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ANNOUNCEMENTS 03.25.07

BIRTHDAYS: Sunday: Matthew Adams, Regina Campbell, Lily Johnson; Monday: Laura Janos, Susan LaFontise; Wednesday: Cody Zeno, Nicholas Schmitt, Adam Schmitt, Chloe Hammond; Thursday: Joanne Willcox, Helga Nichols; Friday: Irene Wells; Saturday: James Westbrook, Steven Chafkar, Sarah Fecteau.


FR. RAND FREW is recovering after his recent heart surgery and would appreciate hearing from his friends. The telephone number at rehab is 212-360-1000, ext. 15051. Mail can be sent to:
Father Rand L. Frew
Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center
1249 Fifth Ave., Room 1107A
New York, NY 10029


CHRIST CHURCH RECTOR SEARCH PROFILE is completed; copies are available at the back of the church.


HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: If anyone would like to attend the HFH church relations meeting, it will be held Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 p.m., at First Christian Church, 101 S. Rancho Dr.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED—Do you have spare time on your hands? Would you like to join us in the Outreach Program distributing food items to needy people? We are in need of volunteers who are willing to spend three hours a day helping Epicenter in food distribution. The hours are approximately 10:30 AM until 1:30 PM. We need reliable volunteers who are looking for a rewarding experience. If you are interested call Rev. Bonnie at 735-7655, extension 207.


The ECW of Christ Church is hosting a RECEPTION in the Parish Hall, Palm Sunday, April 1, after the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services in honor of The Right Reverend Jerry Lamb. Bishop Lamb will be celebrating at Christ Church and we are looking forward to his visit.


Bishop Lamb will preside at the Apostolic Rite of Confirmation and Reception at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, April 1, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. Father Peter will be using the adult class on the Sundays in March to offer an introduction to the Episcopal Church. The class meets in the Board Room. The purpose of the class is to help people discern if the traditional Anglican way we follow here at Christ Church is for them. The title of the last session is:
March 25 Baptism as ordination for mission.
People who wish to be confirmed or received should indicate this desire to the interim rector at their earliest convenience. We are required to notify the bishop’s office at least a week in advance.

MAUNDY THURSDAY WATCH: On the Chapel Door is a sign up sheet for the Watch. Once again our guardian angel will have paid Security through the night. Please enter and leave by the Chapel door. “Watch with me one hour?”

CROP WALK IS HERE! —Today, March 25th, Christ Church Courtyard. “We walk because they walk.” Meet in the courtyard at 1:00 p.m. Christ Church gets some of the proceeds.
The ECW will be hosting a reception EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 8, in the Parish Hall following each service. Your contribution of fruit juices, sweet rolls or bite size fruit would be greatly appreciated.
SPRING CLEANING? Remember Treasure House. We are pleased to accept your gently used clothing, household goods, shoes and linens. We accept donations on the third Sunday each month or any Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday at Treasure House. Thank you so much for your donations.

The PROFILE of our DIOCESE is now on the web at: www.nvdiocese.org/profile for all of us to see. Please take a few moments to explore this effort to communicate the picture of who the Episcopal Church is in Nevada. You will be impressed with the amount of mission and ministry in which many of us are engaged. Results of our Focus Groups meetings are there, with a description of the type of leader we are seeking for our next Bishop. Please help in the process by sending the URL web address to your friends far and wide! The more we spread the word, the more likely we are to find the leader we seek for our Diocese. If you do not have access to the web, ask a friend, go to the nearest library, stop by the Church office to get a print of the website or you can have one mailed to you by Barbara Lewis at
our Diocesan Office. Call her at (702) 737-9190.

“PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN” will be offered at Grace in the Desert Episcopal church on Monday, April 30 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Please bring something to nourish yourself on during the initial video presentation. RSVP to Denise at 838-7444 so that we are able to provide sufficient materials. All lay and clergy personnel who have any contact directly or indirectly with youth are required to participate in this class every two years.

LOOKING FOR AN EXPERIENCE AT CAMP GALILEE (LAKE TAHOE) THIS SUMMER? There are three job openings there, two are volunteer: Summer Camp Health Technician and Chaplain; and one paid position: Summer Camp Counselor. Details on these positions are available in the office—see Mary.

WANT TO GET CLOSER TO THE ONE YOU LOVE? You can do that on a Marriage Encounter weekend! It’s 44 hours where married couples can get away from jobs, kids, chores, and phones—and focus only on each other. If you would like greater depth, growth, and enrichment in your relationship, you will like the difference a Marriage Encounter weekend can make! The next Episcopal Expression weekend is April 20-22, 2007 in Pleasanton, CA. Please contact: Curt & Arlene McClelland, 2191 Casa Mia, San Jose, CA 95124, 408-371-5581, curt@sbcglobal.net or go to www.episcopalme.com Registration is limited so a quick response is encouraged. (Affiliated with Worldwide Marriage Encounter.)