May2020


Cathedral Faces – Fran Miles



Cathedral Faces – Fran Miles

Fran and I recently spent a very enjoyable hour on lawn chairs on the Cathedral green chatting about her life, and plans after her retirement in June. Fran has been our office administrator for the last eighteen years, and has helped to hold the Cathedral family together with her quiet efficiency and caring. Fran grew […]

On not singing the Lord’s song



On not singing the Lord’s song

On not singing the Lord’s song – Anglican Journal It was the story of a community choir rehearsal in Mount Vernon, Washington, that sent shockwaves through the choral community. Sixty-one members of the choir met for their rehearsal on March 10, 2020, as they had every Tuesday: one of the choristers had experienced cold-like symptoms […]

Bishop and Chapter News – May 2020



Bishop and Chapter News – May 2020

Bishop and Chapter met 20 April 2020 by video conference with 11 of 14 members present. The Dean shared chapter summaries from “God Is Indestructible: 12 Responses to the Relevance Crisis of Christianity” (Christian Schwarz -Natural Church Development). One of the most common claims is that Christianity has become “irrelevant.” Invitation to virtual group study […]

Read along with the Dean – 21-30 May 2020



Read along with the Dean – 21-30 May 2020

12 Responses to the Relevance Crisis of Christianity Table of Contents with Chapter Summaries   WHO Christian Schwarz is the leader of Natural Church Development, now a worldwide organization offering tools to help Christian church congregations toward greater health “naturally.” WHAT and WHEN On weekdays, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., during Thy Kingdom Come (Thursday, […]

Join us for God Is Indestructible



Join us for God Is Indestructible

God Is Indestructible 12 Responses to the Relevance Crisis of Christianity Christian A. Schwarz Daily studies with the Dean Weekdays at 4:00 p.m., during Thy Kingdom Come (21-31 May 2020) New research from churches in eighty-six countries around the world reveals that, throughout the last few years, there have been dramatic shifts in Christianity. In […]

Paul Jeffries – Bishop McAllister School Uganda May 2020 Update



Paul Jeffries – Bishop McAllister School Uganda May 2020 Update

Rectors Newsletter May 6th, 2020 Rectors Newsletter May 6th, 2020 Dear Friends, Greetings from Uganda! A quick update from the school. First of all, thank you so much for all your inquiries and prayers for our well being. I’m happy to report we are all fine. All schools were closed almost 7 weeks ago, and […]

Cathedral Connections Issue # 4



Cathedral Connections Issue # 4

A newsletter project of the Bishop and Chapter Communications Committee begun during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis to share information and stories about members of Christ Church Cathedral and others. Issue # 4 (11 June 2020) Issue # 3 (04 May 2020) Issue # 2 (15 April 2020) Issue #1 (31 March 2020)