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On Saturday, May 14, a few members of our Outreach Committee will be in the Christ Church parking lot from 11 am until 1 pm, sitting at our umbrella table. Eagerly, we will be awaiting other parishioners (you!) bearing gifts of toilet paper and nonperishable food that we will be sharing with two of our ministry partners–MetMin and The Beth–as well as our own front porch pantry

Lent begins on the 2nd of March this year. We will have a number of opportunities to slow down in anticipation of Easter and to recenter our faith once more on Jesus Christ. Our focus at Christ Church will be creating times to work on those holy habits of prayer, Scripture, and sacrament and to dwell in Christ’s presence.

One of the clubs at Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence needs board games. The club meets bimonthly to play, and students develop skills in creating strategies and solving problems while they have fun. They had been loaned some games, but those were returned when the owner moved away. These are middle school students, so games for ages 12 and up will be appropriate. Games need not be new. Clean out your closets and see what you find! If you have no

This past Sunday’s Adult Forum welcomed Bishop Brian Cole, who led our small group along with Fr. Will in exploring what it means to be a disciple of Christ in today’s changing social climate. As he does with each annual visit to our Adult Ed gathering, Bishop Cole engaged us in thought-provoking discussion, suggesting that COVID has brought the church not only a challenge, but also an opportunity. While East Tennessee churches have been struggling with attendance and funds, this unprecedented

All Saints and All Souls mark a turning point in the year. Traditionally the Book of Common Prayer ceases to name Sundays as 'after Trinity' and now marks them as 'before Advent.' We are no longer looking back to Pentecost or to Trinity Sunday but, instead, we are looking forward to Advent, to Christmas, and the lengthening of days. The rest of the natural world we find in winter does not exactly translate into a time of rest within the

All Saints and All Souls mark a turning point in the year. Traditionally the Book of Common Prayer ceases to name Sundays as 'after Trinity' and now marks them as 'before Advent.' We are no longer looking back to Pentecost or to Trinity Sunday but, instead, we are looking forward to Advent, to Christmas, and the lengthening of days. The rest of the natural world we find in winter does not exactly translate into a time of rest within the

Christ Church is a historic Anglo-Catholic parish in Chattanooga. Our congregation draws from the surrounding area and the UTC community who come for our distinctive worship and warm welcome. We value music as an integral part of our liturgy that allows us to worship together in song and explore the devotional riches of our tradition. Christ Church seeks a director of music with a mature faith who can take on this leadership position to help grow this ministry within our