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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.

​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!

November 28th 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. Rev. Ed will be leading the service and giving the message titled, "Signs and Prophesies of the Coming Messiah."

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
November 28, 2021 
Reign of Christ Sunday

Gathering in Praise

Gathering Music                                                           Warren King

Welcome and Announcements

Opening Prayer:
Loving God,
As we begin this journey into the Lenten Season, we pray that we may know your deep abiding presence. As we prepare our hearts for the Christ child, fill us with a sense of wonder and awe, so that we may be reminded of your power. Walk with us in this journey to Christmas. Amen.

Lighting of the Advent Wreath: HOPE

Celebration Song                                                         Warren King

​Jeremiah 33: 14-16 (Fulfilling Promises)
Luke 21: 25-36 (The Signs to Come)

“Signs and Prophesies of the Coming Messiah

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

Sending Prayer: 
Creator and Sustainer God,
Be in and through us, by the power of the Holy Spirit. May our hearts and minds be open. May we live our days in joyful anticipation, as we await the Christ child. For it is in Christ’s name we offer our prayer. 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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