Upcoming Events

Fall Founder’s Fest Sunday – Oct 1

                    We were founded on October 4, 1858, so that Sunday we celebrate our 159th birthday in a festive service followed by a feast.  We will have only one service that day, at 10:30am, followed by a wonderful brunch.  Bring a dish to share, if you can, but…

Blessing of the Backpacks – Sept 10

On Sunday, September 10th, 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…

Choir Returns – Sep 10

Our choir, whose voices we miss so much in the summer, will return on September 10th.  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 Animals – Oct 7

The unconditional love we give and receive from our pets can draw us more deeply into the larger circle of life with our Creator. Please bring your pets and come join us for a special blessing on Saturday, October 7th at 10am. This year, we will support both PAWS Montclair & the Bloomfield Animal Shelter,…

Choir Appreciation Sunday – Sep 17

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…

Bishop Search Committee Here – Sep 9

The Search/Nominating Committee for the selection of our next bishop have been holding Listening Meetings in July, August and will hold more in September of this year. These events will be opportunities for all members of our Diocese to meet for respectful, responsible dialogue and for an interchange of thoughts and ideas in response to the…

PAWS Adoption Event – Jul 22

On July 22nd, from 11am-2pm, Christ Church will host a PAWS Montclair Pet Adoption Event.  Come and meet some of the most adorable dogs – all ready to go to their forever home.  More details to come, but for information on PAWS, click here: https://www.pawsmontclair.org

Day Camp (VBS) – Aug 7-11

Registration is now open for our VBS Day Camp, reserve your spot now! The dates are August 7-11 (Monday-Friday) from 9am-3pm, and is open to those entering K- 6th grade. There will be a kickoff on Sunday August 6th at the 10:30am worship, where you can meet the staff of Crossroads and learn some of…

Theology on Tap – Jul 20

Our next ToT will be on July 20th at Fitzgerald’s 1928 on Herman Street in Glen Ridge.  During the summer you can find us outside on the terrace. They all start at 6pm and run to about 8pm (or whenever the Spirit moves). About Theology on Tap: Have you ever noticed that sometimes your best and…

LGBT Sunday – Jun 25

This year during Gay Pride Month, we will celebrate the gifts of our LGBT community in our worship service on the last Sunday in June.  Gay Pride Month came out of the Stonewall Riots in NYC on June 29th, 1969.  This first LGBT Sunday, our guest preacher will be one of our own – Christian…