We will be creating several opportunities for people to gather and have some fun throughout the summer – June, July, and August – at Christ Church Cranbrook. This summer-long event is called “Finding Joy,” and we hope that you will join in on the fun!  Don’t wait!  Each event has a limited number of spots available! 


Questions? Contact any of the following people:

Upcoming Events

20's/30's Brunch

Sunday, June 26 | 12 – 2 PM | Brown Iron Brewhouse

Are you in your 20’s or 30’s and looking for community at church? We’re going to brunch in Royal Oak! Invite a friend, get to know one another, and have some fun! Have kids? Feel free to bring them along (there’s a kids menu available)!

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/brunch

Questions? Email Glynis Williams: gwilliams@christchurchcranbrook.org

Lawn Games, Fire Pit & S'mores!

Saturday, July 16 | 5 – 8 PM | Alexandra Larson’s House

All ages are welcome for an outdoor, family-friendly evening of lawn games, kids’ sandbox and activities, and roasting smores over an outdoor fire pit! Includes a heavy appetizer buffet as well as draft beer and wine for the adults. It costs $20 per person, but kids are FREE!

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/games

Questions? Email Alexandra Larson: alexandra.l.p.larson@gmail.com

Euchre Party

Thursday, July 21 | 7 PM | Jill & Scott Bednas’s House

There’s no better way to get to know one another than over a few rounds of Euchre! If you have never played the “official card game of the Midwest” don’t miss this fun evening friendly competition, food and drinks! Beginners welcome – we’ll teach you all you need to know. (Adults only)

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/euchre

Questions? Email Jill Bednas: jillbednas@comcast.net

Lakehouse BBQ & Water Fun

Saturday, July 23 | 2 – 5 PM | Middle Straits Lake

Join us for an afternoon at our house on Middle Straits Lake. We’ll have some cookout food, fellowship and drinks. Enjoy a relaxing pontoon ride around the lake, or a chance to kayak, paddle board or take a refreshing dip in our sandbottom lakefront Lido.

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/lake

Questions? Contact Joe LaVela at (973) 391-4261 or jalavela1@gmail.com (text preferred)

Afternoon Tea & Mindfulness

Sunday, July 31 | 2 – 3:30 PM | Paula Puleo-Winsky’s House

Join us for a delightful Tea party followed by a conversation about “Mindfulness” by Elizabeth Puleo Tague a certified Mindfulness teacher and practitioner through Beaumont. Elizabeth will close the tea party with a short introduction to the concept of mindfulness and then teach us a practice to help us go into the week with a greater sense of self-compassion and loving kindness.

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/tea

Questions? Email Paula Puleo-Winsky: ppuleowins@aol.com

Sunset Cruise

Thursday, August 4 | 6:30 – 9:30 PM | Long Lake

Take in the sunset while enjoying wine, beer and hors d’oeuvres with new friends on beautiful Long Lake. Dress casual. Guests welcome. Cindy White will be your guide and your host!

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/cruise

Questions? Email Cindy White: cjdwhite6@gmail.com 

Learn to Line Dance!

Friday, August 5 | 7 – 9 PM | Loretta’s Dance Boutique & Bal

Line dancing is as popular as ever and a lot of fun! A Professional Dance Instructor will lead us through the steps of some of the most popular line dances. It’s great exercise and a fun way to meet people. Snacks and wine and soft drinks provided. Singles and couples welcome!

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/dance

Questions? Email Mollie Proctor: mollieccc@gmail.com

Garden Tour & Wine Tasting

Sunday, August 7 | 6 – 9 PM | Margaret Bancroft’s House

Margaret Bancroft’s lovely home has been featured on Garden Tours in the Franklin area for years! Enjoy strolling through her garden while sampling some of her favorite wines and hors d’oeuvres. Guests welcome for what is sure to be a lovely summer evening outdoors. (This has an ’open house’ feel so no need to arrive on time.) Dress casual please.

Sign Up Here: www.ccc-info.org/garden

Questions? Email Margaret Bancroft: mbancroft361@gmail.com