First Sunday? Hot Breakfast at Christ Church

Hot Breakfast the first Sunday of each month, thanks to our wonderful Fellowship Committee and Volunteers.  Join your fellow parishioners for good food and fellowship. A donation of $5.00 is asked for this bountiful meal, which features scrambled eggs, meat and other seasonal food.

Weekly Tuesday Evening Centering Prayer

What is Centering Prayer? It is a meditative/contemplative practice that involves quiet sitting for 20 minutes per session, with an opening of the heart to God. Introduced by Fr. Thomas Keating several years ago, it has gained worldwide use. See www.contemplativeoutreach.org for more information. At Christ Church, our Centering Prayer group now meets each Tuesday 7pm in the Chapel. If you have questions or think you might want to join the group, please contact the…Keep Reading

Summer Camp Grand Finale!

Christ Church has sponsored Summer Camp for Poughkeepsie youth for over 50 years.  At the end of each session, families, parishioners, and well-wishers are invited to partake in the grand finale.  For information about this year’s event, please see our calendar post.  More info about the camp and it’s history can be found here.  

What is the Vestry? Who serves on it?

CEC’s early February Vestry Retreat provides a wonderful venue for fun and work, and culminates in strong bonds and good working committees. Vestry members are your elected leadership, and they welcome your involvement and questions. Get to know them by checking the Vestry bulletin board in the hall opposite the library, where you will find individual photos and committee assignments listed. Just what is the Vestry?  It is the governing…Keep Reading