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61 Grosse Pointe Blvd | Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 | 313-885-4841 | Directions
Welcome to Christ Church!
The Rev. Andrew Van CulinAs the newly installed rector of Christ Church, I am delighted to be the newest member of this very special parish. There are so many great people who make up this parish family. I look forward to the good things that we will do together to further God's kingdom in Grosse Pointe and the community that surrounds us.

As you explore our site, I think you will find that at the heart of Christ Church is a desire to bring glory to God through dynamic worship services, challenging and formative educational opportunities, and amazing acts of service that touch the lives of those in the parish family and in the metro-Detroit area.

On behalf of all the members of Christ Church, I invite you to join us for one of our weekend worship services. You will find meaningful liturgy, relevant messages, and choral music second to none. I am confident that you will find yourself grateful for the warm hospitality and welcoming spirit that makes Christ Church such a remarkable place to worship and family-like community in which to participate. And when you visit, please take a moment to introduce yourself to me. I would be delighted to meet you in person.

With Gratitude,


The Rev. Andrew Van Culin
Rector


News & Announcements


  • Summer Worship Service Times
    Through Sunday, September 13
    Saturday, 5:30pm (Rose Garden)
    Sunday 8:00am and 10:00am (Nave)

  • Summer Fun Days Monday through Thursday: Now through July 30 and Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7, 9:00 am-3pm. 1-6 Year Olds. $20/child per day. Daily activities include free play, a Bible story and activity, playground time, a snack and movie, and music time. Registration Brochure & Release Form 

  • BBQ Wednesday at Christ Church - August 26 at 6:00pm. Bring your friends of all ages and come to our outdoor BBQ.


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Upcoming Events at Christ Church


Positions Available

  • Associate For Parish Life and Christian Formation. The Rector of Christ Church Grosse Pointe seeks to appoint an Associate Priest to the senior staff. Applications are now being accepted. Learn More Below

Download PDF Documents
Associate Priest Position Description Associate Priest Search Brochure


Summer Worship Service Times
Through Sunday, September 13
Saturday, 5:30pm (Rose Garden)
Sunday 8:00am and 10:00am (Nave)

Summer Office Hours
Begin: Monday, June 29 & End: Friday, September 4.
Monday-Thursday: 9:00am to 4:00pm, Friday: 9:00am to 12 noon.


VBS Day Camp Monday, August 3 - Friday, August 7 - 9:00 am-3:00pm. 5-12 Year Olds. Arts and crafts, nature activities, games, and Bible study. Bring a daily sack lunch. (please no peanuts) $50/child, $100/max family. Sponsored by Living Water Ministries. For more information contact: Christian Hansen 313.885.4841 x104. VBS Brochure and  Release Form 

"Rebuild the Churches" Church of the Messiah, Detroit, 231 E. Grand Blvd. hosts a benefit concert Sunday, August 9, 4:00pm. $20/Person at the door (suggested). Rebuilding churches through song is a coordinated fundraising effort of regional Episcopal Churches, Ecumenical and Interfaith Friends to rebuild the seven African-American churches that have been burned this summer. All are welcome! A reception of light refreshments and fellowship follows.

Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build Saturday, August 15 & Monday, August 17 through Saturday, August 22. Only 10 minutes from here. Participate for one day or all seven, and no skills or tools are required. Must be at least 16 years old. You may register online at volunteerup.com/Login or contact Maryann DeAngelo - 313.885.4841 x107.

"Heart of Crossroads" Awards Gala Wednesday, September 9 at 6:30pm, Waterview Loft (at Port Detroit on Bates St., 1 block East of Hart Plaza) $150/Person. All are invited to this memorable evening. Enjoy spectacular views of the Ambassador Bridge and the waterfront. Ticket includes a cocktail hour, silent auction, dinner, valet parking and a brief awards program to honor those who prepare and serve a meal to the 650 or more people who depend on Crossroads every Sunday. For more information and ticket orders (by August 25) please contact: csugrue@wowway.com or call 248.644.6843.

