Letter from Bishop Jones

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

I got this letter from Bishop Jones recently and read it to the church last week during Sunday worship. It’s a letter of welcome to our new Anglican home. We recently affiliated as a congregation of the Anglican Mission in … Read More

Lent: A Season of Paddling-Out.

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

(A very, rusty blog for the students of Christ Church — and everyone else I suppose… I apologize in advance). Last gorgeous Friday I found myself at Akins High School substitute teaching for Mental Health & Anatomy classes. Besides the … Read More

The Urban Plunge

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

We are gearing up at Christ Church for a unique effort in the history of our community. There’s this church in Austin called Church Under the Bridge that meets under Interstate 35 at 7th street downtown. It’s a church mostly … Read More

Rector’s Report (from our 2009 Annual Report)

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

The past year has been a remarkable stretch of seeing God at work in our community. Looking back on the 2008 I’m deeply encouraged when I think about the courageous decisions, dozens of new volunteers, marriages strengthened, people finding a … Read More

Ants in the Pants

Rev. Cliff WarnerCliffNotes

Frederick Buechner writes, “If you don’t have any doubts you are either kidding yourself or asleep. Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving.” What do I do with the hard questions? How … Read More