WELCOME TO
CEC
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (c.1832)
IN SMITHFIELD, VA.
is a welcoming, inclusive community
that seeks to celebrate our unity with God
and serve Christ by following His example
through our worship, outreach, and hospitality
within our community and beyond.


For nearly 200 years, Christ Episcopal Church has been the spiritual home for generations of Smithfield and Isle of Wight residents. With a rich history, numerous volunteers, & dedicated staff, CEC remains a strong part of the Christian community. We would love to be a part of your journey growing closer to God.
Welcome Home.

111 South Church Street, Smithfield, VA 23430

757.357.2826

Sunday Service is at 10:30 am

Our Rector:  The Rev. Carleton Bakkum

FROM THE RECTOR


ANNOUNCEMENTS

November Newsletter is out! – Click the Newsletter link on the News/Events Tab!

or Click Here!

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Choir Practice – 2022!

Updated – Choir practice is now Thursdays at 7pm for 2022.

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READINGS

First Sunday of Advent, Year A RCL

Optional parts of the readings are set off in square brackets.
The Bible texts of the Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel lessons are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and used by permission.
The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
From The Lectionary Page: http://lectionarypage.net

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Last Sunday after Pentecost Christ the King, Proper 29, Year C RCL

Optional parts of the readings are set off in square brackets.
The Bible texts of the Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel lessons are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and used by permission.
The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
From The Lectionary Page: http://lectionarypage.net

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Sunday closest to November 9 Proper 27, Year C RCL

Optional parts of the readings are set off in square brackets.
The Bible texts of the Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel lessons are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and used by permission.
The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
From The Lectionary Page: http://lectionarypage.net

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Sunday closest to November 2 Proper 26, Year C RCL

Optional parts of the readings are set off in square brackets.
The Bible texts of the Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel lessons are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and used by permission.
The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
From The Lectionary Page: http://lectionarypage.net

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Sunday closest to October 26, Proper 25, Year C RCL

Optional parts of the readings are set off in square brackets.
The Bible texts of the Old Testament, Epistle and Gospel lessons are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and used by permission.
The Collects, Psalms and Canticles are from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979.
From The Lectionary Page: http://lectionarypage.net

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“Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.”
— Matthew 18:28 —

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PRESERVATION

The Sanctuary at Christ Church is in urgent need. Decay of the aging walls threatens the stability of the structure, and the stained glass windows require extensive restoration. A Preservation Team is leading the renovation project. Bill Egan, a structural engineer, C W Brinkley, Inc. and Epiphany Studios are working together to stabilize, repair, and restore Christ Episcopal Church, but we need your help!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Check out our events link below!
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Sundays at Four

Christ Episcopal Church in Smithfield, VA host the Sundays at Four program, which provides classical music programming for our community.  Click the link for their upcoming events:

Sundays at Four presents

"Herald the Season" by "The Second Ending Brass" and Organist, Heidi Bloch

on Nov. 27 at 4:00 PM hosted by Christ Episcopal Church,

111 S. Church St., Smithfield, VA 23430.

Music from Thanksgiving to the Christmas Season.

A return engagement by public request.

Adults $20, Students $5, Under 12 free.

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