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Welcome to St. Christopher's Church!

SUNDAYS VIRTUAL WORSHIP

We have temporarily closed ALL in-person activities and events as a church to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 
We continue to keep each other and our community safe by worshiping online only for the foreseeable future. 
Every week....  
- The interactive service with The Rev. Carey Connors, our Priest-in-Charge, and music by our very own Joe Gabalski, is celebrated via Zoom Sunday mornings at 10:30. (Watch your email Saturday for a special bulletin blast with the meeting link.) Email Nina at sccparisha@gmail.com if you would like to participate online worshipping or Sign up to recieve service links, links to our Morning Prayer, Compline, Coffee Hour Zoom, Outdoor Worship Registration, and much more. Subscribe here: St. Christopher's Church : Sign Up to Stay in Touch (constantcontact.com) 
- The recorded service is uploaded later Sunday to our new YouTube channel. Subscribe here:  
https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCwZpstlnhcuOPHgW4Jh8B8A and a link to the YouTube video is then shared on this website in the News room.  

OUTDOOR WORSHIP
(Weather Permitting)
Registration links below
Attendance at our outdoor service at this time will be limited to 35 people. You are invited to pick a marked square to sit in. We have designed the spaces to keep everyone six feet apart at all times and appreciate your understanding. A space can hold an individual, a couple or a family living together.
 
In order to ensure social distancing and keep everyone safe, we have painted a number of 6x6 squares on the pavement which are separated by 6 feet from the next square. Our aisle is 9 feet wide. We encourage you to bring a blanket and chairs to make yourselves comfortable during the service. Chalk will available for children to write their prayers in their ‘pod’ during the service. All Diocesan protocols will be followed for Eucharist which will be an offering of the bread only.
 
Anyone who desires to attend the worship service will need to register via the link below. This is a guided RSVP system. It is required that you provide your name, the names of any family members attending with you and your phone number. This information will be critical in helping us contract trace, should the need arise. You must also agree to follow the following policies. You must also be willing to stay home if you feel unwell.
 
Directions:
·       Please park in the upper lot of  Monticello Parking lot and follow the sidewalk around to the parking lot on Hanover. Please maintain distance from others who might also be walking on the walkway.
·       An Usher will check you in and you are invited to pick a marked square.
·       Bring a Blanket, a warm coat, and a chair. Plan to wear your Mask at all times.
·       Attendees will not sing during worship
·       The Peace will be shared with a bow or wave or peace sign and will not include handshakes, hugs or other physical touch; Physical distance of six feet or more in every direction must be kept by everyone at all times except that family groups may remain together.
·       There will be a paper bulletin and recycling cans to collect the bulletins after the service.
·       There will be a bathroom available for emergencies which needs to be wiped down with bleach wipes after use.
·       People should not linger after worship. People should return to their cars and head home
 
If you are willing to follow the above policies, please click below to register for Sunday’s service. If rain or very cold temperatures prevent outdoor worship, an email notification will be sent on Saturday afternoon.
 
Sign up here: 
Sunday, April 18, https://conta.cc/3mRhZZn
Sunday, April 25, https://conta.cc/3diEW4z
Sunday, May 2, https://conta.cc/3wXOSsd

Wednesday Morning Prayer and Conversation with Mother Carey at 9:30 AMWe meet each Wednesday online at 9:30 am for morning prayer and conversation. Look out for the zoom link each Tuesday. We hope to see you there! 


 

Online Compline with Meredith Maple Perry, Wednesday Evenings at 7PM, All are welcome!  Zoom links will be sent out that day and posted on Facebook!   


Our Vision

                 To Know Christ, To Love Christ, To Serve Christ in Others