2020 Mid-Year Report

Jesus is with us.  Jesus is in charge.

This is the two-fold message we find in the Gospel of Matthew (28:19-21):

“All authority in heaven and on earth

Surprised by Love

By Miles Dostert

As part of our series on the Fruit of the Spirit from Galatians, the youth of Christ Church Cranbrook were asked to write a short reflection or story of how they

A small thing that can help CCC in a BIG way!

By the Rev. Chris Harris, Associate Rector

Because of your generosity, Christ Church Cranbrook has funded more than $200,000 in relief efforts to help frontline workers and families hit particularly hard by the pandemic.  Next month, we will

A Happy Church – Walking and Growing in Faith

By Christa Albrecht

“It’s a happy church”, my husband said simply when we left church this morning.  Yes, it is!  With the help of our wonderful clergy, who pray with us and for us, and who teach and inspire us

How to turn your giving into a Spiritual Practice

By Father Chris Harris

Jesus reminds us that ‘where our treasure is, our heart will be also.’  Want a closer relationship with God?  Want to feel God’s presence in your life in new and deeper

Learning to Listen and Dance with our Differences

By John Keck

When I first came to Christ Church Cranbrook, I didn’t expect it to so change my life.  But it truly has.  I came here with a rather strong political perspective which I will confess, wasn’t always tolerant

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

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