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

Making Christ King

By Fr. Chris Harris, Associate Rector

This weekend is the Feast of Christ the King, a day in which we celebrate the rule of Christ over our lives.  It also happens to be our “In-Gathering Weekend” when we

Use the Power of Habit to Grow Closer to God

By Fr. Chris Harris, Associate Rector

In his New York Times bestselling book, “The Power of Habit,” Chalres Duhig makes the case, that if we want to make a change in our life, the

Pledges: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

By the Rev. Chris Harris, Associate Rector


Q: What is a pledge?

Practically speaking, a “pledge” is an estimate of your giving for the coming year, which in turn, fund everything we do as a faith community – from paying the

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