Christ Church, Fort Lauderdale
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

What's happening

ONE CHURCH | ONE WORSHIP sunday | june 11 | 10am | fort lauderdale sanctuary This weekend the Christ Church community will come together for one worship service, 10am Sunday, in the Fort Lauderdale Sanctuary. The service will include praise and traditional music, Holy Communion and consecration of the new church council. After the service, we'll head to the gym for a potluck lunch. Please bring dishes to share based on the first letter of your last name: A-G, side dishes; H-P, desserts; and Q-Z, main dishes. Volunteers are needed to set up, host and clean-up too; sign up at the Connect Table after worship this weekend or call the church office, 954.771.7300.
 
COVENANT BIBLE STUDY wednesday | june 14 | 6:30pm | fellowship halls 1 & 2  Everyone is invited to this class led by Pastor Brett Opalinski.  You are welcome whether you are new to the Bible or a long-time student.
   
FOOD DRIVE FOR BLESSINGS PANTRY
We are halfway to our goal of 20 cartloads of food for the Blessings Food Pantry. While you're shopping at the grocery, consider buying a little extra for the hungry and food-insecure families and individuals served by the pantry. Bring donations to worship and place them in the carts at the west circle drive or the southeast entrance to the Fort Lauderdale Sanctuary.

ALPHA saturday | june 10 | 9am-6pm | fort lauderdale campus Whether you're investigating Christianity, a long-time Christian or someone with questions, you're invited to join this class.  You'll have a chance to discuss your opinions. No question is too simple or too hostile. We're all together to seek answers.

HABITAT WORK DAY saturday | june 17 | 7:45am-12noon We will be landscaping on the church's last work day at this house co-sponsored by Christ Church. Help is needed to put the finishing touches on this Habitat for Humanity house for Roderick Fuller and his daughter.

WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY fridays | 5:30pm | church conference room
The Friday women's group is studying 12 Extraordinary Women of the Bible. Come by as often as you can.

WALK THROUGH THE BIBLE tuesdays | 7pm | walkway room This group, led by Mike Sullivan, is studying the book of Daniel. You're invited to join them.

SERVE AT THE ELC weekdays | 10:30am-12:30pm | pompano beach campus  Love kids? You can help serve lunch and read to preschoolers at the Early Learning Center. All volunteers must be screened and background checked at the Christ Church office. Please email Pastor Monique if you would like to serve in this way.

ELC VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL june 26-30
Mark your calendar to serve at the second annual Vacation Bible School at the Early Learning Center. VBS will run 9am-12noon, and people are needed to help with crafts, games, bible stories and more.  Email Pastor Monique if you would like to serve at VBS or help with preparation and planning.

GRIEFSHARE GROUP saturdays until June 10 | 9:30am | breakout room 1

GriefShare is a support group for people grieving the death of a family member, friend or loved one. GriefShare can help you face the challenges of sadness, isolation and fear and help you move toward rebuilding your life. Each meeting includes a video and discussion.

CHRIST CHURCH WEEK AT WARREN WILLIS CAMP
Current 3rd- through 12th-graders can sign up now for the fun of Warren W. Willis summer camp. Christ Church pastors and staff will be there Week 6, July 10-15. This high-energy, life-changing experience is held at a United Methodist camp in Leesburg, where students will enjoy lots of outdoor activities and meet hundreds of students from around the state.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BACKPACKS Get a jumpstart on back-to-school shopping and avoid the mid-summer crunch. You can order school supplies and backpacks online until July 2 from a company that will deliver them to the church in August. Last year, Christ Church helped nearly 1,000 students in 26 public elementary, middle and high schools start the year with supplies they would not have otherwise had.

For a complete list of happenings at Christ Church, click here for the Christ Church calendar.