Worship at Christ Church is centered on The Holy Eucharist,
or The Lord’s Supper.
On Sundays @ 7:30 AM & Wednesdays @ 12:00 Noon,
Celebrations of the Holy Eucharist are simple, unaccompanied communion
Celebrations of The Holy Eucharist on Sundays @ 10:00 AM are
sung communion liturgies, accompanied by Organ & Choir* and feature
seasonal Service Music (Mass Settings), Hymns & Anthems or Instrumental
Works, Homily, & chanted Gradual Psalm, Sursum Corda, Lord’s Prayer, & Dismissal. Altar bells are used to signal, emphasize or
call attention to certain parts of the liturgy, including the Sanctus et
Benedictus & Elevation of the Holy Sacraments.
All liturgies, rites, offices, & other services are
taken from The Book of Common Prayer, 1979 and/or The Book of Occasional
Old & New Testament Lessons, Gradual Psalms and Gospel
Readings are taken from the New Revised Standard Version of The Holy Bible
& Apocrypha, as assigned in the Revised Common Lectionary.
Service Music & Hymns are taken from The Hymnal, 1982.
Chant Settings for Gradual Psalms are taken from The Anglican Chant Psalter,
*The choir sings from the 1st Sunday in September thru the last Sunday in May. In June, July & August, service accompaniment is by organ, keyboard or other musical instruments.