Chock Full

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes, Frontpage News

Dear Christ Church, This week’s e-news is chock-full of important information. Please read to the end, and stay tuned for an exciting announcement tomorrow! Part of the Family, this Sunday: I hope you can join us for two moments of … Read More

A Look at Molo

Guest SpeakerCliffNotes

CliffNotes this week is guest-posted by Rachel Spies. The first time I walked into the room hosting my then church’s preschool mom’s ministry all my fears of inadequacy came true. I looked around completely overwhelmed. These moms! They were together.  … Read More

The Seed of the Kingdom in Cambodia

Guest SpeakerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church, This week Cliff & Christine Warner and Drew Smith will worship with brothers and sisters on the other side of the globe in Cambodia.  The purpose of this trip, our third short-term to Cambodia, is to serve … Read More

Common Prayer

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church Family,   What is a collect? We pray one every Sunday, but maybe you’ve wondered about its name and purpose. It conveys a gathering of our hearts of minds—a recollection of the self—and a gathering of God’s … Read More

New Vestry Candidates

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church, Happy Epiphany! On behalf of the Vestry, I am pleased to present our new Vestry candidates, David Perry and Tommy Crawford, both of who have served and loved our parish in several different capacities for many years. … Read More

A New Deacon at Christ Church

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church, Before I get into this CliffNotes that is particularly fun for me write, let me remind you that we have only one service this Sunday, 10am at the TexFed, a Lessons & Carols service with Eucharist. As … Read More

What Are We Waiting For?

Guest SpeakerCliffNotes

Today’s CliffNotes is guest written by Bekah Powell, Christ Church Children’s Minister. Dear Christ Church, I got a horse for Christmas when I was 9. I had already opened all my presents and eaten half the candy from my stocking. … Read More

Making Furniture during Drought

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church I was recently given one of the best gifts I have received in recent memory, a painting given by our staff and Vestry in celebration of my ten years at Christ Church Austin. It’s called Furniture Making … Read More

Ceili & Kids

Sarah SmithCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church,   It’s Ceili Sunday! For those of you who have never been, it needs to be experienced to be understood. There’s a chili cook-off. There’s a bagpiper. There are professional Irish dancers. And there’s a unique opportunity … Read More

Royally Grateful

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Dear Christ Church, Our deepest gratitude comes from the fact that our King has inaugurated His good and beautiful reign in our lives, and throughout all creation. Before the next CliffNotes we will celebrate Christ the King Sunday this weekend … Read More