PARISH NEWS

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 Council, among other positions. Diocesan Council helps to carry out…

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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, a tireless advocate for music and minority youth. All concerts…

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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 – sartscamp@nullyahoo.com     Website – sartscamp.com  

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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 only. We encourage your participation. Additional sessions may be offered…

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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 potential chairpersons for 2022, and determining whether the Elsie’s Attic…

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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 background to join the Committee in making informed decisions. Please contact…

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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 6 – July 29), we kindly ask that all formal and…

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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 details for the day, including how we’ll organize before the…

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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 be serving as camp Chaplain, and we’ll be closing the…

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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 in front of the church at 1:45pm and walk to…

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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 prayer shawls, items for other charitable organizations as well as…

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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. Through the works of John Yoder, Marcus Borg, John Crosson,…

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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 the works of John Yoder, Marcus Borg, John Crosson, and…

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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 Christ Church’s spring Labyrinth Writings Walk on Saturday, May 21,…

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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 May 20th, or by donating sun-loving perennials or annuals by…

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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 at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, as we listen…

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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 Communion and Healing Prayers First Baptist Church, Dayton Good Friday…

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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 Cup March 21: Mask wearing optional on weekdays for staff,…

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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, 1991 article in the Deseret News by JoAnn Jacobsen-Wells,  “I look…

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Ukraine Crisis & Parish Response 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Ukraine Crisis & Parish Response

A team of Christ Church volunteers are organizing for our community to support Ukrainian refugees. At our first meeting we settled on working with Matthew 25 Ministries, a SE Ohio nonprofit with decades of experience and local contacts. Parishioners will…

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Week 3 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Week 3 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Doris Miller and Christ Church’s Ministry to the Deaf The Rev. Gordon Price was called to Miami Valley Hospital to minister to a woman scheduled for surgery. The woman was worried and deaf. The woman’s daughter arrived and signed the…

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Save the Date! Christ Church goes to Family Camp 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Save the Date! Christ Church goes to Family Camp

Looking for a fun, hassle-free summer experience? Join families of all kinds from Christ Church in attending Family Camp at Procter Camp and Conference Center, July 6-9. Rev. Peter will be serving as Camp Chaplain! Procter Camp is located about…

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Ukraine Crisis & Parish Response: Organizing Meeting 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Ukraine Crisis & Parish Response: Organizing Meeting

Are you looking for ways to respond to the crisis in Ukraine? You’re not alone . . . Terry Murray will hold a brief  meeting in the Parish Hall immediately following the 10:30 service on Sunday, March 13 to touch…

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Volunteer Opportunity: Rebuilding Together Dayton 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Volunteer Opportunity: Rebuilding Together Dayton

Eager to engage in some hands-on volunteering? Join Christ Church on April 30, 8:30am-12:30pm for National Rebuilding Day with Rebuilding Together Dayton.  We’ll be helping with neighborhood cleanup projects in the Edgemont, Miami Chapel and Madden Hills area. No experience…

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Week 2 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Week 2 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month

The Rev. Elizabeth “Betty” Lilly The Rev. Elizabeth Bates Lilly came to Christ Church in the spring of 1980 as assistant to The Rev. Gordon S. Price. Mrs. Lilly received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University,…

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Call for Singers 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Call for Singers

Easter is fast approaching, and yes, we are bringing our choir back as well as the brass quintet and timpani!  To prepare for this festive service, the choir will be having a short rehearsal (about 20 min.) after each 10:30am…

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Week 1 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Week 1 | Women of Christ Church: Celebrating Women’s History Month

The Rev. Doris E. Mote  Forty-five years ago, on Saturday, January 29, 1977, The Rev. Doris E. Mote became the first woman to be ordained priest in the Diocese of Southern Ohio.  At the General Convention in Minneapolis in 1976,…

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Upcoming Memorial Services 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Upcoming Memorial Services

There are two upcoming Memorials for Christ Church members, barring complications with rising COVID infection rates. All are welcome. Masks and social distancing required. March 5, 11 am – Mark Barlow, here at Christ Church March 10, 11 am –…

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Pronoun Stickers for Name Tags 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Pronoun Stickers for Name Tags

We’re excited to offer the use of pronoun stickers for our members and visitors, they are located next to the name tag board in the Front Hall. We invite you to place a pronoun sticker on your name tag the next…

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When will Christ Church offer in-person worship again? 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

When will Christ Church offer in-person worship again?

Hopefully soon! We are using data on the new case rate per 100,000 people for metro Dayton to assist our decision-making. Once the new case rate drops below 75, and stays there for 3 consecutive Sundays, we will return to…

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Ash Wednesday Services 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Ash Wednesday Services

Ash Wednesday services will be held on Wednesday, March 2, at 12pm in the Nave at Christ Church. Ashes-to-Go will be offered from 4-6pm. In the courtyard at Christ Church. Noon service will be re-broadcast at 7pm on YouTube and…

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Canterbury Court Seeking Pop Machine 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Canterbury Court Seeking Pop Machine

Canterbury Court is looking for a good used pop machine to replace their 1998 one that can no longer be fixed because the parts are obsolete. They like owning their own machine so they can offer a variety of drinks…

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Mark Barlow Memorial Service 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Mark Barlow Memorial Service

A Memorial Service will be held at Christ Church for Mark Barlow on Saturday, March 5, at 11 am, barring complications with rising COVID infection rates. All are welcome. Masks and social distancing required.  

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Kicking Off Black History Month at Christ Episcopal Church 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Kicking Off Black History Month at Christ Episcopal Church

We are called, as followers of Jesus, to work for justice for all God’s Children. In recognition of Black History Month, February 1st, Christ Episcopal Church and the Living Beatitudes Community are placing two signs in front of the church.…

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Return to Online Worship, Effective Immediately 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Return to Online Worship, Effective Immediately

Dear Friends, This week, returning from my bereavement leave, one of the first orders of business was to address the current, very concerning, spike in COVID cases. Yesterday the Reopening Committee gathered and agreed unanimously that, for the safety and…

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Family Faith Night—December 18 “Open Homes and Open Hearts” 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Family Faith Night—December 18 “Open Homes and Open Hearts”

This Advent as we prepare for the birth of Jesus, the Son of God, families are invited to make room in our homes and hearts for our savior. There will be a lesson about what Christmas means, a craft, singing…

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Memorial Service for Lynne Homeyer 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

Memorial Service for Lynne Homeyer

A Memorial Service for Lynne Homeyer, late wife of our Rector, will be held on Saturday, December 18 at 11am at Christ Episcopal Church. Memorial contributions may be made to “Waffle Shop Grants” at Christ Episcopal Church by check or…

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January 2022 Daily Devotional Series 150 150 Dayton Christ Episcopal Church

January 2022 Daily Devotional Series

Christ Church and Living Beatitudes Community will be offering a 31-day devotional series using the book “Face to the Rising Sun: Reflections on Spirituals and Justice” by Mark Bozzuti-Jones. This series will begin on January 1, 2022. Participants can purchase…

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