Christ Church New Brighton

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Staten Island, New York 10301
718-727-6100 vox
718-727-6101 fax
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Welcome to Christ Church
From Deacon Novella Lawrence
On Sunday, July 13, 2014, I was privileged to serve my first Holy Eucharist here at Christ Church. It was a glorious service as experienced by me and as expressed by my guests who attended. Your welcome was overwhelming and appreciated. It is a pleasure to serve with Fr. Chuck, Deacon Geri and all of the Lay Leaders in the service. I am looking forward to serving and getting to know each and every one of my new brothers and sisters in Christ in the parish.

While contemplating what I should write to you in this communication, my Ordination Vows from the Book of Common Prayer came to mind:

I commit myself to your trust and responsibility. I hope that God and each of you will help me to be modest, humble, strong and constant, to observe the discipline of Jesus Christ, to look for Him in all others, being ready to help and serve those in whatever need they may have. That I may be faithful in prayer, and in the reading of study and Holy Scriptures in able to pattern my life accordingly so that I might proclaim God's Word and assist in the ministration of His Holy Sacraments.

Feel free to contact me with any thoughts about Pastoral Care, Bereavement Care, Spiritual Care or just to say hello!

My phone number is 347-581-1082 my e-mail address is Lord3278@yahoo.com or myking327@gmail.com.

In His Love,

Deacon Novella

Save the Date
Jazz Dinner on Saturday, September 27, featuring Anne Sweeney.
Vacation Bible School Teacher & Volunteer Meeting
There is to be a s Vacation Bible School teacher and volunteer meeting on Sunday, July 27 following the 10:00 service.
Vacation Bible School
Save the Date for Vacation Bible School, Aug. 18-22. More info to follow. Speak with Alleida if you would like to volunteer.

The theme of this year's VBS is Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.

Call the parish office at 718-727-6100 to register your child(ten).

Fund Raising Meeting
There is to be a short meeting of the Fund Raising Committee following church on 20 July in the auditorium to plan the Welcome Home Picnic in September.
Parish Prayer List
The following individuals have requested our prayers: Robin Beveridge, Shirley Black, Willie Black, Jr., Charles W. Blake, Gregory Brown, Patricia Brown-Prestia, Fr. Steve Challman, Jessie Cinelli, Gilbert Cocks, Inez Colborne, Laura Craig, Gerri DiFonzo, Ruth DiToro, Marlene Elia, Gary Ellengold, Billy Fowler, Amanda Freeman Taylor, Barbara Finnerty, Christina Gialombardo, Tina Grosick, William Johnson, Michelle Lane, Nancy LeClair-Mortimer, Robert Leverock, Joyce Mandel, William Marcus, Donna Marlak, Janet Massa, Sunitha Massey, Andrea McIntosh, Hugo McIntosh, Sr., Michelle McQuillen, Linda Messermer, Anthony Mobilia, Lynne Morishita, Juan Negron, Cecily Nordstrom, Linda Oppenheimer, Nicholas Panetta, Ryan Perrotta, Catherine Pupello, Jayme Robertson, Joyce Rowan, Meg Rowan, Ann Sohm, David Spitz, Edna Swanson, Evelyn Tuthill, Sophia Vazquez Pazos, Roberta Wagner, Robert Wandlaincourt, Laura Wyss, and Eileen Elliott Yates.

We give thanks to God for the following individuals who are celebrating their Birthdays this week: Matilda James Sipp (21), Charlotte Hewitt (22), Sheila Swigert (23), Michael Mazziotti (24), Jonathan Bauderau (25), Cora Gross (25), Ann Sohm (26), Barnett Shepherd (26).

We pray for the repose of the souls of John Gherzo and Ian Smith in  whose loving memory the Altar Flowers are presented to the glory of God and for the repose of the soul of Ronald Gardner. 

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we are asked to pray for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, The Most Rev. Edward Pacyaya Malecdan Prime Bishop.

In the Diocese of New York, we pray for Katharine our Presiding Bishop, Andrew and Allan, our bishops, and on the feast day for Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Jenks Bloomer, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Ross Tubman we pray for those who work for the rights of all people.

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