Adult Education

Our task is to find ways to help the men and women of Christ Church Cranbrook, and the surrounding community, encounter the living God and grow in the knowledge and love of our Lord. To this end, Christ Church Cranbrook is committed to offering a variety of relevant, high-quality formational opportunities that are Christ-centered, Biblically-based, and faithful to Anglican Teaching and Tradition. All adults are invited . . .

To deepen your relationship with God,
To live life more fully,
To learn more about the Bible and your faith,
To connect with others on the journey,
To participate in God's transformative vision for your life

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 [...]

Meeting Jesus: Christianity as Encounter


Wednesday Evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm, January 18-June 7, 2017 (Light Dinner Provided) At its core, Christianity is about meeting Jesus. In the Bible, these meetings take center stage. To name just a few – Jesus meets two fisherman, a woman doing chores, a preacher, a rich man, a tax collector, two grieving sisters, a woman in [...]

Women’s Spirituality ~ Fridays at 12:00 PM


The Women’s Spirituality Group is a program designed to invigorate Spiritual growth and development for seekers who attend. Over the course of this program year, we will explore topics relating to Worship, Christian Theology, Scripture, Music/Art/Science, Internal Spiritual Life, Current Events on Earth and Interfaith/Ecumenical Themes. The Women’s Spirituality Group  will be studying contemplative prayer [...]

Healing Ministry ~

Order of St. Lukeindex

Greater Detroit Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician Are you interested in joining our Healing Ministry? Members of Christ Church Cranbrook Healing Ministry are embarking on a new study for induction into the Order of St. Luke. The International Order of St. Luke the Physician is made up of clergy, health [...]

Breaking the Surface: Developing a Deeper Christian Faith


What do Christians believe about Jesus? The Cross?  The Bible?  Grace?  The Gospel?  Salvation?  Service?  Ministry? Why go to church? Please join us Sunday evenings from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM ending with Evensong at 6:00 PM from February 8 through March 22 This class is geared for Newcomers, New Members and those would would [...]

The Episcopal Church in One Year – Video Series

Episcopal Traditions, Practices, and Spiritual Values Last year, we studied the Bible in One Year. This past program year, September of 2013 to June of 2014, we’ve told the Story of our Church – the Episcopal Church. This is a blend of Bible Study, Church History, Episcopal theology and spirituality, and our unique practices and traditions. Our [...]

The Rev. Scott Gunn

On Sunday, October 13, The Rev. Scott Gunn led the Episcopal Church in One Year class at the adult forum at 9:00 AM.  Scott spoke about the Daily Office and prayer.  Scott is the Executive Director of Forward Movement which publishes Forward Day by Day.  He offered his email for those who might want to [...]

Education for Ministry to be offered beginning Monday, September 17

EfM (Education for Ministry) There will be an EfM program beginning Monday, September 17 at Christ Church Cranbrook from 6:30-9:30pm Dig deeper into the Christian faith, studying the Bible, Church history and theological ideas and reflect on connecting faith with life experiences. The seminar group is the nucleus of the Education for Ministry program. A [...]

Report on 2012 Vestry Retreat

The following is Senior Warden Emery King’s report on the Vestry Retreat which took place March 2nd and 3rd.  Emery delivered his report to the congregation at last weekend’s services. Good morning, I am pleased to report to you on the Vestry retreat which took place Friday evening and for the better part of the [...]

Adult Confirmation Classes

Adult Confirmation, Reception and Reaffirmation Classes Classes will be begin Tuesday, January 15, and continue on January 29, February 12, 26, March 19, April 9, and April 23.   Interested adults are required to attend a 7-week course of instruction prior to the bishop’s visit. Confirmation Reception and Reaffirmation are three ways in which adult [...]