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Welcome to Christ Church New Brighton, Staten Island, New York

A Warm Welcome Awaits You

Our mission statement: FELLOWSHIP and COMMUNITY OUTREACH based on real need that encourages participation and a sense of belonging:

  • Traditional Anglican faith-based WORSHIP with an emphasis on music
  • Loving and compassionate PASTORAL CARE focussed on real need
  • Encouraging the participation and understanding of belonging for our CHILDREN & YOUTH

Service Times

7:30 AM Morning Prayer Rite I in the Chapel
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I in the Chapel & via YouTube
10:00 AM Holy Eucharist Rite II via YouTube & in the Nave
YouTube Live Service Link
10:30 AM Youth Formation Classes

Monday through Friday
7:15 AM Morning Prayer Rite I in the Chapel

This Sunday

This Sunday is The Day of Pentecost/Whitsunday.
The liturgical color is RED.
Youth Formation classes meet at 10:30 AM and online.

I Want to Help

Use the button (below) to make a one-time payment (no fee to Christ Church).

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From the Rector's Desk

Dear Saints of God:

As we prepare tp enter the summer months, you are being invited to attend a special Parish Update on June 5th after the 10:00 a.m. service. The update will review the status of the parish operations with respect to projects, and future events. Please make every effort to be present for worship and the meeting.

This will be Pentecost Sunday and you are invited to wear red.

Blessings and peace!!!


The Rev. Trevor R. Babb +

RSVP to let us know you're coming.

Summer Youth Employment Program

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is the nation's largest youth employment program, connecting NYC youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with career exploration opportunities and paid work experiences each summer.
Participants receive the opportunity to explore their interests and career pathways, develop workplace skills and engage in learning experiences that help to develop their social, civic and leadership skills.
By participating in structured project and work-based opportunities, NYC youth are better prepared for careers of the future.
Click the link below to start the application process.

2022 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Application (

Did You Know?

Did you know...
The Episcopal Church self-identifies as a middle ground between Catholicism and mainstream Protestantism, using primarily Roman Catholic rituals and Protestant theology.

Did you know that pigeons can tell the difference between a painting by Monet and Picasso?
In a 1995 study published in the Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior, researchers reported being able to train pigeons to discriminate between paintings by Claude Monet and Pablo Picasso when shown slides of their works that they had previously never seen before. When the Picasso images were inverted, the little art connoisseurs could still tell it was a Picasso. Maybe that's why they like landing on statues so much.

Did you know that Polar bears have black skin. And actually, their fur isn't white—it's see-through, so it appears white as it reflects light?
The skin of a polar bear is actually black. The black skin allows them to absorb more UV light to stay warm. The hair of the polar bear acts like a fiber optic cable directing the light to the surface of the skin. The clear hair reflects all wavelengths of light giving them a white appearance that blends with their surroundings..



During Fr. Trevor's vacation, services will be scheduled as follows:

Sunday, June 12th - Feast of Holy Trinity
Holy Eucharist – 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
Celebrant & Preacher: Fr. Ifeanyi Obiechefu+

Sunday, June 19th - Litany of Lament w/ partial morning prayer
Father's Day
Officiant: Mrs. Kirstin Swanson-Basso

Episcopal Charities

In honor of Pentecost, we are declaring Sunday, June 5th, 2022 "Episcopal Charities Day" at Christ Church. Episcopal Charities (EC) is doing great work to support New Yorkers in need through nearly 100 parish-based programs around the diocese. Please make your donations payable to Episcopal Diocese of New York. You can collect your donation envelopes from the usher station.


To Jude Crewe, he is the recipient of the Police Commissioner for a Day Award given by the Police Athletic League (PAL). Please see our online newsletter for more details.

Coffee Hour

Coffee hour will be hosted today June 5th, by Chloe and Jema. Coffee hour will be served in the Guild Room follow Sunday worship.

Vestry Update

Members of the vestry are reminded that our regular vestry meting is Monday June, 6th at 7:30 p.m. Meeting will take place in the Guild Room. Vestry packets will be available for pick up on Saturday June 4th, at noon.
**Please note that beginning September, Vestry Meetings will now be held on the 3rd Tuesdays of each month.

