VBS Donations: Our VBS crafts team is looking for donations of empty paper towel rolls for a craft for our kids. Please leave donations in the bin in Holy Grounds.Read More
There will be a Called Charge Conference on Wednesday, March 21, at 6pm for the purpose of approving Mark Smith to move from honorable location to eligibility for appointment by the Bishop in 2018. All are welcome but only those on Church Council may vote.Read More
Lumberton Mission Trips: Our next hurricane recovery trip to Lumberton, NC, will be March 15-17. If you are interested in joining this trip, please contact Geoff Purser (firstname.lastname@example.org). Teams leave every month on the third Thursday.Read More
Our Family Life Team plans Welcome Wednesday and various other family ministries for the church. Interested in possibly joining this team? Join us for our meeting on Sunday, March 18, at 12:15pm in the Disciple Room. Please RSVP to Ben and Jenn Kunka (email@example.com) or Anne Dooley (firstname.lastname@example.org) and let them know if you will need childcare.Read More
Adult Fellowship Trip to Hillside Estate: Join us on Wednesday, April 11, for a tour of the Julian Price mansion in the historic Fisher Park Neighborhood. We will go as a group on the church bus, leaving the church at 9:15am for the tour and lunch before returning at approximately 2pm. Register by bringing a check to the Church Office no later than Sunday, March 11; cost is $35/person.
Adult Fellowship Trip to Sanford, NC: Join us on Friday, March 23, from 9:45am-5:45pm as we travel to Sanford, NC, for lunch at Mrs. Lacy’s Magnolia Tea Room and a matinee performance of Church Basement Ladies at Temple Theatre. Cost is $28 per person (does not include lunch). To register, fill out a form, available at our Information Centers, and return it with your payment to the Church Office.
Shepherd’s Center Asheville Trip: The Adult Fellowship Trip Committee invites you to join the Shepherd’s Center’s trip to Asheville from June 12-14, 2018. Cost is $349 for double occupancy and includes transportation, hotel, four meals, and a tour (Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site, Biltmore Estates including the Chihuly Glass Gardens Exhibit, a guided tour of Downtown Asheville, and St. Lawrence Basilica). A deposit of $75 is due February 28; final payment May 8. Contact the Shepherd’s Center to register (336-376-0766 or email@example.com).Read More
Beginning March 4, join our adult Sunday school classes on a churchwide study of The Wesley Challenge. Spend four weeks working through 21 questions to engage your physical, spiritual, and emotional lives and your relationship with God and others, inspiring you to a new kind of commitment that is more authentic, vulnerable, and soul shaping. If you are not already connected with a class, this is a great time to get connected! View a full listing of our Sunday school classes and meeting locations at christgreensboro.org/sundayschool.
Baby Boomer Spirituality: We will be meeting on Thursday evenings beginning March 1 from 7pm-8:30pm to explore Baby Boomer Spirituality in room 213. The study will run for 5 weeks. Please come to discuss issues related to our spiritual growth as part of the Baby Boomer generation. Contact Libba Genova (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in joining us.Read More
Pine Straw for Sale benefitting South Carolina Mission Trip: Youth will be in the Holy Grounds to sell pine straw on Sunday mornings February 18 and 25 and March 4 and 11. Youth will also be selling pine straw on Wednesday, March 7 during Welcome Wednesday. Quality bales will be delivered to your home on Saturday, March 24. All purchases support the youth-sponsored South Carolina Mission Team. Contact Katey Blaylock (email@example.com) for more information.Read More
Lenten Worship Series—Hands: This Sunday marks the first Sunday in the season of the Church year known as Lent. Lent, which is the oldest season in the Christian calendar, consists of the 40 days leading up to Easter (not including Sundays). In scripture, the number 40 indicates a time of preparation. To help us prepare for the celebration of Easter this year we’ll spend the 40 days of Lent sharing a worship series entitled Hands. Each week we’ll explore a way Jesus used his hands to transform the world for love, and in doing so, we’ll learn how God wants us to use our hands to do the same.
- February 18: Praying Hands
- February 25: Healing Hands
- March 4: Angry Hands
- March 11: Forgiving Hands
- March 18: Serving Hands
- March 25: Crucified Hands
- April 1: Resurrected Hands
Join the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) for its annual Interfaith Tour on Sunday, February 18 from 2pm-5pm. The Interfaith Tour is a free, family friendly, bridge building event that celebrates houses of worship across the Triad. The Interfaith Tour offers a unique opportunity to hear from a diverse group of leaders in the faith community and develop a stronger appreciation of different belief systems. This year, the tour will include Saint James Presbyterian Church, Temple Emanuel, and Islamic Center of Greensboro.
