St. Elizabeth Church

This Sunday: April 27, 2014: Second Sunday of Easter
The Collect

Almighty and everlasting God, who in the Paschal mystery established the new covenant of reconciliation: Grant that all who have been reborn into the fellowship of Christ's Body may show forth in their lives what they profess by their faith; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

8 a.m.: Holy Eucharist, Rite One

10 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Rite One


Sunday, April 27: Second Sunday of Easter
8 a.m.: Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Rite I

Wednesdays at noon: Holy Eucharist, Rite II and Healing Prayers
May 7, May 21

Weekday Morning Prayer, Rite I
Monday - Friday at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel

Children's Chapel and Church School
Sundays during the school year at 10 a.m. except for Family Sundays

Church Office Hours
The Church Office is open Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Church School and Chapel are at 10 a.m.
The 2013-2014 Church School registration form is now on the website. Please go to the Church School page to download the form.


September - June Worship Schedule

A service of Holy Eucharist, Rite I, is offered each Sunday at 8 a.m. The second service begins at 10:00 a.m. and is a rotating schedule of worship services: Holy Eucharist Rite I, Holy Eucharist Rite II and Morning Prayer Rite I. Church School and Children's Chapel services are held in conjunction with the 10 a.m. service, as is nursery care.

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Adult Education
  • Update on the Parish Expedition to England: October 2014


Altar Guild

Any questions: Please contact Maggie.

If you are interested in learning more about the Altar Guild, please come and join us. We’d love to have you!


Audio Sermons

  • Now online: February and March sermons by The Rev. Canon John Hartnett 


Children's Choirs
  • Adult volunteers needed for all rehearsals.

  • Mentor a chorister!



Choirmaster's Column
  • Rehearsals are always open to anyone interested in singing with us or simply to come and watch a rehearsal. Joining the choir can occur at any time during the year. Contact Garah Landes with any questions regarding the choral program.


Church School Updates
  • Children's Good Friday service is April 18 at 4:30 p.m.



Clergy Associate's Page
  • Women's Lenten Series on Centering Prayer runs March 12, March 26, April 9.

  • Read the Clergy Associate's April column, now online.

  • The Rev. Joan Conley joins the Friday Morning Book Group in Lenten reflection.


Dickinson Fund
  • Dickinson Fund Discernment Committee seeks feedback through a parish life questionnaire.

  • The Dickinson Fund Discernment Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. 


Episcopal Church Women
  • Linen Drive goes through April 27.


Family Ministries Associate

  • Read the Rev. Cathy Quinn's March column, now online.

  • Moms Group
    Wednesdays from 10:45-11:45 a.m.
    April dates: April 2, April 16

  • Centering Prayer series runs March 12, March 26, April 9.




Fellowship Events

  • Monday night Lenten fellowship dinners end April 7.

  • Hospitality Hosts are needed for Sundays in the upcoming months. Please sign up in the Parish Hall.




Flower Memorials
  • Refresh or renew your Easter memorials by April 6.

  • Sign up to be a lily-bearer.


  • St. Elizabeth's welcomes visitors, inquirers and newcomers.

  • Sunday Coffee Hour hosts are needed. Please sign up. 


Outreach Program
  • Please note: St. Paul's Men's Shelter now has its own web page on St. Elizabeth's website.

  • Next Outreach Committee meeting is Wednesday, May 7. Teens meet at 6:30 p.m. Adults meet at 7:30 p.m.

  • Annual Evening for Outreach is May 10.

  • Volunteers are needed to prep, serve dinner at St. Paul's Emergency Men's Shelter. Please sign up!

  • Participation in Outreach Committee meetings is open to all who would like to attend. Outreach is both a rewarding and important part of our lives, and the benefits to the community are significant. Contact the Church Office for more information at 201-444-2299 or e-mail

  • Food collection continues weekly.  


Spiritual Development
  • Rector's Lenten class starts March 8.

  • Lenten series on Centering Prayer runs March 12, March 26, April 9.


The Rector's Page
  • A few spots remain for the Anglican Expedition in October.

  • Read the rector's April "Dear Friends" column online now.


Time and Talent
  • Fill out the 2013-14 Time and Talent form.


Wardens and Vestry
  • The Vestry Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.


Worship Times

Sunday, April 27: Second Sunday of Easter
8 a.m.: Holy Eucharist, Rite I

10 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Rite I

Weekday Morning Prayer, Rite I:
Monday - Friday at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel

Noon on Wednesdays: Holy Eucharist, Rite II and Healing Prayers 
May 7, 21


Youth Ministries
  • Mary Rankin Scholarship applications are available for high school seniors.

  • Crossroads summer camp information is now online.

  • Download the 2013-14 YPF participation form now.



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Read the April edition of The Tower online now!  Click the image above.

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