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Worship Services

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Please join us this Sunday for Mother Katrina's first worship service with us and for the reception afterwards, as well as for future coffee hours after the 10:00 a.m. service.


Rosary will meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming date(s) for September are as followed:

September 27th

Sunday Worship Service

Join us at Christ Church Sunday at 10:00 a.m. for Holy Eucharist.

This service will also be live-streamed via YouTube at 10:00 a.m. and available for playback within 24 hours.

Worship service for Recovery Month

September is Recovery Month, celebrating all who are living in recovery from substance use and mental health disorders. On Sunday, September 26th at 6:00 p.m. please join in a diocese-wide worship service for Recovery Month to support individuals in recovery and their loved ones. It will also be a time to remember those who have have lost their lives while seeking recovery.

The service will take place at Christ Episcopal Church, 10 Henry Street, Binghamton and there is also an option to participate on Zoom.

Please RSVP for the service. We will email a Zoom link to all who RSVP to attend online.
You can also use the RSVP form to let us know if you'd like to lead a song or reading, or if you'd like to share the first name of a loved one for the litany of remembrance.

Reader Schedule


Chimer Schedule


Vestry Greeter and Lock Up Schedule


Mother Katrina Grusell Joins Us Friday, September 16!

The Vestry is happy to announce that Mother Katrina will be our Interim Priest on a full time basis as we start our journey to find a successor to Mother Elizabeth. Mother Katrina brings with her a broad range of experience and the necessary skill set to support and guide us during this transitional period. Please join us on Sunday, September 18 to welcome Mother Katrina to Christ Church and to our community.

To the community of Christ Church, grace to you and peace as we enter this time of transition. I am so excited to join you in Binghamton and get to know you, your rich history, and the many ways you are sharing the love of Christ.

In these first weeks, we will create opportunities for me to get to know you and for members of the congregation to hear one another. I look forward to hearing about your experience of Christ Church—what drew you to the church and what connects you to others; how your faith is deepened by worship and service to the larger community of Binghamton; your role as a member and how the congregation develops leaders. Over the next year in the interim time, together we will reflect on who you are as a community of faith, who God is calling you to be, and who might be the best leader to guide you in the years to come.

With change comes uncertainty and anxiety. It’s helpful to note that every church across the country is currently at a crossroads due to the COVID pandemic. Faith communities everywhere have anxiety about who is really connected to church and what the future holds. This is understandable given the collective trauma we have all endured these two and a half years. While Christ Church has the added, typical uncertainty of clergy transition, know that the interim time will provide a wonderful opportunity to take stock, dream big, and begin planning for the future that God is calling you towards. Already, the Holy Spirit is preparing us to embrace possibility and the hope given to us in the Good News of Jesus Christ.

My heart is grateful for the opportunity to serve with you among the people of Binghamton. Our first Sunday together is September 18; please join me in worship and stay for coffee and conversation following the service. I look forward to seeing you soon.

Peace to you,

Mother Katrina


Updated Church Directory Now Available!

If you would like a copy of the directory, there are printed versions in the back of the church. You can also contact the church office any time to pick one up or have it sent to you virtually. If any revisions need to be made, please let us know!

Please Keep Pledge Payments Current!

The Church's bills do not go on vacation. Thank you for your continued support.

Save the Date: Fall 2022 Rummage Sale

The rummage sale will be Friday, October 14th and Saturday October 15th with the bag sale Sunday, October 16th.

The rummage will be brought upstairs on Sunday, October 9th.

Setup will take place Monday - Thursday. Volunteers are needed to help bring rummage upstairs as well as set up throughout the week, even an hour or two would be a great help.

Please contact Rick Pescatore at 315-559-6108 or see him at church.

Katie's Closet

We are currently looking for volunteers for a couple of hours each month to help with the clothing closet.

Thank you!

Christ Church Amazon

When you're shopping on Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and list "Christ Church Binghamton" as your charity of choice. The Church will receive .5 % of your purchase!

$694.24 has been given to Christ Church from your Amazon purchases since its program began. THANK YOU for designating Christ Church to receive these proceeds. Every little bit helps.

Assisting Ukraine

Should you wish to assist people in Ukraine and Ukrainian refugees, here are two opportunities to consider:

1) Episcopal Relief and Development has created a special fund and is working to get assistance in and to refugee communities. Your funds will be matched by the Diocese if you donate through them. https://cnyepiscopal.org. You can also write a check to Christ Church.

2) Sacred Heart Ukrainian Catholic Church on 230 Ukrainian Hill Road in Johnson City is sending shipments directly to Europe to assist people.

They seek brand new children's clothes, underwear, socks, medical supplies, sanitary items for women, and other personal hygiene items.

You can drop these off at Sacred Heart Church directly or bring items to Christ Church and we will take them to Sacred Heart.


Starting this Sunday, Christ Church will not have a masking or social distancing requirement. In checking with the Diocese, we were told that we "can make decisions locally, leaning on science and health guidance." In checking with the Broome County Health Department, we were told "there is no mask mandate or distancing requirement for non-healthcare settings."

Thank you for your patience and understanding throughout these difficult times.


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.
You can donate via our website at www.christepiscopalbing.com/donate/. 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, Organ/Bells Repair and Upkeep.

A big THANK YOU to those who already have!

Prayer List


Prayer List

In the week ahead, please pray for comfort and healing for: Barbra K., Don, George, Jeanette, Joell, Kathy, Sally, Tricia, and Judy.

A Word From Your Senior Warden


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Despite the changes around us we are a Church and a community that stands together in faith despite adversity. We feel fortunate to have each other during these difficult and uncertain times.
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