Holy Eucharist -
Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in the Church.
Sunday, November 23 at 8:30 a.m. and 11
Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory
Memorial Service for Eladia Bing,
a long time member of
Church Riverdale, will be held on Saturday, November
22 at 11 a.m.
Thanksgiving Service- Tuesday, November 25, 7 p.m.
Thanksgiving Service is sponsored by the Interfaith
Clergy Conference of Riverdale, Kingsbridge, Spuyten Duyvil &
Marble Hill. It will take place at the Riverdale
Presbyterian Church at 4765 Henry Hudson Parkway, Bronx NY 10471, 718 796 5560.
November 17- Vestry
Meeting- 7:15 p.m.
Call for Musicians
musicians in the parish are invited to add their talents to our weekly
worship. Singers are invited to join the Adult Choir or
Choristers. String, wind or brass players who would like to
perform a favorite selection should speak directly to our Director of
Music, Nick Martellacci, or email him at email@example.com.
Keyboard players are welcome to play solo literature or help
out with accompaniments.
Note: A car and driver will be needed to deliver the turkeys
and canned goods to the Church of the Mediator after the 11 a.m.
service on November 23.
is hosting its annual Thanksgiving meal for close to 300 of the
neediest members of their community. They would appreciate
donations. Please mail your checks to P.O. Box 657, Yonkers,
NY 10702. You may also volunteer to serve at the Sharing
Community on Thanksgiving Eve or Day. Call 914 963 2626 Ext 245 by Monday,
November 17 to reserve a time.
OPEN HOUSE AT THE RECTORY
entire parish is invited to celebrate the Christmas Season with food
and fellowship at the Christ Church Rectory on Friday, December 19 from
6-9 pm. Please bring a dish or beverage to share. Dessert
items are also welcome. No need to RSVP just drop in and
Nominating Committee is soliciting names of CCR members, in good
standing, who are interested in serving on the Vestry.
Elections will take place at the Annual Parish Meeting
scheduled for January 25, 2015. We will elect one warden and four
vestry members. Contact Geoff Doughlin, Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org to nominate, or speak to one of
the Committee Members: Marcia Callender, Ryland Clarke,
Michele Disco, Damaso Parets & Clotilde Stenson.
Andrew will be offering an Intergenerational Inquirers
Class for anyone from Grade 8 through Adults.
Those interested are invited to attend three
one-hour classes following 11 a.m. worship. Come learn,
discuss, and consider.
November 30- Our History- From Roman Catholic to
January 4- Our Beliefs- Via Media and the Three
January 18- Our Governance, Current Issues- The
February 1, Bishop Stacy Sauls will preside at our 11 a.m. worship to
confirm and receive new members into The Episcopal Church.
of the highlights of the Christmas Season at Christ Church Riverdale is
the Annual Christmas Pageant. This year, it will take place
during the Sunday Worship Service on December 21.
There will be three rehearsals:
Sunday, December 7 and 14 during Sunday School and Saturday,
December 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
If you would like your child to
participate, please sign up with Marcia Callender or Sarah Stevenson by November 30.
PARISH PRAYER LIST
We continue to pray for the repose
of the souls of
Alers, Laura Cohn, Marie Louise French, Rosalie Kunze
We remember those celebrating
birthdays and anniversaries-
November 16 - 22:
Adames-Robinson, Maureen Elliot, Hali Miller, Taj Onyango, Christine
Rubic, Robert Shuman, Christopher Tortora,
& Susan Baldwin, Arnold & Monica Adames-Robinson
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 Sunday/s of your choice, fill in the form and follow the
you are unable to serve, please call the office or email us at email@example.com so that we can arrange for an
are asked to arrange for their own replacements.
November 23, 2014- The Last Sunday
after Pentecost- Christ the King
Forde, Margo Tyler
Kenneth Forde, Suzanne Klein
Mario Badiali, Carl
Badiali, Marcella Day, Kevin Jones
a.m.- Judith Onyango
- Aija Sears
Lesson: Ezekiel 34: 11-16, 20-24
Lesson: Ephesians 1: 15-23
Mathew 25: 31-46
Week of November
16 Florence Maduro
November 23 Margo Tyler
November 30 Aija Sears
December 7 Edie
December 14 Florence Maduro
December 21 Aija Sears
December 28 Margo Tyler
All Members of
Christ Church Riverdale, Ministers
The Rev. Andrew G.
Butler III, Rector
Martellacci, Director of Music and Organist
Onyango, Verger and Sexton
Mr. John Mueser
and Dr. Geoffrey Doughlin, Wardens
Kolu Baysah, Marcia Callender, Anita Dutt,
Gunther Kilsch, John Leuenhagen, Verona
Pinion, Lauren Scott,
Gary Solomon, Sarah Stevenson, David Talbird
and Katherine Valyi, Vestry