May 19: Service of Thanksgiving for the Ministry of Our Supply Priests at 10:00 a.m.
WELCOME TO CHRIST CHURCH!
We are a parish of members living on or near the shores of Lake Michigan and Lake Charlevoix in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. We are a church community in the Anglican (Episcopal) tradition, welcoming all, and serving Christ through worship, spiritual growth, and care for one another, the community, and God’s world. For almost 120 years, we have honored scripture, tradition, and reason as we seek to know and to do the will of God in our lives.
We have recently signed a Covenant of Agreement with the Rev. Thomas O’Dell. Father Tom is retiring from All Saints Episcopal Church in Omaha, Nebraska and will be joining us on June 8th. On Tuesday, July 15th the Rt. Rev. Whayne Hougland, Jr, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan, will join us at Christ Church for the Service of Celebration of a New Ministry welcoming Father Tom to his new ministry in Charlevoix.
Until then we are very fortunate to have dedicated and excellent supply priests who are assisting us by celebrating our worship services. The upcoming guest priests are:
Sunday, April 27: The Rev. Christine Humphrey (retired rector of St. Mary’s-in-the-Hills, Lake Orion, MI), 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 4: The Rev. Christine Humphrey (retired rector of St. Mary’s-in-the-Hills, Lake Orion, MI), 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 11: The Rev. Ed Emenheiser (retired rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Traverse City, MI), 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 18: SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE MINISTRY OF OUR SUPPLY PRIESTS, 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, May 25: The Rev. Dr. Kathleen Kircher (retired rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Elk Rapids, MI), 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 1: The Rev. Dr. Kathleen Kircher (retired rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Elk Rapids, MI), 10:00 a.m.
Sunday, June 8: THE DAY OF PENTECOST – The Rev. Thomas O’Dell, new rector of Christ Episcopal Church joins us for his first service with us, 10:00 a.m. Our 2014 CEC High School Scholarships will be awarded following this service.