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Stories from the ministry of Christ Church Plano

First Full Week Observing a Holy Lent

Posted on March 6, 2017

Welcome to the first full week observing a Holy Lent. Let's riff on three themes Fr. Taylor laid out in the last newsletter: Repent. I often misdiagnose my sins. Do you? If I've gained a few pounds, do I have a problem with gluttony? If my... read more »

Amber Noel
Associate Director of Student Ministry


DNOW - A Whole-Church Retreat

Posted on March 6, 2017

The DNOW retreat this year ran alongside the adult Prepare: Lent retreat. DNOW helped engage students in getting ready for Lent as their parents did the same across campus. And we had a great time! But that's only part of why we call it... read more »

Amber Noel
Associate Director of Student Ministry


Slowing Down to Notice

Posted on March 5, 2017

God is with you everywhere and in every moment. But when we have our heads down either working hard or absorbed in our screens, it can become difficult to hear God’s voice. It can seem like God isn’t there, that he has abandoned us. In reality,... read more »

The Rev. Taylor Ishii
Director of Student Ministry


Take Up Your Cross

Posted on February 26, 2017

How would a stranger know you are a Christian—one of Christ’s people? Are you any different from other people in your inward and outward behavior? Many years ago, when I was a new Christian, I worked in an office with a woman who would... read more »

The Rev. Carol Brooks
Support Groups & Crisis Care


Lent is Right Around the Corner

Posted on February 20, 2017

It's hard to believe, but 2017 is flying by and Lent is right around the corner. And as we approach this season of preparation, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you about keeping a Holy Lent. Repent: Lent is a time where we remember our utter... read more »

The Rev. Taylor Ishii
Director of Student Ministry