Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Pancakes that “Come back at ya”

By Rev. Chris Harris, Associate Rector

In a recent sermon, I mentioned how certain foods such as a family recipe can bring us back in the same way a song might — and trigger precious memories, even make

Safety & In-Person Worship

Dear Ones,

Like many others, I have been diligently watching the spread of the latest COVID-19 variants. Certainly, we are living through an incredibly fluid and complex time.

We need to find a way forward that

Special Project Committee: Campus Renovation Update July 2021

Our Campus Redevelopment Plan

Our congregation came together a few years ago to identify the needs for our campus. 

These identified needs were:  

1) Expand out multi-purpose gathering space (The Hospitality Center)

2) Expand classroom

Introducing Christ Church Cranbrook’s New Musician In Residence

We are excited to welcome Joe Balistreri, a nationally-respected organist, conductor, and liturgist, as Musician-in-Residence starting August 1. With his extensive knowledge of music from years of study at the University of Michigan and his ample experience as a

Navigating in Unprecedented Times

By Jessica Weber

As many may know, I have struggled with a disability since the age of 16. The disability affects my thinking and cognition, emotional regulation, and social circles including friendships and professional work.

With support and a great medical

Adult Confirmation will be offered Saturday June 26th

Interested in becoming an Episcopalian through the Rite of Confirmation or Reception (for those confirmed in a different denomination)?  Bishop Perry will be with us for Adult Confirmations on Saturday, June 26th at 4 pm.

Not sure

Inspiration Through Service at Sanctum House

Three years ago nearly 50 CCC members and friends gathered at a recently-opened shelter for trafficked women. The Sanctum House building stood empty for some time and the grounds were in dire need of attention. In the space of

Special Project Committee: Campus Renovation Update May 2021

What is our Campus Redevelopment?

Following a detailed study and survey of the needs of the congregation and our existing facilities, it was determined that our campus and program space at Christ Church Cranbrook required expansion to meet

The Church at Its Best

By Glynis Williams, Director of Marketing and Communications

“But what if I don’t have insurance?” Echoing through the vaccine clinic, this phrase took on a new meaning on Saturday, April 17th. It was easy for me to minimize

Sponsor a Bike!

By Rev. Chris Harris, Associate Rector 

Become a Member & Sponsor a Bike!

If you have been thinking about becoming a member of Christ Church Cranbrook, there has never been a better time! Thanks to our partnership with Micah