Worship Services

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Bible Study

Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in person.

Thursday Noonday Eucharist

Join us at Christ Church at 12:00 p.m. for Noonday Eucharist.

Saturday Worship at 5:00 p.m.

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: In-person worship service outdoors on the lawn. We will follow proper social distancing protocol during the service. Masks are optional but encouraged for those who wish to wear them. Leashed pets are welcome to attend!

Sunday Worship at 10:00 a.m.

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost:
In-person worship service live-streamed via Youtube at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday School

10:00 a.m. via Zoom.

Registration Link: Click Here!
Meeting ID: 851 7341 8446
Meeting Passcode: 714844

Sunday Recovery Month Worship

Please join us at Christ Church for the Diocesan worship service for Recovery Month at 6:00 p.m. this Sunday, September 26.

You may join us in person (masked and distanced) or via Zoom.

You can register at

Click Here for the Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 863 7251 3760
Passcode: 060744
National Recovery Month is observed every September to honor all those working on or sustaining their recovery from substance use disorders and mental health diagnoses. It takes community to heal and support the courageous individuals who are on this path. We also honor family members, health care professionals, and community leaders who are helping to transform lives. The theme this year is "Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person. Every Family. Every Community."

Restrictions for indoor worship services

We will continue to gather in person outside Saturday at 5:00 p.m. for Mass on the Grass and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. With new CDC guidance and Broome County entering into the High new Covid cases zone, everyone will wear a mask when entering and exiting the sanctuary and when in line for communion. You may mask throughout the service and please return to distancing. We encourage everyone eligible for the Covid vaccine to receive it for their own safety and for the love of neighbor. Our Sunday worship is live-streamed and recorded through our YouTube channel: Christ Episcopal Church Binghamton.

No offering plate will be passed. Gifts will be collected online or in plates placed near the Church entrance.

Parking in the Metro Center parking lot is available. Press the button and take a ticket to enter. Please leave the entry ticket in the car so that it is readily available when exiting. Ushers will provide a ticket which you will need to exit. Both tickets will be needed in order to exit.

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Looking Ahead


September 23rd: Bible Study resumes at 10:30 A.M.
September 23rd: Sacred Ground Program begins at 7.00 P.M.
September 26th: Recovery Month Worship at 6:00 P.M.
October 2nd: Blessing of the Animals during 5:00 P.M. service.
October 3rd: Blessing of the Animals during 10:00 A.M. service.
October 3rd: Youth gathering in-person and on Zoom at 11:15 A.M.
The Binghamton Bridge Run will take place on Sunday, September 26th starting at 10:00 a.m.

Henry Street will be blocked off, but Water Street should not be affected. You can view the maps below to help plan your trip to Church on Sunday.
Blessing of the Animals will take place during our Mass on the Grass service Saturday, October 2nd and during Sunday Worship on October 3rd. We encourage pet owners to attend the Saturday blessing, but animals are welcome at both services.

Check-in and Short Survey Coming Soon

Soon you should hear from a Vestry member via phone or email. We would like to confirm our parishes contact information for our directory, update your preferred communication methods, and inquire what your priorities are for our ministry.

Announcement from Deacon Dorothy

As a member of the Executive Board, I can attest to the multitude of ways the Council does wonderful work for all of us across denominations and faith traditions, doing God's mission work that includes social justice, advocacy, legislation, institutional pastoral care (including correctional facilities), and ecumenical cooperation and caring in education, worship, and faith communities. There is a website and also a FB page, both containing important information about the Council's goals and ways to become involved. Thank you so much! Let me know if you have questions about this.

In faith,
Deacon Dorothy

Global Community Outreach

We at Christ Church feel compassion with Afghans arriving in the U.S., with Haitians after the earthquake, and with the people of Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Ida.

People already are considering ways to assist, and making a proposal to Vestry.

In the meantime, cash to support relief efforts always is welcome. Please note Syracuse is a resettlement city for Afghans. We may be called upon to assist directly.

