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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

Sundays
Morning Prayer Rite I at 7:30 am
Holy Eucharist Rite II at 9:00 a.m.
YouTube Live Service Link
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLcB-EcCxmWLiOL1mF7PkSA

Monday through Friday
6 AM Morning Prayer Rite I in the Chapel

175th Anniversary Celebration

This Sunday is the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
Graduation Sunday
The liturgical color is GREEN.
Sunday School Classes will resume in September.

The Rev. Trevor R. Babb, Rector, Christ Church New BrightonFrom the Rector's Desk

Dear Saints of God,

Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Christ.

Our summer schedule will commence this Sunday, June 23rd, and will run through to Sunday, September 8th, 2024. A comprehensive schedule will be provided as part of our Parish Update. Additionally, a special presentation highlighting our recent Mission trip to Liberia will be shared next Sunday, June 30th, 2024, following our 9:00 am worship service.

As we look ahead to our 175th Anniversary, I urge everyone to take some time for rest and rejuvenation in preparation for the exciting fall schedule. Your participation in the upcoming activities to celebrate this significant milestone is highly encouraged. Save the dates for our Anniversary service on October 5th, 2024, at 4:00 pm, and the luncheon on Saturday, October 26th, 2024, from 1:00-5:00 pm. Further details can be found across all our communication platforms. Please be informed that I will be on vacation for the month of July.

Blessings and peace to all.

Respectfully,
Fr. Trevor+

J2A Pilgrimage Class

Father Trevor+ with the J2A pilgrimage class.
Teachers: Marsha Wynter and Carol Bratton
Students (L-R): Tommy Basso, Kimani Bratton, Mia Wynter, Alidel Zayzay and Zahra Cooper. Not pictured: Noah DelValle and Cora Gross.

Noonday Prayer and Quiet Reflection

Fr. Trevor is continuing his 15 week series featuring lessons from the book "A Manual for the Art of Living" by Rev. Henderson Brome for our Facebook Live Noonday Prayer and Short Reflection.
Click the link below to watch the most recent broadcast.
Noonday Prayer 06/13/24 - Lessons on"A Manual For The Art of Living" Week 11 - "Greed"

We need your help

This is the family of astronaut Charlie Duke from planet Earth who landed on the moon on April 20, 1972.Did You Know?

Did you know that Giraffes hum to communicate with each other?
It's thought that the low-frequency humming could be a form of 'contact call' between individuals who have been separated from their herd, helping them to find each other in the dark. Some researchers think they sleep talk too.

Did you know that the biggest butterfly in the world has a 31cm (12.2 inches) wingspan?
It belongs to the Queen Alexandra's Birdwing butterfly, which you can find in the forests of the Oro Province, in the east of Papua New Guinea.

Did you know that someone left a family photo on the Moon?
When Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke landed on the Moon in 1972, he decided to leave behind a photo of him, his two sons and his wife. The photo remains on the Moon to this day.

SA Troop 76 B&G Court of Awards Ceremony 2024

We are thrilled to announce that our Scouts' rank advancements on the Path to Eagle were celebrated in an awards ceremony held on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all our scouts for their perseverance and commitment as they progress in their scouting journey. A special thank you goes out to our dedicated leaders, Mr. Warson, Mr. Fehr, Ms. Alana, Ms. Elizabeth, and Ms. Charlotte, for their unwavering support and guidance to our scouts. We also express our gratitude to the scout families for their continuous encouragement and involvement in this incredible journey of growth and achievement. Together, we are shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.
Congratulations to ALL our Scouts. Their awards are listed below:

Skills Ranks Advancement
Scout Rank
Jordan Middleton, Steven Snyder

Tenderfoot
Eric Korzekwinski, Lurlean McKinney, Jenrry Mendoza, Sofia Nunez,
Xavier Ramos, Kailey Taylor, Selena Villanueva

First Class
Charles Nygard

Leadership Ranks Advancement
Star Rank Owen Samuel Kawecki
Life Rank Jeremiah Bishop
Eagle Recognition Cristian Soler
Merit Badges
Camping Owen Samuel Kawecki
Citizenship in the Community Jeremiah Bishop
Citizenship in the Nation Jeremiah Bishop, Charles Nygard
Cooking Jeremiah Bishop
Emergency Preparedness Cristian Soler
Family Life Jeremiah Bishop
Personal Fitness Charles Nygard
Personal Management Cristian Soler

