WELCOME TO
CEC
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
IN SMITHFIELD, VA.
A COMMUNITY OF FAITH, CELEBRATING, SEEKING, & SERVING, CHRIST.


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 Reverend Martin Bagay

FROM THE RECTOR

Breathe on me Breath of God

From the Rectory via Admin

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Sunday the 23rd – Announcement!

This Sunday 23rd, the 10:30 service will again NOT be in-person and will be videoed for FaceBook.  Tim Jones will be the layreader.  Counters (at their convenience) will be Annamaria Pencola and John Massingill. Attachments include service information and Vestry Meeting Minutes for December meeting and the January called meeting for elections. Sunday 30th is the 5th Sunday, but […]

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Covid 19: Announcement – Updated w/msg from Annamaria Pencola, Jan 14th!

https://covidactnow.org/us/virginia-va/county/isle_of_wight_county/?s=28101696

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Choir Practice – 2022!

Choir practice is now Thursdays at 8pm for 2022.

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Smithfield Times Article – Christ Episcopal Church Welcomes The Rev. Martin Bagay

The attached Bio for Martin Bagay, was submitted to the Smithfield Times by Mary Cole. The newspaper article is posted on the bulletin board next to the mailboxes in the Parish Hall.

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READINGS

Third Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C RCL, Jan 23rd, 2022

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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Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Year C RCL, January 16th, 2022

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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First Sunday after the Epiphany, The Baptism of our Lord, 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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Second Sunday after Christmas, All Years, Jan 2nd, 2022

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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The Holy Name, RCL, January 1st

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:

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