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.

Weekend with Wendell Berry & Friends

Friday & Saturday, May 2 & 3

Wendell Berry, the renowned novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic and farmer, will make a rare public appearance in Nashville. On Friday evening he will be the featured guest at a ticketed benefit for Siloam Family Health Center. Click HERE to learn more and to purchase tickets. On Saturday, May 3, he will participate in a morning conference at St. George's Episcopal Church featuring Norman Wirzba and Ellen Davis. Click HERE to learn more. 

First Friday

Friday, March 2, 6pm

Bodies: This First Friday will incorporate scenes from Wim Winder's Pina to focus our attention on bodies in motion as we meditate on the grace, spirituality, and beauty of the  body. Click HERE to learn more. A reception will follow the Liturgy.

Eastertide Choral Evensong and Organ Concert

Sunday, May 18, 4:00pm

Sung by the Cathedral Choir, under the direction of Dr. Michael Velting, Canon for Music.
Elizabeth Smith, organ
Preceded by an organ concert by Crista Miller, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX at 3:30pm.
A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.

Parish Weekend Away

August 22-24

Save the Date! Plan to experience the presence of Christ in your life through the joy of sharing with family and friends. Parish Weekend Away will again be held at NaCoMe Conference Center. Click HERE to download a flyer. Contact Tara Steffen to learn more.

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The latest information on Cathedral events is located HERE from the Happenings email blast. To sign up for Happenings, click HERE. The quarterly newsletter, The Cornerstone, is available HERE.

Annual Report

A preliminary draft of the 2013 Annual Report is now available. Click HERE to view.

Flowering of the Cross

Easter Sunday, April 20

On Easter morning a large wooden cross will be placed at the top of the access ramp on the west side of the Cathedral. You are invited to bring flowers when you come to worship on Easter Day. Please place them on the cross and watch the cross grow flush with the colors of God's creation!

Garden Project

This summer, the Cathedral will pilot a vegetable gardening project with a goal of producing fresh produce to donate to partner ministries. This project is made possible by a generous grant from the Environmental Ministry of Province IV of the Episcopal Church. Click HERE to learn more.

The Rev. H. Jacoba Hurst

Canon Manning has begun a three month sabbatical and three weeks of vacation. While she is away, Fr. Hurst has been brought on board to assist the Dean and the Curate in matters of pastoral care as well as being responsible for the Tuesday and Wednesday 12:15pm celebrations of the Holy Eucharist. Click HERE to learn more.

Bible Study

Wednesdays, 11am-12pm

The clergy will meet on Wednesdays with all those who wish to continue the conversation begun during the Bible Challenge. New participants are welcome. We will be exploring the Apocrypha. These writings were composed later than the canonical books of the Hebrew Bible and before the books of the New Testament.
Click HERE for the readings schedule.

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 Stacey Nebel to learn more, or ask for her when you arrive.

Support the Cathedral

Pledge or make a one time gift online

Please prayerfully consider how you might help support the Cathedral financially in 2014. You may click on the button below to make your pledge online or to make an online donation. For more information about the 2014 stewardship campaign, click HERE.

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

Sunday, April 20

Will not meet.

Faith & Family Matters
Will not meet.

Centering Prayer:
Will not meet.


On the Cathedral Webcast

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The Cathedral Webcast is live each Sunday morning at 11:00am for the Holy Eucharist and at other times for special events. Click HERE to watch or go to

Sunday Liturgies

Second Sunday of Easter
Sunday, April 27, 2014

Lectionary readings: Click HERE

Holy Eucharist, Rite I

Location: The Nave
Celebrant: The Rev. Joshua M. Caler, Curate
Preacher: Gary Eichelberger, Seminarian

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Location: The Nave 
Celebrant: The Rev. Joshua M. Caler, Curate
Preacher: Gary Eichelberger, Seminarian

11:00am* This event will be webcast LIVE on
Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Location: The Nave
Celebrant: The Rev. Joshua M. Caler, Curate
Preacher: Gary Eichelberger, Seminarian

*Childcare provided

Choral Repertoire

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

Weekday Liturgies

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

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

Centering Prayer

Sunday 9:30am
Location: Chapel

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.