“How to Make A Week Holy”

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By Pastor Manisha Holy Week. It is the one week out of the fifty-two weeks in your year that should be different. The word “holy” means to be set apart. Holy Week is the week you set apart from the rest of your weeks. Why? It is the week that Jesus, the Savior of the [...]

Composer in Residence: Philip Stopford


Sunday, May 22, 2016 Philip WJ Stopford (b. 1977) is an English sacred music choral composer and choir director. He is known for his contemporary a cappella and accompanied settings of traditional Latin and English prayers and hymns. Mr. Stopford will rehearse and work with the Christ Church Choir during his visit and will present [...]

Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry’s Sermon


Please click here to watch Bishop Curry sermon on February 21 at Christ Church Cranbrook  

Family Movie Night

Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM Before film included synchronized sound and dialogue, the organ was the champion one-man-band for providing the soundtrack. Guest organist, Stephen Warner, will start the evening with the short comedy, “The Haunted House” (1921) starring Buster Keaton, appropriate for all ages. For the feature presentation, “Nosferatu” (1922) smaller children [...]

Sunday Morning Rector’s Forum ~ Living Religion(s)


We live, as the saying goes, in interesting times. Religion, once considered a spent force in society, continues to figure in world events as a source of conflict and compassion, of violence and peace, of wounding and healing. Therefore, it is imperative for people of faith to know whereof they speak when asked to give [...]

Renew ~ Wednesday Evening at 6

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Please join us at our Wednesday mid-week service for the opportunity for each and all to draw near to God, to rest in God’s presence, and to be renewed spiritually through worship, prayer, Bible study, and fellowship. Renew is loosely modeled on the service of evensong, with simple worship music, prayers and brief study of [...]

Kirkin’ O’ the Tartan ~ Sunday, June 7 at 10 AM


  History of Kirkin’ O’ the Tartan The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan is basically North American as far as the tradition goes; yet its origins are deeply rooted in the history of the people of Scotland. In the year 563 AD, St. Columba discovered the tiny isle of Iona in Scotland and succeeded in converting [...]

The 2015 Summer Carillon Series


Welcome to our 87th at Christ Church Cranbrook Simmer Carillon Concert Series  featuring an exciting roster of carillonneurs bringing their skills to the church’s beautiful 50-bell carillon. The series runs Sundays at 4 PM., July 5th through August 9th. Margaret Pan of Toronto, Canada opens the six-program series on Independence Day weekend. An astrophysicist, this [...]

Item of the Month ~ Collecting SHOES in June!!

This month we will be collecting footwear for our brothers and sisters of the Dominican Republic which will be delivered during the Mission Trip in July. Here is what we need: School-age children and teenagers *BLACK SHOES (any size for children or teens of school age) *BLACK SNEAKERS (any size for children or teens of [...]

Rector’s Forum: Practicing the Presence of God

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Sundays at 9 AM Hospitality Center Through May 24, 2015 When we proclaim Jesus Christ as risen from the dead, we say more than that he has defeated the powers of sin, death, and the grave. We say more than that our own lives will end, like his, in resurrection. Christ’s resurrection comes with the [...]