All are welcome to join us during our Advent season events and for our Christmas services. We are excited to share the following worship and event opportunities as we move closer towards celebrating the birth of Christ! Click any of the events listed below for additional information. Due to COVID-19, please be aware we may need to adjust any programs accordingly in adherence to any diocese or state-level mandates.

Make your Christmas Offering

There are two easy ways to make your gift and dedication this year:

  • Submit your gift online by clicking the link above, and selecting “Christmas Offering” in the drop down menu, then use the ‘memo’ line to add your dedication.
  • Mail your Christmas Offering to the church and submit your dedication online.

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz CD is on Sale!

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Listen to Christmastime favorites as an album for purchase just in time for the holidays! Available as a CD or digital download, this is the perfect gift to share with all your friends and family for years to come. Proceeds will benefit the community outreach initiatives of Christ Church Cranbrook.

Worship & Events

Advent Choral Evensong

Sundays in Dec., 5 PM | Online

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If you enjoyed the Advent Service of Lessons and Carols, Christ Church Cranbrook offers a meditative Choral Evensong each week! 

Get details for December 20

Dinner Church

Mondays, 7 PM | Online

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The early church began at the dinner table; breaking bread together while sharing our thanksgivings, hopes and prayers. Join us Monday nights in Advent as we gather virtually over zoom for some prayers, preaching and conversation. Bring your dinner! Hosted by Father Chris. More details 

Advent Saints (Adult Ed Series)

Wednesdays, 7 PM | Online

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Through charming happenstance, the Episcopal Church calendar during Advent is chock-full of peculiarly intriguing saints. In each of the four weeks of Advent, the clergy are joined by Duke Divinity School’s Dr. Lauren Winner to look at one of our Advent saints, inquiring not only into their biographies but more pointedly asking what spiritual excellences they exemplify, and how our spiritual lives might be emboldened by inviting the Advent saints to keep company with us…. More details

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz

Dec. 18, 7 PM | Online

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Joining us for our online premiere, we welcome back the Rodney Whitaker Sextet along with guest vocalist Vanessa Rubin and the Christ Church Cranbrook choir. We will invite you to donate to our partner Accent Pontiac, strengthening Pontiac’s youth and community through equitable access to intensive and consistent music making… More details

Candles, Carols & Prayer

Dec. 24 | In-Person (Outdoors)

times: 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 3:30 PM, 4 PM, 4:30 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM, 7:30 PM, 8 PM, 8:30 PM, 9 PM & 10 PM
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A short, family-friendly candlelit service featuring favorite Christmas carols. We will be observing social distancing during this service. Please RSVP: attendance is limited to 25 people.

Children's Service

Dec. 24, 4 PM | Online

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This service is for everyone, and inspired and curated for families with children and youth of all ages. Explore the journey to Bethlehem while viewing church member nativities from around the world… More details

Christmas Eve Services

Dec. 24, 7 PM & 11 PM | Online

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Come let us adore Him, as we join together online for a Christmas Eve service. With music for organ, brass, and strings and sung by the Christ Church Choir and Cranbrook Choristers. Music includes familiar carols and John Rutter’s What sweeter music.

Christmas Eve Jazz Service

Dec. 24, 9 PM | Online

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Join us for an online version of our Christmas service with music from the best of Cranbrook Christmas Jazz of the last three years.

Christmas Day Service

Dec. 25, 10 AM | Online

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Celebrate the birth of Christ on Christmas Day online, with music of organ, harp and flute.

Serve Christmas Day Dinner

Dec. 25, 11:15 - 1 PM | In-Person

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Christmas day dinner will be served to the 150 people sheltered through Lighthouse of Oakland County and 50 more at our church door to those in need! More details

Cranbrook Christmas Jazz

Dec. 25, 2 PM | Online (Re-airing)

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An encore of this year’s concert featuring Rodney Whitaker, Vanessa Rubin, and more!

Christmas Lessons & Carols

Dec. 26, 5 PM | Online

Dec. 27, 9 AM | Online

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Hear the fullness of the Christmas story again. Older children and youth of the parish will read the Scripture lessons, and. a quartet from the Christ Church Choir will lead carols and other music of the season.