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To Know Christ, and to Make Christ Known

LENT, HOLY WEEK, AND EASTER SCHEDULE

Evening Prayer and Agape Dinner: April 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Palm Sunday: April 14, with services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. (with use of incense at 10:30 a.m.)

Maundy Thursday: April 18, at 7 p.m.

Stations of the Cross: April 18 at 5 p.m. through April 19 at 7 p.m.

Good Friday: April 19, at noon and 7 p.m.

Great Vigil of Easter: April 20, at 7 p.m., with the use of incense.

Sunday of the Resurrection: April 21, at 8 and 10:30 a.m.

Second Sunday of Easter: April 28, with Rite I Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. and Easter Lessons and Carols at 10:30 a.m.

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601 East Walnut Street
Springfield, Missouri

SERVICE TIMES

Our regular worship schedule is as follows:

Sunday mornings at 8 a.m. Rite I Spoken Holy Eucharist, and 10:30 a.m. Rite II Holy Eucharist with children and adult choirs.

Sunday mornings at 9:10 a.m. Adult and Children's Christian Education (Sunday School).

Thursday evenings at 5:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist, with healing service the last Thursday of the month.

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601 East Walnut Street
Springfield, Missouri

CHRIST CHURCH WELCOMES YOU

What can you expect from Christ Church? Please take a moment to watch our video find out what our friends and family have to say about Christ Church. Our Mission is "To Know Christ, and to Make Christ Known." Our Vision is to grow as a thriving community in the heart of Springfield recognized for ministry to our congregation, and world.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

Apr
18
Thu
Maundy Thursday – Good Friday Spiritual Youth Lock-In @ Christ Church
Apr 18 @ 7:00 PM – Apr 19 @ 1:00 PM

The Maundy Thursday – Good Friday Spiritual Lock-in will begin with the Maundy Thursday evening service. This lock-in is focused on prayer, reflection, and caring for others as we remember the importance of Lent. We will participate in the Stations of the Cross, the Watch in the garden, meditation, service projects, and much more. We will end this lock-in with the Good Friday service at noon.

Check-in begins following the 7 pm Maundy Thursday Service at Christ Church on Thursday, April 18

Location: Christ Church, 601 E. Walnut St., Springfield, MO

Check out is following the Good Friday service at noon on Friday, April 19

Who can attend: Current 6th – 12th grade

Cost: $25

To register please click below

https://wemoyouth.formstack.com/forms/mtgf2019

 If you have any questions during the online registration process, please contact Krista Heuett by phone (417) 838-4149 or email wemoyouthsouth@diowestmo.org

 

The Gethsemane Watch @ Christ Church Columbarium
Apr 18 @ 8:00 PM – Apr 19 @ 11:45 AM

This year, Christ Church will hold a Gethsemane Watch on April 18-19 for those who wish to spend an hour of quiet contemplation with their Lord on this holy night. The columbarium will be set up as a garden to provide a place for private prayer, meditation, and reflection during these overnight hours. Security will be provided all night to let people in and to monitor the church. Anyone who wishes to sign up for an hour of prayer in the columbarium can do so by filling out the Signup Genius form at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044facad2ea5fd0-theholy.

Apr
20
Sat
The Big Clean @ Christ Church
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
May
3
Fri
A Brighter Haiti @ The Diamond Room
May 3 @ 6:30 PM

-A Brighter Haiti: Join us for the Missouri fundraiser for the Lespwa Timoun Clinic medical and nutrition program. Enjoy delicious food, an open bar, and dancing with music by The Mixtapes. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased at lightfromlight.me/abrighterhaitimissouri Special guests will include Pere Val and Carmel Valdema, our dear friends, who started and continue to manage Lespwa Timoun Clinic. A Brighter Haiti will take place on May 3, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Diamond Room located at 2340 W. Grand Street.

 

May
4
Sat
Artsfest Youth Parking Lot Fundraiser @ Christ Church South Parking Lot
May 4 – May 5 all-day

Artsfest will take place on Historic Walnut Street on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This two-day fall festival will feature regional artists and crafters, three performance stages, themed activities for kids, and, of course, lots of art!

