The American Sign Language class meets in the 9.23 Community Center, next Saturday, August 19 at 11 am. This course is scheduled for every other Saturday, and there is no cost to participate. For more information please call Pastor Richard Demsick at 772-766-6196.
Christ Church To Offer Life Line Screening
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at Christ Church on August 23. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries; abdominal aortic aneurysms; hardening of the arteries in the legs; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat; and a bone density screening for men and women. Register for a Wellness Package, which includes four vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441. Learn more and register Informational flyers and a sign-up sheet are available in the Welcome Center.
Tailgate Party at Christ Church August 27
Join us for our Tailgate Cookout on Sunday, August 27, immediately following the 11:00 a.m. services in the 9.23 Community Center. Meat, condiments and drinks will be provided but please bring a dish to share (maybe your favorite tailgate dish). If your last name begins with A-I, bring a side dish, J-R, bring a dessert and S-Z, bring a salad.
Please sign up by writing “Tailgate” and the number attending on the Friendship Form. The deadline for sign ups is August 23. Also, if you want to host/decorate a table in support of your favorite football team, call the office and let us know as soon as possible.
Ready, set …hike!
IRCS Prayer Walk August 27
Please join us for our Annual Prayer Walk at Indian River State College, Sunday, August 27, at 6:30 pm. We will gather in front of the Richardson Building on the Vero Beach campus. Let’s show up with big numbers so we can once again claim the IRSC Campus for Jesus and His Kingdom.
Sunday School Class for Grades 6-12 (REAP) Begins September 10
REAP - Get ready for an action based Sunday School for grades 6 - 12. Janet Watson and Kat Shippee will lead this group of young people in an engaging and exciting Sunday School Class beginning September 10, from 10:10 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. in the Teen Center. You won't want to miss it!
GriefShare Begins New Session September 11
Christ Church will again offer a session of GriefShare for those who have lost a loved one, on Monday afternoons, in Conference Room 2, at 2 pm, beginning Monday, September 11. GriefShare is a support group we know you will find to be a warm, caring environment, as you come to see your group as an “oasis” on your long journey through grief. All are welcome, as the program is nondenominational and features biblical concepts for healing.
Outreach Missions Team LEAP Fundraiser September 15
Support your Outreach Missions team as they hold a Haiti-Themed dinner to raise funds for the LEAP Mission (Lavanneau Educational Achievement Partnership). The September 15 dinner will include some Haitian recipes, entertainment and a silent auction beginning at 4 pm Tickets, at $15.00 each, will go on sale in the Welcome Center following the services on August 27.
The LEAP mission will bring state-side partners together with single classroom teachers, to provide supplies needed for his/her classroom at Etzer Thomas’ School in Jacmel Haiti. The future intent is to also provide some professional development and perhaps scholarship money to assist the teachers further their educations. Christ Church is working on this project in collaboration with the Church of God by Faith in Wabasso, Church of the Nazarene in Vero Beach and New Prospect Baptist Church in Manchester, KY.
Ordination of Pastor Richard Demsick
All are invited to join us as Bishop John Miller will Ordain our own Pastor Richard Demsick as a priest in the Anglican Church in North America. The service will take place in the Christ Church Vero Beach Worship Center at 11 am on Saturday, September 16. It will be followed by a light lunch, so sign-ups are necessary. Please sign-up on the Friendship Form by writing “Ordination” and include the number attending.
Consider a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2018
Bp. John and Joyce will be leading their seventh pilgrimage to the Holy Land to walk in the footsteps of our Lord Jesus during February 27-March 10, 2018. They are hopeful that many Christ Church parishioners and their friends and relatives will join them on this Journey of a Lifetime. For those who have not visited the land of Israel, this pilgrimage will forever change the way you read the Scriptures. Your first-hand experience of the people, geography, and culture of the Bible will help you discover why scholars refer to them as the “Fifth Gospel.” The all-inclusive price for this pilgrimage is $3,896.00 per person, double occupancy. Brochures are available in the Parish Office, 9.23 Community Center and the Worship Center.
Christ Church Worship Services
9 am Classic Worship
11 am Encounter Worship
9 & 11 am Kids Chapel ages 4+
9 am Nursery, Infants & Toddlers
9 am Kid's Breakfast with Jesus, Ages 4+ THURSDAYS