We are saddened to pass along news of the death of Richard Hoyt, who found rest eternal in the early hours of September 26. Richard, in days gone, had been a fixture in the Christ Church community; as an active layperson, serving as part of the vestry among other roles in our common life. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Funeral arrangements have been made for Saturday,…
Sunday, October 2: Blessing of the Animals (Women’s Group meeting following worship in the Library)
Most of us know by now that Marge Owens, long time member of Christ Church, and former Treasurer, died this past week. A memorial service for her will be held on Saturday October 8 at 2:00 p.m., at Christ Church (with Canon Pat as the celebrant). Marge was a member of the Altar Guild, a liturgical assistant, a member of the bell choir, a counter, and vice-president of the Women’s Group. In the past, she provided a crucial leadership role…
Wednesdays, October 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16; classes begin at 7:30 p.m. and last one hour. Fees: parish members $10; non-members $15. Bring a water bottle, a yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks and a light blanket to cover yourself during shavasana at the end of class. Point of Contact: Joyce Generoso email@example.com
Great discussion last meeting regarding “The Nest”! We missed those of you who were unable to attend, but we welcomed a new member – Barb Judson! Our October read is Coal River by Ellen Marie Wiseman and our meeting date is Tuesday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Guild Room. For November, we picked “The Two Family House” by Linda Cohen Loigman. It’s the story of two Brooklyn families – post WW II- and it gives the reader an…
Sunday, October 30: Episcopal visitation by the Right Reverend Ian T. Douglas, Bishop of Connecticut, 10:00 a.m. (Special Coffee Hour prepared by Women’s Group)
Sunday, November 6: Bylaw Review Adult Forum, 9:00 a.m. DOWNLOAD BYLAWS FOR REVIEW
For November, we picked “The Two Family House” by Linda Cohen Loigman. It’s the story of two Brooklyn families – post WW II- and it gives the reader an outside look into a family filled with tension, mistrust and secrets! Our meeting date is November 8- the second Tuesday of the month.
Sunday, November 13: Veterans Sunday and The Second Annual Colonel Frank Wismer Chili Cook-Off, 10:00 a.m. (11:30 a.m. Cook-Off)
Sunday, November 20: Celebration of the Spirit Eucharist, 10:30 a.m. Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Preacher Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-the-spirit-2016-tickets-25388583938
Sunday, December 4: Living Nativity and East Norwalk Tree Lighting Don Burr, Point of Contact firstname.lastname@example.org There was no room in the inn; so a baby was born in a cow’s stall. What did it look like in the stable? What did it smell like in the stable? Those questions, and more, will be answered as Christ Episcopal Church hosts a Living Nativity and Petting Zoo on the front lawn of the church, located at 2 Emerson Street at Gregory…
We are reading “Last Woman Standing” by Thelma Adams. The book is based on the true story of Josephine Marcus, the wife of Wyatt Earp! We’re meeting on Tuesday, December 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Guild Room for a book discussion and Christmas Party! There will be a cookie exchange, grabbag, and some holiday cheer! Please let me know if you are coming so we can plan accordingly. We would love to have you! (Core group – I know…
Saturday, December 24 Christmas Eve Pageant and Eucharist, 5:30 p.m. Christmas Eve Candlelit Eucharist, 11:00 p.m. The Reverend Canon Patricia M. Coller, Celebrant
ANNUAL MEETING: Please note that food and child care will be provided during the meeting.
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER: Tuesday, February 28, 5:00 p.m. thru 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 1 at 11:45 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. ***Also, for commuters unable to attend worship, Canon Pat and Don Burr will be offering “Ashes to Go” at the East Norwalk Train Station (Southbound/NY Side) from 5:15 a.m. thru 8:45 a.m. no matter the weather.
Sunday mornings March 12, 19, 26, and April 2, at 9:00 a.m. we will be using the meditation book entitled Living Well Through Lent – Listening with all your heart, soul, strength and mind. Connect with Canon Pat for additional details.
The Altar Guild will meet March 19 after the 10:00 a.m. worship.