Stewardship Season Kicking Off Oct. 29

The fall stewardship season officially kicks off on October 29th and runs for three Sundays.

The texts for worship will be Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17 & Matthew 22:34-46.

The second Sunday (Nov. 5th) will coincide with All Saint’s Day. The texts for worship will be Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37Matthew 23:1-12.

The third and last Sunday (Nov. 12th) will be our Gratitude Sunday. We’ll invite people to turn in their estimate of giving cards. The texts for worship will be Psalm 78:1-7 & Matthew 25:1-13.

Please join us for these special weeks of worship!

Join the Christ Church Hunger Walk Team

Hunger Walk

Support local and international hunger relief efforts through the Greater Cincinnati CROP Hunger Walk.   Please be part of the Christ Church team as we join other area churches to raise funds for the development work of Church World Service. 25% of the amount raised stays in the community to be shared among the Henry Hosea House, Family Promise, and the St. George Food Pantry (in Clifton).

CROP Hunger Walks help to provide food and water, as well as resources that empower people to meet their own needs.  From seeds and tools, to wells and water systems, to technical training and micro-enterprise loans, the key is people working together to identify their own development priorities, their strengths, and their needs.

Walk Location:  St John’s UCC, 415 Park Avenue, Newport, KY 41071

Walk Date and TimeSunday, October 1 at 2 pm


August Lunch & Learn: Roebling Wednesday

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In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the Roebling Bridge, the Lunch and Learn Committee is pleased to welcome Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann.

On Tuesday, August 22, Tolzmann will be presenting a program titled “John A. Roebling and his Suspension Bridge on the Ohio River.”

Tolzmann is the author and editor of numerous books on German-American history and culture. He recently served as the historian on the Roebling Bridge Committee as they prepared to celebrate the anniversary of this magnificent structure.

Join us as we learn about the bridge and its builder. Lunch begins at 11:30 AM followed by the presentation at noon.

Reservations are required for lunch. Call Nancy Hunter at 441-7207 or email

Women’s Guild to Attend Cincy Art Museum


The Women’s Guild of Christ Church cordially invites you to join us on Tuesday, August 8 for an outing at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

“A Shared Legacy: Folk Art In America” features art created by self-taught artists between 1800 and 1920.

Cost for the exhibit is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors. Members of the art museum are free.

The group will be having lunch at the Art Museum Cafe. Unfortunately, lunch is not included in the admission cost.

Anyone who is interested in attending should call the church office at 441-2565 or call Nancy Hunter at 441-7207.

Attendees should meet in the church parking lot at 11 am and carpool to the museum. Drivers may be needed, so please let an event organizer know if you can drive.

July Lunch & Learn to feature Cincinnati Reds Historian


Attention Cincinnati Reds Fans! Our next Lunch & Learn will be right up your alley.

Our guest presenter for the July Lunch and Learn will be Mr. Greg Rhodes, Team Historian for the Cincinnati Reds.

He was the former manager for the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, and he has written seven books on the Reds history.

Two of his books won national baseball book awards.

Rhodes grew up in Richmond, Indiana listening to the Reds on radio and learning about the Reds from announcer Waite Hoyt.

This will be the second time Rhodes has honored us with a presentation. Join us on July 25 as Greg tells us about


If you had the pleasure of attending his previous visit, when he shared the “History of the Reds”, then you already know just how knowledgeable Greg is about The Reds! Join us at 11:30 AM for lunch, followed by the presentation at Noon. Reservations are required for lunch. Email or call Nancy at 441-7207.

Little Dresses for Africa Project


The Adult Sunday School class has chosen to participate in the project “Little Dresses for Africa.”

The class needs your help. Dresses are made using pillowcases and a simple pattern. Then they will be sent to Wisconsin and forwarded to Africa.

We hope to send at least 150 dresses. We are asking for donations of new or gently used pillowcases, 1/4” elastic, double fold bias tape and any notions you might have (ribbon, lace, rickrack, etc.).

There will be a box in the Narthex for you to drop off your donations and hopefully there will be a sample dress in the near future.

Any questions, please contact Sallie Schmidt –

Thank you in advance for your help!

Kudos to the Adult Sunday School Class

We want to offer a big thank you to the adult Sunday school class, who through their donations, purchased  2 lovely cobalt blue flower pots for the prayer garden. They also paid for the pansies in the flower boxes.

Each Sunday, this class donates money, and Betty Drake keeps track of the donations. In addition to the most recent landscaping purchases, their donations have paid for:

  • socks and underwear for children of Family Promise
  • blankets for when we host Family Promise
  • Baskets for festival’s silent auction
  • a granddaughter of a local family who suffers from a rare skin disorder

The nickels and dimes do add up and continue to make a lasting difference in our community!

Join Christ Church UCC in the Hunger Walk

Christ Church has formed a team to walk in support of Washington UCC’s (WUCC) food ministries which include:

  • Lunch for our needy neighbors four days a week
  • Light meal for students in the after-school tutoring program
  • Breakfast and lunch for children in Summer Program
  • Food to families and adults from Camp Cupboard (WUCC’s free store)

The food comes from the Cincinnati Freestore Foodbank, where WUCC can get some items free and most at half the cost it would pay in a grocery store. But even “half the cost” still means money. We hope you can help Christ Church and Washington UCC feed our needy neighbors.

Every $1 we raise in Hunger Walk sponsors is $1 in credit that WUCC can spend at the FreeStore to buy food for people who depend on WUCC for help.

Here is how you can help!

  • Register for the Hunger Walk online at as a participant or a donor. Please search for our team page, Christ Church UCC.
  • OR … Make a donation directly to Christ Church UCC for our Hunger Walk efforts on behalf of WUCC. Checks can be made payable to Christ Church UCC and mailed to the church address (15 S. Ft. Thomas Ave, Ft Thomas, KY 41075). Please mark “HUNGER WALK” on the check. This is a tax-deductible donation.

Please join our team!!

Need more information? Want to walk with us? Call Christ Church at 859-441-2565 or go online to donate or register:

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Holy Week Activities


Maundy Thursday

Christ Church will be going over to the Presbyterian Church for a joint Tenebrae Service

Good Friday

Christ Church will be participating in the Fort Thomas Ministerial Good Friday service jointly with St. Andrew’s.

Church to host Family Promise guests; seeking items for older children

We will be hosting Family Promise April 9-April 14

There is a need for children’s games, DVD’s and money donations.

We would like to provide activities for older children staying with us who are in the 8-14 age range.

We are asking for an easy transportable television and DVD player, gently used board games, electronic games, DVDs and/or monetary donations to purchase items.

Please bring any items to the church office; checks (marked FP in the memo line) may also be dropped off at the office or placed in the mission team’s mailbox.

Thank you for your support of this ministry.  We make a difference in these family’s lives!

Additionally, we ask that volunteers please sign up in areas where you are able to help in the Family Promise mission.