Leadership, Education and Development- this is what the LEAD program is all about. Christ Church is making a bold commitment to establishing God’s kingdom by building up our neighbors. 

LEAD Needs

Looking for ways to give to LEAD? Click here for our wishlist!

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. 

Christ Academy Preschool New Phone Number

Christ Academy Preschool now has a direct line!  You can reach the preschool by dialing 423-892-5958!


Book Review Group

The next meeting of the Book Review Group will be Sat., Sept. 26th at 8 AM in the Adult Bldg., Room A-13. If you would like the book, Simplify by Bill Hybels ordered contact Becky Hall 892-9363.


Volunteers in Medicine Golf Classic

The annual VIM Golf Classic golf tournament will be held Friday, September 11th at Brown Acres Golf Course.

Camp Lookout Golf Tournament

Please join us for a morning of golf and fellowship at Bear Trace for the annual Camp Lookout Golf Tournament on September 19, 2015.  Many children and families rely on Camp Lookout to enrich their summer experience and this event is one of the many ways you can support this vital ministry. 

Managing Our Finances God's Way

Bob Lutte will lead this 7-week series that combines biblical teaching about money with practical application skills. Wednesday nights at 6:00 p.m.,  in room M-2 beginning August 26th.

LOL Bible Study

The LOL Bible Study Group will be studying Jesus’ words in The Sermon on the Mount, this fall, Thursday’s (August 27-November 19) from 10am-12noon in room M5. 

East Ridge Elementary

East Ridge Elementary is in need of volunteers to help in their classrooms. Volunteers are needed any day of the week.   

Youth Choir Summer Tour

Sonpower has been a "powerful" experience for our youth choirs; they are rehearsing praise and worship music, making a CD, and studying God's word, along with about 1,000 youth in Orlando. 

Food For Thought

Come join us in Food For Thought for  a new study, Set Apart: Holy Habits of Prophets and Kings By Jessica LaGrone.  We will begin August 12th. 


Tennessee Promise Student Community Service Opportunity

Christ Church is pleased to partner with Chattanooga State Community College and Tennessee Promise Students to offer volunteer hour opportunities. 

L.I.F.E. Now Enrolling

ImageLIFE is an educational and enrichment program for persons 50 years and over.  The Fall Session runs from Sept. 10th to Oct. 29th in the Adult Building.

Widow's Harvest Project

Have you ever lived with the prospect of falling through the floor of your kitchen if you didn’t step in the right spot? Have the counter tops on your cabinets moved downward so much that you couldn’t set anything on them without it sliding to the sink?

Christ Church Community Garden 2015

If you haven’t been by the garden lately, try to stop by and take a look at it...the garden looks fantastic! A big thank you to all those who were able to help so far this year.

Church Leaders

Christ Church could not function without the large cadre of leaders that we have serving in a variety of areas.  Each year at our Charge Conference we elect Church Council members.  

Christ Church Communications

We have many methods of communicating with our Christ Church members & the community.  If you have something you need to share with the community, please click here to see the best way to get that message heard.

Getting To Know You

We are continuing our Gathering Room "Getting to Know You" sessions.  Invitations will be sent to all ladies who have joined the church since July 2014 and regular attendees.  

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


When life takes an unexpected turn, a meal from a friend is very encouraging.  Through a team of wonderful volunteers, our Care & Share Ministry provides meals to families and individuals in times of need…illness or hospitalization…loss of a loved one…during times of crisis. 

Young Adults Group

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

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.  

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. 

Wednesday Night Worship Service

Christ Church is now worshiping on Wednesday nights!  This service differs from our other worship services by acting as a retreat from the busyness of life to quiet the soul and open our hearts to hear God and respond to God’s love as a community.  

Wednesday Night Meal Reservations

Please join us for Wednesday night meals followed by our Wednesday Night programing!  To make a reservation for this week's meal, choose THE CHURCH from the top menu, then click on Wed. Meal Reservation, or click here.  Please note reservations close each Monday at noon.


Remembering our College Students

Christ Church likes to keep up with our college students by sending them notes and care packages while they are away at school. 

Stop Trafficking Event

Christ Church is honored to host an important event on stopping human trafficking. On Friday, September 18, from 9 am to 3 pm, SecondLife of Chattanooga and The Southeast Council on Children and Youth will present “Stop the Traffick, Start Saving Lives in Southeast Tennessee” with guest speakers Katie and Liz, human trafficking survivors.


Discipleship Pathways Classes

At CUMC our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ and equip them for ministry. We identify ways in which a person moves toward being a deeply committed Christian through our Discipleship Pathway. 

ChristKidzLive Back In Action

ChristKidzLive will be in full swing Wednesday, August 19!  Pink registration forms are at the Information Desks and will be available at supper sign-in table. Questions?  



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?  

Wednesday Night Women's Bible Study

Vanessa Elhert will lead the study Seamless by Angie Smith. This 7-week study covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture.  


Dr. Cathy Robbs Baker will lead Motivate Your Child: a Christian Parent’s Guide to Raising Kids Who Do What They Need to Do Without Being Told beginning Thursday, August 13, 10:00-11:30 in M-5. 

HS Mission Trip 2016

New Orleans, LA
June 26th – July 2nd

WOW - Women of Worth

Dr. Cathy Robbs Baker will lead Jennifer Rothschild’s study, Hosea: Unfailing Love Changes Everything beginning Wed., Aug. 12, 10:00-11:30 in the Youth Center. 


Habitat for Humanity Build

CUMC has partnered with the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity and at this time needs help with multiple projects going on around our community. 

Chattanooga District Peer Ministry Leadership Training

Peer Ministry Leadership is an exciting and dynamic ministry opportunity for High School Students. It is not a program, but a way of living that opens up opportunities to minister to your peers as you go about your life and live in the world.

Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Gifts are special abilities given to us to be used for the common good of the body of Christ. Our gifts are to benefit others and to help us serve one another better. 

Mustard Tree Ministry

Mustard Tree Ministries reaches out to those in need, often homeless, by meeting basic and spiritual needs and offering love and support. 

Mentoring for New or Soon to be Fathers

If you are a new or soon to be father and would like some help in figuring out what fatherhood is all about from some men who are a little further down the road than you, please contact Pastor David Hall at 240-0069 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pantry Pile-Up

This month’s Pantry Pile-Up item will be Cleaning supplies for Partnership FCA.


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.

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.  

Let’s Sing from Memory

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

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.

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.

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.

8645 E. Brainerd Rd. Chattanooga, TN 37421