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To Know Christ, and to Make Christ Known

PLEASE JOIN US THIS CHRISTMAS

We hope you will come through these doors at Christmas. And bring a friend. Christ Church invites you, your family and friends to join us as we celebrate Christmas, the great feast of God's incarnation in Jesus Christ. 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.

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

UPCOMING CHRISTMAS SERVICES

Christmas Eve: Monday, December 24 Children's Pageant at 4 p.m., Holy Eucharist at 5:10 p.m., Holy Eucharist at 10:10 p.m.

Christmas Day Service: Tuesday, December 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Rite I Spoken Holy Eucharist at 8 a.m. with Christmas Lessons and Carols at 10:30 a.m: Sunday, December 30

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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

Dec
22
Sat
The Big Clean, Altar Guild
Dec 22 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

-The Big Clean will take place on Saturday, December 22, 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 Christmas. If you would like to volunteer to help clean, please contact Mary Christiano at  417-860-1718.

 

Dec
24
Mon
Church Office Closed at Noon for Christmas Eve
Dec 24 all-day
Jan
1
Tue
Church Office Closed New Year’s Day
Jan 1 all-day

The church office will be closed on New Year’s Day.

Jan
13
Sun
Youth Trip, St. Marks Church & Fritz’s Adventure @ St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Jan 13 @ 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Jan. 13th: Fritz’s Adventure with St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Kimberling City. We will meet at Christ Church, Springfield to carpool to St. Mark’s on Sunday, Jan. 13th at 8:30 am to join them for worship at 10 am. After worship, we will share in food and fellowship before heading to Fritz’s Adventure for the afternoon. Fritz’s Adventure is an 80,000 sq. ft. experience including a four-story ropes course, underground tunnels, laser room, climbing wall, rappelling, giant treehouse, multi-story slides, warped walls, and more. The cost is free thanks to the congregation of St. Mark’s. We are scheduled to be at Fritz’s Adventure from 1:30-4:30 pm and will return to Christ Church, Springfield by 5:30 pm for check out. There is a waiver which all parents/guardians must sign for their youth to attend and will be sent after registration. For more information and to register, please click here.

Jan
30
Wed
2nd Annual Parish Chili Cook-Off @ Christ Church Parish Hall
Jan 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Get ready families! We will have our second annual parish chili cook-off on Wednesday, January 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall. If you have a favorite chili recipe in your family, this would be the time to share it and get the kids involved in making it! This event is being sponsored by the youth group and there will be lots of food, fun and fellowship. Prizes will be awarded for the best chili of the night. The cost is free, but voting will be by the chili that collects the most money in their voting jars. Proceeds will be donated to Rare Breed and to help the youth scholarship fund. If you would like to enter your winning chili recipe, or have any questions, please contact Krista Heuett at 417-838-4149 or krista@christepiscopalchurch.com.

 

Feb
10
Sun
Annual Meeting @ Christ Church Parish Hall
Feb 10 @ 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
Feb
21
Thu
Winter Community Dinner @ Christ Church Parish Hall
Feb 21 @ 5:00 PM

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-Baby Tree: Christ Church is sponsoring the annual Baby Tree for Newborns In Need. You will find the Baby Tree in the gathering area, by the church office. Donated items are for very small babies who need the preemie size or 0-6 months. Some of the items needed include: Sleepers (preemie, newborn), gowns (preemie, newborn), onesies, blankets, knitted afghans, bibs, burp cloths, small bottles, pacifiers, hats, bonnets, socks, mittens, booties, disposable diapers (preemie and newborn) and wipes. For more information on the Baby Tree and how you can help Newborns in Need, contact Boyda Hood at 883-3492.

-Baby Tree: Christ Church is sponsoring the annual Baby Tree for Newborns In Need. You will find the Baby Tree in the gathering area, by the church office. Donated items are for very small babies who need the preemie size or 0-6 months. Some of the items needed include: Sleepers (preemie, newborn), gowns (preemie, newborn), onesies, blankets, knitted afghans, bibs, burp cloths, small bottles, pacifiers, hats, bonnets, socks, mittens, booties, disposable diapers (preemie and newborn) and wipes. For more information on the Baby Tree and how you can help Newborns in Need, contact Boyda Hood at 883-3492.

-Adult Forum: For the next few weeks during the Adult Forum, Fr. Mark will present "Faithful Finances" in which we will look at the spiritual aspects of our own personal finances, just in time to prepare household budgets for the new year.

-Light from Light: Our friends over at Light from Light have a powerful new video to show. Please check out their homepage at https://www.lightfromlight.me/ and see some of the great things being accomplished in Haiti.

-Winter Donations for Bissett Elementary: Sunday, December 16 is the last is the last day to drop off winter hats, gloves, and scarves for the children of Bissett Elementary. Thank you to all those who donated! We will be distributing the winter clothing on Wednesday, December 19. We could use a few volunteers to help with the distribution. If you would like to help, please arrive at Bissett Elementary by 10:30 a.m. We will be finished by 12:30 p.m. If you would like to volunteer, please contact the church office at 417-866-5133

-Safe to Sleep Christmas Cards: This year, Safe to Sleep will be selling Christmas cards with art designed by local artist Dianne Baum. All proceeds from sales benefit Safe to Sleep. For more information and a preview of the 2018 Christmas card, please visit our News and Announcements page.

-Mini Christmas Provence Sale: Sunday, December 16 will be the last day for the Christmas Provence sale. If you are still doing some last minute Christmas shopping be sure to come by room 101 and take a look!

 

 

 

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