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Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Advent at Home

By Kate Bell, Director of Children’s Ministries

Religious Diversity Journey is an experience that 7th graders in our community have a choice to participate in. Throughout the school year, they visit several houses of worship and learn the “basics”

Discovering Christ in the Strange and Familiar

By the Reverend Imogen Rhodenhiser, Associate Rector

This past weekend, I found myself in Augusta, Georgia to attend the ordination of a beloved friend. We gathered around many tables to feast and speak with old friends of Amy’s and

Leading by Listening: the Next 90 Years at Christ Church Cranbrook

By The Reverend Canon Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

Christ Church Cranbrook is thriving and growing.  Each month, we welcome new families and members. Our ministries are vibrant. Our worship services are joyful. Our

Stay Ahead of Urinary Tract Infections

By Susan Varbedian Lucken, R.N., B.S.N.

Urinary tract infections, or UTI’s, are responsible for nearly 10 million healthcare visits each year. A UTI is an infection in any part of your uri-nary system-your kidneys, ureters, bladder and

Seeing into the Future

By The Reverend Manisha Dostert, Senior Associate Rector

Then afterward I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.

What does it mean to be a Saint?

By The Reverend Canon Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

23 years ago, when I was in the ordination process, I learned to say the Eucharist from Father Bill Penny, an older priest I worked with one summer.

Where did you see God Today?

by Kate Bell, Director of Children’s Ministries

We have been blessed with a dynamic and growing Children’s Ministry led by Kate Bell. I asked Kate to share a bit about her ministry to children and how our financial support

How to Participate in This Weekend’s In-Gathering

(Everything you ever wanted to know about pledging, but were afraid to ask!)

by the Reverend Chris Harris, Associate Rector

Today we mark the culmination of our Annual Stewardship Campaign with a celebratory procession, rich in symbolism

Metro Detroit Clergy, Churches to Benefit From Lilly Endowment Grant

Bloomfield Hills, MI, Oct. 1, 2018—Christ Church Cranbrook (CCC) has received a five-year grant of $579,475 to re-establish the Institute for Advanced Pastoral Studies with its partner congregation, Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, located in Detroit. It is part of

What to Know about Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis ( DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE ) are often under diagnosed and serious but preventable medical conditions. DVT is a medical condition that occurs when a blood clot forms in a deep vein. These clots