Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Something for Singles!

Meeting and connecting with new friends is never easy — particularly now in this post-COVID age where we are still getting used to mixing and mingling again.  So why not join us for a perfect way to meet others

Finding Joy in Community

By Chris Harris

After more than two years of on-again, off-again pandemic-fueled isolation, it’s time to have some fun again – and that means gathering! As wonderful as our online offerings are, and as helpful as social media can be

Reconciling Faith & Family: Tim’s Story

As we celebrate Pride Month and get ready for our Love Wins Movie Night: For the Bible Tells Me So (this Thursday, June 23 at 6:30 PM in the Guild Hall), we’re inviting members of Christ Church Cranbrook

Comings and Goings in the Music Department

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music and Organist


Kate Bublitz has been the Director of the St. Francis Choir since 2012, after serving as a Staff Singer in the Christ Church Choir. She brought an entire career’s worth of music

Celebrating Female Composers

Celebrating Female Composers:
A recording project with the Christ Church Choir

By Christopher Wells, Director of Music and Organist

The culmination of several years of rehearsals, preparation, practice, and study, is a three-day series of recording sessions in the church (June 13-15).

St. Dunstan’s Organ Celebrations

By Christopher Wells, Joe Balistreri, and Christa Albrecht

We celebrated the wonderful new organ in St. Dunstan’s last week and weekend. We give thanks to Simon Couture, Alain Goneau, Jens Peterson, and the entire crew at Casavant for their craftsmanship and

Do you know your Spiritual Gifts?

By Rev. Chris Harris


Pentecost is coming on June 4!

Pentecost commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the followers of Jesus as recorded in the Book of Acts. (Acts 2:1–31) The annual

Why offer a class on Bible & Cinema?

By Don Warwick

The Journey from Courtroom to Seminary – and back!

I am an attorney, representing major hospital systems and physicians. I’ve spent my professional life, arguing in courtrooms. But if I am being completely honest

Mission Update from Ukraine

Tomorrow, our mission team will be leaving the supplies we’re providing in Ukraine including hygiene products, food, medical supplies, and more. Tomorrow is also the day a group of 19 children and 14 mothers will evacuate from the hospital.

What A Difference 4 Years Makes!

By Tim Miller

In May of 2018, we first arrived at the recently-founded Sanctum House residence. While the building itself was in relatively good shape, the grounds looked pretty sad, to say the least. What little