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.

Celebration of the Music Ministry of Jon Johnson

Sunday, June 7, 10am

Jon Johnson has been selected as Director of Music for Church of the Good Shepherd in Lexington, KY. June 7 will be his last Sunday at Christ Church Cathedral. There will be one combined Liturgy at 10am, followed by a reception in the Parish Hall. This is a great opportunity for Jon, so please join in congratulating him.


Saturday, June 6, 10am

Three seminarians will be ordained as transitional deacons at Christ Church Cathedral:
Jason Terhune, from St. Peter's, Columbia;
Joe Woodfin, from St. George's, Nashville;
Robert Rhea, from St. Bartholmew's, Nashville.
Everyone is welcome to attend.

Economic Justice Challenge of the Month

Reduce the Packaging We Use

"Grant that we, remembering the account we must one day give, may be faithful stewards of your good gifts ... (BCP, p. 259) 
One way of being faithful stewards of the gifts of creation is to not use more than is necessary. This month we challenge you to pay attention to how much packaging is in things you use, and work to reduce your use of packaging. Click HERE to learn more.

Bible Study

Wednesdays, 11am

The Bible Study will begin the book of Acts on June 10. This is a good opportunity to join the group at the beginning of a new book. Click HERE to learn more. 

Vacation Bible School

June 22-25, 9am-12pm

"We Believe in Prayer"
Vacation Bible School will be offered for children age 4 through rising 5th graders. Families are invited to a closing Eucharist and lunch on Thursday. Suggested cost is $20 per child. Click HERE to learn more. 

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.

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.

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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.

Education for Ministry

Theological Education for Adults

EfM is a Christian education and formation program developed by the School of Theology at Sewanee. Enrollment for new and returning students interested in fall study groups is underway now on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration deadline is August 3. Click HERE to learn more or contact Becky Rochford.

Casting the Net Wide

Annual Fundraiser for Youth Outreach and Missions

We're halfway to our Goal! If you missed picking up an envelope or forgot to turn yours in, you can donate online HERE. Choose any amount (or the amount of your envelope) and help us reach our goal of $7,875! We have $3,390 left to raise. Last year, monies raised afforded us the opportunity to offer a new domestic mission trip for high school students.

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.


Sunday Liturgies

Trinity Sunday
Sunday, May 31, 2015

Lectionary readings: Click HERE

Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Order of Worship: Click HERE
Location: The Nave

Celebrant: The Rev. Canon Gene B. Manning
Preacher: The Rev. Canon Joshua M. Caler

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

Order of Worship: Click HERE
Location: The Nave
Celebrant: The Rev. Canon Gene B. Manning

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

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

Centering Prayer

Click HERE to learn more about Centering Prayer.

Sunday 9:15am
Location: Cathedral Annex

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.