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Photos From The Special PFLAG Event

Fr. Warren Hall spoke at a special PFLAG (Parents & Friends of Lesbian & Gays) event here in the parish hall at Christ Church. Fr. Warren is a “…gay Catholic priest who was dismissed from his position as campus chaplain at Seton Hall University because of his work against anti-gay bullying…” For photos from the event, click…

Save These Dates!

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

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!

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!

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…

Youth Sunday Photos!

Our celebration of the children and youth of this parish was Sunday, June 5th. It began with the 10:30am service.  Our Sunday School children processed in the banner they made this year, and then our graduating senior, Keshawn Farquharson preached a wonderful homily.  The youth will served in all the worship roles – lectors, ushers, worship assistants,…

Our Youth Group Art On Exhibit!

Our Youth Group also has created works of art for the People Who Love Us/People We Love exhibit of Children’s Art.  It will be on display at St. Luke’s Metuchen Nails in the Wall gallery.  The opening exhibit & reception is Saturday, June 11th from 2-5pm. The gallery will honor the artists with work in the…

Infrastructure Project Well Underway!

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…

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, 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…

We’ve Been Flocked!

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,…