“Fools Mass” – Dec 2

We are very pleased to welcome The Dzieci Theatre Group back to Christ Church! In Dzieci’s living example of Holy Theatre, a group of medieval “village idiots” are forced to enact their…

Advent Means More Here

You might be wondering how that could be…doesn’t Advent start after Thanksgiving?  But would you believe that it wasn’t like that in ages past?  Advent was initially seven weeks, and…

Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols! – Dec 17

On Sunday, December 17th, at 5pm, Christ Church will be presenting the annual Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols. An evening of sacred music, readings, prayers, and hymns.  Featuring the Christ…

Christmas Caroling – Dec 3

Join us in bringing the joy of Christmas carols to the residents of South End Gardens in Montclair, several of whom are our parishioners. We will meet there at 3pm.…

“What Are We Afraid Of?”

November 19, 2017: May God’s words alone be spoken, may God’s words alone be heard.  Amen. This past Friday, I was a panelist at the 17th Annual American Conference on…

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“Fools Mass” – Dec 2

We are very pleased to welcome The Dzieci Theatre Group back to Christ Church! In Dzieci’s living example of Holy Theatre, a group of medieval “village idiots” are forced to enact their own Mass, due to the untimely death of their beloved pastor. Bursting with buffoonery and comic audience participation, Fools Mass is balanced with lovely hymns and chants from…

Experiencing The Original 7 Week Advent – Dec 3

Christ Church is in the second year of returning to the original longer season of Advent, and at this Adult Forum we will reflect on how this impacts our entering into the sacred space of Advent.  We will talk about the experience of returning to our roots, and what that has offered us in the…

Christmas Caroling – Dec 3

Join us in bringing the joy of Christmas carols to the residents of South End Gardens in Montclair, several of whom are our parishioners. We will meet there at 3pm. South End Gardens is located at 340 Orange Road. Elves of all ages and abilities are welcome! Mother Diana may just be seen in her…

Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols! – Dec 17

On Sunday, December 17th, at 5pm, Christ Church will be presenting the annual Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols. An evening of sacred music, readings, prayers, and hymns.  Featuring the Christ Church Choir, under the direction of Mr. William Davies, Director of Music, the evening will include the music of Brahms, Ireland, Ord, Archer, Warlock, and traditional arrangements. Don’t…

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Giving Thanks

On Sunday, we brought forward food for both humans and animals to be given to the local food pantry and animal shelter.  We also brought forward our pledges to the church of our time, talent, and treasure, that the work we do in the name of Christ may continue.   As Mother Diana prayed at…

Advent & Christmas Calendar

Advent is here, and as everyone knows, this wonderful season of our church year brings with it loads of church related activities and opportunities. At Christ Church, we have moved to the original seven week Advent, but to ensure no one is confused, the more modern four week Advent is identified below.   So, don’t miss…

Advent Means More Here

You might be wondering how that could be…doesn’t Advent start after Thanksgiving?  But would you believe that it wasn’t like that in ages past?  Advent was initially seven weeks, and there are signs of it in our assigned readings that begin just after All Saints Sunday.  To quote The Advent Project (a group of liturgical…

Our Nursery School Celebrates 50 Years!

On Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30pm we celebrated our 50th Anniversary of the founding our our school. Not many nursery schools in the area can say they have been around this long, and we are very proud to say that we have! It was a wonderful celebration with teachers, staff, parents, and church leadership! Check out…