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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
christchurchkbk
@gmail.com
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.










​We'd love to see you...Please come this Sunday!

Christ Church (6 Dane St., Kennebunk) along with our two other Beacon of Hope churches, Goodwins Mills UMC (55 Church St., Lyman) and West Kennebunk UMC (160 Alfred Rd., West Kennebunk), will be open to EVERYONE!

In the sanctuary and on Zoom, we'd love to have you join us at any of our locations!  
October 17th at 9:30 AM at any of our three churches for an in the sanctuary and Zoom (link below) service. We hope to see you in person.

Rev. Ed will give a sermon titled "Called to Serve".
We are following the ME CDC guidelines and are suggesting that everyone wear a mask inside for services. 
If you have not been vaccinated we ask that you wear a mask and keep 6 feet from anyone not in your immediate party.
If you are not feeling well please stay home and join us via Zoom.

Worship order:

Worship Service 
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
October 17, 2021 

Gathering in Praise

Gathering Music                                                           Warren King

   
   
Welcome and Announcements   

Moment of Silent Reflection and Centering 

Call to Worship:
Leader: In this place, we gather to worship God.
People: In this space, we open our hearts to God.
Leader: God gives us the gift of grace, so that we may be transformed.
People: May God’s grace bring us new understanding, and new hope.
All: God, we offer our thanksgiving and praise! 

Celebration Song                                                         Warren King

Scripture:   
Mark 10: 35-45 (He Came to Serve)

Message:  “Called to Serve”  

Celebration Song                                                         Warren King

Prayers of the People
Joys and Concerns
Pastoral Prayer
The Lord’s Prayer

Tithes and Offerings
Prayer over the plates
Serving Christ at Home and in the World

Closing Prayer: 
Loving God,
As we go out into the world, may we carry you in our hearts and minds, so that we may be empowered to do the work you call us to do. May we be of service to others. May our deeds show love and care to those we encounter. In Jesus’ name we offer our prayers. Amen. 

Benediction and Sending Forth  
Click Here for more information on Community Circle Conversations on Racial Justice
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" 815 3333 7608.
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!  

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