Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Spiritual Autobiography Begins March 13

By The Rev Chris Harris

I will never forget what a long -time member of the church said to me after I invited her to the adult formation series we call, “Spiritual Autobiography.”  She shook her head and said,

The 2019 Sacred Jazz Concert | March 1st 2019 at 7pm

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music

The 2018 Sacred Concert, featuring music by Duke Ellingington, was an epic success! How could be top that in 2019? We are pairing up this year again with The Christ Church Choir, Rodney Whitaker,

Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

By Gary Dorrien, Reinbold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary

My latest book stands on its own and fulfills my longtime desire to see someone—eventually, me—give the black social gospel tradition its due recognition. The founding of


By Steven Huprich, Junior Warden and Pastoral Care Committee Member

“Death escapes no one.”

These were the words of Imam Steve Mustapha El Turk to my Death and Dying class a few years ago. A week earlier, Father Bill offered a

Be wary of Heart Valve Disease this February

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

February is American Heart month, so it is only appropriate that we discuss the topic of heart valve disease. In heart valve disease, one or more of the valves in

WANTED: Adults who LOVE God, Bible Stories and Kids!

By Kate Bell Director of Children’s Ministry.

A question that people like to ask me is, “Why are you in children’s ministry?” My first answer is, “God called, and it feels like this is

The Next 90 Years at Christ Church Canbrook

As we celebrated the 90th anniversary of our founding in 2018, I am delighted and overjoyed to report that we continue to grow and thrive as a congregation. To give only a few examples: Over the past

Dr. Keith Dye’s Thoughts on The Black Manifesto

By The Reverend Anthony Estes, Deacon & Director of Digital Communications

Professor and author Keith Dye will present during the Sunday Forum on January 20th at 9:00 am in the Hospitality Center. Doctor

Hypothyroidism vs Hyperthyroidism

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

According to the Cleveland Clinic, about 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. People of all ages and races can get thyroid disease. However, women are 5-8 times

Running by Faith in the Light of Epiphany

By the Reverend Imogen Rhodenhiser

I’ve recently become the unlikely participant in something called a “running camp.” Each person receives their own training plan which covers the next (goodness gracious) five months, with the