During Arstfest, the CEC Youth will be taking donations for parking in the parking lots. Your donations help cover the cost of many of the youth events and are greatly appreciated. Please be aware that Walnut Street will be closed during Artsfest, and plan your route accordingly.

May
10
Fri
An Elegant Evening in the Garden @ Christ Church Garden
May 10 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Garden Guild invites you to join us for An Elegant Evening in the Garden on Friday, May 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Christ Church garden area. This fun-raiser benefits the Garden Guild, which keeps the church grounds and garden planted and neat. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served during the event, as well as artwork for sale through a silent auction. The entry cost is $20, and you get to keep your wine glass. Please RSVP to Franz in the front office at 866-5133 or email your RSVP to frontoffice@christepiscopalchurch.com. We hope you will join us for a relaxing evening, and we encourage you to bring your friends.

May
15
Wed
Family End of School Year Picnic @ Christ Church
May 15 @ 6:00 PM

Details TBA

May
18
Sat
Bradley Heuett and Chandler Jackson Ordination to the Priesthood @ Christ Church Sanctuary
May 18 @ 5:00 PM

We invite you to join us here at Christ Church for the ordination of Deacon Bradley Heuett and Deacon Chandler Jackson to the priesthood. A reception will take place in the Parish Hall after the service.

 

May
23
Thu
Spring Community Dinner @ Christ Church Parish Hall
May 23 @ 5:00 PM

The Outreach Committee will host our Spring Community Dinner on Thursday, May 23 at 5:00 p.m.  We will need volunteers for working at the dinner, members to make dessert bars, cookies and bring fresh fruit for our guest. There are signup sheets on the bulletin board in the hallway by the church office. If you are unable to work and would like to donate for the cost of the meal, place your check in the offering plate with “Spring Community Dinner” on the memo line. If you have any questions contact Henry Foster, Outreach Committee Chairman by email at hmbfoster@att.net or call 573-719-9937.

May
24
Fri
Youth End of School Fun Night @ Christ Church
May 24 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

We will have an evening filled with pizza, laser tag, and lots of fun as we wrap up the school year.

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-The Big Clean will take place on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to noon. During this time, members of the Altar Guild will polish the silver and brass, clean the sacristy and sanctuary, and prepare for Easter Vigil. If you would like to volunteer to help clean, please contact the front office at 866-5133 or email frontoffice@christepiscopalchurch.com.

-Artsfest Youth Parking Lot Fundraiser: Artsfest will take place on Historic Walnut Street on Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This two-day spring festival will feature regional artists and crafters, three performance stages, themed activities for kids, and, of course, lots of art! During Arstfest, the CEC Youth will be taking donations for parking in the parking lots. Your donations help cover the cost of many of the youth events and are greatly appreciated. Please be aware that Walnut Street will be closed during Artsfest, and plan your route accordingly.

-Garden Guild Geraniums: Garden Guild will be selling geranium flowers during the first weekend in May! We will be selling four lovely colors of geraniums, including red, white, salmon and a variety of pink. The cost for geraniums is only $5.00, and we are taking pre-orders for all who may be interested. You may pick up your order from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, or after any of the church services on May 5. To pre-order these lovely flowers, please contact Franz in the front office at 417-866-5133 or email  frontoffice@christepiscopalchurch.com

-An Elegant Evening in the Garden: The Garden Guild invites you to join us for An Elegant Evening in the Garden on Friday, May 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. This fun-raiser benefits the Garden Guild, which keeps the church grounds and garden planted and neat. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served. A silent auction with artwork for sale will also be held. The entry cost is $20, and you may keep your wine glass. Please RSVP to Franz in the front office at 866-5133 or email your RSVP to frontoffice@christepiscopalchurch.com. We hope you will join us for this relaxing evening and we encourage you to bring your friends.

-Spring Community Dinner: The Outreach Committee will host our Spring Community Dinner on Thursday, May 23 at 5:00 p.m. We will need volunteers to assist with the dinner and make dessert bars, cookies, and bring fresh fruit for our guests. There are signup sheets on the bulletin board in the hallway past the church office. If you are unable to work and would like to donate for the cost of the meal, you may place a check in the offering plate with "Spring Community Dinner" on the memo line. If you have any questions please contact Henry Foster, Outreach Committee Chairman by email at hmbfoster@att.net or call 573-719-9937.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop