August 2021 There is much happening at Christ Church, and more great events and experiences are on the horizon. Community Garden First, we are delighted to announce that Christ Church, with the support and great encouragement of our Vestry, is now pushing forward with an exciting development. In the next few months, you will start…

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The St. Nicholas Market is a joy-filled answer to the common dilemma. What do you get the person who has everything? The market is filled with unique gift ideas and donation opportunities designed to delight the recipient and help those less fortunate in our community, and beyond, experience better lives. Buying gifts or donating to…

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The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program has been bringing Christmas to area children and families since 1985. Eligible children are registered with The Salvation Army and then their information is compiled onto a tag that lists first name, gender, age, clothing size, shoe size and a Christmas wish.  The completed angels are then returned to…

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What do you remember about the earliest gifts you received? Probably not much, because you were probably an infant. Depending on the era of the happy event, you may have been “showered” with gifts great or small, homemade or store-bought, expensive or not. If you think about it, though, the very first gift you received,…

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The Virtual Mission Trip is what the Youth group will be doing in lieu of our planned Mission Trip to New Orleans.  In the Virtual Mission Trip, we will be learning about Honduras and the Medical, Dental, Educational, and Spiritual Needs that are being addressed by Honduras Good Works. Our Medical Brigade that was planned for…

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Backpack Buddies is a community-wide ministry begun in 2005 and sponsored by Churches Touching Lives for Christ (CTLC) and the Temple Independent School District. Christ Episcopal Church began participating in 2007. Backpack Buddies allows churches in our area to “buddy up” with TISD students to give them a helpful boost to their new school year.…

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We are praying and hoping to find some new volunteers to serve as Shepherds for Christ Church Caring, a ministry whose mission is “No one walks alone.” Shepherds work in small teams to keep in touch via telephone and sometimes email with a designated segment of the congregation. In addition to making periodic check-in calls during…

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