If you would like to make a contribution, please consider:

Episcopal Migration Ministries for those arriving from Afghanistan


Episcopal Relief Development for those in Louisiana and Haiti.

Invitation to Sacred Ground

Sacred Ground is a program sponsored by the Episcopal Church to foster a dialogue on race and faith. It is a part of the Church’s goal to become a beloved community, and its commitment to racial healing, justice, and reconciliation. It is also a response to those who expressed a desire for a deeper conversation after our diocesan meeting on racial reconciliation. We will have a dialogue about our cultural divisions and about race and ethnicity within the framework of faith and justice, especially in our American culture.

I am hoping to organize and facilitate this discussion using the ten sessions designed by the program, meeting every other Thursday at 7:00 pm for ten sessions. Each session on Zoom will probably last about two hours. The program is intensive and requires some homework before each time we enter into discussion. Much of it is based on film and videos, although there is some reading to do as well.

At this point I would like to limit the group to about 10-12 people, and I am first inviting parishioners from our district. Because of the limit, it will be important to commit to staying with the program for the ten sessions, along with doing the prework. We can decide together once we get started how the schedule will work. We are planning to start on Thursday September 23.

I am excited to organize and facilitate this program. It has received many accolades, and has helped folks come to a better understanding of how racism affects us personally, as well as its place in our culture.

If you are interested please contact me at I can then give you the website and password to access the resource materials. Because much of it is copyrighted, I cannot share that without your intention to join us.

Thanks very much for considering this very important offering from our own national church.


Becky Drebert
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church


Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this project. We are continuing our fund-raising campaign through September.

Including the Diocese's grant of $5,000, donations and pledges of over $60,000 have been received to date!!! Your generosity is GREATLY appreciated.

We are expecting Lupini Construction to start work this month. Thank you again for all your support, generosity, and patience!

Pledges & Donations

Christ Episcopal Church remained and remains present to our congregation and the broader community in this time of pandemic. We thank all who have supported our work and worship and ask for your ongoing contributions that we may remain a positive presence in the lives of many and in caring for one another.
Pledges and other donations can be mailed to the church. If you do not have envelopes, we will use the name on your check.
You can donate via our website at You can now click donate to send your pledge or other special donations. You can donate specifically to CHOW, Katie's Closet, the Rector's Discretionary Fund and Cross/Roof Repair.

A big THANK YOU to those who already have!

Christ Church Amazon

When you're shopping on amazon go to and list "Christ Church Binghamton" as your charity of choice. The Church will receive .5 % of your purchase!
Over $500 has been given to Christ Church from your purchases since its program began. THANK YOU for designating Christ Church to receive these proceeds. Every little bit helps.

Prayers & Prayer List

I cannot tell you how the light comes, but that it does. That it will. That it works its way into the deepest dark that enfolds you, though it may seem long ages in coming or arrive in a shape you did not foresee.

And so we pray we may turn ourselves toward the light giving thanks for Christ’s birth and this communion. May we lift our faces to let the light find us. May we bend our bodies to follow the arc it makes. May we open and open more and open still to the blessed light that comes. *

With thanks to Jan Richardson*

Prayer List

In the week ahead, please pray for comfort and healing for: Bill, Bobbie, Candie, Connor, Connie, Don, George, Joell, Kathy, Mark, Millie, Mother Elizabeth, Osmond, Pat, Rick, Rose, Sally, and Scott.

A Word From Your Junior Warden

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Prayer for our Country:

Almighty God, who hast given us this good land for our heritage: We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners. Save us from violence, discord, and confusion; from pride and arrogance, and from every evil way. Defend our liberties, and fashion into one united people the multitudes brought hither out of many kindreds and tongues. Endue with the spirit of wisdom those to whom in thy Name we entrust the authority of government, that there may be justice and peace at home, and that, through obedience to thy law, we may show forth thy praise among the nations of the earth. In the time of prosperity, fill our hearts with thankfulness, and in the day of trouble, suffer not our trust in thee to fail; all which we ask through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

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