Sermons

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Christ Episcopal Church has suspended all in-person services. Message series, including Holiness at Home, Lament, and Seeking Prayer can be found at the links below.

Sunday Morning Prayer services will be posted on CEC’s YouTube channel on Sunday mornings. Pray with us by clicking here.

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, January 24, 2021; the Third Sunday after the Epiphany. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, January 24, 2021

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, January 17, 2021; the Second Sunday after the Epiphany. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, January 17, 2021

The Great Litany

The Great Litany, including a message from the Most Rev. Michael Curry, for Sunday, January 10, 2021, the first Sunday after Epiphany. Service program available here. A service of Morning Prayer for use at home is available here.
Premiered: Sunday, January 10, 2021

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, January 3, 2021; the Second Sunday after Christmas. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, January3, 2021

Christmas Day

Morning Prayer including a time of reflection for Christmas Day, December 25, 2020. Service program available here.
Premiered: Friday, December 25, 2020

Christmas Eve

Holy Eucharist with Spiritual Communion for Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020. Service program available here.
Premiered: Thursday, December 24, 2020

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer and Advent Wreath liturgy for Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020; the Fourth Sunday of Advent. Service program available here.
Premiered: Saturday, December 19, 2020

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer and Advent Wreath liturgy for Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020; the Third Sunday of Advent. Service program available here.
Premiered: Saturday, December 12, 2020

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer and Advent Wreath liturgy for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020; the Second Sunday of Advent. Service program available here.
Premiered: Saturday, December 5, 2020

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer and Advent Wreath liturgy for Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020; the First Sunday of Advent. Service program available here.
Premiered: Saturday, November 28, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020; the Last Sunday after Pentecost; Christ the King. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, November 22, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020; the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, November 15, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020; the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, November 8, 2020

Holy Eucharist

A service of the Holy Eucharist with Spiritual Communion for Sunday, November 1, 2020; All Saints’ Day. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, November 1, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020; the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, October 25, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020; the Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, October 11, 2020

St. Francis Day Service

A service of Ante-Communion in celebration of St. Francis Day. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, October 4, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020; the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, September 20, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020; the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, September 13, 2020

Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer for Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020; the Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Service program available here.
Premiered: Sunday, September 6, 2020

Seeking Prayer
Part Five

Compline, from The Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer, invites us to enter into holy space at the end of the day to remind ourselves, we are loved. Learn to pray Compline with an “Instructed Compline” here.
Premiered: August 30, 2020

Seeking Prayer
Part Four

As the sun sinks below the horizon, we pause and allow the gathering darkness to usher us into God’s presence as we join together in Evening Prayer from The Scottish Episcopal Church. Follow along with each day’s Evening Prayer, and all the previous week’s prayers here.
Premiered: August 23, 2020

Seeking Prayer
Part Three

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Its the theme of 2020 and the theme of this week’s “Seeking Prayer” as we explore a single prayer from A New Zealand Prayer Book. Revisit this week’s prayer, and all the previous week’s “extras” here.
Premiered: August 2, 2020

Seeking Prayer
Part Two

Stop. Cease. Breathe. Be. Just Be. Midday Prayer from the Northumbria Community offers us the opportunity to stop and be reminded we are far more than what we do or what we can accomplish in a day. Revisit Noonday Prayer for each day of the week by clicking here.
Premiered: July 26, 2020

Seeking Prayer
Part One

Prayer is an essential part of our life of faith, and sometimes it can be hard to know where to begin. Join us as we travel across the rich prayer world of the Anglican Communion beginning this week with Morning Prayer from A New Zealand Prayer Book. Read more about the upcoming weeks of the series and follow along with Morning Prayer for each day of the week here.
Premiered: July 19, 2020

Lament Series, week fice

Lament
Part Five

As we conclude our series, Margaret Breen, ECCT’s Northeast Region Missionary, offers us the gift of lament.
Premiered: July 12, 2020

Lament, Week Four

Lament
Part Four

Lament and confession go hand in hand; we cannot live fully into one without the other.
Premiered: July 5, 2020

Lament Series, week three

Lament
Part Three

When we are encountered with death, our only option is to lament; the lament of the funeral dirge.
Premiered: June 28, 2020

Lament
Part Two

We are embodied souls thus our lament must engage our more than our head or our heart, it must engage our bodies as well.
Premiered: June 21, 2020

Lament
Part One

In the wake of the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and far too many others, we offer our lament.
Premiered: June 14, 2020

Pentecost 2020

This Pentecost a new language gathers us as the church. Produced by Pastor Stacey.
Premiered: May 31, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Eight

The final installment–unfinished space.
Premiered: May 24, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Seven

The holiness of the most used room in the house.
Premiered: May 17, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Six

Grab your popcorn and find a comfy seat in a holy space.
Premiered: May 10, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Five

Reclaiming holy space
Premiered: May 3, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Four

Special guest host: The Rt. Rev. Laura J. Ahrens, Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Church in CT
Premiered: April 26, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Three

“Lord, it is night…”
Premiered: April 19, 2020

Happy Easter!

Celebrate with the Sharing of the Easter Light, a video compilation of people across ECCT “kindling the flame,” produced by Pastor Stacey.
Premiered: April 12, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part Two

The “Welcome” of Palm Sunday
Premiered: April 5, 2020

Holiness at Home
Part One

Where do you to find “holy space?’
Premiered: March 29, 2020