March 18, 2018
The Fifth Sunday in Lent
Traditional Mass 8:00am
Family Mass 9:30am
Choral Mass 11:15am
The Rev. Canon Bruce D. Griffith, preaching
Christ Church Garden City
Rite II Mass: 10:00am
Taize Service: 5:00pm
The Rev. Canon Michael Delaney, preaching
Monday through Friday
Morning Prayer 8:45am
Daily Mass 12:15pm
In the News....
Cat Darkins, seminarian in The Church of England, will be in residence at the Cathedral through April 13th
Cat is in her final year of training at Westcott House, Cambridge and will be ordained into the Church of England at the end of June. Cat studied for her first Theology degree in Canterbury, and then moved to London to work as a church Pastoral Assistant. Before starting seminary Cat also spent some time working in childcare.
Her main interests are in the area of creative spirituality. She enjoys bible journaling, knitting prayer blankets and exploring other ways in which art and prayer mix.
Cat will be participating in worship services and other events at the cathedral, such as the Lenten Series and the day of service at The INN. Please give her a warm welcome!
Dean Sniffen to be honored at Garden City Chamber's 2018 Pineapple Ball
Dean Sniffen will be presented with the Community Achievement Award at this year's Pineapple Ball on April 20th at the Garden City Hotel. This is the first time in the history of the award that a clergy person has been named as the recipient.
This is an excellent opportunity for the Cathedral to showcase its ministries to a broad audience. Visit this page to learn how you can support the Dean at this event!
Choral Concert: eVoco Voice Collective
Saturday, March 18th at 4:00pm
The eVoco Voice Collective is an award-winning collection of singers whose shared mission is to invite listeners into the extraordinary experience of singing, together. This concert, called In Remembrance, will feature the Requiem of Herbert Howells, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by Tarik O'Regan, and many more.
Discounted tickets are available on their website at www.evoco.vc/concerts. Tickets at the door are $25 for general admission, $15 for seniors and students.
Lenten Weekday Walks
Monday through Friday February 15th through March 23rd after Daily Mass
After each 12:15pm Mass during Lent, we will walk together for about a mile around the cathedral neighborhood. Join us for this simple Lenten discipline, rain or shine.
Sunday, March 18th
Church School 10:30am
at Mercer School of Theology
For information on how to join Church School or Youth Group, contact Kristin Ochtera, Director of Christian Formation at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lenten Series: The Light of Christ in The Saint John's Bible
Wednesdays, February 28th through March 21st, 2018 from 7pm to 8:30pm
The Saint John's Bible features beautiful images of the divine. Explore the visual theology of the illuminations depicting Christ's journey to the Cross. A unique opportunity for reflection during the season of Lent.
Palm Screen Construction
Saturday, March 24th 10am
Building the Palm Screen that will grace the altar on Passion Sunday is a wonderfully unique tradition here at the cathedral! Please sign up at the back of the cathedral if you would like to attend, or e-mail email@example.com.
Good Friday Walk for The INN
Friday, March 30th at 9am
The Good Friday Walk has been an outreach ministry of Christ Church for decades. Parishioners, family and friends walk to raise awareness of the hungry and homeless on Long Island, to benefit The INN. Some parishioners and friends walk while others support their efforts by pledging donations to The INN.
Walkers will meet at Christ Church (33 Jefferson Street) and walk for approximately two hours.
For additional information please call Christ Church at 516-775-2626 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Christ Church looks forward to combining with others for this worthwhile outreach ministry.
You can submit prayer requests online here.
Our prayer lists are printed in each Sunday bulletin and also appear in our weekly e-news. Only the first name of the person prayed for will appear on our lists, and all names will be removed after 90 days. You are welcome to resubmit names as often as you would like.
Please Pray for:
The Church: Michael the Presiding Bishop, Lawrence our Bishop, Geralyn our Assistant Bishop; Daniel our Assisting Bishop; Michael, our Dean; Michael our Canon Pastor, Morgan, our Minor Canon for Family Ministries, Andrew our Canon Steward, Denise our Deacon; Kristin, Larry, Chere, Charlie, Rafael, Kris, and James.
The Nation: Donald, our President; Andrew, our Governor; Brian, the Mayor of Garden City and the members of our Armed Forces, especially Brian Thorpe, James Rivera, Charlie Whittaker, Jason Whittaker, Deepak Williams, Raymond Minihan, Jason Clark, Liam Begley, Adam Sanchez, Jonathan Hart and their families.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we pray for the the Dioceses of Blackburn, Blackburn-Brunley, and Blackburn-Lancaster (England) and in the Diocesan Cycle of Prayer we pray for Zion Church in Douglaston.
For those who have asked for our prayers:
Sandy, Meade, Angelo, Michael, Dianne, Tom, Kerry, Jean, Diana. Angela, Elaine, Jeff, Tony, Flor, Marisol, Pat, Lawrence, Sonia, Karen, Headley, Mary F., Niyjah, Natasha, Nesha, Lauren, London, Tristan, Gianna, Eladio, Wayne, Whitney, David B., Leonard, Betty, Stacey, Maryann, Carol, Patricia R., Marnie, Jessica, Julie, Leslie, Lizzy, Pam, Mickey, Liam, Patty, Vincent, Maria, Sharon, Erin, Beth, John P. , Elizabeth, Rowan M., Jordan, Eleanor, Kyle, Kylen & Kayden, John G. , Fernando, David, Leora, Vinutha D., Ian, Danielle, Kerry, Paul, Carol, Robert, Corinne, Krissy, Christine, Annette, Lindsay, Lin, Jim, Mary, and Corinne.
For those who have died, especially Viviene Batticks, and for those grieving the death of a loved one, that they may find comfort and peace.