Mike Zdorow, a former Christ Church pastor, has just returned from Russia where he served as a missionary. He will talk about his service and answer questions. Pizza dinner will be offered.
Saturday, January 26 pajamas & prayers for preschoolers6-7pm
Children ages 3-5 years and their families are invited to this time to learn bedtime prayers and make a prayer pillowcase. We'll enjoy story time and have cookies and milk. Best of all, you can wear your pajamas!
Friday, February 1 Globetrotters12noon
Fellowship Hall 3
Globetrotters is a group of Christian friends and guests with an interest in learning about different places in our city, state, country and world. The group meets monthly, usually on the first Friday or the month, November through May. Attendees enjoy lunch in the Fellowship Halls and speakers who provide programs about interesting places. This month's topic is City Spotlight: Asheville, North Carolina, with Cindy Lemak.
Wednesday, Feb 6 GEMS COFFEE CAFE10am
Fellowship Hall 3-4
The Gracious Energetic Motivated Servers (GEMS), is one of Christ Church's most active adult groups. At the February meeting, the group will focus on Kits for Kids and Toiletry/Health Kits projects. Contact Barbara Timmerman for more information.
wednesday, Feb 6 Taize Prayer Service6:30pm
Christ Church Sanctuary
Taizé, pronounced tah-ZAY, is a candlelit meditative service, rather than a sermon style service. It is centered around music, scripture readings, prayer and silence to quiet the mind, open the heart and feed the soul, a time of quiet and solitude in the presence of God.
Saturday, February 9 SE District Training8:45am-1pm
Do you want to be inspired and equipped to lead within your church? Come to the SE District Training. We'll begin the morning with worship led by Jeremy Hearn and the band from First United Methodist of Lakeland. Pastor Scott Smith of First United Methodist Ormand Beach will preach. Then, at 10:15am, we'll break for the first of two learning session.This is a great opportunity to connect and learn with other Methodists from Southeast Florida.
saturday, february 9 Hope In Action service6pm
Students from throughout the South East District are invited to Christ Church for worship, fellowship and service. Worship will be led by Jeremy Hearns and the band from First United Methodist of Lakeland. The message will be given by Pastor Scott Smith of First United Methodist of Ormond Beach. After worship, we'll have games, food, a hands-on service project, prayer stations and more. It's all to put Hope in Action as we near the one-year anniversary of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Sunday, February 10 Duo Brubeck Jazz Concert2pm
Christ Church Sanctuary
Duo Brubeck -- Dave Brubeck on bass trombone and Lindsey Blair on guitar -- will present arrangements that feature the guitar and the bass trombone in melodic or accompanying roles. Admission is $10 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Christ Church Music Ministry.
Sunday, February 10 Newcomers Dinner5pm
Pastor Brett's house
People who are new to Christ Church are invited to dinner with the pastors. It's a chance to get to know the church leaders and to hear their hearts, as well as share your own. Dinner is at Pastor Brett's house, so we have to limit sign-ups to 20 people. This is a new quarterly initiative.
Sunday, February 10 Freeway fund-raiser at the Panthers6pm
Buy a ticket to the Florida Panthers face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning and support scholarships for summer student mission trips. Freeway is the Christ Church student ministry, offering an opportunity for middle and high-school students to serve the locally and at a yet-to-be announced mission in the United States. Tickets are $25 each and include a parking pass and a post-game photo on the ice.
Sunday, February 17 Christ Church Emmaus Prayer Gathering
May 13-22, 2019 Ireland with Pastor Brett
Join Pastor Brett Opalinski for a trip to Ireland to explore the history of Celtic Christianity, its roots in Methodism and the lessons it can teach the church today. The trip will be May 13-22, 2019. There will be meetings and books to read to prepare for the trip.
Tuesdays Track Workouts5:30pm
Cardinal Gibbons High School Track
In conjunction with Runners Chapel, Pastor Brett Opalinski will be at the Cardinal Gibbons High School Track on Tuesdays to help interested walkers and runners learn more about the sport and to help them train. All runners and walkers are invited!