Ministry Success Stories

Family Fall Fest Wrap Up!

This past Saturday the Education Team put on their first ever Family Fall Festival. Each ministry has done one of their own in the past, but this year we all decided to join forces and make it better than ever! We greeted and  visited with hundreds of families. There were children running all over the […]

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Christ Church Teens Had 130 On Wednesday!

Christ Church Teens is on the move. Last week we had 130 teenagers here on a regular Wednesday night to learn about Jesus. We’re in the midst of our “Teamwork Makes The Dream Work” series. The Teens are buying into what it means to work as a team. To sacrifice their personal preferences for the […]

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Student Ministry Fall Fest Had 190 People

Student Ministry’s Fall Fest was a HUGE SUCCESS! 190 people in attendance! Thank you God for blessing this ministry! Every single person not only had a fun time, but most importantly, they heard the Gospel. Church, the student ministry is growing. We are asking for your help to invite, invite, invite, your friends, neighbors, and […]

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S.L.A.M. And A Great Student Ministry Retreat

Praise God! We took a group of Juniors and Seniors away last weekend for an upperclassmen retreat. On the retreat we brainstormed all weekend on how to launch a new ministry within our student ministry. We’re calling it S.L.A.M. Student Leaders As Mentors. We want our Juniors and Seniors to start mentoring our Freshmen and […]

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623 Backpacks Delivered To Kids In East St. Louis

In July, Christ Church delivered 623 backpacks, school supplies, 341 polo shirts and 253 pants to the Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis.  The cool thing about this ministry success is this effort involved everyone in our church — each of the four campuses and our children’s ministries, including VBS — and two other […]

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A Story From The Welcome Team

We love this time of year on the Welcome Team! We have so many visitors, people that are new to the community, people finishing vacation and looking for a church home or people that are being invited by friends as they meet them in day-to-day life. Our July 31st services were no exception! As we […]

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Salina, KS Mission Trip

Rev Shane has talked so many times about the ministry opportunities offered by just wearing the Christ Church logo shirts, etc. When we arrived in Salina, KS for our one week mission trip, we attended services at the First United Methodist Church in Salina. Afterwards, we all went to the Coyote Canyon buffet and we […]

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Millstadt Family Fun Night – Big Success!

The first Project 200 Family Fun Night at Millstadt was 7/25. Over 40 adults and over 60 children attended. Paul (Laughing Coyote) provided the BBQ; Jim Hursey provided DJ Services; StlInflatables provided Bounce Houses; Katie Weber made balloon characters for the kids; and Rev. Shane shared a devotion from Philippians. A Good Time was had […]

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Highway 252 – Exciting Updates

Last Friday Highway 252 celebrated the end of the school year and the promotion of the 6th graders! The Tweens had an awesome lock-in, we played games, enjoyed worship and ate tons of snow cones! We will miss our 6th graders, but we are excited to see them grow in their faith even more in […]

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Student Ministry Raised $600

The students have raised nearly $600 dollars for the 3 children that we are sponsoring around the world. Shun, 14 years old from China. Anjali, 10 years old from India. And Dung, 5 years old from Vietnam. Way to go Christ Church Teens! We can’t wait to plug in our rising 6th graders. Welcome all […]

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