New Assistant to the Rector

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church, It gives me much joy to introduce you to Victoria (“Tori”) Yee, my new Assistant. After meeting at Pepperdine University, Tori and her husband, Thomas, moved from California to Austin for him to do doctoral work in … Read More

The Revelation

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church Friends, When filling out a form that you have to sign and date have you ever struggled to remember the date? What if instead of following the conventional mm/dd/yyyy format you wrote “the 11th Day of Christmas” or … Read More

New Vestry Candidates

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church, I am pleased to announce our new Vestry candidates for 2019: Emily Padula and Kevin Lloyd. You can learn more about them here. Each has been a servant-leader in our community for several years, representing ministry in … Read More

Julie Canlis on the Incarnation

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church, The incarnation is the rule, not the exception. Julie Canlis, our Parish Retreat speaker this fall, writes: “Although Philippians 2 tells us that Christ ‘did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself … Read More

You(th) in the ‘Hood

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church, Earlier this week our youth group (pictured) walked the streets of our church neighborhood knocking on doors and caroling. What they did literally in the downtown Eastside—voice God’s praise and announce his coming—is a metaphor for what … Read More