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  Christ Episcopal Church
   Sixth and Main Street 
Clarksburg, West Virginia

St. Barnabas Chapel
721 Hall Street
Bridgeport, West Virginia


   One parish with     two centers for worship and ministry


The Ordination of Timothy Allen and Christopher Scott


God willing and the people consenting,

The Right Rev. Matthew D. Cowden,

Bishop of West Virginia

will ordain

Timothy Allen


Christopher Scott

to the Sacred Order of Deacons

in Christ's One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church


Wednesday, May Thirty-first

Two Thousand and Twenty-three

being the

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

at Seven o'clock in the evening


Christ Episcopal Church

824 Fairmont Ave.

Fairmont, West Virginia

Your prayers and presence are requested

Clergy White Stoles

This Week at Christ Episcopal Church
and St. Barnabas Chapel
Service and Meeting Times

Pentecost Sunday
May 28, 2023

Morning Prayer
Officiant:  Toni Limbers
Lector:  Ira Richardson
10:00 AM 
at Christ Episcopal Church
Main & 6th Street, Clarks
burg, WV
This service will be live streamed on the parish Facebook page.

Pentecost Sunday
May 28, 2023
Evening Prayer

Officiant:  Kipp Martin
5:30 PM 
at St. Barnabas Chapel
721 Hall Street, Bridgeport, WV

Prayer Group
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
10:00 AM

at St. Barnabas Chapel
721 Hall Street
in Bridge
port, WV

Bible Study
Thursday, June 1, 2023
10:30 AM
in the parlors at Christ Episcopal Church
6th and Main Street
in Clarksburg, WV

   Current Outreach Projects

The Backpack Ministry will continue to the end of the school year.  All are welcome to help pack backpacks on Sunday mornings following the 10:00 AM service.  If you would like to help purchase the food with donated money, or help transport the bags to the schools on Thursdays, please talk to Pam Critchfield or sign up on the sheets on the glass case in the parish house hallway.  Monetary donations for this project can be made by writing a check to Christ Episcopal Church with a notation on the check that it is for the Backpack Ministry.

Recent Community Outreach Activities

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   As the Christmas parade formed on the streets around Christ Church, the church restrooms were made available to the public.

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Over 250 Christmas parade goers were treated to a brief respite from the cold and/or free hot chocolate.

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    Free hot chocolate was offered to warm the cold Christmas parade participants and spectators.


This school year parishioners have packed 76 backpacks for Head Start children each week.

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At Christmas time, grocery store gift cards were presented to each of the 76 Head Start families to help with their Christmas dinners.


Each week a volunteer shops for the food and brings it to the church.  After it is packed in individual bags, another volunteer delivers them to Head Start sites in Clarksburg and Shinnston.    .


Monetary donations are periodically given to the Mustard Seed.  Parishioners also make donations of household items and clothing.

One or two days a week parishioners deliver half gallon jugs of milk to the Mustard Seed.

Fresh eggs are also given periodically by another parishioner.


        To donate to Christ Episcopal Church in Clarksburg, you will need to click on the yellow button above.   Then scroll down and click on the donate button beside Clarksburg-Christ Church.  You will have the option to "donate with Paypal" or "donate with debit or credit card."  Click your desired option of payment and follow the instructions.

          E-Giving contributions can be set up for a one time only gift or as a recurring gift.  Donations will be charged to your account within 24 hours of your donation and sent to the WV Diocese.  The Diocese will send the funds to Christ Church within 7-10 days.

Thanks for your donations.

Panoramic View Inside Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg, West Virginia

Celebrating Pentecost in the Courtyard

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A Recent Addition to the Memorial Garden

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      Where this cross has been for more than 150 years is unknown, but its creation has been traced to France.  It bears the date of 1851 and the French words, Corneau Freres of Charleville.  

     The Corneau foundary, created in 1846, by the Corneau brothers, Alfred and Emile, specialized in ornamental cast iron and produced numerous artistic cemetery crosses with images of St. Peter and St. Paul at the base of the cross.  The Corneau Freres foundries became one of the leading manufacturers of art cast iron in the second half of the 19th century.

     A gift of a large, ornate, antique cross has been given  by Brenda Barnes in memory of her daughter Felicia Lynn Wine Mollohan.  It rests above the columbarium in the Christ Church Memorial Garden.

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Another New Addition

to the Memorial Garden


         Knowing, living, and sharing

The Good News Story of Jesus Christ

               as seen in our pictures


Videos and Statements

From Our Presiding Bishop 

Historic Bell
Christ Church Clarksburg

This bell with a date of 1870

is rung before services

at Christ Episcopal Church in Clarksburg.

To know, live, and share the Good News Story of Jesus Christ


and Ministry Schedules

Sixth & Main 


West Virginia


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