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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.
United Methodist News Service
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.


Please join us this Sunday, May 16th at 9:30 AM in person or on Zoom. Rev. Ed will give a sermon titled, "Taken up into Heaven." We hope you can join us.






This Sunday we will have our second outdoor service! It'll be on the lawn at Goodwins Mills UMC, 55 Church St., in Lyman. The service will also be on Zoom for people unable to meet in person. We ask that anyone attending wear a mask and bring a lawn chair.

Worship order:

Zoom Worship Service 
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
May 16, 2021 

Gathering in Praise

Welcome and Announcements

Silent Centering Prayer

Opening Prayer               
Gracious God,
We are in the presence of your creation, under the sky and upon this sacred ground that you made for us. Be in and through our worship in this hour. Be in and through our bodies, our minds, and our spirits, as we seek to bring you worship and praise. For your presence in our lives we give thanks, in the name of your son, our Savior, Jesus the Christ. Amen. 

Celebration Song                                                       

The Scriptures are Opened 

Acts 1: 1-11 (The Promise: Receiving the Holy Spirit)
Luke 24: 44-53 (Jesus Carried up into Heaven)

Message                    “Taken up into Heaven”                 

Celebration Song                                     

Prayers of the People
Pastoral Prayer                                                                   
Lord’s Prayer

Celebrating Our Giving

Serving Christ at Home and in the World

Closing Prayer                                                                       
Loving God,
As we leave this sacred space, allow us to realize the full weight of our mission. You send us out into a hurting world. May our words, actions, and very presence, bring comfort, healing, and hope. May we rest in the power that you give us. May we hold you in our hearts, as we share with others how you have touched our lives. In Jesus’ name we offer this prayer. Amen.

Benediction                                                                         

We are sent out into the mission field
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" 874 1577 0881.
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!  

Outdoor worship services to resume
 Sunday, May 9, 2021, 9:30 AM Christ Church
April 25, 2021
May 2, 2021
May 9, 2021
May 16, 2021