Documents for reference
Click here to download the latest version of the sacristan's checklist (Acrobat.pdf file) .
Gestures and procedures at the eucharist
The reason for adopting certain gestures and procedures is not to stifle individuality. Instead, the purposes are—
Some traditional gestures and practices are derived from the customs of the cultures in which Christianity first took root; some are the restult ot the historic experience of the Christian community; some are more or less arbitrary; some are simply practical common sense.
Blessing of Marriages in The Episcopal Church
Click here for information about Blessing of Marriage in the Episcopal Diocese of New York.
Asset-based planning: charts and data
Click here to download a pdf version of the the data and the charts that were developed to show our personal and parish strengths and the needs we've identified for one another.
Children at Worship, Congregations in Bloom
Caroline S. Fairless has written a wonderful how-to book for involving children in the regular worship of the church. A pdf version of the book has been purchased for our use. Click here to download (25.3 MB).
Report to the Congregational Support Plan
On April 1st, Palm Sunday 2007, questionnaires were distributed to everyone attending church that day. Twenty-nine individuals responded. Results were collated in an Excel Spreadsheet, charts were prepared, and a brief summary was prepared. Take a look. Click here.
Ecumenical study shows why congregations grow
Analysis of participating Episcopal congregations. Click here.
CSP annual reports
Parish financial report
Click here to view a pdf version of the latest year-to-date prish financial report.
Christ Church bylaws
Christ Church bylaws filed with Town of Marlborough clerk September 2, 2005. (Microsoft Word.doc format)
From the Percept ReVision community and self-evaluation workshops
Upcoming activities and programsClick here to take a look at programs and events in planning.