Palm Sunday to Easter 2021

It’s another pandemic Holy Week and Easter but the 2021 version will allow us more times to meet in person as well as watch the livestream broadcasts from the church. Catch the livestream for all services (except the Easter Vigil) at https://ctkstoneridge.org/   Join in as much as you can....

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Lent at CTK – Feb. 17

Please find resources at the links below: Lenten Letter (.pdf) Alleluia butterfly color reference (.pdf) Alleluia collage tiles (.zip, 6MB) Bless This Mess Lenten cards (.zip, 25MB)

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Santa Drop Off for Children – Dec. 5, 2020

Santa and Mrs. Klaus will be at the church parking lot from 10-2 on Saturday. Free photos with Santa! Masks required. All toys and #25 gift cards will go to children/youth in our area. We are working with the Rondout Valley Food Pantry in serving our young neighbors.

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Lent begins with Ash Wednesday – Feb. 26, 2020

Lent in a Bag is a novel way for parents and grandparents to talk about the meaning of Lent with children. We have a bag for each family and some extras to share with friends. Please pick one up starting Sunday, Feb. 23 and on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26. Join...

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Organ Recital by Kent Tritle, Saturday, Oct. 26th at 4pm

Kent Tritle, the Director of Music and Organist for St. John the Divine, as well as the director of the professional chorus, Musica Sacra and of the Oratorio Society of New York, will be offering a recital at Christ the King on Saturday, Oct. 26th at 4pm.  Suggested donation: $20. ...

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All Saints’ Evensong November 3rd 5 pm.

Please join us for Choral Evensong celebrating the Feast of All Saints. Sunday, Nov. 3rd at 5pm. Contemporary and Early English music by Gibbons, Campion and Thévenot. Choral Evensong is a centuries-old tradition that continues to be prayed every day all over the world. Drawn from the seventeenth century, worshipers...

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Bishop Shin to visit Christ the King on November 17th

Our suffragan bishop, the Right Rev. Allan Shin, is coming on Sunday, November 17th at 10am for our biannual Episcopal Visitation.  Come and hear an inspiring sermon and get to know Bishop Shin.  If you are interested in being confirmed, received from another denomination or reaffirmed as an Episcopalian by...

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Mother Alison’s Last Sunday: November 24th

Our rector, Alison Quin, is retiring after 12 years at Christ the King.  She is moving to Rhinebeck to care for her grandson and will seek a part time position after a period of sabbatical rest.  We will be seeing her off in a joint service at 9am on Sunday,...

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Ulster Immigrant Defense Network

Christ the King is part of the Ulster Immigrant Defense Network, which offers assistance to immigrants in crisis.  CTK is collecting gently worn or new seasonally appropriate clothing for women and children.  These are distributed in a monthly food and clothing giveaway at Holy Cross Episcopal Church.  CTK is also...

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Vacation Bible School!!!! August 12th-16th, 4pm-7pm

 Mark your calendars!  Vacation Bible School will be held from August 12th – August 16th, from 4pm – 7pm.  We will be exploring Jesus’ commandment to love our neighbor, through drama, games, arts and crafts, music and bible stories.  Dinner included.  Parents invited to join us for dinner and closing...

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Green Book movie, potluck and discussion Aug. 17th at 5pm

Please join us for a movie and potluck dinner/discussion of the film Green Book Green Book is the story of the African American classical musician, Donald Shirley, and his driver, Tony, an Italian-American bouncer, who is hired to drive him on a concert tour through the segregated South.  The backdrop of the movie is the...

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School Supplies Drive for Area Children

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR THE SUMMER DISTRIBUTION TO SCHOOL KIDS LAST WEEK OF AUGUST If you can help out by August 25, here are the items needed. You can place them in the collection box in the hall. Back packs, Ballpoint Pens (red, black, & blue), Highlighters, #2 pencils, Small Pencil...

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Capital Campaign Update

It’s been a little over a year since we concluded our capital campaign: Building Community, Serving in Love Our goal was a very ambitious $670,00 with a parish pledge goal of $400,000 (the balance to come from grants). We’ve exceeded our parish goal and have raised $122,000 in grants. We are grateful for...

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End of the Year Sunday School Picnic June 2nd

Come and celebrate our Sunday school teachers and students at our annual Sunday school picnic on Sunday, June 2nd after the 10am service.  We will be cooking hotdogs and hamburgers–feel free to bring a side dish, dessert or fruit. MANY THANKS TO TEACHERS, STUDENTS AND PARENTS FOR YOUR DEDICATION TO...

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Church Yard Sale June 15th!

Our annual yard sale is on Saturday, June 15th!  If you have items to donate, bring them to the church and leave them on Timmerman porch, or just inside the front door.  If you would like to help, or need help bringing items to church, please contact the church office...

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James Ruff Gaelic Harp Concert: Saturday, April 13th 6pm

James Ruff, Tenor and Early Gaelic Harp presents music from his recently released CD:   The Gaels’ Honour:  Music for Voice and Harp from Gaelic Scotland and Ireland   Benefit Concert and CD Release Saturday, April 13th at 6 p.m. Christ the King Episcopal Church Concert proceeds benefit the music program...

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Palm Sunday Interactive Story for Children! Sunday, April 14th

Join Janet and others for an interactive storytelling of the events from Holy Week to Easter.  It will engage the children’s imagination as they enter into the central mystery of the Christian faith–the death and resurrection of Jesus.  Starts with the Palm Procession and continues in Timmerman Hall.  Bring friends!

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Holy Week and Easter Worship

PALM SUNDAY April 14,   8 am & 10 am Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and his radical teachings set in motion the events leading to his death.  Through the Palm Sunday liturgy, we relive the last week of his life. MAUNDY THURSDAY Supper & Liturgy April 18,   6pm We...

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Farmworker Albany Day May 6th

Farmworker Albany Day (FAD) is an annual day of protest where advocates, farmworker supporters, and workers from different parts of the New York State converge on the Capitol to call for basic labor and human rights for NYS farmworkers. First held in 1995, Farmworker Albany Day has a rich history...

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Take the challenge: Give up plastic for Lent!

Last year, the Archbishop of Canterbury challenged the Church of England to join a Europe-wide campaign to give up plastics for Lent.  This year, Christ the King will take the challenge.  Will you join us in giving up plastics for Lent? Whether it’s grabbing a bottle of water before a...

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Ash Wednesday Schedule

Ash Wednesday Services March 6th–7am, 12pm, 7pm

  Lent is coming up! Soon we enter the 40 day season of preparation for Easter. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, as we receive ashes in the shape of a cross on our foreheads. The ashes remind us simultaneously of mortality, repentance and baptism. Mortality because life is...

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Food for the Poor Lenten Mission Focus

On Sunday, March 10th, our own Fr. Bruce Torrey will be preaching at the 8am and 10am services about the amazing work that Food for the Poor does to alleviate hunger, homelessness and extreme poverty.   We will be taking up a collection at that service and will also hand out...

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Food, Faith and Friends–starts Wednesday, Oct. 3rd

Please join us for a potluck supper, conversation about faith, fellowship and prayer every other Wed. night from 6-8pm.  Our first supper is Wednesday, Oct. 3rd. This is a chance to explore our faith together, ask questions and ponder the mystery of God, while making new friends.  Hope you can...

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