PARISH NEWS

Nominations for Diocesan Leadership Now Open 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Nominations for Diocesan Leadership Now Open

There are several elected leadership positions for which the Nominating Committee seeks nominees for election. Please consider submitting your name for one of the positions to be elected, or, if you know…

Possible Changes Coming to COVID Protocols 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Possible Changes Coming to COVID Protocols

Since September 7, COVID rates in Montgomery County have fallen enough to trigger a potential change in our safety protocols. We will monitor them carefully before making any changes. Should…

Oct 8 & 9 “Deep Green Church” Foundations for Ecological Discipleship 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Oct 8 & 9 “Deep Green Church” Foundations for Ecological Discipleship

On October 8 and 9, All Saints, New Albany will host a weekend event presented by Dr. Collin Cornell and the Rev. Jerry Cappel of the Center For Deep Green…

“Nourish” Diocesan Campus Ministry Fall Retreat 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

“Nourish” Diocesan Campus Ministry Fall Retreat

The Campus Ministry Collaborative will hold its annual fall retreat October 7-10 at Hocking Hills’ Lazy Bear Cabin in Logan. Young adults and students who would like to feed their…

Creation Care Resources 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Creation Care Resources

The Diocese of Southern Ohio’s Creation Care and Environmental Task Force and the Faith-in-Life Committee, in partnership with the Center for Deep Green Faith, has created vestry devotionals that begin…

“Centered” Circles hosted by DSO Becoming Beloved Community 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

“Centered” Circles hosted by DSO Becoming Beloved Community

Centered is a discipleship series guiding small, gathered communities to get deeply rooted in love with God and one another, so that we grow to look, act, and love more…

Sacred Conversations: Policing the Police 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Sacred Conversations: Policing the Police

Philip Stinson, JD, PhD, professor of criminal justice at Bowling Green State University, will be the speaker at the September meeting of Sacred Conversations taking place on Zoom September 13…

Aug 30 Advocacy Briefing 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Aug 30 Advocacy Briefing

DSO Becoming Beloved Community weekly advocacy updates are compiled by Ariel Miller, a long-time community advocate and member of Ascension & Holy Trinity, Wyoming. In this week’s update: 1.77 million…

Prayer Requests & Prayer Chain Email Schedule 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Prayer Requests & Prayer Chain Email Schedule

Christ Church Prayer Chain emails will be sent weekly on Thursday, with the exception of time-sensitive requests as determined by the Rector. If you would like to join the Prayer-Chain…

“Take Eat” Volunteers Still Needed! 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

“Take Eat” Volunteers Still Needed!

Did you know that our Take, Eat ministry serves a monthly meal at the St. Vincent de Paul shelter for women and families? Providing and serving a delicous meal monthly…

2022 Christ Church Ministry Fair 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

2022 Christ Church Ministry Fair

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting a Ministry Fair at Christ Episcopal Church on September 18, 2022, from 9:00am to 10:15 and 11:45 to 12:30pm. Just…

Parish Picnic & Outdoor Worship 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Parish Picnic & Outdoor Worship

Save the Date: Annual Parish Picnic & Outdoor Worship – September 11 Please note this is an all-parish worship service and the only service offered that weekend. Date: Sunday, September…

Funeral Service for The Rev. Margaret Holt Sammons 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Funeral Service for The Rev. Margaret Holt Sammons

New COVID Policy Adopted by Christ Church Vestry 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

New COVID Policy Adopted by Christ Church Vestry

This week the Vestry voted on and formally adopted Policy 2022-02: Covid-19 Monitoring and Incident  Response. This policy addresses our continuing Parish response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Click Here to…

Your Vote Counts! Ohio Primary/Special Election on August 2, 2022 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Your Vote Counts! Ohio Primary/Special Election on August 2, 2022

All you need to know for Ohio’s Primary/Special Election on August 2, 2022 can be found online at https://www.ohiosos.gov/elections/voters Interested in being a poll worker? Learn more at https://www.ohiosos.gov/elections/poll-workers  

July 24: Recap of the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

July 24: Recap of the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church

Christ Church parishioner Melissa Shirley will be a presentation on Sunday July 24, sharing what took place at the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, held in Boston July…

July 19: Post-Convention Webinar on the church’s Racial Justice & Reconciliation Ministries 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

July 19: Post-Convention Webinar on the church’s Racial Justice & Reconciliation Ministries

Click Here to Register With the 80th General Convention behind us, we are very excited about the church’s work on racial justice and reconciliation ministries. Learn more at a webinar…

Eucharistic Visitor Training 8/7 & 8/14 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Eucharistic Visitor Training 8/7 & 8/14

Update: Ukraine Relief Efforts 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Update: Ukraine Relief Efforts

Through the generosity of parishioners and our larger community, Christ Church has raised just over $6,000 to date for Ukraine relief efforts, benefitting SE Ohio nonprofit Matthew 25:Ministries. In April…

June 18 Diocesan Council: Open meeting at St. George’s, Kettering 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

June 18 Diocesan Council: Open meeting at St. George’s, Kettering

Have you ever wondered what the Diocese of Southern Ohio does for its churches and how our Diocese is governed? Each year, the Annual Convention elects members of the Diocesan…

