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What are the Challenges of our Existing Space

By Father Chris Harris, Associate Rector and Jill Bednas, Minister of Growth and Engagement 

Church development professionals tell us that one of the primary reasons people come to church is to find a sense of community – a

The Past Three Months and the Past Three Years

By Imogen Rhodenhiser, Associate Rector 

This past April, I presented my spiritual autobiography as part of our Lenten Wednesday night series. At one point during it, I reflected on my relationship with my spouse, Giles, and wrote, “n our

Why I Volunteered for From Our Founding to Our Future

By Marc Robinson, Campaign Leadership Committee Co-chair

When Father Bill asked me to serve as a co-chair of the From Our Founding to Our Future capital campaign, I hesitated.  I would be traveling, I already serve on a couple

Growing in Faith to Help our Future

By Mollie Proctor, Campaign Leadership Committee Co-chair

I vividly remember my visits as a child to Christ Church Cranbrook with my grandparents. It was a special weekend when I could spend the night at their house in the “blue

Healing Your Heart, Healing Your Mind

By Amy Ryberg, Healing Prayer Ministry member, and Pastor Manisha Dostert

Each week in our lives brings unexpected experiences and events and each Sunday, there are prayer ministers who will help you pray for whatever is on your heart and

A Huge Thank You

When life is: unfair, scary, changes, sad, good and busy, God is GOOD! And wow, have we been BUSY! The preparation and implementation of Vacation Bible School was EPIC! Thank you God! This past week, all the work and preparation

Visioning Our Future: Christian Education

By Mother Imogen Rhodenhiser, Associate Rector

One of my favorite, hidden treasures at Christ Church Cranbrook is an engraving in the stones high above the Library Door which reads, “Teach us what we shall do unto the child that shall

Translucent: Re-Examining Faith in the Trans* Community

Excerpts from Between the Line’s “Trans, Religious, Thriving” by Eve Kucharski

As a faith leader, the Rev. Kate Malin, Rector of Christ’s Church in Rye, New York, wears a variety of hats: teacher, theologian, preacher. She is used to giving informed

NOW IS THE TIME: CCC CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

by Tom Booth, Artworks Committee and Buildings & Grounds Committee member

Christ Church Cranbrook is our church, however, many of you will agree that CCC is much more.  For decades, the church has been our family’s spiritual and community

CCC Vacation Bible School!

By Mother Imogen Rhodenhiser | Associate Rector

For many of us at CCC, the climax of the Program Year comes in June, when school lets out and we arrive at church on Monday morning ready for Vacation Bible School! At VBS