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Christ Church Newton

We Are Closed for In-Person Worship at This Time.

Check Out Our Virtual Services on You Tube.

The Episcopal Church in the Heart of Sussex County

Chartered August 15, 1774

Christ Church, Newton, is the Episcopal Church in the heart of Sussex County. We are centrally located just off the square in Newton, south of the intersection of Route 206 and Route 94.

Christ Church is the oldest church in Newton and the third oldest in the Diocese of Newark. The parish traces its origin to December 29, 1769, when a Congregation in Communion with the Church of England was organized in what was then called New Town. The parish was incorporated by royal charter on August 15, 1774. The sheepskin charter currently hangs under glass on the west wall of the nave.

Today Christ Church, Newton, is renowned for its beautiful architecture, breathtaking music program, lively children's activities, and its outreach to the community. Our congregation is growing every day.


Inviting God's people into worship, community and spiritual growth by commitment to the Gospel of Jesus Christ through service to others, Christian Education and stewardship.

Notable Events

Christmas Events

Christmas Eve

Virtual Lessons & Carols

Posted on the Christ Church You Tube Channel

Christmas Day


Pageant & Rector's Message for Children

Posted on the Christ Church You Tube Channel

Christ Church Women

Meeting, Thursday, January 21st, 11:30 a.m. via Zoom

Confessions to the Canon

New Episodes Available Every Wednesday

(Watch on You Tube)

Help Us Raise the Roof

Donate Online

Help Repair & Restore the Roofs on the Anderson House & Parish House.

More Ways to Connect with Christ Church Newton

Adult Bible Study

Adult Bible Study is temporarily suspended.


Read the current edition of the Church & Main newsletter.


Listen to recent sermons by the Reverend Canon Robert Griner and guests.

Sunday Servers

Those who volunteer on Sundays can find their schedules here.

To Receive Our Newsletter, Contact the Church Office
Christ Church Newton



62 Main Street

Newton, New Jersey  07860

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