For children 3 years old to 3rd grade
A time for parents, grandparents, and the children to sing and read the stories of the Faith with the Cathedral clergy.
January 22 & 29
February 5, 12 & 19
Sundays, Jan. 25 & Feb. 1
The Christ Church Vestry is responsible for the lay leadership of our parish, and for deciding how our financial gifts will be utilized. The Annual Parish Meeting will begin on January 25 at 9:30am with an introduction of the nominees, and will conclude on February 1 at 10:45am. Voting stations will be open on both Sundays. Click HERE to learn more. Click HERE to learn about the nominees.
Sunday, February 1, 4pm
International concert organist Lynne Davis will perform at the Cathedral on February 1, 2015. Designated a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Ms. Davis lived for some 30 years in France. She and her late husband, Pierre Firmin-Didot, were instrumental in organizing the famous 1992 exhibition and recording of Les Orgues de Paris (The Organs of Paris). The concert is jointly presented by Christ Church Cathedral and the Nashville chapter of the American Guild of Organists. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. Click HERE to learn more.
Sunday, February 8, 3pm
A forum with Nashville mayoral candidates will be held at Christ Church Cathedral. The forum will begin with candidates' responses to a prompt from the forum steering committee. Candidates will then be asked pre-selected questions submitted by forum attendees. Following adjournment, candidates will be available for 30 minutes for individual or small group conversation and follow-up. Participating candidates include at-large Metro Council member Megan Barry, attorney Charles Robert Bone, auto dealer Kenneth Eaton, former Metro School Board chairman David Fox, real estate developer Bill Freeman, charter school founder Jeremy Kane, and businesswoman Linda Eskind Rebrovik. Click HERE to learn more.
February 13-15, 2015
Discipleship in a Sick Society
Dr. Ellen Davis will examine Matthew's Gospel, with its particular emphasis on the life of discipleship, against the background of the challenges faced by Jewish Christians in the Greco-Roman world. This was a world in some way like our own, characterized by acute social inequities, violence, militarism, and hunger, both physical and spiritual. Reservations are required. Click HERE to learn more and to make reservations.
Sunday, February 22, 3:30pm
Organ Concert: 3:30pm
Elizabeth Smith, Accompanist for the Nashville Symphony Chorus
Solemn Choral Evensong with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament: 4:00pm
Sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Dr. Michael Velting, Canon for Music; Jon Johnson, Associate Organist & Choirmaster, organ.
February 23-27, 8:30am-4:30pm
Iconographer Theresa Harrison will reprise her popular icon-writing workshop. Beginners are welcome and artistic ability is not a prerequisite, as icon writing is less a creative process and more an attempt to reveal a spiritual reality. Click HERE to learn more.
Wednesdays, Feb. 25 - March 25, 6:30pm
The Instrument for Telling God's Story: Flannery O'Connor's Vision for the Writer
Victor Judge will lead an exploration of three of Flannery O'Connor's short stories in order to construct her "theology of writing as an incarnational art." Click HERE to learn more.
Dinner: 5:30pm. Suggested donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children. Reservations are required by 4pm on Monday of each week. Please call Marti Lawson at the church office, 615.255.7729.
February 27-March 1, 2015
Stress Less, Love Better: Discovering How Anxiety Shapes Our Roles and Relationships
Plan now to attend the 2015 Women's Retreat in beautiful Montgomery Bell State Park, for fellowship, relaxation and fun! Sessions will be led by Dr. Elizabeth Zagatta-Allison. Registration is open and the space is limited, so please sign up ASAP! Sign up online HERE. Click HERE to learn more, or contact Becca Ingle, Susie Ries, or Glenda Chambers. Click HERE to download the brochure.
in Happenings and The Cornerstone
The Happenings e-newsletter provides weekly updates on Christ Church Cathedral events. Click HERE to see this week's Happenings. To sign up to receive Happenings, click HERE.
Christ Church Cathedral also publishes a quarterly magazine, The Cornerstone. To view the latest issue, click HERE.
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.
Begins Sunday, January 18, 9:45am
This Sunday school class will introduce parishioners to the religion and culture of Islam. Daniel Schafer, professor of history at Belmont University, will serve as instructor for the course. Participants are asked to purchase An Introduction to Islam by David Waines (second edition, Cambridge University Press, 2003). Click HERE to learn more.
Please welcome our new seminarian, BJ Heyboer. She is a postulant for the priesthood from the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan, and is currently a middler at The School of Theology at the University of the South. Click HERE to learn more.
November 25 - January 31
Ms. Cheap's Penny Drive benefits Second Harvest. Pick up a can from the Cathedral reception desk or at any Avenue Bank branch to collect change and bills through the holidays to help feed the hungry. Your participation is much appreciated.
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.
Thursdays, November-April, 5pm
The Cathedral's Room in the Inn ministry needs volunteer innkeepers on Thursday nights from November through March. New volunteers will be paired with experienced innkeepers and will stay overnight with guests about once a month. If you are interested in ministering to homeless men this winter, please contact David Morton or John Lavey to learn more or to sign up. Click HERE to learn more.
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 Lyle McLevain to learn more, or ask for her when you arrive.
For information about the Education programs at the Cathedral, click HERE.
Sunday, January 25
"Origins of Life in the Universe: Physical Perspective"
Led by Dr. Keivan Stassun
"Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening", by Cynthia Bourgeault
Third Sunday after the Epiphany
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Lectionary readings: Click HERE
Holy Eucharist, Rite I
Location: The Nave
Celebrant & Preacher: The Rev. Canon Joshua M. Caler
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Location: The Nave
Celebrant: The Very Rev. Timothy E. Kimbrough
Preacher: The Rev. Canon Joshua M. Caler
For the Choral Repertoire for the current season, click HERE.
Monday through Friday 7:15am
Morning Prayer, Rite II
Monday through Friday 12:15pm
Holy Eucharist, Rite II
Click HERE to learn more about Centering Prayer.
Location: Lower level in Atrium 4
If you would like to learn more about Christ Church Cathedral, please click HERE.