The Great Escape!

We are celebratingon Wednesday evening, October 29, with a huge festival, starting at 5 pm with chili, hot dogs, and ice cream – no charge!  During and after dinner, groups and families will go on a Great Escape scavenger hunt with treats for those who survive and make it to freedom.  We will close out the evening in the sanctuary with a disappearing act you don’t want to miss!

Christ Church Health Fair

CUMC will be hosting a Community Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015, from 5-7 PM.  If you or your business would be interested in participating by providing a service or information, please contact Donna Needham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by November 2nd

Trick or Treating at Elmcroft

Looking for a fun service project for your kids??? Christ Church invites all children to go trick or treating with us at Elmcroft on Shallowford Road!

Mustard Tree Ministry

The Mustard Tree Ministry needs your help!  CUMC will help make and serve meals to the homeless people of Chattanooga on the 5th Thursday of the month. 

Back and Joint Care Pilates

Join us for a new Class Beginning Thursday, October 30th.

Divorce Care

Divorce Care  is a class dedicated to helping individuals who find themselves struggling with the many difficult challenges of divorce. 

Special Men's Study

ImageExplore what the conversation might have been if the Pope, Luther, Calvin, and Wesley had talked over dinner.  

Directory Photos

If you had a picture taken for the new directory and did not purchase additional photos, please pick up your free 8x10 portrait at the Information Desk in the Sanctuary. 


Would you like your child to know the books of the Bible and be able to find them?  Would you like your child to know Bible verses and how to apply them to his life?  

Getting To Know You

To the Women of Christ United Methodist Church,

The Women’s Ministry is undertaking something that has never been done in our church before.  It is called, “Getting To Know You!”

Celebrating the Seasons of Life Study

Celebrating the Seasons of Life by Dr. Cathy Robbs Turner encourages women to live fully in God’s purpose during all the seasons of life. 

What's in our Future?

Our Future's team has done its work, and we believe God has some exciting things in store for us.  If you would like to see our plans for catching the waves of God's movement and action in our community through Christ Church, click here to see the report adopted by our church council.

Care & Share Ministry

ImageThe Care & Share Ministry provides meals for families in our church that are going through a crisis and are not involved in a Sunday School class or small group.   

Let’s Sing from Memory

Is a ministry for those in our community with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. 

Young Adults Group

Christ United Methodist Church is very blessed to have an active and energetic Young Adults Ministry. This ministry is geared towards 18-35 year olds.

Ladies Supper Club

The Ladies Supper Club will be meeting Tuesday, November 4th at 6:00 p.m. at Abuelos at Hamilton Place.

Room In The Inn Volunteers

Room In The Inn is a local shelter for women and their children who are in need of short-term food and lodging.  Christ Church provides the evening meal 2 times a month. 

Calling Hospitality Servants

Openings are available in the donut cutting and coffee ministries.  Donut ministry involves cutting and setting out donuts for two services; requires 1-2 hours about once per quarter.  

Baked Blessings

Baked Blessings, a ministry of Christ Church, is an opportunity for individuals or families to bake cookies or brownies for people who are homeless.

iStudy - Churchwide Study

iStudy: Basic Bible Study for Christians  by Rev. Mark Flynn is a daily devotional using key passages from the Bible. You will decide how much time you can devote to this study.

Operation Christmas Child

3rd - 5th graders join the Packing Party on November 9th from 2-4 p.m. in the Gym.  We invite you to bring supplies and pack shoeboxes for kids.

Be Inviting

When we invite someone to worship, it is good to have something to give them with our address and other information about the church.  We have new cards at the Information desks for this.  Please stop by, pick up a few cards, and write a note on the back when you give a card to those you invite.

Information Desk Volunteers

Christ Church’s information desks are an entry point for visitors and assist members in learning more about church offerings and schedules.

Book Review Group

The next meeting of the Book Review Group will be Sat., Nov. 22 at 8 AM in the Adult Bldg., Room A-13. 

Christmas Tour of Homes

Save the Date!  Mark your calendar now for the 14th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes.  Thursday, December 11th from 6:00-9:00 pm.

CUMC Sack Pack Mission – Fall 2014

Our first week of Sack Packs was a success.  A fast-moving team of 27 volunteers packed all 335 sacks in less than an hour.  The sack packs were delivered to Calvin Donaldson School the following day, where they were distributed to children who are at risk of hunger during weekends.  

Food For Thought

Come join us in Food For Thought for a new study, When God Rewrites Your Story by Jessica LaGrone beginning September 24th.  

WOW - Women of Worth

What happens when the Christian virtues of kindness, patience, and gentleness don’t work in your relationships? Do you often find yourself wondering why you just can’t get along with one of the most important people in your life? 

Partnership Meals

In 2012, two teams began providing a monthly meal to the residents of Partnership’s Family Violence Crisis Center.  The Center accepts families in crisis at any time help is needed. 

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Kim Davis, a certified teacher for TCA, will lead this class on Thursday evenings beginning September 11, 6:00-7:00, in the Trinity-Woodmore Chapel.

Mediterranean Cruise

As a follow-up to our iStudy journey in the Bible, Rev. Mark Flynn and Dr. Cathy Turner invite you to join them for a journey through the steps of Paul, September 9-18, 2015. 

Be Inviting

Inviting others to worship and other activities at Christ Church is easy, but it is also a very, very important thing for all of us to do.  

Gardening for God

Our mission is to learn how to grow healthy fruits and vegetables, and give them to people who are in need of them. 

Pantry Pile-Up

Our Pantry Pile-Up item for October is individually wrapped candy. These items will go to the Bethlehem Center’s Halloween party. 

Building Fund Update

Giving to the Building Fund is exceeding our pledges!  If you continue to give at this level, we can totally pay off our building debt in just over ten years at projected interest rates.  This is our plan, so please continue to give as you are now giving.  If you have not yet started giving to the Building Fund, please do so.  To see a graph of giving to date vs. pledged amounts by month, click here.

Women's Covenant Group

If you like early morning prayers and devotions come join us in Becky’s office on Thursdays at 6:45 AM.  Wonderful way to start the day. Questions? 892-9363.

Follow the Orphanage's Progress

We have created a blog to help keep everyone up to date on the progress of Grace Home, the orphanage being built in the South Sudan.

Christ's Chauffers

There are members of our congregation who have difficulty finding transportation to various medical appointments.  If you would be willing to be a part of our “Christ’s Chauffeurs” ministry, please contact Debbie Hafling at 718-0377. 

Find Your Place

FYI . . .Did you know that Kari Martin, our Director of New Members, is available to help people find a place to be in ministry? Interested? Call Kari at 892-9363. 

8645 E. Brainerd Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37421