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Rector's Notes

We will recognize and thank all who participated in this year's Sunday school program at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 22. Many, many people helped in a variety of ways for which we're thankful.

Yard Sale for Outreach

The May 21th Yard Sale for Outreach (Saturday 8 am to noon) preparations will begin on Sunday, May 15th! Hope you will spread the word to encourage friends to attend and to donate their treasures. We accept donations daily from Sunday to Friday, from 9 am to 6 pm.

ALL proceeds go to Local and Global Outreach. The list of charities are listed on our Outreach Page. To help us spread the word, please "Like" us on Facebook - Christ Church Yard Sale for Outreach.

Also Dr. Amelia Dyer, the James Maxwell Professor of Christian Education and Pastoral Theology, and Director of the Ministry Resident Program at the Virginia Theological Seminary will be with us at Christ Church on Friday, June 3 - Sunday, June 5. Amy will offer training to our Sunday school teachers and helpers using the Episcopal Children's Curriculum, the Sunday school curriculum which she authored and is published free of charge by Virginia Seminary. Details will follow. She will also preach on Sunday, June 5.

Words of Welcome

Thank you for visiting our website. As you will discover both on this site and in person, Christ Church is a congregation rich with people, worship, and a variety of ministries.

We worship as a community every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with the celebrations of Holy Eucharist. Everyone is welcome.

We worship at other times too, offering quarterly Evensong. Music is an integral part of our worship, as is the participation of the congregation.

Being one of only two churches still worshiping in original buildings in the Sixteen Squares that comprise historic downtown Blacksburg, Christ Church exists to serve God and people in our world with deep roots to our Anglican tradition and past, to embodying Christ's love in the present, and always striving to become more and more the people of God as the future unfolds.

We have a deep commitment to minister in the name of Christ to those in need, to those seeking God's presence in their lives, to the students, faculty, and administration at Virginia Tech, and to those who live out their Christian faith as Episcopalians.

If you find yourself pondering some of life's bigger questions, or perhaps you're looking for a place where you can engage your mind, heart, and soul while seeking a relationship with God and others, Christ Church invites you and welcomes you to become a part of this portion of the Body of Christ.

The Rev. Scott A. West, Rector

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120 Church Street,NE
Blacksburg, VA 24063-0164
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