Parents Day Out We are pleased to announce that Christ Church will begin Parents' Day Out, September 8th (Contingent on sufficient registration) Tuesday-Thursday, 8:45am-12 noon. For children 16 months to 3 years old. Non-members are welcome to register. For information and to receive a registration packet, contact: Christian Hansen 313.885.4841 x104.

Lost and Found Please check the Undercroft Lost and Found for any missing coats, gloves, umbrellas, scarves, backpacks, etc., that may belong to you. There are quite a few pieces waiting to go back home! Whatever is left over will be donated to Crossroads at the end of August.


Spirituality Center - 2015 Summer Series

Celebrating Transcendence: In Myself, In Nature, In the Vision of Justice. This series explores your connections to transcendence - to what is greater than yourself, and what lies within your very own depths.

  • Spirituality in Nature
    Thursday, August 6, 6:30-8:30pm and Friday, August 7, 9:00am-3:00pm. Miller Hall and Edsel & Eleanor Ford House. Suggested contribution: $60 (Payment based on ability to pay using a sliding scale between $60-$45). Facilitated by the Rev. Bonnie Edwards, Episcopal priest and award-winning photographer. We will explore inspiring qualities of natural creation by photographing the of the Ford Estate. Back indoors, we will edit and share our images. Bring your camera! Registration deadline: Wednesday, August 5

  • Magnificat in Selma - Remembering Jonathan Daniels in Eucharist, Video and Sacred Conversation Thursday, August 20; Eucharist: 5:30pm, Meal: 6:00pm, Video, Followed by Sacred Conversation: 6:45-8:30pm. Undercroft. Freewill Offering. August 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the violent death of Jonathan Daniels in rural Alabama. After marching on Selma, Jon later returned that summer to register voters, where he then met his death at the hands of a sheriff's deputy. Jon is remembered in the Episcopal Church Calendar of Saints. A schoolmate of his, the Rev. Judy Upham, will be present.

For more information or to register for any/all Spirituality Center workshops: Ron Spann or 313.885.4841 x 113


Crossroads Welcomes Your Donations - Clothing, Toys, and Household Items. Crossroads East at Salem Lutheran Church 21230 Moross (between Mack and I-94). Monday - Friday Drop-off hours: 9:00am-12 noon and 1:00pm-4:00pm. Please go to the parking lot behind the church. Look for the Crossroads sign on the door in the middle of the long wing and just ring the bell. Tax receipt letters are available.

Opportunities to Serve A welcoming opportunity! Serve as a warm and friendly presence as a Front Office Receptionist. We already have some wonderful and dedicated volunteers but there are days in the week that need to be filled. Or, do you like to cook? garden? Become a Greeter? We can find a perfect match for you. For many volunteer opportunities, please contact: Maryann DeAngelo at x 107.

Memorials A great way to give thanks for our loved ones is to make an altar flower contribution in their name. The suggested contribution is $60. Contact Maryann DeAngelo to schedule a memorial.

Reserving Space for an Event In an effort to ensure that events are planned well in advance, and to eliminate scheduling conflicts, requests for room reservations must be received at least 21 days in advance of the event. Submitted forms are reviewed at the weekly staff meeting. You will be notified within 24 hours after a decision has been made. You can complete a "green" sheet HERE.

Pastoral Care Visits If you know of individuals that are housebound or in need of pastoral visits, please contact MaryAnn DeAngelo in the church office at 313.885.4841 ext. 107.

Alzheimer's Support Group All who are coping with the challenges of Alzheimer's disease and dementia are welcome to attend this group at any time to find comfort and practical help. The group meets every third Thursday in the Undercroft.



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Summer Worship Schedule
Through Sunday, September 13


Saturday | Rose Garden

5:30 pm



Sunday | Nave

8:00am

10:00am


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