Recognition of 2024 Graduates

List of Graduates

Graduating Elementary School
Juliet Barbado
Nia Davis
Leila Gayford
Audrey Mamu
Dylan Miller
Miles Rivera
Sophie Robinson
Graduating Middle School
Kimani Bratton
Mia Wynter
Graduating High School
Alice Green
Angela Lindsay
Graduated University
Amy Stambaugh
Other Graduations
Tyler Jean-Mary Police Academy
Dr. Andrew Schneider Medical Residency

Parish Prayer List

The following individuals have requested our prayers:
Betty Babb, Elma Babb, Erma Babb, Marcella Babb, Linda Blanchette, Chris Broderick, Deborah Broome, Eva Charney, Tulin Cileli, Marcia Clendenen, Sandra Cocks, Iris Colbourne, Carmen Conrado, Barbara Corregan, Laura Craig, Athelridge Cumberbatch, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Ira Davis, Anne Devlin, Aria Durant, Marlene Elia, Garfield Evans, Christy Mary Finlay, Julio Gambuto, Sebastian Gattullo, Hersh Goldman-Polin, Steven Haley, Avion Hernandez-Elcock, Emilia, James Jackson, Tom, Jan and Mark, Jerry Keucher, Michael Kelly, Erica Korzekwinski, Jenna Love, Willie Marcus, The McIntosh Family, Eva McClary, Charles Price, T. Rauch, Chuck Reilly, John Rhoades, Eda Richardson, Deborah Rollock, Leila Rollock, Pastor Junior Ross, Barnett Shepherd, Daphne, Joyce & Eric Smith, Tom Smith, Thomas Sox, Erma St. Louis, Sheila Swigert, Fred & Rob Tucher, Lucille Williams, Roger Williams, Marsha Wynter, Debbie Vurckio, Joan Yearwood, and the people of The Girls and Boys of Heartshare St. Vincent's Services.

Please Note: The Prayer List is intended to uphold and encourage those who need 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!

Pray for the repose of the soul of for all the faithful departed, especially those whose death resulted from gun and knife violence. May their souls 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 hundreds of asylum seekers in New York City, and particularly on Staten Island and ask God's Holy Spirit to help us as citizens, civic organizations and religious institutions to respond with love and compassion.

We pray for comfort to the families and communities impacted by gun and knife violence, and for the will and determination to enact appropriate gun control legislation and promote a culture of safety.

We pray for an end to armed conflict, and lift up the people of Palestine, Israel, Haiti, Ukraine, Russia and Sudan in the hopes that they can move towards peace and diplomacy.

We pray for all those negatively impacted by climate, environmental and naturally occurring disasters.

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 our young people as the school year ends.
We give thanks for all those who were confirmed, received and reaffirmed in last week's Staten Island service. We lift up Natalie Wynter, Luke Larimer, Kit Gerney, Jude Crewe, Damali Browne, Charlie Nygard, and Andrea McIntosh of Christ Church.

We give thanks to God for the following individuals who are celebrating their Birthdays this week. Trent Babb (23), Matthew Mazziotti (24), Anthony Colucci (28).

We give thanks to God for the individuals who are celebrating their wedding anniversaries this week: Roxanne Ingoe & John Gerney (16), Richard & Yassah Zayzay (17).

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, we pray for The Church of England.

In the Episcopal Futures Prayer Cycle, we pray for all who seek God by strengthening their faith and serving their community.

In the Diocese of New York, we pray for +Michael our Presiding Bishop; +Matthew, +Allen, and +Mary, our Bishops; Trevor+ our Rector; The 81st General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Iglesia de San Juan Bautista, Bronx, Community of St. John Baptist, St. John's Church and St. Paul's Chapel, South Salem, St. Paul's and Trinity Parish, Tivoli, Trinity St. Paul's Church, New Rochelle, St. Paul's Church, Chester.