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We are very glad that you are with us, at least virtually at this point!  We hope that  you will find what you are looking for and will join us in person soon!  This page is meant to make that an easy and pleasant transition.

Welcome to Christ Church Cranbrook! Whether you are looking for a new church home or just curious about what CCC has to offer, our doors are open to you. We invite you to explore the variety of our worship, fellowship, and education opportunities, as well as our many remarkable programs. Whether you are new to Christ Church Cranbrook or have been attending for years, we would like to offer you the opportunity to experience our deep and rich community life. We hope you will find that getting involved in our parish community deepens your spiritual journey and provides you with a sense of belonging among God’s people.

Come join us as we explore our spiritual journey  and deepen our relationship with God and one another, and discover living fuller and more compassionate lives.

We encourage you to fill out a welcome card found in the pews so that a member of our welcoming committee may welcome you.

Our Services

Weekends

All of our weekend services have the Holy Eucharist.

Our 5:00 PM service on Saturdays is Rite II, which is a more modern service with updated language and more options for prayers, including the prayers of the people.

The 8:00 AM service on Sundays is Rite I, which is more traditional  language  using words such as “thee” and “thou”.

The 10:00 AM service on Sunday is Rite II, there is a choir on all Sundays from September to June

Our Sunday 6:00 PM service is an Evensong service and on the first Sunday of each month we offer Choral Evensong.

During the Week

Monday, Tuesday Thursday and Friday

Morning Prayer Service is a prayerful, intentional way to begin your day.  We begin at 8:30 AM and are done by 8:50 AM.

Wednesday Morning Eucharist

Our Wednesday morning Eucharist is at 8:30 AM and is preceded by Bible Study at 7:30 AM.

Wednesday Evening Renew
This 30 minute service begins at 6:00 PM and is followed by a light meal and discussion. This service runs from September through May.

 

Children and Church:
Children are always welcome in church.  We offer Sunday school for children ages 4 to 5th grade during the 10:00 AM service. The children begin their Sunday morning at 10:00 AM in the Hospitality Center on the second level (South Entrance by the playground) with their own chapel service.  They sit in groups with other children in their class, take part in the interactive service and then go to their classrooms with their teachers.  There will always be someone to greet you and your child (ren) and help you find the appropriate place to sit.  Parents may stay with their children through the Children’s Chapel and the proceed upstairs to the “Big Church” or you may drop your child off and go straight to church – whatever is most comfortable for you and your family is the way to go.  The children join their parent(s) in the “Big Church” at the Peace and for Communion.

Youth (6th through 12th Grades):
Middle School students meet a t 9 AM in Room 201. High School students have various activities throughout the year.

Child Care:
We offer a loving nursery for children three and under with a pager system in case the parents are needed.

Coffee Hour:
After the 10:00 AM service, we gather in the Guild Hall  or under the event tent (depending on the weather!) and enjoy, coffee, lemonade,  and treats.  Just follow the crowd to Coffee Hour and talk and connect and nibble!

 

 Vocabulary

No, there will not be a vocabulary test but if you’re curious about what a nave, sacristy or an alb are, click HERE.

Directions

Click the HERE for directions and for a map.

Parking

Handicap accessible parking is available  on the street in front of the church and in the South Entrance parking lot.

Regular parking is available in the main parking lot on Church Road, just south of Lone Pine Road and west of the church.

 

Staff

Information about our staff is available HERE .  Most staff may be reached by email by using the first initial of the first name followed by their last name with the suffix @christchurchcranbrook.org .  For example: Peggy Dahlberg’s email is: pdahlberg@christchurchcranbrook.org

The Church Phone number is 248-644-5210.  We attempt to answer the phone during business hours.  There will be times when no one is available to answer the phone.  In this event, a recording will come on with extensions for the staff.

If you – or someone you know- needs the ministry of a clergy person (sickness, death, crisis or someone to talk to through a decision), call the parish office at any hour.  You may leave a private message on voice mail; or, for emergencies only after office hours, our answering service will contact the clergy person on call, who will call you as soon as possible.  The emergency phone number is 248-858-5910.

Business Hours

The church is open for prayer and meditation  Sunday through Thursday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM; Friday from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM and Saturday from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

The office hours are as follows:

Monday through Thursday – 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Friday – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The offices are closed on Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

During the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day), the office hours are as follows:

Monday through Thursday – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Friday –  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The offices are closed on Saturday, Sunday and holidays.