Sunday, July 22, 2018

 

Last Grill & Chill this Wednesday 6pm-8pm: Our summer tradition of grill outs on front lawn has its closing blast this Wednesday.  Hot dogs provided. Bring a side dish/salad/dessert/grill item to share or contribute to the goodwill offering to purchase side dishes (suggested: $5 per person or $10/family).  Water games provided for the kids.  We will cancel for inclement weather – check Facebook by 4pm for final call.

20s/30s +/- Pizza Night: On Friday, July 20th at 6pm-8:30pm – we’ll gather at the rectory (next to the church) for a backyard pizza night.  Bring a pizza fixing to use with our wood-fired pizza oven

Parishioner Deadline will be August 6th for our fall newsletter.  If you have submissions, please send to parishioner@washingtonparish.org .

Education Events

10 Minute Education Series: Famous Peeps –Each Sunday throughout the summer, we will have our summer education series – “Who’s That? Anglicans/Episcopalians who Shaped the Church.” Grab a cup of coffee after both the 9am and 11am service and return to the sanctuary for 8 minutes of lecture plus 2 minutes of questions.  July 22nd: Chicago-Lambeth Quadrilateral.

Outreach Events

Laundry Love, Sun. August 5th, 1:30pm – 5pm: We need volunteers to serve at this monthly Outreach event Laundry Love serves our low-income and homeless neighbors with free laundry at Good Hope Laundromat in Southeast. Please sign up on the bulletin board in the hallway or send an email to office@washingtonparish.org.

Backpack and Back to School Drive with Capitol Hill Group Ministry:  We will collect items through Sunday, August 5. Look for a flyer and school supply list on the welcome table on the Parish Hall or hall bulletin board. Please place filled backpacks (with a note with grade level and gender) and any other NEW school supplies in the Big Yellow Box in the Parish Hall. We will also accept cash donations to purchase additional supplies (given to Carol Knight). If shopping online, you can ship directly to the church to (Christ Church, 620 G St SE, WDC 20003).

Sip and Savor with Capitol Hill Group Ministry on Saturday, September 8th: CHGM will hold its third annual Sip and Savor event on Saturday, September 8th, 7:30 -10:30 pm at the historic Eastern Market’s North Hall. Sip and Savor will be a lively celebration of local food, craft beer, wine, cider, spirits, and music–all in support of our homeless neighbors. Join us for unlimited food and beverage samples from 24 of the Capitol Hill area’s best restaurants, breweries, wineries, and distilleries while you enjoy music performed by local artists and bid on fabulous silent auction prizes. Early Bird tickets are $60 through August 10th. $25 teetotaler tickets are also available. For more information, visit http://sipandsavor.chgm.net.