Christ Church Episcopal, Hudson,New York was established in 1802. The Gothic Revival church structure was designed by architect William G. Harrison and consecrated in 1857. The church interior is marked by soaring lancet stained glass windows depicting the life of Christ. Rector Allen W. Brown was elected fifth Bishop of Albany, Rector Sheldon Griswold became the first Bishop of Salina, now Western Kansas, and Rector George F. Seymour served as first Bishop of Illinois. In 1966, the parish added a rectory, offices and church school rooms and remodeled its parish hall.
The church today is active in its vibrant and diverse community and in ecumenical and social justice concerns. Christ Church warmly welcomes all regardless of race, nationality, income level, disability, gender or orientation.