* Congratulations to our newest Vestry members, class of 2026 – Kerin Benjamin and Marvin Preval.
* St. Agnes and St. Paul’s East Orange will be hosting “Stations of the Cross” every Friday starting March 3rd – 31 at 6:30pm. All are invited! If you are interested in reading, please contact Brenda Telfore-Sarfo at 973-722-0022.
* Holy Eucharist Service at the church every Wednesday at noon during Lent. Please join us!
* Stripping of the Palm for Palm Sunday will be on Saturday, April 1 at 10am. Please call the office for more information.
* Good Friday Service, Friday, April 7: 12pm- 3pm; Seven Last Words of Christ. Volunteers needed to illustrate by words, poetry, art, music, etc. Please see Pastor Lorraine for the assigned Words.
* Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 8th at 6:30pm.
* Easter Sunday service at 10 am on Sunday, April 8th.
* Donations towards Easter flowers are being collected. Please give as generously as you can towards our Easter Flowers. Paige Cottingham-Streater is heading this project to beautify our church and will be seeking your assistance to setup the flowers.
* Confirmation Retreat Saturday, March 25, 9:30am – 3:30pm at Grace Church-Madison. Care packages will be assembled at the retreat for the homeless. The following item are to be collected: Men’s and women’s socks, Toothpaste, and individually wrapped toothbrushes, Tissues, wipes, and wash cloths. Box for collection is at the church.
* Confirmation service April 22nd at 10am at St. Peter’s Essex Fells.
* Church of the Epiphany and Christ Church proudly celebrates WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2023. We will have events Sunday during the service.
* The food pantry will be open every Saturday from 11am-1pm Sharonda Bailey, Director. We are also accepting donations of reusable bags.
* We are seeking new board members for our outreach programs under the Jubilee Outreach Community Center (JOCCi, Inc.) Please call the church for information.
* The Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) has honored Nelson Diaz for his work at our church and the Episcopal Diocese of Newark. Congratulations!
* Congratulations and Best Wishes to Mr. Justin White, who recently graduated from the Newark Firefighters Academy and has become one of Newark’s Firefighters. He is the son of Ms. Sharonda Bailey.
* NEW FACEBOOK PAGE – Please check out our new updated Facebook page with new pictures!
* Congrats to Cathy Issac on promotion to Office Manager. Way to go!
* Watch a Video Interview on our church’s history with our very own Bob Cottingham, Jr. from The Voice Online: The Hidden Black History of the Diocese of Newark.
* Youth Sunday will be on the third Sunday of the Month.
* Our church’s food pantry is featured on the homepage of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark. Check it out!
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We are sad to announce the death of Patricia Freedman. Details will be announced shortly.