Fall Sunday Morning Christian Formation Information


9:45-10:45 A.M.


Children ages three (as of August 16, 2017) through sixth grade are invited to participate in Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a program with Scripture and liturgy as the tools used to help the child express their encounter with Christ.
Three year olds through first graders go to Cheek Hall in the Undercroft.
Second graders through fifth graders go to the Cathedral Annex Building across the driveway behind the Cathedral.
Sixth graders go to the lower level of the 810 Building at the corner of 9th and Broadway.
In each area the rooms are clearly marked and there will be volunteers directing children into the appropriate classrooms.
Registration forms are available here or you may pick up a form from the pew rack across from the receptionist’s desk, and in each classroom.
Contact Caroline Bauerschmidt, Director of Children’s Ministries, or 615.255.7729 for more information.

Youth in grades seven through twelve meet for Youth Formation in the lower level of the 810 Building located at the corner of 9th and Broadway. This is where our community grows in its relationship with God through prayer, community, study, and other spiritual practices and activities.
Contact Alison Bocking, Director of Youth Ministries, or 615.707.5149 for more information.

Cathedral Choristers
The Cathedral Chorister program is open to all children in the second grade and above. The Choristers have weekly rehearsals and sing each Sunday morning at the 8:30 a.m. Liturgy.
Junior Choristers are second and third graders and they rehearse on Monday afternoons from 4:15 to 5 p.m.
Senior Choristers are in fourth grade and above and they rehearse on Wednesday afternoons from 4:30 to 6 p.m.
If your child is interested in becoming a Cathedral Chorister, please contact Michael Velting, or Michael Gebhart, or call 615.255.7729.



Christ Church Cathedral offers several options for adults and newcomers are always welcome at each of the offerings!

The Dean’s Forum: Parish Hall
Led by Dean Timothy Kimbrough. This class will present a variety of theological, social and spiritual themes during the course of the year.

Centering Prayer: Cathedral Annex Building
During the time between Liturgies, a group meets to explore and learn more about Centering Prayer. Participants read briefly from texts on contemplative practice, enjoy brief discussions, and pray together in silence.

Faith and Family: Chapel
Facilitated by parishioner Maura Ammenhauser and the Reverend Lissa Smith, this class is discussion-based and is focused on issues related to faith-filled parenting and interpersonal relations.

Sitting with Scripture, Lectionary Readings for Listening Ears: Atrium 4 (Begins September 24)
Facilitated by parishioners Ben Curtis, Lyonel Gilmer, Paul Elledge, and Rod Murray, this class provides a contemplative atmosphere for participants to encounter the biblical texts with open hearts and reflective minds.