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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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