Vacation Bible School At Christ Church

VBS at Christ Church will be at all four campuses this summer and we want YOU as part of our volunteer team! VBS is a free event for kids from 6pm - 8pm.

Mark Your Calendars

Fairview Heights Campus: July 21-25 // 4yrs - 5th grade
Collinsville / Maryville Campus: August 6-8 // 3yrs - 6th grade
Millstadt Campus: July 28-29 // 4yrs - 5th grade
Scott Campus: August 6-8 // 4yrs - 5th grade









Backpack Attack 2014

BACKPACK ATTACK IS BACK! We are asking everyone to support this drive by bringing backpacks, school supplies and uniforms to Scripture Hall Last year we collected 1500 backpacks, with center's distribution day over 900 kids showed up needing backpacks and supplies. In order to meet this need, we are hoping our church supplies at least 500 backpacks.

Our Student Ministries and Sunday School kids are using this as a mission project--and the 4th and 5th graders will be counting supplies, organizing bags and delivering everything at the end of the month. Thank you everyone for your support!

Needed items:

  • spiral notebooks
  • pencils
  • colored pencils
  • composition notebooks
  • markers
  • crayons
  • loose leaf paper
  • glue sticks
  • 3 ring-binder
  • pencil sharpeners
  • erasers


  • Thanks for your generosity, for helping live out “loving neighbor” in tangible ways.




    Gen X Six Flags Trip

    Christian Family Day at Six Flags with Gen X on August 9th. Tickets are $47/person, price includes all day admission to the park, general seating for MercyMe concert and a meal with unlimited soft drinks. Prepaid parking is available for $17/vehicle. Contact Angela Dixon at dixonsix@att.net with questions.

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    United Methodist Women Rummage Sale

    United Methodist Women will have their rummage sale on August 7th from 8am - 4pm & August 8th from 8am - 2pm. You may drop off your donated items starting on Monday, August 4th at 9am.


    Women's Self-Defense Class

    The Safety & Security Ministry is sponsoring a Women’s Self-Defense Class on August 9 from 8:30am - 12pm in Kid Connection at the FH Campus. The class includes a group discussion as well as simple techniques designed for women to teach them how to defend themselves in a variety of situations. Led by Tom Whitaker from Premier Martial Arts. Cost is $10 per person at the door. Questions? Contact Jim Hutchison at umcguardian@yahoo.com.




    Scott Campus Movie Nights

    This summer the Scott Campus will host 3 movie nights. Each night will include food, family fun activities and an outdoor family friendly movie! All movies will begin at dusk. Invite Your Friends.

    Saturday, August 9 is “The Prince of Egypt.”
    Saturday, September 6 is “Night At The Museum.”
    Saturday, October 4 is “The Sandlot.”


    Bud Baron Scholarship

    Applications are now being accepted through July 25th for Bud Baron Scholarships. If you are a college student studying a ministerial curriculum at an approved Bible college or seminary you may be eligible for assistance. Grab an application from the church office or download the application by clicking the button below. Return your application to the church office by July 25th.



    Questions?

    Contact Alan Prass at AlanPrass@mychristchurch.com.









    BASICS

    BASICS is a monthly ministry whose goal is to encourage college students, in state or out of state, through cards, care packages, and prayer. If you will be attending college for the fall semester, please provide us with your address. Stop by the SYNC Center, Kiosk, or BASICS facebook page.









    100,000 Hours

    Join Christ Church in this effort to serve the metro east area with 100,000 community service hours. Help us make an impact in your community. Have questions about 100,000 hours? Contact Rev. Troy Benton at troybenton@mychristchurch.com.