The church bus will be available for the first 20 reservations made to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please plan to board the bus at 1:30 at CUMC. If you plan to drive yourself, please notify email@example.com. The first visit is to St. James Presbyterian Church on Ross Avenue beginning at 2pm. You may want to be there early for parking purposes
All ages are welcome but please let the church know by Thursday, February 15.Read More
Fun & Fellowship has added the game of dominos—specifically, All Fives and Mexican Train—on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month, and will continue with the classic card game of pinochle on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Fun & Fellowship meets in the Parlor from 3:30pm-5:30pm and begins each gathering with a brief devotional before playing fun games. Beginners are welcome and instruction will be available. Our kick-off domino gatherings are February 14 and 28 and our next Pinochle gatherings are February 7 and 21. For more information or a copy of how the games are played, contact Dennis Chesney (336-454-4184, firstname.lastname@example.org).
February is American Heart Month, and it’s a good time to focus on high blood pressure, known as hypertension. Hypertension is called the “silent killer,” because while there are often no symptoms, an elevated blood pressure can be damaging your heart, eyes, brain, and kidneys. It’s important to regularly check your blood pressure and keep a record of your blood pressure readings t0 share with your medical provider. Teens and adults can check their own blood pressures at church with the automated blood pressure machine available at the Connection Point desk.
The Seekers Sunday School Class will have its annual Brunswick Stew Sale on Saturday, February 3. Stew pick-up will be from 2:30pm-5:30pm at the church (follow signs to the entrance by the kitchen). Due to limited storage space, it must be picked up on that date at the specified time. Tickets may be purchased by contacting a Seekers Sunday School class member or by calling Mary Greear (336-294-2133). Cost is $8/quart. Tickets will also be on sale in the Holy Grounds on Sundays, January 21 and January 28, between all services. Unsold stew (if any) will be on sale Sunday, February 4.Read More
As we continue to discern God’s will for Christ Church regarding the potential merger with Glenwood UMC, we are offering a number of opportunities for you to learn more. Questions concerning the Glenwood Merger may be addressed in person at one of the Q&A Sessions listed below or by emailing email@example.com.
- January 21: Information Session, Fellowship Center, 12:15pm
- January 28: Information Session, Sanctuary, 9:50am
- January 28: Open House at Glenwood UMC, 1417 Glenwood Ave, 1pm-3pm
- February 7: Question & Answer Session, Parlor, 6:30pm
- February 18: Question & Answer Session, Gym area, 12:15pm
The vote on our proposed merger with Glenwood UMC we will be held at a "Called Church Conference" on Sunday, February 25. In order to accommodate as many of our members as possible the "called church conference" will be held at two times - 9:45am and 12:10pm - both in the Fellowship Center. You must be a full member and present at one of these times and locations to vote. You may only vote once. Votes will be taken on a written ballot. Ballots will be counted at the end of the voting.Read More
This is the 14th year that Christ UMC has supported the Salvation Army bell ringing campaign. Our kettle at Macy’s Department Store collected $3876.87. Many thanks to the volunteers listed below who signed up to ring the bell this year. We appreciate your support of this worthwhile local mission. If we have omitted any names, please call Paula Trivette at 336-580-1795. Thank you. — PaulaRead More
Shepherd’s Center of Greensboro will hold its winter session of Adventures in Learning, a six-week series of classes, at Christ United Methodist Church Thursdays from January 18-February 22. Registration for up to three classes is $40, and lunch can be purchased for an additional $8. For additional information and a list of class topics, pick up a copy of the Shepherd’s Center Winter Newsletter on the rack in the Holy Grounds or visit shepctrg.org. You can also email Linda Danford (firstname.lastname@example.org).Read More
All youth grades 9-12 and adults who are interested in traveling to John’s Island, SC, on the South Carolina Mission trip from June 16-23 must attend our first planning meeting on Sunday, January 28, at 12:15pm in the Music Room.Read More
The Guatemala mission team will be pre-selling chili on Sundays starting January 14 in the Holy Grounds. Pick up will be February 4 in the kitchen. All purchases will support our upcoming mission trip.Read More
What do you hope to change in 2018? Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? In our first worship series of 2018, we will look at some scripturally based resolutions that we can make to have a positive impact on our spiritual lives.Read More
On December 24, we will have contemporary worship in the Fellowship Center at 9am only and traditional worship in the Sanctuary at 11am only. The 8:30am and 11:15am services will not be held. Childcare will be provided; there will be no Sunday school.Read More