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Cathedral Notes


Vestry Nominating Committee

will meet on Tuesday, October 3, 10, 17

Please speak with the members of the nominating committee and give them names of those you would like to have considered for vestry. You may submit names by phone or email. It is not necessary for you to tell those you are suggesting for vestry that you are doing so. The Nominating Committee is charged with presenting a slate for vestry elections in December, as well as a slate of delegates to our diocesan convention in February of 2024.

Annual Parish Meeting with Vestry

and Convention Delegate Elections is on Sunday, December 4. 

The Vestry Nominating Committee is made up of the six retiring Vestry members; Allison D. Gamble, Megan O. McCall, John S. McClelland, Jr., Frederick I. Rendfrey, Lara S. Sherer, Leigh R. Taylor; and six are appointed by the Dean;

Virginia M. Behlen, Jill S. Chow, Thomas F. Garth, Lucy R. Harrison, Weather P. Bolt., Leigh J. Rendfrey

Blessing of the Animals

Wednesday, October 4 at 5:45 p.m. in the Cathedral Courtyard

We bless pets on St. Francis’ feast day, October 4, because of his love for animals

as expressed in his Canticle of Creatures.  St. Francis is the patron saint of

animals and the environment.

All friends are welcome.  They may have 4 legs, 2 legs, 8 legs or more.  They may fly, slither, or swim. Bring them all to be blessed and bless one another.

 Christian Formation

In Sunday School this week we will walk our very own labyrinth and talk about where we find God and where the saints of Christ Church find God.  Middle and high school students are invited to FUN CLUB after worship for some talk on prayer with Miss Lindsey, as well as lots of yummy treats in our re-stocked cupboard and fridge.

The nursery is open from 9:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

each Sunday for our children two years and younger.

Communion Conversation—Sundays, October 1, and 8

This class for children 8 years of age and younger begins today immediately following the service in the Chapel.

 The curriculum is based on the book, Let Us Pray, A Little Kids Guide to the Eucharist. 

Parents are encouraged to join the class.

Lay Reader Training

Immediately following the service in the nave Carolyn Jeffers will meet with anyone who currently reads, has signed up to become a reader, or who is interested in learning more about the ministry.

Youth Bowling Today

Gear up for another fun EYC event on Sunday afternoon, October 1!  We will meet at

4:00 p.m. at  Drew Brees’s Surge (the old Parisian at Bel Air Mall) to bowl.  Pick up is at 6:00 p.m.  The cost per youth is $20.  Come and bring your friends.  We will see you there.  Text Fr. Eric at (251) 850-533-0458 to let him know you are coming. 

Christ Church Cathedral is on:
Contact (including media inquiries)

Carolyn Jeffers // 251.438.1822 // email

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