“Continue in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of the bread , in prayers, and proclaim by word and example the Good News of God in Christ!” (Baptismal Covenant)
News and Events
Congratulations! Canon William H. Stokes, Bishop Elect
Helen Turner celebrates her 106th birthday!
Charlotte and Sally join Helen's daughter, Nancy, for a birthday visit.
A large party was held for her that afternoon at Brandywine.
Jesus Christ is Risen Today! Alleluia!
Easter Sunday at Christ Church 2013
Mr. Ken Young, retired from the Metropolitan Opera Chorus, joins us as a guest
soloist for Easter Sunday. Always a pleasure to have him join the choir.
The Knights Templar join the congregation for the
celebration of Palm Sunday.
Laetare Sunday also known as Rose Sunday
On Rose Sunday the priest wears rose colored vestments. Also known as Laetare Sunday or Mothering Sunday.
Mothering Sunday is in honor of our Mother Church and The Blessed Virgin and also a time to honor all mothers.
Fr. Justin blesses the women of the church thanking each one for their service to the church and to their families and gives each one a flower.
Parishoner Betty Josephson was unable to be with us for Laetare Sunday but we were able to bring the flowers from Fr. Justin to her.
A Memorial Service on March 10, 2013 was held for Mrs. Marjorie Kahl.
Mrs. Kahl was the spouse of our first rector, Canon Adolph Kahl. The Memorial Service was followed by the interment of her ashes in the Kahl chapel.
The ECW held a Winter Tea in the main room on January 26, 2013. This was their second Tea and
first Winter Tea. Everyone who attended had a wonderful time and enjoyed all the delicious
sandwiches and goodies that went along with their tea.
Joe Abbate reads the lessons on Youth Sunday
Jesus Loves the Little Children!
Let us not lose sight of what we are really preparing for this Advent Season.
Fr. Don reminds us that we are each responsible for what goes on in our own lives. It takes an effort to put our lives in order
to be ready for Christ to come into our hearts and our lives.
Stop! be aware of the clutter in our lives and keep the pathway clear for the coming of Christ!
A Madrigal Concert and Dinner
Christ Church and the Doug Murdock Meistersingers presented
December 2, 2012
We heard the wonderful music, saw the beautiful costumes from the period and enjoyed a wonderful dinner cooked by great chefs
and served by our own wenches.
ECW Rummage Sale
November 9th & 10th
The children had a wonderful time at the Halloween Party!
Our 1st ever wine tasting!
Birthday blessings for Rachel Martucci, Bill Caffyn and Lee Scanny.
*Sunday, September 16, 10 a.m. Service, BLESSING of BACKPACKS
Meet the new secretary
Mrs. Carly Decker has joined us as our new secretary.
All our best wishes to you Carly.
Welcome to Christ Church!
Somers Point Rotary Club
Fr. Justin with the Somers Point Rotary club as the student volunteers are
presented with scholarships at Shore Memorial Hospital.
Congratulations to all of you.
Sunrise Senior Living
Fr. Justin with parishioners (on couch, from left, Jean Blasiak and Ina Frambes)
at the Sunrise Senior Living in Galloway Township during one of his regular visits each month.
Fr. Justin visits with these parishioners and celebrates Mass for them and any others who
want to attend on the third Thursday of each month at 11am. All parishioners are
welcome to join Fr. Justin on his visits.
Marissa Henkel receives a Scholarship Award from the ECW
Marissa Henkel was awarded the ECW Scholarship this year. Marissa will be
attending Radford College in Virginia and we wish her all the best as she starts
this next phase in her life. Sue Kelsey and Juanita McMenamin present her with the scholarship
and wish her God's blessings.
Blessing of the New Altar Frontal
A new green Altar Frontal and matching hangings and vestments were given to the
Glory of God and in loving memory of
Louis "Pete" La Mountain ( Carolyn's husband)
Robert and Frances Miller (Carolyn's parents)
by Carolyn La Mountain
Thank you, Carolyn, for such a beautiful gift of rememberance.
Mayor Jack Glasser
Mayor Glasser comes to Christ Church to share with us
how his faith helps him in his everyday life
and service to the community.
James Daniel Donchey, I baptize you in the Name of the Father
and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen
Our 1st Holy Communion
Olivia Molineaux and Andrew Martucci
received First Communion at the Easter Vigil.
Mr. Ken Young
We were very pleased to have Mr. Ken Young with us as a guest soloist on Palm Sunday.
Mr. Young lives in New York and is retired from the Metropolitan Opera Chorus.
Helen Turner celebrates her 105th birthday!
Happy Birthday, Helen!
Lent with the children
Fr. Justin takes the childen through the Stations of the Cross.
This was the first time going through the Stations for the children
and they were very interested in all Fr. Justin was telling them.
The Sunday School gathers together to say the Lord's Prayer
after the Stations of the Cross.
Our Little Lambs
Christ Church Celebrates 50 Years