to Christ Church Cathedral

The official seat for the Bishop of the Diocese of Tennessee and the gathering place for Prayer Book minded Christians across Middle Tennessee. Our Dean has called us to the task of "bringing the heart of Christ into the heart of the city" by faithful proclamation of the Gospel, service to the poor, the life of prayer, the creative pursuit of the Spirit's imagination, and the joy of Christian fellowship. Come take up this mission with us!

Click HERE to learn more.

Parish Choir Sunday

Sunday, August 9, 9am

Plan to come and join us for Parish Choir Sunday. If you are interested in singing in the Parish Choir, please contact Michael Velting. We will meet at 9am in the choir room for rehearsal and sing at the 10am Liturgy. Membership is open to everyone and we're always looking for more singers. We'd love to have you join us. 

69th Annual Laymen's Conference

August 14-16

All men are invited to "come to the mountain for renewal, refreshment, and reflection". The conference will be held at at DuBose Conference Center, Monteagle.  Featured speakers include Rev. Ian Morgan Cron, Dr. Jim Bailey, and Rev. Charles Maynard. Activities will include a BBQ cooking contest, bluegrass jam, choir, biking, fishing, golf, and more. Click HERE to learn more or to register. 

Contemplative Outreach Annual Gathering

August 15, 2015

The 9th Annual Gathering of Contemplative Outreach of Middle Tennessee will be held on Saturday, August 15, from 9:00-2:30 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 9100 Crockett Rd, Brentwood TN. The keynote speaker will be Gail Fitzpatrick-Hopler, Executive  Director. Reservations are required. Cost is $35 until August 8, and $45 after August 8. Refreshments and lunch are included. Click HERE to register.

Men's Breakfast

Tuesday, August 18, 7am

All men are welcome! Suggested donation is $5. Please RSVP by calling the church office, 615.255.7729 or click HERE. Deadline is Sunday, August 16. 

Hands of Mercy Event - Nashville Food Project

August 22, 9am-12pm

"Hands of Mercy" events are one-time opportunities for members of the Cathedral congregation to serve and benefit a worthy institution supported by the Cathedral. The next Hands of Mercy event will be August 22, 2015, at the Nashville Food Project, located on the campus of Woodmont Christian Church at 3605 Hillsboro Pike. Click HERE to learn more.

Parish Weekend Away

August 28-30

"Here begins the wonderful story of Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God." (Mark 1:1) Come hear and experience the rest of the story by sharing the weekend with your family and friends. Special guest and professional storyteller, Michael Williams, will join us and perhaps tell a story or two. Click HERE to learn more and to register.

Chorister Retreat

September 11 & 12

The Cathedral Choristers will kick off the year with the annual Chorister Retreat on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12, at the DuBose Conference Center in Monteagle. This retreat is for current and prospective Choristers and their families.
Click HERE for general information about the retreat.
Click HERE for Chorister Enrollment Form.
Click HERE for Retreat Registration Form.

Breaking Bread at 6

Begins October 18, 6pm

This fall, the Cathedral will add a fourth Sunday Liturgy, gathering in the evening. Watch for more details over the summer and begin spreading the word!
Informal worship in the tradition of Common Prayer.
Hymns accompanied by local musicians.
Come as you are. Come with a friend.
All are welcome!


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Christ Church Cathedral also publishes a quarterly magazine, The Cornerstone. To view the latest issue, click HERE.


Sunday, August 30

The next opportunity for Baptism will be Sunday, August 30, at the 8am and 10am Liturgies. If you or your child would like to be baptized, please contact the Rev. Canon Joshua Caler.

Catechesis Teacher Training - Level I

Begins September 12

This course will cover the presentations that are offered to 3-6 year olds to encourage their faith life through prayer, liturgy and the Bible. Adults of all ages are welcome to attend for their own spiritual growth. Childcare and meals will be offered for all classes. There is a nominal charge for meals and a $35 registration fee for Cathedral parishioners. Click HERE to learn more, or HERE to register. Please contact Becky Rochford for more information.

Bible Study

Wednesdays, 11am

The Bible Study is reading the book of Acts. Join us as we read, question, and debate. We discuss one chapter per week, and no other preparation is necessary. Feel free to drop in at 11am Wednesdays in the Wheeler Room.

Young Adults Brunch

Second Sunday of Each Month

The Young Adults will meet for brunch on the 2nd Sunday of each month following the 11am liturgy. Visit the Young Adults Facebook page for details.

Church In The Yard (CITY)

First Sunday of each month, 2pm

On the first Sunday of every month Christ Church Cathedral serves a meal to the hungry in the parish hall of Holy Trinity Church, 615 6th Ave. S. You are invited to assist in this servant ministry. Please contact  Anna Masi to learn more.

Annual Report

The 2014 Annual Report is now available. Click HERE to view.

Support the Cathedral

Pledge or make a one time gift online

Please prayerfully consider how you might help support the Cathedral financially in 2015. You may click on the button below to make your pledge online or to make an online donation. For more information about the 2015 stewardship campaign, click HERE

Links of Interest

For information about the Education programs at the Cathedral, click HERE.

Christian Education classes will resume on Sunday, September 13.


On the Cathedral Webcast

Click HERE to watch the current webcast
The Cathedral Webcast is live for the Sunday Morning Holy Eucharist and for other events as indicated with the YouTube logo in the schedule below. Click HERE for the current webcast or click HERE for all recent Cathedral webcasts. We also have a weekly audio Sermon Podcast available. For more information, click HERE.

Sunday Liturgies

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, August 9, 2015

Lectionary readings: Click HERE

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Location: The Nave
Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev. Canon Joshua M. Caler

10:00am* This event will be webcast LIVE on
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Location: The Nave
Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev. Canon Joshua M. Caler

* Childcare provided.

Choral Repertoire

For the Choral Repertoire for the current season, click HERE.

Weekday Liturgies

Monday through Thursday 7:15am
Morning Prayer, Rite II
Location: Chapel

Monday through Thursday 12:15pm
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Location: Chapel

Centering Prayer

Click HERE to learn more about Centering Prayer.

Tuesday 5:30pm
Location: Chapel

Thursday 12:15pm
Location: Lower level in Atrium 4

If you would like to learn more about Christ Church Cathedral, please click HERE.


Episcopal Diocese of TN

Christ Church is the Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee which is a Diocese of The Episcopal Church (TEC), a province of the Worldwide Anglican Communion.