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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.
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Christ Church -- Changing lives inside and out, through Christ
Come worship with us! 9:15 a.m. & 11:00 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

Please join us in person or online at 9:15 am at West Kennebunk UMC (160 Alfred Road, W. Kennebunk) or at 11:00 am at Goodwins Mills UMC (55 Church Street, Lyman) where the Beacon of Hope will hold weekly Sunday services.  All are welcome!

Please come this Sunday, October 1, 2023. Rev. Ed's message will be "Walking in Humility and Grace."

Worship Service
Beacon of Hope Cooperative Parish
West Kennebunk United Methodist Church
Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church
Christ Church Federated

Rev. Ed Bove
October 1, 2023

Gathering Music and Welcome

Musical Introit:
(WK) "Can We Believe?"                                             Wren/Heafield

Moment of Silent Prayer and Reflection

Opening Prayer:
An Invitation to Christ                                                        UMH #466

Celebration Song: "Come and Find the Quiet Center"  FWS #2128
Philippians 2:1-13 (Imitate the Humility of Christ)
​Matthew 21:23-27 (Jesus’ Authority is Questioned)

Drama Reading:  “Who Do You Think I am?”                HeartSource

Message:  “Walking in Humility and Grace”

Choral Anthem (WK): “Come to the Table of Grace”
Beacon of Hope Choir

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

Musical Response:  “Holy God, As You Love Us”      Wren/Heafield

Tithes and Offerings
Doxology                                                                            UMH #94
Prayer over the plates

Celebration Song:    "Take Our Bread"                            UMH #640

Sacrament of Holy Communion                                      UMH 9-11

Sending Prayer:
Gracious God,
We leave this sacred space, empowered by your meal of Communion and connection. We leave in all humility, walking gently the path of faith. Amen.

Benediction and Sending Hymn:
 "Sent Out in Jesus' Name"     Traditional Cuban          TFWS #2184
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We have returned to our normal worship schedule. Each Sunday both churches will be open. Rev. Ed will officiate at both services.

9:15 AM: Worship at West Kennebunk UMC, 160 Alfred St., West Kennebunk

11 AM: Worship at Goodwins Mills UMC, 55 Church Street, Lyman

Please let your friends, neighbors, and family know these times.
September 2023 BOH Newsletter