Our Mission: To Know Christ and to Make Christ Known
Welcome to Christ Church! We are a church with a history of seeking justice, serving the needy and welcoming all people. We are an open and affirming Parish that worships every Sunday at 8 & 10.
Weekly Service Sundays 8:00 AM Quiet Holy Eucharist Rite II Sundays 10:00 AM Festive Eucharist Rite II Parking is on East Union Street
Holy Week & Easter Services at Christ Church
Palm Sunday April 14 There is only one service at 10:00am. We join singing “Hail thee Festival Day” welcoming Jesus into Jerusalem with the crowd. We parade around the church. Then we settle in for a dramatic reading of The Passion of Jesus the Christ with Timpani. This version of The Passion is prepared by a Jewish/Christian Advocacy Group. Activities provided for the children. Maundy Thursday April 18th 6-8:00pm Maundy comes from a Latin word meaning commandment. On this day Jesus said to his friends “A new commandment I give you.—Love one another as I have loved you.” He shared bread and wine with his friends and said, “Whenever you gather again, do this in remembrance of me. On Maundy Thursday we hold a taste of a Seder Supper showing the connection to our communion, with foot washing. The worship is followed by a Pot Luck. Please call the office to sign up. we want to prepare a place for you at the table. 8:00pm You are invited to pray silently in the church while the altar is stripped. The Church will be open until Noon on Friday for prayer and meditation. Good Friday April 19th Noon and 7:00pm Originally called God’s Friday but later shortened to Good Friday as Good bye was originally “Go with God’s blessing” and was contracted to Good bye. Stations of the Cross The tradition of walking from scene to scene of Jesus journey to the cross. At each station, we take turns reading the story portrayed in the beautiful pen and ink drawings. After each station we sing a song about Mary Weeping which dates from the 13th century. Our service concludes with Holy Communion from the reserved sacrament and we leave in silence. Easter Vigil April 20th 7:00 @ Incarnation Lutheran Church (1553 Montauk Highway) We will share this service with our Lutheran sisters and brothers. This is the first service of Easter. We light the new fire. We hear our family stories from scripture, by candle light. Please bring a bell from home to ring at the Alleluias as Easter breaks forth. We will celebrate Holy Eucharist. If you would like to read or sing, please call Karen 978-835-2672 Easter Morning April 21 Sunrise at Marine Park, Sag Harbor 6:00am A casual community gathering on the grass overlooking the water. Several worship leaders will lead a short worship service to welcome Easter morning. Sing hymns, Scripture reading, and a message for Easter. Christ Church 8:00am A quiet Holy Eucharist Rite ll with sermon. Christ Church 10:00am Choir, organ, trumpet, flute, sermon and Holy Communion Rite ll. Welcome bags for visitors, Activity bags for children Followed by a delicious Coffee Hour and an Easter Egg hunt for the children. Arrive early to find a parking place and a pew. Please bring a flower to flower the cross.
This Palm Sunday A dramatic Reading of The Passion of Jesus This Sunday April 14th 10:00am Worship