The Sixth Sunday of Easter ~ May 21, 2017

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The Rev. Canon Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr. May 21, 2017 The Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:15-21   Transcribed There are moments in our life in which you are in the midst of an everyday activity and then suddenly, out of nowhere you realize that you are surrounded in something incredibly mysterious, something profound, [...]

The Fifth Sunday in Easter ~ May 14, 2017

The Rev. Canon Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr. John 14:1-14 Transcribed One of the most amazing things that I have when I do what I do as a priest is I have the ability, and the privilege, and the joy, and the honor of being able to bear witness to so much beauty. My calling [...]

Welcome to Christ Church Cranbrook

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Welcome to Christ Church Cranbrook! We are an Episcopal congregation in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, located at the crossing of Cranbrook and Lone Pine Roads. Founded in 1928 as one of the Cranbrook institutions, Christ Church has a long tradition of excellence in worship, music, education, pastoral care, and outreach to the metropolitan area. We are [...]

Fact and Fiction Fun! ~ “The Portrait of a Lady”

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Fact and Fiction Fun will meet again on Monday, June 5, 2017 (please note change in date from last Monday in the month due to Memorial Day holiday) in the Conference Room at Christ Church Cranbrook from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The selection for May is The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James. [...]

The Rodney Whitaker Jazz Ensemble at CCC June 4


 Christ Church Cranbrook is teaming up with The Rodney Whitaker Jazz Ensemble for a Jazz Mass this Pentecost, Sunday, June 4 at 10 AM. Rodney Whitaker is an internationally renowned Mack Avenue recording artist, jazz bassist, professor of jazz double bass, director of Jazz Studies and artistic director for the Professors of Jazz at Michigan [...]

Earth Day Weekend ~ April 23, 2017

Dr. Norman Wirzba Earth Day Weekend Sunday, April 23, 2017 Transcribed I was raised by German immigrants in western Canada. Many of these folks had been living in the Blood Lands, which is the region between Germany and Russia. They were mostly farmers. After the war, of course, their lands were confiscated, which meant that [...]

Rector’s Forum: Theology, Art, and Culture – The Art of Billy Mark


Sunday at 9:00 AM May 7, 14, 21, 28 Hospitality Center Having looked at Christian iconography, the theology of Shakespeare’s final plays, and Anglican choral music, we now turn to explore the tension between theology, art and culture through Billy Mark, an award-winning, Detroit-based interdisciplinary artist. Billy Mark is a graduate of the California Institute [...]

Choir Camp for kids in grades 3-7!! Join the fun!


Do your kids like to sing? How about your grandchildren. Have them check out our Choir Camp! It will be held from August 14-18, 2017, from 9 AM-1 PM. On Wednesday, August 16 there will be an all day field trip to Cedar Point! The fee is $105 for the entire week including the Cedar [...]

Item of the month – Linens


Collecting new sheets, towels, and pillowcases for Samaritas in May!! Twin and queen size sheets, and towels (hand, bath, washcloths), are all welcome. Your donations will be delivered to Samaritas for the benefit of the refugees being resettled in our area. Thank you for supporting this worthy ministry. Please place your donations in the bins [...]

Thursday Night at the Movies ~ “LA LA LAND”

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Movie Night Musical Join us on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 in the Hospitality Center where we will show the acclaimed 2016 film, LA LA LAND. It portrays an aspiring actress and a jazz musician struggling to pursue their dreams in Los Angeles. Mike Frank will discuss the movie in the context of historical Hollywood [...]