Stained Glass Concert Series: June 12 & 19 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Stained Glass Concert Series: June 12 & 19

The Dayton Philharmonic’s Stained Glass Concerts are part of a series of community outreach efforts called the Norma Ross Memorial Community Concerts in honor of the late Mrs. Norma Ross,…

St. Margaret’s Summer Arts Camp 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

St. Margaret’s Summer Arts Camp

A Multicultural Arts Program for Kids Grades 4th – 8th. Monday – Friday, July 18 – 22, 2022 In Person Workshops: “Creativity is Contagious. Pass it on.” (937)837-7741  Email –…

Refresher Training for Active Shooter 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Refresher Training for Active Shooter

Due to the recent shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde, and Tulsa, we are offering refresher  training for an active shooter situation at Christ Church on Sunday, June 12 at 9:00. This is in-person…

Waffle Shop Planning, June 19 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Waffle Shop Planning, June 19

Waffle Shop leaders, volunteers and interested persons are invited to attend a preliminary Waffle Shop planning meeting on Sunday, June 19 at 9am in the Parish Hall. Meeting Objectives: identifying…

Christ Church Reopening Committee 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Church Reopening Committee

The Reopening Committee is charged with monitoring the Dayton region Covid-19 situation, and making safe gathering recommendations to the Rector and Vestry. We are looking for a volunteer with medical/public health/scientific…

Summer Building Schedule at Christ Church 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Summer Building Schedule at Christ Church

The church office will maintain our regular office hours Monday-Friday, 9:30am-1pm throughout the summer months. With staff vacations, and Christ Church hosting the YMCA’s Teens in Action Summer Camp (June…

June 4: The Episcopal Church at Dayton Pride Parade & Festival 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

June 4: The Episcopal Church at Dayton Pride Parade & Festival

 We are thrilled to be the Episcopal presence at Dayton’s Pride Parade and Festival this Saturday, June 4 (12pm-4pm) in partnership with other Dayton-area Episcopal churches. Outlined below are some…

Meet us at the playground! 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Meet us at the playground!

Christ Church is going to Summer Camp! 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Church is going to Summer Camp!

Looking for a stress-free way to enjoy summer with your family, or church family? Join us for Family Camp at Procter Camp & Conference Center, July 6-9. Rev. Peter will…

Rally: Bans Off Our Bodies in Dayton, Ohio May 14th 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Rally: Bans Off Our Bodies in Dayton, Ohio May 14th

Bans Off Our Bodies rallies will be held in cities all across the country on Saturday, May 14. Those interested in attending the rally are invited to meet Emily Joyce…

Canterbury Court Knitting Group 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Canterbury Court Knitting Group

The Canterbury Court residents and non-residents (mainly from area Episcopal churches) meet from 3:00PM – 5:00PM on Wednesdays to knit, crochet or do other crafts and have fellowship. We make…

New Dates! “The Politics of Jesus” Sunday Adult Forum 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

New Dates! “The Politics of Jesus” Sunday Adult Forum

Series offered both in-person and online at 9 a.m., May 15, 22 and June 5. This series looks at the turbulent landscape of Judea, and in the life of Jesus.…

Upcoming Sunday Adult Form: “The Politics of Jesus” 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Upcoming Sunday Adult Form: “The Politics of Jesus”

Series offered both in-person and online at 9 a.m., May 8, 15 & 22. This series looks at the turbulent landscape of Judea, and in the life of Jesus. Through…

Labyrinth Writings Walk, May 21 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Labyrinth Writings Walk, May 21

Wanted: A small group of labyrinth trekkers to consider wise philosophy before heading into The Reconciliation Labyrinth for a very personal experience. Debrief to follow. Join facilitator Tom Schaefer for…

Canterbury Court Annual Butterfly Garden Event 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Canterbury Court Annual Butterfly Garden Event

Canterbury Court Annual Butterfly Garden Event Friday, May 20th, 2022 – Gardening is from 9-11 You can help in one of two ways; by helping with weeding and planting on…

Listening Session for Previous Saturday Evening Services 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Listening Session for Previous Saturday Evening Services

Are you curious about what might be next for our 5 p.m. Saturday evening service? Want to be part of figuring that out? Please join us in the Parish Hall…

Sponsor Easter Flowers & Brass 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Sponsor Easter Flowers & Brass

Holy Week 2022 Worship Schedule 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Holy Week 2022 Worship Schedule

Palm Sunday, April 10 *One Service Only* 10:30AM | Holy Eucharist Rite II with Music and Dramatic Passion Narrative Christ Episcopal Church, Live-Streamed Maundy Thursday, April 14 7:00PM | Holy…

Changes to Christ Church COVID Protocols 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Changes to Christ Church COVID Protocols

Good News! Following the new Diocesan COVID directions, Christ Church is making the following stepped changes to our own practices: March 20: Option now available to receive from the Common…

Week 4 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Week 4 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month

The Rev. Susan Armer   The Rev. Susan Armer was reared on a ranch in Cherry Creek County, Arizona. Her family had no church affiliation. Quoted from an April 20,…