Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

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

Where is Your Home Church?

by Jennifer Morse, Parishioner

One of the great blessings for us over the past year has been the chance to minister to Christopher and Jennifer Morse. Sadly, Christopher passed away last July, and Jennifer recently gave an incredibly generous

Why Pledge Season is so Vital to our Faith

By the Reverend Manisha Dostert, Senior Associate Rector

Ah, October.  A wonderful month replete with fall leaves, cider mills and donuts, tailgating, halloween candy.  And pledge cards.

The pledge campaign is one of the most wonderful

The Next Ninety Years

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

When we look to the past, we tend to see monuments rather than movements. We tend to think that what has happened was always meant to be. We