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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


  • Easter Lessons & Carols Sunday, May 3 at 4:30pm. Choir of Men and Girls. A service of readings and music celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord. Pre-service organ recital at 4pm.

  • Choral Evensong - Sunday May 10 at 4:30pm. Free and open to the public. A reception follows.

  • 2015 Antiques Design & Garden Show
    The Only Antiques, Garden & Design Show in
    Metro Detroit - May 28 - May 31

    View The Show Website to learn more
    and purchase tickets.


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Upcoming Events at Christ Church


Position 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


Crossroads Day of Service Sunday, May 3, 8:30-11:30am to prepare, 11:30am - 3:00pm to serve. We will be preparing and serving lunch at Crossroads. To volunteer, contact: Ted Hagan

2015 Antiques Design & Garden Show

View The Show Website to learn more & purchase tickets

  • Guest Speakers
    Markham Roberts, Interior Designer; Author of Decorating the Way I See It. Lecture and Book Signing - Friday, May 29 at 10am.
    Renny Reynolds, Landscape Architect; Author of Hortulus Farm: The story of an American Garden. Lecture - Saturday, May 30 at 1pm.

    Show Schedule
  • Thursday, May 28
    Preview party and Silent Auction: 7-10pm
  • Friday, May 29
    Show hours: 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, May 30
    Show hours: 10am-5pm
    Young Collectors reception and tour: 6-8pm
  • Sunday, May 31
    Show hours: 11:30am-5pm


Music at Christ Church Grosse Pointe
Feel the spirit of classical music sung to the glory of God

Join us for another extraordinary season of Music at Christ Church.
View the 2014-15 schedule

Easter Lessons & Carols Sunday, May 3 at 4:30pm. Choir of Men and Girls. A service of readings and music celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord. Pre-service organ recital at 4pm.

Feast of the Ascension Thursday, May 14 at 7pm. Choir of Men and Boys. Solemn Holy Eucharist celebrating the ascension of Jesus to heaven.

Mass in B minor – J. S. Bach Sunday, May 17 at 4:30pm. Christ Church Chorale, Soloists, and Orchestra. Tickets: $20

Festival Eucharist Sunday, May 31 at 10am. Combined Choirs of Christ Church. Featuring Mozart’s Mass in C Major, "Trinitatis," K. 167.

Choral Evensong - Sundays at 4:30pm. The choirs offer sung prayers to God on behalf of the people of God. Free and open to the public. A reception follows the service.

  • May 10 — Boy Choristers
  • May 30 — Special Alumni Evensong - Saturday, 4:30pm. Sung by current & former choristers of the Christ Church Choirs.
  • June 7 — Combined Choirs with Valediction of Choristers. Pre-evensong organ recital at 4pm.

2014-2015 Program Year Our new season of Christian Formation programming has begun with Sunday School and the Rector's Forums running from 10:10 to 11am and many additional opportunities for Christian Education, Worship, Stewardship and Outreach throughout week. Read the letter from Fr. Drew

    Rector's Forums are offered on Sunday mornings, 10:10 to 11am in the Undercroft (September through May) as an opportunity to live into our commitment to the lifelong process of Christian Formation. All are welcome and encouraged to attend so that we might grow in relationship with God and one another.
    View the 2014-2015 Schedule

    Wednesdays at Christ Church Wednesdays at Christ Church provide an evening of fellowship, prayer, and learning to nourish your soul and deepen your faith. Programs for all ages are available. Childcare is open from 4:00 – 9:00pm on Wednesdays in the Nursery Room for all ages

    October 1 through May 13
    5:00 pm – Evening Prayer
    5:30 pm – Holy Eucharist
    6:00 pm – Community Dinner
    6:30 pm – Adult and Youth Formation Classes

    The Catechumenate: Forming Disciples in Christ Wednesdays, October 1 through May 13 - 6:30pm in the Undercroft. Lead by: Fr. Drew and the Clergy of Christ Church. The Catechumenate is an intensive 26-week class for adults offering formation in the basics of Christian faith and practice in the context of the Anglican tradition. Learn More

    Newcomers' Class Sundays, 10:10-11:00am Are you new to Christ Church and do you want to know more? Are you interested in joining the Christ Church community? This 3-session class, offered in the fall and spring, will provide a brief introduction to life at Christ Church. Learn More


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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Worship Schedule


Worship Schedule
September 14 through May 17

Saturday Service - Church nave

5:30 pm - Holy Eucharist (said)

Sunday Services - Church nave

  • 8:00 am - Holy Eucharist (said)
  • 9:00 am - Holy Eucharist (sung with Choir)
  • 11:15 am - Choral service of Holy Eucharist (sung with Choir)
  • 4:30 pm - Special Services & Concerts Schedule

Weekday Services - St. Margaret’s Chapel

8:30 am - Morning Prayer
5:00 pm - Evening Prayer
5:30 pm - The Holy Eucharist

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