Monthly Musical Concerts

Our next scheduled monthly concert will be Tuesday June 14th, 2022. Subsequent organ recital concerts will take place monthly, every 2nd Tuesday at 7:00pm. There will be a reception with light refreshments following. The recital will be live streamed.


Effective Sunday May 22nd, 2022, we will resume full use of our books for the liturgy. That is The Book of Common Prayer, The 1982 Hymnal, and LEVAS. If you have any concerns, please speak with Fr. Trevor+.


Sunday, June 5th—Feast of Pentecost: Parish Update
Sunday, June 5th—IPC Picnic at All Saints Church at 2329 Victory Blvd.
Sunday, June 26th—Christ Church Honors Author and Renowned Historian Mr. Barnett Shepherd
Sunday, June 26th—J2A Pilgrimage Presentation.

Parish Prayer List

The following individuals have requested our prayers:
Fred Allen, Greg Allen, Marcella Babb, Jenny Badger, Willie Black III, Gregory Brown, Frank Cangemi, David Clark, Marcia Clendenen, Sandra Cocks, Iris Colbourne, Laura Craig, Vincent Cresci, Carnetta & Athelridge Cumberbatch, Kathryn Devlin, Fran Dreisbach, Marlene Elia, Garfield Evans, Anna Galvez, Anthony Fulton, Sr., Denyse Gonzales, Steven Haley, The Rev. Ivan Harewood, Marian Hamblin, Mary Haugen, Colenthia Hunter, Emilia Jaime, Michael Kelly, Eva McClary, Willie Marcus, The McIntosh Family, Mary Mcclellan, Kevin & Nathan Meighan, Dudley Menzies, Mary Nucci, Louise Nygard, Sheryl Perkins, Saint Maurice and Andrea Phillips, Linda Pinnock, Ann Reilly, Olivia Rey, Cherise Richards, Christine Riola, Jason Rivera, Trisha Roach, Joyce Rowan, Huguette Sauer, Vie Saursinger and Family, Rev. Fred Schraplau, Barnett Shepherd, Bendu Sherman, Ashley Smith, Christopher Still, Candy Tice, Carol Tysen, Lucille Williams, Tonisia Williams-Sealy, Marsha Wynter, and the people of St. Vincent's Girls' Home.

Please Note: The Prayer List is intended to uphold and encourage those who are in need of healing prayers. If persons have been fully recovered and no longer need to be lifted up in this way, please let us know so that we can make room for others. This list will be updated every three months unless otherwise notified. If you need a loved one or friend to remain on the list, please call the parish office. Thank you!

We pray for the repose of the souls of the victims of the Uvalde and Buffalo mass murders, Michael Culhane, Jennifer Gray-Brumskin, Mary Haas, and all the faithful departed. May they rest in peace.

We pray for all the frontline and essential workers in our parish, and around S.I. and the world.

We pray for the people of Ukraine and Russia. We pray for peace and diplomacy in the ongoing conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

We pray for those who are suffering from the impacts of systemic racism, and for those who are committed and working towards change, unity, and equality for all peoples.

We pray for Kirstin Swanson-Basso and David Barr, now in the process as Postulants for Ordination.

We give thanks to God for the following individuals who are celebrating their Birthdays this week. Amy Stambaugh (8), Brian Basso (10), Kit Gerney (11).

We give thanks to God for the individuals who are celebrating their wedding anniversaries this week.
Joseph Ambroggi & Dorothy Thompson.

We pray for the Election of a Bishop Coadjutor in the Diocese of New York, and for Bishop Andrew Dietsche who will be entering retirement.

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for Thy Kingdom Come The Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

In the Episcopal Futures Prayer Cycle, we pray for Pentecost and Episcopal Futures Sunday

In the Diocese of New York, we pray for +Michael our Presiding Bishop; +Andrew, +Allen, and +Mary, our Bishops; Trevor+ our Rector; L'Église Français du Saint Esprit, Manhattan, La Misión Episcopal Santiago Apóstol, Dover Plains, Spiritual Directors of the Diocese, Church of the Holy Apostles, Manhattan, Diocesan Critical Clergy Needs Committee, St. Barnabas' Church, Ardsley, Saint Barnabas the Apostle Church of St. Barnabas, Irvington.