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.

Twentieth 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.

Twentieth 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

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. 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.

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.

Reader Schedule


Chiming Schedule


Looking Ahead

October 22nd - 24th: Fall Rummage Sale (Stay tuned for more details!)
October 31st: All Hallows Eve Service at 5:00 P.M. in the close and via YouTube.


Podcast on Graced Conversations

Christ Episcopal Church has been supporting the Community of Grace, an intentional multi-racial group of conversation and non-liturgical worship. Christ Church and Community of Grace have much in common in Christ. Community of Grace is a church plant led by Rev. Alicia Dixon-Garrard. Mother Elizabeth participated in podcasts for this group. You can listen to the podcast here.

Christ Church was the venue for Community of Grace's music and art videos for Advent and Christmas. I encourage you to listen to the podcasts and explore Community of Grace's website:

Blessing of the Animals

Dear clergy, wardens, and parish staff:

Over the weekend many churches offered a Blessing of the Animals. Meredith would like to include an album of Pet Blessing photos in the diocesan newsletter this Thursday. Please send photos to and/or invite others in your congregations to do the same.

CHOW Pantry

Our freezer in the CHOW pantry has died, thawing all our meat and perishable goods for CHOW and damaging the carpet as the freezer defrosted. While this is disappointing, this gives us the opportunity for needed refurbishments to our CHOW closet as well as cleaning. CHOW will temporarily be closed and will reopen in November. Many thanks to CHOW team leader, Kevin Shea, to Barb Stanton and to all who assisted in the initial cleanup. Thank you in advance to all who may be tapped for further work.

Check-in and Short Survey Coming Soon

Soon you should hear from a Vestry member via phone or email. Our Vestry once again is reaching out to be in touch with our parishioners to check in, confirm contact information, and to ask a few questions which will help our parish discern priorities and ministries in the year and years ahead. We look forward to connecting.

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.


Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this project. 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 late next week. 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, Scott, Rusty, Joan, Mike and Angela.

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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