In past summers the Christian
Education Department has sponsored traditional VBS programs, fun
filled Theater Camps, and most recently multi generational summer
Although Christ Presbyterian Church is a small church, it boasts an
outstanding Christian Education Program with weekly Sunday School
classes for children from kindergarten through high school. These
classes are taught by gifted teachers who really enjoy working with
children. They use the standard Presbyterian Church (USA) curriculum
in their classes. Each summer, the Christian Education Department
hosts a fun-filled Theater Camp.
There are two adult classes that meet each week Both classes
choose their curriculum in September. The young adult class
(singles & couples with school-aged children) addresses contemporary
issue with group discussion. Class members take turns facilitating
the discussion each week. The second adult class is taught by
Joanne Widmer. This class focuses on Bible study.
The Jr. & Senior High Youth Groups meet once or twice each
month for fun, fellowship and mission activities. Parents
help plan and facilitate these activities. The Youth have
taken summer mission trips for many years. In past years
they have gone to Cairo, Illinois and Charleston, WV, where
they worked with children and families in a poverty stricken
area. This year, they will travel to Louisville, KY for
their annual mission trip. To finance their trip they
sponsor many fund raisers during the year, mainly the making
and selling of Candy Easter Eggs and chocolate buckeyes at
Christmas time. The youth are also active in other areas of
the congregation, including participating in worship
services and outreach projects such as our annual Easter Egg
hunt and Fall Festival.
from kindergarten through grade 4 who attend Christ Presbyterian
Church participate in worship service which includes a special
"Children's Moment." After this the children go to Children's Church
where they participate in Bible related activities and crafts. After this,
they go to Children's Church for a special service which includes
age appropriate lessons with crafts.
The newly renovated church nursery is
available for infants and toddlers. Caregivers are scheduled to
supervise their care in a safe environment during church worship. A
family bathroom with child-size toilet adjoins the nursery.
church generously supports both local and foreign mission projects.
Locally, the church supports the Milford-Miami Ministries by filling
food boxes each month. Each year, members of our congregation
participate in a 500-mile bike ride in support of Habitat for
Humanity. Through the Presbyterian PCUSA, financial support is
provided to children at risk with an annual Pentecost offering.
Other special annual offerings that are used for mission efforts
are: Worldwide Communion, Joy, One Great Hour of Sharing offerings.
plays an integral role in the life of this church which is fortunate
to have a talented music director, along with dedicated musicians
and members of the congregation who regularly play in an adult bell
choir. Our worship music is a blend of contemporary praise songs
and traditional hymns with a chancel choir for seasonal programs.