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Christ Church Cathedral is the Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts.  

Hello, on behalf of Christ Church Cathedral, welcome. We are happy to share our ministry with you and certainly hope you will join us in person. Our Cathedral is a house of prayer for all people and you are welcome here. We are in historic and diverse downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, feet away from the Doctor Seuss Museum and the Quadrangle. Our ministries are guided by our love for Jesus Christ and our desire to seek and serve Him in our neighbors and ourselves. We strive to serve Christ through our worship, study, service and fellowship, and please see our website for more information. Again, welcome and please join us. 

Hola, bienvenidos a la Cathedral de Cristo. Somos una catedral Episcopal: Catolicos pero no Catolicos Romanos. Somos Anglicanos. Estamos felices a compartir nuestros ministerios contigo y esperamos que nos vas a visitar en persona pronto. Nuestra Catedral es una casa de oracion para todos, y estas bienvenido y bienvenida aqui. Estamos en el centro de Springfield, un lugar historico y diverso, bien cerca del museo de Dr. Seuss y el Quadrangle. Nuestros ministerios son basados en el amor de Jesus y en el projimo. Tratamos de buscar a Cristo y servirlo en el projimo. Nuestras misas, estudios, programas de servicio y todo lo que hacemos son ofrecidos para ti y tu familia, y les esparmos pronto. Bienvenidos. 

 

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Today, Sunday, June 25, THE THIRD SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

Flowers are given to the glory of God and in memory of our mother, Percy Velez, given by her family. The Rev’d Linda Taupier will preach at 8 and 10.

 

Today 11:30 a.m. PASTORAL CARE MEETING following the service. Join our newly formed Pastoral Care ministry. This is for anyone interested in providing prayer and care to those who cannot come to church and others in need. This is a fantastic, rewarding ministry and we encourage anyone remotely interested to attend the meeting in the Kendrick Room. Questions, contact Jack Wolfe (jack.aigija.wolfe9@gmail.com).

 

 

Next Weekend, CONNECTICUT RIVER PILGRIMAGE, a spiritual journey of renewal, restoration and reconciliation. On Saturday, July 1, the Cathedral will host “pilgrims,” as they journey through the Connecticut River, to participate in a series of activities. They will be with us next week at the 10 a.m. service, and will depart on July 3.  For more information look at kairosearth.org/river

Next Sunday, July 2, is also Ice Cream Sunday, with make your own Ice Cream available after the service. Enjoy!

 

 

Coming in July and August, COMMUNITY DINNERS. Our Second Annual Summer festivity with members of the Cathedral hosting folks for dinner and pleasant conversation. If you are interested in being a host please let tcallard@cccspfld.org know or speak with Tom soon. The days available are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and the usual time is 6 pm.

 

NEWS AND NOTES

 

 

WE ARE STILL HAVING COFFEE HOUR IN THE LIBRARY (AND LEMONADE AND ICED TEA)  after church every Sunday this Summer. Please sign up in the hall across from the office if you would to bring cookies and fruit to share, thanks.

 

 

BEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS: The following students from Christ Church Cathedral were awarded a Bement/Waterfield Educational Grant: Ambar Garcia, Emily Garcia, Perla Garcia, Allison McCarthy, Margaret McCarthy. Congratulations to all of you!

 

TRANSITIONS AT THE CATHEDRAL: Interim Music Director Joseph O’Berry had a change of plans and he has departed for his new position in Seattle. We wish Joseph the best and thank him for his time with us. Mr. Charles Page will be the organist for most of the Sundays in July and August, and is playing with us today. A search committee has been formed to work with the Dean to identify the next Director of Music.

 

OUR NEW CANON: We are pleased to announce that Father Eddy Lopez will be joining the staff as the Canon of the Cathedral starting in July. Eddy is an ordained Roman Catholic priest who will have his ordination received in the Episcopal Church. That process is expected to last several months. There is more information about Eddy outside the Cathedral office.

 

 

PRAYER SHAWLS are available. If you know of anyone who is in need of one, please contact The Very Rev. Tom Callard at 43-736-2742 or Jean Ryan at 413-782-2878. Note: Prayer Shawl will meet on the second Saturday beginning in July.

 

PARKING: In addition to parking in the lot on the side of the Cathedral, parishioners on Sunday morning may park on Chestnut Street and may use the Museum Parking lots on Eliot Street.  

 

SPANISH CLASS: Wednesdays, 4-5:30 p.m. in the Dougout on the 2nd Floor. The class is open to everyone regardless of proficiency level and is conversation-based.  The setting is informal and fun! 

 

CENTERING PRAYER: Saturdays 10:30-11:30 a.m. the Cathedral offers Centering Prayer in the Chapel (first floor). Open to beginners, this is a time of quiet reflection, which calls us to a deeper relationship with the living God.

 

BIBLE STUDIES: Wednesday 8-9 a.m., Lectionary-based Bible Study in the Kendrick Room. Sunday 9 a.m. Bible Study in the Dougout on the second floor. 
 
 

Parking at the Cathedral can be a challenge, but we aim to accommodate you. We are reserving some handicapped spaces for those who attend 10am service. Spaces are along the back of the Cathedral, facing the Dr. Seuss statues. Sunday morning you may also park in the museum parking lots, past the Cathedral on the right on Edwards Street.