“I am with you always…” These were Jesus’s words to his disciples—and to us—just before he ascended to Heaven (Matthew 28:20). Flat Jesus is a visible reminder of that promise and a way to remember to take our Lord with you everywhere you go in life. This lighthearted project was started by an Episcopal Church in Michigan and has since spread around the world. It was based on a children’s book about Flat Stanley and the way teachers used the character to help children have fun connecting with each other by taking Flat Stanley figures with them during the day and sharing pictures of his...Read More
In 1985, a St. Jude parishioner submitted one of the St. Jude “Church Mice” to a Family Circle Magazine contest. “Plum Pudding Christmas Mouse” received 1st Prize! The mouse was published in the magazine with the sidebar “Country Christmas Ornament: Our country Christmas mouse knows that it’s the simple spirit of sharing that makes the holidays so special. Her gift to you is a tasty steamed pudding (actually an acorn with painted-on garnish). She can be made in less than two hours from scraps of felt, fabric, ribbon, and lace.” From that point on, the St. Jude Church Mice became a beloved tradition with new costumes and themes being designed every...Read More
The Church of St. Jude (Episcopal), Wantagh, New York, is a welcoming community of faith embracing and serving all of God's children regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or socio-economic condition. Revised Unanimously by St. Jude's Vestry, June 15, 2015
The Church of St. Jude (Episcopal), Wantagh, New York, is a welcoming community of faith embracing and serving all of God’s children regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or socio-economic condition.
Revised Unanimously by St. Jude’s Vestry, June 15, 2015
May 7th: Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Join Us For Our Third Annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration! 7pm in the parish hall. Co-Sponsored by St. Jude’s LGBTQA and Senior Ministries
May 8th: St. Jude’s Annual Baby Shower
Please donate a new baby item–clothes, diapers, toys, blankets, etc., anything for a baby ages newborn to one year old. All donations will be given to the St. John’s Episcopal Hospital.
May 10th: An Evening of Yoga, Meditation and Relaxation
Please join us for an evening of yoga, meditation and relaxation to benefit the homeless teens at the Ali Forney Center, taught by parishioner and certified yoga instructor Joanne Benedict, RN, RYT. The class will take place in the Chapel on Tuesday, May 10th from 7:30-8:45p.m.
The price of the class is a free-will donation that will go directly to the Ali Forney Center in Astoria.
May 12th: Caring for our Caretakers: Coping with our Sick and Aging Loved Ones’ Changing Needs
The Christian Formation Committee invites you to a panel discussion: Caring for our Caretakers: Coping with our Sick and Aging Loved Ones’ Changing Needs. Please join us on Thursday, 5/12 at 7:30 pm in the Chapel for an informative panel discussion with Q & A on shifting roles and coping with the spiritual, physical, emotional and financial stress of caregiving.
8:00 a.m. (Old Elizabethan Mass)
10:15 a.m. (Family Mass with Music)
6:00 p.m. (Meditative Mass with Music – in the Chapel)
8:00 p.m. Healing Mass (In the Chapel)
Holy Days: As Announced
Sunday School is held at 10:00 a.m.