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Effective July 12, 2011:
Christ Church is an Open and Affirming -ONA- Congregation!
We're No. 1,001 UCC congregation in the nation to adopt ONA.
click here for the full statement adopted by Cabinet
United Church 
of Christ News.
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Christ Church -- Changing lives inside and out, through Christ
Come worship with us! 9:30 a.m. Sunday -- Morning Worship  
Christ Church
 is a Federated congregation, 
United Methodist Church and
United Church of Christ

Christ Church
6 Dane Street
P.O.Box 87
Kennebunk ME 04043
207 985-4494
Christ Church is one of the organizations participating in Circle Conversations to raise awareness of Race as an issue.  Whether or not you attended the first couple of sessions you are invited.

The next meeting of the Christ Church Circle will be after Coffee Hour on
 date to be determined.  
We will continue our conversation on Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates and holding 
a town-wide activity.

Rev. Jim Anderson and Helen Newton will serve as keepers of the circle and move deeper into the issue.

Click Here for more information on Community Circle Conversations on Racial Justice

Rev. Ed Bove is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: My Meeting
Time: February 21, 2021 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 850 5237 9260

Please join us for a Zoom worship as Rev. Ed leads the service Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 9:30 am. Order of worship and Zoom link below. Hope to see you on Zoom!

Zoom Worship Service 
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
February 21, 2021 

Gathering in Praise

Welcome and Announcements

Opening Prayer:                         

O God our deliverer, you led your people of old through the wilderness and brought them to the promised land. Guide now the people of your church, that, following our Savior, we may walk through the wilderness of this world toward the glory of the world to come; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God, now and forever. Amen. (Lutheran Book of Worship)

Celebration Song                                                                                                 
The Scriptures are Opened

Genesis 9: 8-17 (God’s Promise in the Rainbow)
Mark 1: 9-15 (Jesus in the Desert)

Message:              “These 40 Days”                                             Rev. Ed

Celebration Song

Prayers of the People
Pastoral Prayer   
Lord's Prayer

Communion of Saints Witness                    

Offering Our Gifts
(Thank you for your generous support)

Serving Christ at Home and in the World

Closing Prayer:                 

Artist of Souls,
You sculpted a people for yourself out of the rocks of the wilderness and fasting. Help us as we take up your invitation to prayer and simplicity, that the discipline of these forty days may sharpen our hunger for the feast of your holy friendship, and wet our thirst for the living water you offer through Jesus Christ. Amen. (Board of Discipleship Prayer)

Benediction                                                                                  Rev. Ed

Sending Music                                                            

Click here to join Zoom service
If you would like to join us in worship by telephone please call 1-646-558-8656.
Enter "meeting ID" 859 1211 3222.
Note: Press *6 to mute/unmute yourself while attending the virtual service.​
*Please make sure you have “unlimited long distance” service on your telephone plan since this is not a toll-free phone number!  


                                    Rev. Jim Anderson leads an online
                                    Bible Study Mondays at 1:30 pm. that
                                    will continue until Easter, April 4, 2021.                                      The study uses a new book: 
                                     FROM ADVENT TO ASCENSION: A
                                     JOURNEY WITH JESUS. Members                                           and friends of all three of our                                                       Cooperative Parish are invited to                                                 participate. The plan is to meet one                                             hour per week at a time convenient                                             to participants on Zoom.com as long                                           as the Covid-19 restrictions are required. The book features daily Scripture readings from the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John that are woven into a chronological account of Jesus' life and ministry. It also includes articles, hymns, and some 500 illustrations of Jesus' life on the stamps of the world that shed light on the background and meaning of the readings.

Books are available at a special price of $20 through the author. Those interested should make contact with Rev. Anderson at 985-8823 or revjima@yahoo.com if they have questions or send $20 through the church office.
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