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The Ordination of Deacons: April Alford-Harkey, Ann Perrott, and Ronald Steed at Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, CT on January 28, 2017

The Ordination of Deacons: April Alford-Harkey, Ann Perrott, and Ronald Steed
at Christ Church Cathedral, Hartford, CT on January 28, 2017
The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

ECCT CYCLE OF PRAYER: Immanuel St. James, Derby; Epiphany, Durham; St. Gabriel’s, East Berlin; St. Stephen’s, East Haddam; Comite Hispano, Spanish‐language Cursillo, Latino / Hispanic ministry in Connecticut

CCEN YOGA: A new series of Yoga Fusion classes began on Wednesday 1.11.17 at 7:00 p.m. This class is suitable for all levels so beginners are welcome! Please contact Joyce Generoso via email: or cell phone 203.984.3050 to sign-up. Bring a yoga mat, 2 yoga blocks and a small blanket or towel.

VESTRY NOTES: The Vestry approved the slate of nominees for membership and officers, which will be presented at the Annual Meeting. The 2017 budget was approved, which includes a significant Trinity Fund grant for advertising/signage. The Vestry is considering a fundraiser for spring/summer.

CCEN BOOK BUNCH: The bunch will meet on Tuesday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m. for refreshments and a discussion of the book “The Woman in Cabin Ten” by Ruth Ware. Our March read is “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry’, by Fredrik Backman. We will meet on Tuesday, March 21. All are welcome!

MARVIN SCHOOL BACKPACK CLUB: At its most recent meeting, after much thought and reflection, the Christ Church Vestry voted to join the CT Food Bank in its regular support of the Marvin Elementary School Backpack Club (a nutrition supply program feeding over 40 children each weekend). Four folks have stepped up to help with this ministry (in one form or another), with Barbara Felter as the point person,
Items may be left in the basket near the altar or presented in the same at the offertory.

Items needed are:
Juice Boxes
Milk Boxes (same style, like Parmalat, etc.)
Single Serve Cereals
Fruit Snacks
Fruit Cups
Instant Oatmeal Packets (not cardboard cans)
Granola Bars
Chef Boyardee Ravioli Cups w/pull tops
Macaroni and Cheese Cups w/pull tops
Single Serve Chips/Popcorn

ANNUAL MEETING: Please note that food and child care will be provided during the meeting. Sandwiches and cookies will be greatly appreciated for the Annual meeting. ~ BZ
Follow this link for the Christ Church Annual Report for the Year 2016


Follow this link for the Christ Church Proposed Bylaws:

The 2017 issue of CRUX, the magazine of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut is now available online: 

Minister of Music: Betty Belcher
Altar Guild: Barbara Judson and Laura Demms
Ushers: Ed Zamm and Al Belcher
Verger: Marsha Dunn
Crucifer: Zachary DeVito
Lector: Judy White
Intercessor: George Helwig
Sub-Deacon: Charles Dunn
Presider: The Reverend Canon Patricia M. Coller

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