In response to the COVID-19 situation, all services and public gatherings across the diocese are cancelled until at least after Easter.
We will share in multiple online worship offerings over the coming weeks, including daily online services in Holy Week. Check back for more information about Easter Sunday. We will celebrate Christ's Resurrection - online - together. Nothing can stop that.
We will likely only have essential staff on-site for pockets of time during these coming weeks, and only as needed. You can reach clergy and staff by email (ideal) or by voicemail. Simply call 201-652-2350 and follow the prompts to reach a voice mailbox.
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|8:00 AM||Holy Eucharist Program|
|8:30 AM||Choir Practice|
|9:00 AM||Adult Forum in the Guild’s Room|
|9:15 AM||JOY! Service: 25 min. Eucharist for younger children|
|10:00 AM||Holy Eucharist with music Program|
Nursery Care: 9:30am-11:30am
In John’s Gospel, appointed for today, we read of Jesus’ well known discourse with Nicodemus including the words “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son…” Today, Christ Church Choir will sing a setting of these words by Bob Chilcott.
Chilcott, has been described as “a contemporary hero of British Choral Music”, and has become one of the most widely performed composers and arrangers of choral music in the world. He has a large catalogue of works published by Oxford University Press which reflects his broad range in musical styles and his skill to writing music that is both singable and communicative.
He has been involved in choral music most of his life beginning as a chorister and then a choral scholar in the choir of King's College, Cambridge, and between 1985 and 1997 was a member of the British vocal group The King's Singers for whom he made a number of popular arrangements of well-known songs from all genres. He has been a full time composer since 1997. His very relaxed and accessible style has earned him the admiration of music listeners, not just in Britain and the US, but throughout the world.
The Jubilation Choir is open to boys and girls 5th grade through high school. The choir performs on Youth Sundays and special services during the program year. The choir rehearses after the 10:00 am service from 11:15 to noon in the choir room. Schola Cantorum also invites those interested to learn to play our set of hand chimes and other instruments while developing musicianship skills.
On behalf of the Wardens, Vestry and Christ Church family, Fr. Tom is happy to announce that Christ Church has found our new Curate, and her name is Jill Williams! She is beginning her ministry with Christ Church formally on February 1, 2020. We are delighted to formally welcome Jill and her wife, Paula!
JOY worship runs all year long! Sunday service and eucharist perfect for children ages infant-5yrs. Come be part of the fun from 9:15-9:45AM.
Do you love to sing? Please consider joining our choir and participating in a vital ministry. The choir musically leads our services each Sunday at 10 am. The choir’s repertoire includes great masterpieces from our Anglican tradition as well as beloved classics along with spirituals and contemporary choral works. We have openings for all voice parts.
Youth of all ages are welcome to join the African Drumming Troupe. The Youth African Drumming Troupe performs on the first Sunday of every month. This group is led by Marlene Whittemore Pillow directly following Sunday School on the first Sunday of the month, in one of the lower level classrooms. Bring your drum if you have one. All are welcome!