Weekly Connections

What’s Happening At Christ Church Anglican

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What’s Happening

Christmas Greens are here and they smell fabulous.  Come pick them up during the day this week, at WOW tomorrow, or on Sunday.

Christ Church Mission Trip to the Bahamas.  Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas in September.  We are going on board the Pacific Hope, a Christian medical & relief ship, to help provide medical care, reconstruction, and the love of Christ, on a one-week mission trip from March 7-14, 2020. Adults, families, and high school youth are invited to prayerfully explore going, pray for the mission, or financially supporting it.  The deadline for committing to this trip is Dec 6.  Info: Fr. Jonathan at jonathan@ccanglican.com or 683-9292.

Register NOW!  Red Cross First Aid Class with Fr. Mark Telschow, Sat Dec 7  9 am – 12 pm.  $100.  Click here for more info or to register: https://www.learn2savea.life/course/adult-and-pediatric-first-aid-cpr-and-aed-blended-learning-permian-basin-12-07-19/. There is an online portion that needs to be completed before class on Saturday.

 

This Week

Morning Prayer, Wed Dec 4  7 am.

WOW, Wed Dec 4

  • 5:15 pm Eucharist
  • 5:45 Family Dinner
  • 6:30 Classes for all ages.  Adults: The New Testament You Never Knew, Rm B.  Jr. & Sr. High Encounter, Youth Houses. Children’s K-Club PreK-6th grade in the HUB.  Choir, Sanctuary.

Stephen Ministry Supervisory Meeting, Wed Dec 4  Rm 109.

Sisters in Stitches, Fri Dec 6  11:30 am.  The stitchers invite you to join them at the home of Schatzie Tighe (call 683-9292 for the address).  Bring those unfinished needlepoint, knitting, crochet, or repair projects, or just come for a visit.

24-Hour Prayer Vigil, Fri Dec 6  12 pm – Sat Dec 7  12 pm.  Join Christians from around the Permian Basin in a Spirit-led, community-wide Prayer Vigil, noon Friday to noon Saturday, monthly on the first Friday. Eucharist at 11:30 am on Saturday.  Info: Bob Hilton, 631-5306.

Kids’ Night Out!, Fri Dec 6  6:30-9:00 pm.  Ages up to 10. Parents, drop your children off at the nursery after they have dinner and go enjoy a date night!  Please email Diane (diane@ccanglican.com)  by noon on Wed, Dec 4 to reserve a spot! If you are going with someone that is not a CCA member, invite them as well!

Kids & Cookies, Sat Dec 7  1:30-4:30 pm.  Kids through 6th grade are invited to join in some holiday cookie baking and decorating fun.  We will make some goody bags for our home-bound parishioners as well as a few for ourselves.  Nursery will be open for the little ones.  Please email the number and ages of those coming to Diane (diane@ccanglican.com) by Dec. 5.

Red Cross First Aid Class with Fr. Mark Telschow, Sat Dec 7  9 am – 12 pm.  See above.

Springboard Eucharist, Sat Dec 7  6:15 pm.  If you are interested in attending this CC Recovery ministry for the first time, please contact Fr. Jonathan at 288-3440.

Weekly 12 Step Meetings  Room A:  AA, 7 pm Tue & 10 am Sat; La Ha Alum/Friends, 7 pm Thu; CODA, 7 pm Mon, Fri & Sun; OA, 6 pm Mon & 6 pm Thu (Thu only in Rm B).

 

Next Week

Traditional Worship, Sun Dec 8  8:30 am.

Sunday School for All Ages, Sun Dec 8  9:45 am.  Children PreK-6th Grade: Spark! Activate Faith, HUB.  Adults: The Gospel of Luke, Rm A; To Be a Christian, Rm B.  Jr./Sr. High: Immersed, Youth Houses.

Family Worship & Children’s Church, Sun Dec 8  10:45 am.

