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Outreach

Hope Warming Shelter Update

Early this year, we asked you to help us get new windows for Hope Warming Shelter in Pontiac. The window insulation was infested with bedbugs and the windows were terribly drafty.  You responded with joy and helped us give

Where did we experience God?

On Sunday, a group of over 30 volunteers gathered at Crossroads of Detroit, the ONLY Sunday soup kitchen in Detroit, to make and serve food for those in need. The group fed over 350 hungry people. Along with lunch,

Help us support the people of Haiti

By Rev. William J. Danaher Jr., Rector

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a brother in Christ who wanted to direct a gift of $25,000 to the people who are suffering in Haiti from the

Afghan Refugee Fund

By Rev. William J. Danaher Jr., Rector

As many of you know, Afghanistan has been going through incredible tumult, and we have thousands of refugees coming our way. I have been working with Samaritas (www.samaritas.org),

CCC Partners with First Baptist Institutional Detroit

Two Metro Detroit churches with long histories of community involvement have formed a unique partnership to provide support to already struggling Detroit neighborhoods that have also been hard hit  by the COVID-19 pandemic. Christ Church Cranbrook, located in Bloomfield

What Makes Festival Of Gifts Special?

By Kellie Herdade, Youth Minister & Outreach Coordinator

Festival of Gifts is a long-standing tradition that every member looks forwards to at Christ Church Cranbrook. But what is Festival of Gifts? This beautiful service is a reenactment of Jesus’s birth

Gratitude for our COVID-19 Response Fund

By Pastor Manisha Dostert, Senior Associate Rector

Melissa is a nurse in the Henry Ford Health system who contracted COVID-19.  She almost went on the ventilator but begged her medical team to keep her off since she was

Serving the Frontline Workers who are Serving Others

By Kristin Bogaerts

First and foremost, I would like to thank Pastor Manisha and Christ Church Cranbrook for the opportunity to provide snacks and drinks to our local frontline hospital workers.  The idea to collect snacks

Generosity in the Face of Scarcity

Christ Church Cranbrook releases $30,000 to Community Non-Profits

By Father Chris Harris, Associate Rector

Among the hardest hit during this health crisis has been those who were already the most vulnerable in our communities; those who live

Maundy Thursday Blood Drive

“On the night Jesus was betrayed…” You are invited to give blood on the day Jesus was handed over to death. Life is given to us by Jesus’s sacrifice and now you can give the gift of