December 21-17

Posted by Fr. Tere on 12/20/2014

Week of December 21 - 27, 2014                                                                        

Sunday, December 21

   9:00 am – Adult Christian Education

Advent 4 Candles10:00 am – 4th Sunday in Advent – 

Reading for today's Holy Eucharist:  2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16; Magnificat Luke 1:46-55; Romans 16:25-27; Luke 1:26-38

Individual Prayer – following your Communion, in the Parish Hall Chapel  

Server Karen Campbell   Reader Joy Weber Ushers Joe & Nancy Taylor Prayer Team Mike Spaan & Jack Weber

Coffee Hour Sandy Thomas – Please sign up to bring simple snacks for Coffee Hour

3:15pm– Nursing Home Visitation – meet at the Church building. Come and lead people in singing Christmas Carols.

Tuesday,  23rd  – 7 pm – Bible Study Cancelled Restarts January 6, beginning with Paul's letter to Philemon

Wednesday, 24th  – 10:00 pm –Feast of the Nativity @ Christ our Redeemer

Thursday, 25th - 10 am – Bible Study Cancelled

Thursday, 25th - 10 am – Feast of the Nativity @ Christ our Redeemer

Next Sunday, 28th

        9:00 am – Christian Ed – Returning January 4, 2015

     10:00 am – 1st Sunday after Christmas –

Read ahead lessons - Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147:13-21; Galatians 3:23-25, 4:4-7

             Michael Novotny, preaching

Wednesday, 31st  – 10:00 pm – Feast of the Holy Name @ Christ our Redeemer & New Year's Eve Come celebrate the outgoing/incoming year and give God the glory for the Name of Jesus

 Blessed to be a blessing to others – Ministry $$ are always needed:

  1. Backpack Ministry – Money jars available in the Parish Hall and between the French doors.
  2. Jerry & Stacy Kramer Zanzibar ministries (100% to them)
  3. Aid for Iraqi and Syrian Christians who are homeless, hungry & in danger (100% to them)
  4. Anglican Discipleship Training School Scholarships (YWAM training for Anglican young people
  5. Ekklesia (Bishop Atwood’s International ministry – especially to Bishops and Archbishops in the third world) Make checks to Christ our Redeemer; put item in Memo.

Special Prayers:

MissionariesJerry & Stacy Kramer & others (Zanzibar); Canon Andrew White & his team (Baghdad, Iraq); Matt & Erin Glossen (Muslim India); Angie (Milwaukee); Fred Merket & YWAM, working to reach the unreached

Our hearts go out to the people of Peshawar, and the entire country of Pakistan, as 132+ children and 10 staff who were butchered; to the people of Fallujah, Iraq, where 150 women were killed for refusing marriage or sex with ISIS; to the families & villagers of the 4 Iraqi boys who refused conversion and died, saying, “No, we love Jesus,” and were beheaded by ISIS. May the blessing of God be on their souls and the souls of all the faithful. May his incredible love find fertile ground among non-believers.

Within our Parish, please pray especially this week for Deacon Shawn, Irene, Mike and Julie, Mary & Mike, Bill, Martha and Akwei, Bob & Betty, Nancy, Alita, Helen

Our troops and embassy personnel, contractors and medical teams Our Southern Border

Those affected by storms

Israel/Gaza/Middle East

International Diocese – For the upcoming ADTS (Anglican Discipleship Training School); People & Clergy of St. Peter’s, Memphis, TN – James Karanje, priest.

Closer to home: Healing – Robert, Helen, Alice, Ludie, Shawn, Joy, Pray for successful pregnancies of Melody & Jeremy Heinz, due in January & Joyce & Wesley Wright, due in February 

Thanksgivings – Birthdays & Anniversaries – Sheila Patterson (12/23), Frankie Campbell (12/27), Preston & Sheila Patterson (12/27)  Healings in Mike & Julie, Bernard, Brent

(Let us know your Thanksgivings so they can show up here, as well)


Celebrate the Week with the family of Christ our Redeemer

 Follow the star to find God’s gift to humanity.

 Christmas Week Office Schedule

Monday – off

Tuesday – office 1-5

Wednesday – various

Thursday – closed

Friday – closed

Saturday – as needed

Fr. Tere will be out of town Thursday to early Saturday   Reach him at 405-795-7301

church building

Christ our Redeemer 

204 S.W. 104th Street

Oklahoma City, OK  73159

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Our Worship Schedule:

     Holy Eucharist Sunday 10 AM

Children's Sunday School 10 am  Nursery available at the 10:00 AM service.

       Holy Eucharist Wednesday 6:30 PM

Other activities:

Bible Study - All are welcome

Sunday 9 AM

Tuesday 7 PM

Thursday 10 AM

Lions of Christ our Redeemer - All welcome      Men's breakfast, Bible study and fellowship                     Third Saturdays 8 AM

   Nursing Home visit - All are welcome

Hymns, gospel message & fellowship

Fourth Sundays 2 PM (Call for directions)

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