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February 10, 2017
Biblical Testimony - Matthew 5:13-20
Contemporary Testimony...

"All ingredients need salt. The noodle or tender spring pea would be narcissistic to imagine it already contained within its cell walls all the perfection it would ever need. We seem, too, to fear that we are failures at being tender and springy if we need to be seasoned. It's not so: it doesn't reflect badly on pea or person that either needs help to be most itself."  - Tamar Adler, An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

The Sermon
Salt and Light - Rev. Fuller-Wright

It is with great sadness that we announce that beloved member, Edna Lauby has died. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Jennifer and son Tim. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017, 2:00 p.m. here at Christ Congregation. Cards and condolences may be addressed to 21 Dutchess Court, Vincetown, NJ 08088; 609-859-1904.

Tonight - Friday, February 10th, 6:30 p.m. the Muslim Life Program in the Office of Religious Life is hosting an annual celebration and contemplation on the life, character and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad - Islam's confirming and culminating Messenger - at the historic Princeton University Chapel.  All are welcome. Visit www.princeton.edu/muslimlife for more information.

Sunday, February 12, 2017 – Special Congregational Meeting: A brief congregational meeting will be called after worship to consider suspending our Constitution for a time. It has not been amended since September 29, 1991, and although it has served us well for many years, it is clearly out of date and no longer works for us as well as it did 26 years ago. Since we are fewer in number, we would like to open membership on boards and committees to include people who have worshiped with us for a significant period and who have demonstrated their commitment to us by contributing to the life of our congregation in meaningful ways.  Constitution will be suspended only for a time so that we can see what does work for our congregation and to incorporate that understanding in a revised document.

The nominating committee will consist of Sarah Staats and Carol McCollough. Please be in touch with them if you are interested in serving Christ Congregation in some way.

Also This Sunday, Reports from Chairs of Boards and Committes are due to Jeff Hoffman via email - jeffhoffman@yahoo.com

Wednesday, February 22nd, 7:30 p.m. -
Church Council will meet at the church.

Friday, February 24th, 6:30 p.m.  - Book Club will meet in the home of the Hardgroves to discuss Rooster Street with the author Janet Purcell. Please notice and share the date and time change.

February 26, 2017 – The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held after worship. A simple meal will be served.

 
 
Alexis Fuller-Wright can be contacted via email at PastorAlexis@ccprinceton.org. Her Sabbath days are Mondays and Saturdays, so please only contact her in case of emergency on those days.
To submit announcements and suggestions to be included in the CC Newsletter, email ccprinceton@icloud.com by Wednesday each week.
Christ Congregation
50 Walnut Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-921-6253     www.ccprinceton.org
Email: ccprinceton@icloud.com
 
The Rev. Alexis Fuller-Wright, pastor
Joanne Hardgrove, Organist-Choir Director 
Brandi Grove, Church Secretary
Rebecca Fransisco, Seminary Intern
The Rev. Jeffrey Mays, Pastor Emeritus
Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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