Plan now for the 2018 Spring Bazaar at Christ Church Bay Ridge

The Episcopal Church Women of Christ Church Bay Ridge will be holding their annual Spring Bazaar on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, rain or shine.
The fee for renting a table is $35.00, or $30.00 per table for the rental of two or more tables. The fee is non-refundable. Note that your checks will not the cashed until after the event for accounting reasons.
If you are interested in renting one or more tables, please contact us by return email or call Catherine LaGrutta @ 718 238 9187, soonest. Also, please complete and return the attached form to ECW c/o Catherine LaGrutta, 7420 Ridge Blvd. #5H, Brooklyn, NY 11209, or return by email to
Please call 718 238 9187 to speak with Catherine LaGrutta to enroll or ask any questions you may have about this event.
Checks should be made payable to ECW [Episcopal Church Women] and sent to Catherine LaGrutta at the above address.
We look forward to hearing from you and anticipate a very successful event. Sharing your participation in our Spring Bazaar with your own client list, friends and family will help to insure its success.
Episcopal Church Women of CCBR
Registration Form: You can download a PDF of this form here.
ECW Spring Bazaar
Email form to CATTOM18@AOL.COM
I wish to rent _____ one table for $35.00
_____ tables for $30.00 a table
for the Spring Bazaar to be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Christ Church Bay Ridge. I will submit the non-refundable fee by April 20, 2018.
I plan to sell the following merchandise:
I agree to remove any and all items brought by me at the conclusion of the event.
Email address:
The Bazaar will be held at Christ Church Bay Ridge Parish House. CCBR is located at 7301
Ridge Boulevard, between 73rd and 74th Streets in Brooklyn 11209.

2018 Holy Week Services

Maundy Thursday March 29, 7:30 pm…………….………….Liturgy

Good Friday March 30, 12 noon and 7:30 pm……………..Liturgy

Easter Vigil March 31, 8:00 pm…………………………………… Liturgy

Sunday April 1, 10:30 am……………………………………….Easter Liturgy

It is a tradition at Christ Church to bring flowers to “flower the Cross”.



A Christmas Carol

christmas carol

The M Center for the Arts inaugurates the Bay Ridge Vocal Academy with a rare retelling of A Christmas Carol – based on the 1938 radio play presented by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater On-the-Air. 

This rendition will be set when it first was presented – in 1938 – complete with period costumes and special sound effects.

This holiday presentation is a benefit for Christ Church and proceeds go to the Church. Refreshments will be served.

Tickets are $20 ($10 for seniors and children under 12).,com for further information or reservations. 

Bay Ridge Concert Series



Josefina Urraca is a Spanish pianist based in New York.
Having the passion and curiosity beyond music, in 2011 Josefina joined the multidisciplinary music group CreArtBox. Incorporating different elements of art, they present their music combined with visual displays of film, acting, and dance. CreArtBox has been awarded with the Audience Prize and Second Place at the SMA Chamber Music Competition in 2015, and the Queens Council of the Arts scholarship in 2016.

She has participated and performed in piano and chamber music festivals in Italy, Austria,France, England, Germany, United States and Spain. guillermo-laportaIn 2015, She partnered with flutist, Guillermo Laporta, in their Steinway Concert Hall debut to introduce their newly established ensemble, du:oh.

Josefina was first introduced to music by her mother, and has had opportunities to study with many renowned musicians such as Dimitri Bashkirov at Reina Sofía School of Music, Guigla Katsarava at École Normale de Musique de Paris, Josep Maria Colom at Alcalá de Henares University, Patrín García-Barredo, Claudio Martínez-Mehner and Kennedy Moretti at Castilla y León Conservatory and Eva Gigosos at Palencia Conservatory. In 2014, Josefina Urraca received her Master’s Degree in classical piano performance at Manhattan School of Music under Dr. Marc Silverman.

As a soloist, Josefina has been awarded in competitions such as International Piano Competition Ciudad de Carlet, National Piano Competition Rotary club, National Piano Competition Ciudad de Linares: Marisa Montiel and National Piano Competition Veguellina de Órbigo. Aside from competitions, Josefina is also recognized as a frequent scholarship recipient. Among the grants are the Caja Madrid Foundation Scholarship, Manhattan School of Music Scholarship, Albéniz Foundation Scholarship, Luís Galvé Foundation Scholarship and Promete Foundation Scholarship.

Josefina has participated in masterclass conducted by Maria Joao Pires, Ferenc Rados, Rita Wagner, Julian Martin, Lisa Yui, Joaquín Achúcarro, Pavel Gililov, Jose Ramón Méndez, Matti Raekallio, Frank Wibaut, Jeffrey Swann, Alexander Kandelaki, Nino Kereselidze, Miguel Angel Ortega, Antonio Baciero and Manuel Carra.

November 2017 is a BUSY month!

Thursday November 2 –All Souls Day: The weekly healing service will be moved to Thursday 11/2 at 6:00 pm. There will be no healing service on Wednesday that week. The following week the healing service will resume on the regular day.


Saturday November 4th – The Annual Winter Bazaar:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Parish Hall.


Because it is also NYC Marathon Weekend, there will be no services on Sunday, November 5th when the marathon passes through the neighborhood. Services will be held on Saturday evening, November 4 at 5:30 pm. 
Save the date! Thanksgiving-turkey-turkey-dinner-clipart-free-clipart-images-2
Saturday November 18 – is the Annual
Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner. This year there will also be a music concert in conjunction with the dinner.
Dinner will be at 6pm, with a requested donation price of $20/adults, $10/children under 12. RSVP is requested.
The music Bay Ridge Concert Series (free to all) will be held in the sanctuary at 7pm, with coffee and pie following.
Book Club: The next book is The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.  A meeting date will be determined once the books have arrived and been distributed.

UPDATE: Bay Ridge Concert Series

The August concert in the Bay Ridge Concert Series was postponed. The new date is:

October 1, 12:00pm

The brand new trio R.I.P. VIBE- featuring Tyler Luppi, Janna Graham, and Tyler Clibbon-brings you an afternoon of original singer/songwriter tunes peppered with Jazz improv. Presented by Christ Church Bay Ridge as part of the Bay Ridge Concert Series 2017. Admission is free, but please reserve your tickets online!



2017 Holy Week Service Schedule

Palm Sunday April 9th, 10:30am Liturgy

Wednesday April 12th, 6:30pm  Stations of the Cross, Healing Eucharist.

Maundy Thursday April 13th, 7:30pm Liturgy

Good Friday April 14th, 7:30pm Liturgy

Easter Sunday April 16th, 10:30am Easter Liturgy

(All are encouraged to bring flowers to the Easter liturgy to “flower the Cross”)