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…

Youth Sunday – Jun 5

Our celebration of the children and youth of this parish will happen on Sunday, June 5th at the 10:30am service. Elise Mitchell, one of our graduating seniors preached last year (pictured above), and…

Mass Incarceration Prayer Service – Jun 2

The clergy of Districts 5&7 are holding a short prayer service on Thursday, June 2nd beginning at 12pm to remember the victims of our criminal justice system and laws that…

PFLAG Special Event – Jun 9

We are honored to host NJ PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) for an important event in support of all those who want to be a part of…

Upcoming Events

Mass Incarceration Prayer Service – June 2

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The clergy of Districts 5&7 are holding a short prayer service on Thursday, June 2nd beginning at 12pm to remember the victims of our criminal justice system and laws that has resulted in mass incarceration primarily of minorities in this country. We will gather here at Christ Church at 11:30am, and proceed to the prayer…

Youth Sunday – June 5

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Our celebration of the children and youth of this parish will happen on Sunday, June 5th at the 10:30am service. Elise Mitchell, one of our graduating seniors preached last year (pictured above), and this year, our graduating senior, Keshawn Farquharson will preach.  The youth will also serve in all the worship roles – lectors, ushers, worship assistants, and acolytes. …

PFLAG Special Event – June 9

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We are honored to host NJ PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) for an important event in support of all those who want to be a part of building bridges rather than walls.  The evening will feature a panel of experts who will provide information and answer questions.  The evening is sponsored by…

Mass on the Grass…with Brass! – June 12

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We will have our 2nd Annual Mass on the Grass…with Brass on Sunday, June 12th at 10:30am at the rotunda on the Glen across the street from our church. After the worship service, we will enjoy our annual picnic, so please bring a favorite dish to share (the church will provide dogs and burgers and…

LGBT Film Fest – June 18

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In partnership with St. Peter’s Clifton, Christ Church will host an LGBT Film Fest showing the movie Carol, with time for networking and discussion.  The evening begins at 6pm in our Parish Hall.  Everyone is welcome!

News To Share

Infrastructure Project Well Underway!

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We are well into our major project that will renew and repurpose our space to provide needed opportunities for both the Church and our Nursery School. Grand Openings will ha ppen as we officially open each room, and Open House opportunities will be provided. Check out all the photos (before, during, and after) here: Photo…

We’ve Been Flocked!

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As part of a fundraiser for our local Boy Scout Troop, Christ Church has been “flocked.” As you can see, we are being visited by two distinguished flocks of the bird species known as Pinkus Flamingus Plasticus.  While we enjoy their visit, we have heard that they are quite willing to fly to another location,…

Last Chance Mass…on the Grass!

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Our Last Chance Mass, which happens every Sunday at 6pm, moved back outside last week, and we were joined by four deer (and a few passing dogs with their humans). Stop by (bring a lawn chair or a blanket) and enjoy a casual and relaxed worship experience. It is a shorter service that features a…

The Bishop Visits Christ Church!

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On Sunday, April 24th, our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith visited our parish. Take a look at all the pictures from the day here: Bishop’s Visit Photos He was the Celebrant and Preacher, and had a special message for the children complete with Flat Jesus’! The Sunday School children sang a song for him,…

Latest Article in Glen Ridge Voice

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Check out Mother Diana’s latest article in the Glen Ridge Voice. http://www.northjersey.com/community-news/it-s-fine-to-doubt-sometimes-1.1539958 For past articles or news coverage of the church, click here: In The News!