7:30 AM Morning Prayer
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite II
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I
The second Thursday of each month
includes Healing & Anointing
Monday through Friday
7:15 AM Morning Prayer in the Chapel
This Sunday is the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
Collect for Sunday:
Almighty God, the fountain of all wisdom, who knowest our necessities before we ask and our ignorance in asking: have compassion, we beseech thee, upon our infirmities, and those things which for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, mercifully give us for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus Christ our Lord; who liveth and reigneth with thee and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
This Sunday is The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. The liturgical color is green. The lessons for July 23 are: Isaiah 44:6-8, Psalm 86:11-17, Romans 8:12-25, and Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43.
The altar flowers are given in memory of Ian Smith by Paul Smith.Childcare begins at 9:45 a.m. in the nursery.
Sunday, July 23:
|Altar Guild||Elizabeth Gattullo, Eileen Zanelli, Paige Ginther, Christine Szczepanil|
|Flower Guild||Kathy Galvez|
|8am Lectors||Danforth Prince|
|Ushers||Connie Black, Claire James, Evangelline Colucci|
|Eucharistic Minister||Bill Sherman|
|Acolytes||Jude Crewe, Gianni Colucci|
|Counters||Sheila Swigert, Susan Fowler|
|Coffee Hour Hosts||open|
Introducing the Eleventh Rector of Christ Church New Brighton, the Rev. Trevor R. Babb
Almighty Father, we thank you for raising up among us faithful servants for the ministry of your Word and Sacraments, and particularly for calling Fr. Trevor R. Babb to be the Eleventh Rector of Christ Church. We pray that Fr. Trevor may be to us an effective example in word and action, in love and patience, and in holiness of life. Grant that we, with him, may serve you now, and always rejoice in your glory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Dear Members and Friends of Christ Church New Brighton,
It is with great joy that we announce the call of our new Rector, the Reverend Trevor R. Babb. Father Trevor will be moving to Staten Island from the Diocese of Southern Ohio, beginning his ministry with us on August 1st. He will reside in the rectory with his wife, Marcella. We will have a special welcome reception after the 10AM service on August 6, and hope that you will join us to welcome our new Rector and his wife into our midst! We share Fr. Trevor's brief biography with you here:
The Reverend Trevor R. Babb, B.A., S.T.M.
Fr. Trevor is a national of Barbados with an employment and educational background in the areas of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, and Human Resource Management.
Prior to entering theological seminary, he was employed by Intel Barbados, Ltd. for over nine years, six of which were in Human Resource Management. Fr. Trevor entered The University of the West Indies and Codrington Theological College, Barbados in 1986. He graduated in 1989 with an Honors Degree in Theology and a Diploma in Pastoral Studies. He has also participated in several continuing education seminars and workshops including Congregational Conflict and Resolutions, Anti-Racism Training, Real Collaboration, Stewardship and Evangelism, Pastoral Care for Urban Centers, New Visions Initiative and Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry: The Work of the Leader.
In the spring of 1992, Fr. Trevor immigrated to the United States and settled in Springfield Massachusetts, where he was received as a priest in the Episcopal Church, USA in the Diocese of Western Massachusetts. He and his family became U. S. citizens in December 2000. In May 2004 Fr. Trevor graduated from Yale Divinity School with a Master’s Degree in Sacred Theology.
Fr. Trevor is currently canonically resident in the Diocese of Southern Ohio and served as the second Rector of St. Simon of Cyrene Episcopal Church, Lincoln Heights, Ohio until December 31, 2016. He currently serves on several community boards/committees in the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio and surrounding municipalities as well as is the Mid-West Regional Director for the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) – an organization committed to eradicating racism from the church and providing leadership development for clergy and lay persons in the African diaspora.
Fr. Trevor and his wife, Marcella, have two children – a daughter, Treva (currently residing in Japan) and a son, Trent, who graduated from Denison University in May 2017 with a Political Science Degree. They are the proud grand-parents of two lovely grand-daughters, LeiLani and Gabrielle Phillips.
Reception for Fr. Trevor
A welcome reception will be held for Fr. Trevor on August 6th after the 10 am Eucharist. Alleida Mitchell, Valerie Quinlan, and Chef Kermit Mackey are coordinating the reception. If you would like to help with the preparation or contribute a dish, please speak with Alleida Mitchell in person or via phone at 917-514-2407.
Installation of Christ Church's New Treasurer
With thanks to Dorothy Thompson for the many years of ministry as Treasurer of Christ Church New Brighton, we installed Brian Basso as the new Treasurer of the parish effective July 15, 2017. Please contact Brian with any questions about or interest in the finances of Christ Church, and keep him in your prayers as he begins his new ministry.
Bible Study will meet at 11:30 a.m. in the Vestry Room.
Christ Church Parish Hall Use
All Christ Church Parish Hall usage shall be determined by the Vestry in the absence of a designated individual coordinator. If you are interested in using the Parish Hall facilities, please submit your interest in writing to the Warden, Willie Black III, who will present it to the Vestry for determination at their next scheduled meeting. Please include the following information in your request: Name of person/group requesting, name of parishioner responsible (requires key and code access ability), date/times of event, event purpose.
Christ Church Prayer List
The following individuals have requested our prayers: Brenda Baskerville, Shirley Black, Sandra Cocks, Ines Colbourne, Jay Crosby, Betteanne Foley, William Goodridge, Jr., William Marcus, Janet Massa, Ron and Ellen Mazzucco, Fran Milauskas, Cathy Romano, Marilyn Robertson, Joyce Rowan, Maisie Salmon, Debbie Stuhlman, Hasan Thomas, Mary Thompson.
We give thanks to God for the following individuals who are celebrating their Birthdays this week: Sheila Swigert (23), Michael Mazziotti (24), Jonathan Bauderau (25), Cora Gross (25), Barnett Shepherd (26), Sydney McIntosh (27), Evelyn Hernandez (27).
We give thanks for those celebrating their anniversaries this week: Peter Raff & Andrea Morse-Raff (26), Jana Ballard and Carlos Rivera.
In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we are asked to pray for the Rt. Rev. Humphery Olumakaiye of the Diocese of Osun in Northeast Nigeria.
In the Diocese of New York, we pray for Michael our Presiding Bishop, Andrew, Allen, and Mary our Bishops and the Diocesan Council.Almighty Father, we thank you for raising up among us faithful servants for the ministry of your Word and Sacraments, and particularly for calling The Rev. Trevor R. Babb to be the new Rector of Christ Church. We pray that Fr. Trevor may be to us an effective example in word and action, in love and patience, and in holiness of life. Grant that we, with him, may serve you now, and always rejoice in your glory; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.