The Herald
News and Events at Christ Episcopal Church - Somers Point, New Jersey
March 7, 2017 
In This Issue

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church

Congratulations to Father Justin on being elected at Diocesan Convention, as an alternate deputy for General Convention, July 5 to July 15, 2018 in Austin, Texas




Christ Church remembers a beloved parishioner
Aishton, Thomas, - 68, of Northfield, died on February 28, 2017 after a 5 year struggle with stomach cancer. Tom lived in Ohio, Summerville SC and Northfield, NJ. He worked for 38 plus years for Battelle Memorial Institute as a research engineer having degrees in Aeronautical, Astronautical, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University. His most recent job, before retiring was in conjunction with the FAA in bomb detection. Tom was a member of many organizations including several professional engineering organizations, The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, Gilda's Club and Christ Episcopal Church, the latter two being where he received tremendous support for his ongoing struggle. Tom is survived by his wife of 45 years, Marilyn, his son, Barry, his sister Barbara Aishton, his niece Kate Aishton-Martin, and his grandson, Taylor Malone. Tom was preceded in death by his son, Mark who died Valentine's Day 2015. A visitation will be held on Friday, March 10th, from 6-8pm at the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home, 1707 New Rd., Linwood, and again on Saturday, March 11th from 10 -11am at the Christ Episcopal Church, 157 Shore Road, Somers Point. Services will follow at 11am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Fund, Gilda's Club of South Jersey, Christ Episcopal Church or the charity of your choice. Condolences can be extended to the family at
Lenten Services/Luncheons
March 8: Christ Episcopal Church
March 15: St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (606 Shore Road, Somers Point)
March 22: Grace Lutheran Church ( Shore and Dawes Ave., Somers Point)
March 29: St Katharine Drexel Roman Catholic Church (6075 W. Jersey Ave., EHT)
April 5:  Central United Methodist Church (Central Ave. and Shore Road, Linwood)

ECW - Church Calendar
AARP Tax Prep

Upcoming Services:

Wednesday, March 8, Lenten Feria, Mass 10:30am (chapel); Ecumenical Service 12noon (church) followed by Lunch in Parish Hall, provided by our ECW!

Thursday, March 9, Soup Fellowship, 11am to 1pm in the Parish Hall
Prayer List

Healing prayers offered for :
Anna Livia, Jennifer, Joan, Arthur,  Sarah , Adrian,  Elizabeth,  
Ruth Ann,  Rich,  Christine,    Gian, Ryan, Jaclyn , George , Donna,  Michelle ,  Tara,  Jeanette,  Harry,  Brittany,  Brandon , Loretta , Phil,  Maryanna, Donna, Emily, Dave, Wally, Diane,  Tom , Laura,  Deede,
Raymond,  Charlie,  Karen,  Jill, Edward, Beth, Martin, May, Leigh, Bobby, Lee, MaryAnn, Eileen
Prayers for the Homebound are offered for : Emily, Helen, Dorothy, Jean, Joan, Elsie, Irene, Lucy, Frances
Prayers for all those in the Armed Forces and especially our parish family : 
Anthony, Glenn, Evelyn, Charles, Dominick, Morgan, Nicholas,  Jessica, & Jesse. 
This Week's Readings


Moments At Christ Church

Christ Church, Somers Point, NJ | | | 157 Shore Road
PO Box 97
Somers Point, NJ 08244