Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Space Within

By Linda Truxell, Stewardship Co-Chair

Space For Grace for me means space within – space to be still, to breathe deeply, to mentally relax, and allow sacred space to open up for communion with God.
Space within can be created in

Grace-filled Welcome

By Ed Burke

One of the ministries that I so enjoy participating in is the “Welcome Ambassadors.” We are the folks with the big red “Welcome!” stickers who greet people at the door, pass out bulletins and help usher folks

Creating Safe Space…for Grace

By Sandy Smith

The COVID vaccine clinics sponsored at Christ Church Cranbrook last year brought me face to face with many forms that a sanctuary, a “Space for Grace,” can take.

Remember how eagerly the world awaited an end

Why go to church?

By The Rev. Bill Danaher

Let me begin with a confession. Before the pandemic, I spent a great deal of time exploring sites where multiple communities interacted with each other. I organized conferences and collaborated with

What’s New WITH Women’s Spirituality Group

By: Linda Ban

Open-minded • Intellectually curious • Loving, inclusive women seeking to refine their faith and become closer to God

These are but a few of the words members use to describe the Women’s Spirituality Group (WSG)

What do the Golden Acorns and Wavy Red Signify?

As we look forward to Founder’s Day this coming Sunday, discover the fascinating symbolism of our Coat of Arms by checking out a part-by-part breakdown at this link: The CCC Crest Of Arms – CCC

The History of Christ Church Cranbrook

In honor of Founder’s Day this coming Sunday, anyone unfamiliar with the unique history of the church can learn more by reading a brief summary of the church’s history, which can be found at this link: 

How a “Homeless” Man’s Legacy Gift Changed My Life

By The Rev. Chris Harris

Back in the mid-2000s, I was a practicing lawyer and a newly-minted Christian. I had stumbled upon The Episcopal Church in a gay pride parade one afternoon and after giving it a try, discovered a

1,800 Lunches Served!

By: Tim Miller

This Saturday marked a full year of Saturday Sandwich Ministry events. Over the past 12 months, approximately 50 CCC parishioners have dedicated time on one Saturday a month to prepare lunches provided for the Baldwin Center, Hope

What’s on Fiyah??

By Kisma Jordan, Program Manager of the Cranbrook Project

The Cranbrook Project is a 501(c)3 funded by a generous grant from the Erb Family Foundation. Its mission is to close the distance between our cities and suburbs as well as