Posts by Kristen Samis

Rector’s Summer Holidays

Our parish priest, The Rev’d. Jeffery Kischak will be taking summer holidays between Sun. June 23rd until Tues. July 9th. During this time, if you need to speak to a representative of Christ Church or if you are experiencing a pastoral emergency, please contact one of our two wardens, Chris Griffin or Phil Bowman and…

The Bishop’s Visit

Christ Church will not be having its usual 11.00 a.m service on Sun. June 16th, 2024 as we will be having a special Father’s Day Eucharistic Service beginning at 2.30 p.m. as we welcome our Diocesan Bishop, Bishop Todd Townshend to our church! Tell your family and friends that the Bishop is coming; a service…

Tunes @ Noon in June

Our highly gifted music leader Gerard Willmes will be performing again at high noon every Thursday throughout the month of June! Take a break during your busy day and come in and relax in a pew as you listen to a wide variety of music offered. Bring a lunch if you like. Some snacks and…

Lenten Food Bank Drive

Christ Church is holding our annual Lenten Food Bank Drive from February 25th to March 31st. Thank you to anyone who is able to contribute to this most needed outreach support for those in our community who may require assistance from this food program. Below are suggestions of non-perishable food that would be very much appreciated by the Markdale Foodbank: Canned food; peas, corn, tomatoes, mixed vegetables,…

Community Christmas Basket Drive 2023

Hello Everyone! Christ Church will again be providing much needed support to the Annesley Community Christmas Baskets Food Drive. The need is great! Last year, there were 55 baskets delivered to families who registered to receive one. The expectation is that even more will be requested this year. Donations can be dropped off at Christ Church on Sundays…

An Evening On Broadway And At The Movies

It’s here! Below you’ll find the videos for our An Evening on Broadway and at The Movies concert we hosted back at the end of April. In four parts, we hope you enjoy this as much as we did performing! A Special Thanks to Bashi, Kylie and Yuri for all their filming work, editing and support in getting these videos up for…

Spring Rummage Sale

Spring Rummage Sale:  May 5th and 6th from 9am to 1pm Finally, we’re able to have a rummage sale again at Christ Church! We haven’t been able to hold one of these popular fundraisers since 2019. As always, we will be looking for volunteers to help with set-up, take-down and assisting in the parish hall. Many hands make light work, as we’ve seen each time we…

Lenten Food Bank Drive

This year has been a particularly difficult year for those living with food insecurity and the impact of inflation on their lives. Non-perishable food, cash, cheques (made out to Markdale Food Bank) or e-Transfers (address available to those who request it) are most welcome. Tax receipts are available from the Markdale Food Bank for donations of cash, cheques or e-Transfers. Please consider donating to the wonderful…