New Sunday Service Schedule Starts October 1

  On October 1, Christ Church will be moving to a new Sunday morning service schedule. Please bear with us during this time of transition as we seek to both honor our past traditions and explore new ways of worship.   8 a.m. Rite One Worship – a spoken service of Eucharistic prayer 9 a.m. Family Worship with focus on and significant participation of children in the service 10 a.m….Keep Reading

Donate to Hurricane Victims

  Donate to Episcopal Relief & Development Hurricane Response Fund  to help provide emergency assistance to people recovering from the impact of flooding after these major storms. Your generous support will supply critical necessities for communities immediately and for the long-term as they recover and rebuild. If you are interested in being contacted about volunteer opportunities or disaster response trainings, please fill out this FORM. You may be contacted about opportunities…Keep Reading

Families Flock to Backpack Distribution

The Christ Church Campus was full of life and delight this past Saturday morning, August 19 for the annual distribution of new school supplies and backpacks for children in the Poughkeepsie school districts.   Over 70 volunteers from 25 organizations contributed their time and talents to the effort. Attendance was extraordinary and hundreds of children were able to select their own materials in anticipation of the start of school  Backpacks,Supplies,…Keep Reading

Growth & Change

by Rev. Susan Christ Church has been growing! Last year, we grew almost twenty percent and this year we continue to add families every week. As you look through some of our photos, notice the many new faces along with the more familiar ones. While we rejoice that more and more households find Christ Church to be a place that they can call home, we have also noticed that the…Keep Reading

Hot Breakfast at Christ Church moves to 2nd Sunday of Month!

Hot Breakfast the 2nd 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

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