DHC Meeting, Sun Dec 8  3 pm.  Setting up for the Teen Challenge Women’s Christmas Dinner.

Christ Church Youth, Sun Dec 8 6-8 pm.

Voces Dei, Sun Dec 8  6:30 pm, atrium.  Come here Voces Dei perform after the Teen Challenge Women’s Christmas Dinner.

Men’s Lunch, Mon Dec 9  Mondays 12-1 pm.  Back room at Mulberry Café.

Morning Prayer, Wed Dec 11  7 am.

WOW, Wed Dec 11

  • 5:15 pm Eucharist
  • 5:45 Family Dinner
  • 6:30 Classes for all ages.  Adults: The New Testament You Never Knew, Rm B.  Jr. & Sr. High Encounter, Youth Houses. Children’s K-Club PreK-6th grade in the HUB.  Choir, Sanctuary.

Sisters in Stitches, Fri Dec 13  11:30 am.  The stitchers invite you to join them at the home of Schatzie Tighe (call 683-9292 for the address).  Bring those unfinished needlepoint, knitting, crochet, or repair projects, or just come for a visit.

Men’s Breakfast: Military & Vets, Sat Dec 14  8 am, atrium.  Rev. Deacon Steve Abbott will be speaking about Christ Church’s new ministry for veterans and military personnel.

Springboard Eucharist, Sat Dec 14  6:15 pm.  If you are interested in attending this CC Recovery ministry for the first time, please contact Fr. Jonathan at 288-3440.

Weekly 12 Step Meetings  Room A:  AA, 7 pm Tue & 10 am Sat; La Ha Alum/Friends, 7 pm Thu; CoDA, 7 pm Mon, Fri & Sun; Teen CoDA, 7 pm Sun, Rm B.  OA, 6 pm Mon & 6 pm Thu (Thu only in Rm B).

 

Coming Up!

Countdown to Christmas, Wed Dec 18  5:45 pm.  We will have pizza and dessert, coffee and hot chocolate, ornament decorating, pictures with St. Nicholas, sing-along, story time, a CC Youth skit, and a Sweets and Treats auction to benefit Kidz at Kamp.  Don’t miss it!

Mom Gets a Break, Fri Dec 20  10 am.  Take some time to pick up last minute gifts, get presents wrapped, or have a bit of time to yourself before Christmas next week.  As this is getting close to the holidays, we will ask people to RSVP when we get closer.

Lessons & Carols & Eucharist, Sun Dec 22  9:30 am.  Combined Service followed by a Christmas Cookie reception.  Please bring your favorite Christmas Cookies, plated and ready to share!  Any leftovers will be used on Christmas Eve.

Christmas Eve Services, Tue Dec 24.  Children’s program at 4:00 pm, candlelit service at 7:00 pm.

Christmas Day Service, Wed Dec 25  10 am.  No nursery available.

Online Giving  Text “ccanglican” to 77977 or go to ccanglican.com, Online Giving.

 

Community & Other Happenings

Anglicans for Life: Life Symposium, Jan 17-18. Calling all Anglicans into Action for Life! You are invited to attend Symposium 2020: Equipping the Church for Life on Friday, January 17, 2020 at St. James Church, Costa Mesa, CA and the One Life Walk LA on Saturday. In a culture that embraces assisted suicide and abortion, this event seeks to inspire and equip you for life-affirming ministry!  Visit www.AnglicansForLife.org/Symposium-2020/ for details.

Anglicans for Life: Summit 2020, Jan 23-24. Calling all Anglicans into Action for Life! You are invited to attend Summit 2020: Mobilizing the Church for Life on Thursday, January 23rd, 2020 at the Falls Church Anglican in VA and the March for Life in DC on Friday. In a culture that embraces assisted suicide and abortion, this event seeks to inspire and equip you for life-affirming ministry! Visit www.AnglicansForLife.org/Summit-2020/ for details.

 

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