Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville

Christ Church Cathedral, Nashville

Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. The congregation was founded in 1829 and became the diocesan cathedral, by designation, in 1997. The Cathedral Choir at Christ Church has been recognized by the Nashville Scene for several years running as the "Best Church Music" in Nashville.

The 32-piece choir is currently directed by Michael Velting and performs weekly liturgies at the 11:00 services as well as other services throughout the year. Christ Church is the home of First Friday services, done in conjunction with the church's "Sacred Space" series. First Friday is held on the first Friday of each month and includes a unique blend of Episcopal liturgy, liturgical dance, visual arts, and music. Centered around the Eucharist, the service follows the liturgical calendar and uses the cues of the seasons as starting points for the service. For instance, in the November 2006 service, centered around All Saints Day and the Mexican Dia de los muertos, the Gothic sanctuary was decked out in bright colors, dancers wore bright Mexican-style clothes, and the music was inspired by Mexican conjunto and mariachi styles. First Friday has been recognized by the Episcopal News Service as "the Episcopal answer to the turbulent trend of contemporary worship in American religious life".

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Sight Name: Christ Church Cathedral
Sight Location: Nashville, USA
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Religious Sites of Nashville  

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