, Friday, April 14, 7 pm
Walk with Christ’s following the traditional Stations of the Cross, using our newly installed Stations of the Cross sculptures.

Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 15, 7 pm
See how the great events of salvation history culminate in Christ’s sacrifice on the cross.

Easter Sunday, Sunday, April 16, 8:30 & 10:45 am
No Sunday School. Butterfly Release and Easter Egg Hunt begin promptly at 10 am. If you wants kids to get eggs, be on time!


Coming Up

Christ Church Website Under Repai
Our website has not been updated recently due to technical problems. We’re fixing it as quickly as possible.

Celebrate with Jonathan & Sha, May 13
Everyone’s invited to celebrate the wedding of Fr. Jonathan and Sha Burdsal at Christ Church, 11 am. Please, no gifts. If you wish, make a donation to Fr. Henry’s or Jonathan’s discretionary funds, which they use to help people in need, support ministry projects, etc.