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Christ Church Donates $400 And Supplies to PAWS Montclair

At our annual Blessing of the Animals service, our Warden, David Drislane, presented PAWS Montclair with a donation of $400.  Also donated was over $100 worth of pet supplies to support their work.  For more pictures of the Blessing of the Animals service, check out our photo gallery.

North Porch Says “Thank You!”

During the summer we collected baby supplies for mothers and infants in need served by North Porch as part of our Summer Baby Shower.  We blessed them all on Sunday, August 17th, and they were delivered to North Porch, who were so grateful for the donation.

Fall Adult Forums Begin

We begin our Adult Forums, which happen several times throughout the church year, with a wonderful selection of topics this Fall.  All Adult Forums are on Sundays, and go from about 12pm-1pm in the Coursen Room, so stop by coffeehour for a bit, and then come over to engage with others on topics that interest…

Children & Youth Programs Start

Sunday School classes for pre-school to 5th grade begins on the Sunday, Sept. 21st, when we will also commission our teachers and youth leaders.  Youth Group (High School) will meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 6pm beginning the 21st.  Those in 6-12th grades will also be asked to participate in the Junior Choir,…

Knit for Others – Saturday Mornings

We have started a knitting (crocheting, whatever) group to create baby blankets for our KidZone, and to create warm scarves and hats for mariners served by the Seaman’s Church Institute, or for those standing in soup kitchen lines.  Join us every Saturday morning in the Courson Room, from 9-11am.  Beginners are always welcome!

Rector Leads Trip To Taizé France

Our Rector, the Rev. Diana Wilcox, is back from leading the diocesan pilgrimage of young adults to Taizé. The trip was a spiritual journey, not only for the young adults, but also for their leaders.  In the picture on the below, Br. John is meeting with the group (as well as those from a Methodist…

Congratulations Sheila and Dodi!

The Christ Church nominees for the David Hegg Senior Ministries award are Sheila Jackson and Dodi Dalzell.  The Reception and Evensong was Sunday, June 22nd, and we had loads of people there to cheer them on (in fact, they got the loudest cheers of anyone!!!). Click on this link to learn more about David P.…

Christ Church in the News – Again!

Our own David and Dorothy Johnson were the Grand Marshals of the Bloomfield Memorial Day event.  Take a look at this article! http://essexnewsdaily.com/news/bloomfield/township-presents-a-memorial-day-remembrance And, check out this article in the Glen Ridge paper about the Memorial Day events, and the participation by our Rector and one of our Wardens. http://essexnewsdaily.com/news/glenridge/memorial-day-observed-with-parade-speeches-picnic For more news items, check…

Installation of Our New Rector

On Saturday, May 17th we welcomed our bishop, the Rt. Rev. Mark Beckwith, local clergy, and our community to the Celebration of New Ministry here at Christ Church.  This was the official installation of our 21st rector, the Rev. Diana L. Wilcox.  The Celebration of New Ministry service is a cherished tradition of our church. …

Christ Church is Kid Friendly!

As we continue to grow, our needs for children and youth will grow as well.  We will be hiring a Part Time Director of Family Ministries this summer to develop robust children’s programs, including Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and so much more.  Our Youth Group will continue to be a vibrant and spiritual experience,…