- Weds., Oct. 1, 7 p.m.
in the Church.
Celebration of the life of Saint Francis of
Assisi- Sun., Oct. 5 We commemorate this beloved saint with the Blessing
of the Animalsat
10:45 a.m. Friends and family are warmly
invited to bring their pets and pictures of their pets for a
Our New Director of Music- Nick Martellacci-
Sun., Oct. 5
will welcome Nick Martellacci, as our new Director of
Nick is a graduate of West Chester State College
(now University) with a
Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and a major in Organ and a Minor
Vocal/choral.He has 42 years of
professional experience in a variety of church settings and we look
working with him as we continue using our musical gifts for the Glory
Oct. 4, 10 a.m.
All current and prospective choir members are
invited to help kick off
the new choir season with an extended rehearsal.The
main goal is to read through several
of the anthems that will be performed between October and the end of
year.The secondary goal is to get
acquainted and enjoy each other’s company.Choir members are asked to bring a bag lung.Dessert will be provided.Contact Nick at NM11201@aol.com if you have any questions or would like more
of a New Ministry –
Sun., Oct. 26, 2014, 4 p.m. You are cordially
participate in this special service at 4:00 p.m. as we officially
new Rector, Fr. Andrew G. Butler III. Our Bishop, The Rt.
Dietsche will preside at this service of Holy Eucharist.
There will be an
8:30 a.m. service that morning but no 11:00 a.m. service so that we can
together to affirm the calling of Fr. Andrew and our ministry
festive reception will follow in the Parish Hall.
helping to form the next generation of disciples by becoming a Sunday
Teacher at Christ Church.We have a
dedicated group of volunteers who need your help to continue to grow
program.Pray about how God is
calling you to share your faith with our children.Contact Marcia Callender at
email@example.com or Sarah
Stevenson at firstname.lastname@example.org to find
Coordinator-Are you good at communicating the
importance of hospitality here at Christ Church and willing to remind
us of the
importance of our after-service food and fellowship?Can you carry a clipboard around during
coffee hour and ask people to sign up to host the coffee hour after one
morning services?Please contact
Father Andrew at email@example.com for more
The current members of the Altar Guild are inviting
Christ Church men and
women to find out about their ministry and perhaps become a member of
important group.If you are
interested or just a bit curious, about what they do to prepare the
sanctuary for each service, please speak to Florence Maduro.
call the Rector at 718-514-1652,
if you know of anyone who would like a visit or
who wishes to receive communion at home.
Prayer List Begins Anew
Fall, we begin our Prayer List anew at the end of September.If you would like someone to remain on
the Prayer List or you would like to add someone to the Prayer List,
the office 718 543 1011
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sponsoring altar flowers is a special way to
remember a loved one who has
died, celebrate a birthday, anniversary or special occasion.Please visit the Flower Calendar on
the bulletin board
at the entrance to the Parish Hall, sign up on the calendar for the
your choice, fill in the form and follow the directions.
Feeding the Hungry
you go grocery shopping this week, pick up canned
or boxed food for
the Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Marble Hill Food Bank.There are a number of very needy
families in these neighboring communities who are dependent on this
Food Bank to
feed their families.There are
boxes for collection in the Parish Hall and at the entrance to the
church.Monetary Donations may also
made.People with cars are also
needed to deliver the groceries to the Church of the Mediator.See Anita Dutt for additional
are unable to serve, please call the office or email us at