Activities which include food and beverages are an important part of parish life at Christ Church Newton. Volunteers to assist with these events are always in demand. To participate with planning, set-up or clean-up at any hospitality event at Christ Church, contact the church office at 973-383-2245 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service on Sundays, parishioners are encouraged to meet and mingle over coffee, tea, and assorted pastries, bagels, fruit and other delights. Coffee hour is catered by volunteers; check the monthly newsletter for the current schedule.
Monthly Church Breakfasts
Parishioners gather for fellowship and breakfast once a month, from September - May, in lieu of Christian Education from 8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Informative presentations often accompany the delicious food, which is prepared by a crew of volunteers.
- September 11, 2016;
- October 16, 2016;
- November 27, 2016;
- January 8, 2017;
- February 5, 2017;
- March 5, 2017;
- April 2, 2017.
The final Church Breakfast of the season will be offered in honor of Mother's Day on Sunday, May 14th, 2017, from 8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Easter Vigil Reception
A feast of barbecued lamb and Greek delicacies is served immediately following the Easter Vigil each year.
Annual Church Picnic
The Church Picnic will take place at the The Great Divide Campground on Sunday, June 11, 2017. All parishioners and their loved ones are encouraged to enjoy games, swimming and a barbecue. The church provides hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages; side dishes and desserts are provided by church members.
Photo Credit, Diane Lizza, Maplecroft Studios
Lenten Pot Luck Dinners
On Wednesdays, during the season of Lent, the Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 6:00 p.m. A pot luck dinner follows at 6:30 p.m., with a presentation and discussion following at 7:00 p.m. Parishioners are invited to attend as they are able.
Concerts and musical events take place frequently at Christ Church. These events are often followed by a reception of appetizers and desserts catered by volunteers.