Pentecost & Baptism – May 15

What a joyous day it was, celebrating another baptism!  Pentecost is the ending of the fifty days of Easter. We celebrate the Holy Spirit descending as flames of fire upon…

Blessing of the Backpacks – Sept 11

On Sunday, September 11, we will bless all the backpacks for all school age children. Children should bring their school backpack.  At the beginning of worship, before they go to…

Choir Returns – Sep 11

Our choir, whose voices we miss so much in the summer, will return on September 11th.  If you are interested in joining the choir, please let our Director of Music,…

Evening Prayer Services Begin – Sep 15

Beginning on September 15th, we will be offering a regular Evening Prayer service on Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30pm.  Evening Prayer is one of our daily offices (regular moments of…

Vigil for Love Against Hate – Photos!

On Thursday, June 16th at 7pm at Christ Church, our community came together to stand in solidarity with the victims of this latest mass shooting, and in a call for action, for peace,…

Upcoming Events

Choir Returns – Sep 11

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Our choir, whose voices we miss so much in the summer, will return on September 11th.  If you are interested in joining the choir, please let our Director of Music, Bill Davies, know by emailing him at music@christchurchepiscopal.org, or by saying hello to him after a service.  Choir rehearsals for adults are on Thursday evenings…

Blessing of the Backpacks – Sept 11

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On Sunday, September 11, we will bless all the backpacks for all school age children. Children should bring their school backpack.  At the beginning of worship, before they go to Sunday School, we will bless them and their backpacks, asking God to watch over them and give them guidance and strength in the school year…

Evening Prayer Services Begin – Sep 15

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Beginning on September 15th, we will be offering a regular Evening Prayer service on Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:30pm.  Evening Prayer is one of our daily offices (regular moments of prayer each day).  This new service will join our regular Labyrinth Walk & Compline as weekly opportunities to gain moments of sabbath rest during the…

Choir Appreciation Sunday – Sep 18

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Don’t miss the Choir Appreciation Sunday, when we will recognize the wonderful contributions of our choir.  Be there to sing out and thank them for all that they do to “Lift Every Voice & Sing!” Preaching will be our Director of Music, Bill Davies.  Bill came to Christ Church as Director of Music in the…

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Save These Dates!

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Okay, so we don’t want to rush the summer, but be sure to put these dates on your calendar, because we have so many exciting things happening over the rest of the year. So, save these dates.  More information and other dates to come in the weeks ahead. 9/11 – Blessing of the Backpacks 9/18…

Confirmation Classes Starting Soon

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All those age 16 (by the Spring) or older, who would like to explore the possibility of being confirmed (an affirmation of faith and commitment to baptismal responsibilities), we will start confirmation classes for younger people (8th-12th grades) in September.  These classes are mandatory if one is to be confirmed this Spring.  Adults interested in confirmation…

Vigil for Love Against Hate – In The News!

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Here is a link to the Record photo gallery and the press release sent: http://www.northjersey.com/photo-galleries/community-event-photos/photos-bloomfield-glen-ridge-vigils-remember-orlando-victims-1.1617976   Christ Church Hosts Vigil for Love Against Hate The tragedy in Orlando has touched the hearts of people all over the world.  Across New Jersey people have responded with vigils, donations, and notes of support over social media.  Christ…

Vigil for Love Against Hate – Photos!

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On Thursday, June 16th at 7pm at Christ Church, our community came together to stand in solidarity with the victims of this latest mass shooting, and in a call for action, for peace, and for love.  It was a vigil for healing, but also for action. A time when we gave comfort to one another, but also when…