Christ United Methodist Church
(937) 293-3151 | 3440 SHROYER ROAD  KETTERING, OHIO 45429

What if...

on one weekend all around the world, 11 million United Methodists came together to work in their local communities?

What if...

we united globally to fight a preventable, treatable disease that kills one child every 30 seconds?

In May 2011 hundreds of Christ Church friends

will work together to CHANGE the WORLD



Community Service Day: Saturday, May 7

  • Prepare lunches for St. Vincent's Homeless Shelter
  • Bake muffins for St. Vincent's Homeless Shelter
  • Make friendship bracelets for nursing home/hospital visits
  • Construct a storage facility and pack bags for the Kettering Backpack Project
  • Host a baby shower and conduct hearing/vision checks at St. Paul's
  • Paint and work on maintenance projects at Booth House, Wesley Center, gateway Homeless Shelter and the YWCA
  • Make bird houses for house-bound members and neighbors
  • Clean-up at Camp Wesley in Bellefontaine, OH
  • Clean Up the Christ Church Grounds
  • and more...


Feed 5000 Food Drive: Kick-Off Sunday, May 1

It’s easy to help feed a family of 4 for 2 days - just pick up a box(es) from the Welcome Centers on Sunday, May 1 through 15, shop for the items on the list and return your filled box(es) to the church. In the past 9 years, we have provided more than 106,000 meals to our neighbors in crisis. Or make a financial donation and we'll do the shopping.

Download a shopping list or use the button below to donate.



Imagine No Malaria: Sunday, May 8

Use the button below to donate $10 to purchase a mosquito net. Learn more about the fight to stamp out malaria at Nothing But Nets


Check out a few pics from last year..

construct construct cookies
cookies mulch lunch
lunch food pantry hat

change the world

Some startling statistics:
  • 47% of children in the Kettering City School District are on free or reduced-price lunches.
  • Requests for emergency food are at an all-time high.
  • The unemployment rate in Ohio has almost doubled since January 2008.
  • The number of individuals in Ohio receiving food stamps has increased 38.2% since last year.
  • In our area more than 850 people are considered homeless and 39% of those are families with children.
  • Malaria causes 350 million to 500 million illnesses per year and kills more than one million people.
  • In Africa, one child dies every 30 seconds from malaria.
  • There are 10 new cases of malaria every second in Africa.
What we're doing to help:
  • We pack more than 400ackpacks with food to feed hungry elementary children in Kettering for the weekend.
  • Now in our ninth year, Christ Church has provided more than 106,000 meals through Project Feed 5000
  • Last year more than $25,000 was used to assist 160 families with emergency housing, utilities, transportation, food and medicine.
  • 600 bags of clothing and personal care items were distributed to the urban centers we work with.
  • More than $31,000 has been sent to UMCOR (United Methodist Committe on Relief) for Haiti and Japan relief efforts.
  • and much more...

Want to know more about Christ Church local and global outreach efforts? Send an email to...

Nancy Byrd

Community Support Director