Who We Are

Our Mission - Becoming living proof of God's love, one person at a time

God's love is the most powerful force in the world. It can transform the heart of hate and strengthen the heart of fear. It can inspire action and motivate to serve. To put it simply, God's love matters. We believe that experiencing God's love is the key to finding and living the kind of life God created us to live.

Statement of Welcome and Hope

Christ Church United Methodist’s Vision and Discernment Team has prayerfully worked over nine months, discerning a way for our church to move forward as we await the General Conference’s resolution regarding human sexuality. The Team presented their Statement of Welcome and Hope to the Administrative Council and members of the congregation; it was affirmed and adopted on June 20, 2022.

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Our Vision: Healing Divides

We asked the congregation to imagine a world where God's kingdom was a reality and we discovered we are passionate about three things: children, discipleship and sharing the good news of Christ. It has led us to focus our greatest passion and energy in the coming years on a vision of Healing Divides as we:

Engage in Small Groups
Closing the gap between who you are now and who God is calling you to be. We become who God is calling us to be by experiencing the power and presence of Christ in a spiritually authentic small group.
Why? A transformed world depends on transformed disciples.

Plant New Faith Communities
Supporting fresh ways to bring the light of God to new communities of people. Why? We need to meet people where they are to share God’s love.

Bless Children
Meeting the basic needs of food, shelter, education, hope and love for Louisville's children and adolescents. Why? We are a city divided geographically, socially, economically and racially and we can begin to heal those divides by meeting the basic needs of children.

Our Leadership

Our Senior Pastor is Rev. Dr. Eric Bryant. Pastor Eric joined Christ Church in the summer of 2019. He entered pastoral ministry in 1991 and became an ordained elder in the Kentucky Annual Conference in 1999. He has a passion to reach the people for Jesus Christ and to see the church renew, grow and become all God desires it to be.

Meet Our Staff

Our Administrative Council is our congregational leadership body. Our current chairperson is George Thacker.

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Watch the latest sermon in our current series, or catch up on sermons you may have missed.

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Discover some of the many ministries here are Christ Church.

Online Ministries

Worship, grow and fellowship from wherever you are! Our 11:15 am service is livestreamed every week and you're invited to join Rev. Dr. Leanne Hadley in Café Connect via Zoom following the service at 12:15 pm. Looking for spiritual growth and connection outside of traditional worship? Explore Pieta, a safe online environment where our community gathers to hold sacred space (loving, accepting, caring, non-judgmental space) for one another.

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Outreach & Justice

The purpose of these ministries are to remind every person we encounter that they are beloved Children of God. Recognizing and respecting the dignity and personhood of every individual we encounter as each one bears the Imago Dei (Image of God).

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Care Ministries

Every day, our lives are caught in the mire of human frailty: illness, death, loss, change, sudden tragedy, prolonged issues and more. Our church family offers prayer, care, comfort, counseling and spiritual support through our Care Ministry. If you or someone you know is in need, contact us.

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Music Ministry

The music ministry of Christ Church exists to glorify God and build community through music. By making music together, we grow in relationship with one another, learn to trust one another, see the value in one another, and share in many adventures that build lifelong memories. We have Choir and Handbell ensembles for all ages.

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Art Ministry

Art enhances worship, deepens Biblical learning, establishes connections across generations, enlightens perspectives on social justice issues, inspires us to introspection and new expressions of faith, and opens us to vibrancy and life in our community.

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Children's Ministry

Our Children's Ministry strives to create spaces where children of all ages can experience God and grow in their relationships with God and one another. We offer Children's Worship, Faith Formation, Vacation Bible School plus seasonal family events.

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Youth Ministries

Our Youth Ministry is unique. Students ages 6th to 12th grade experience a God Centered Model for Spiritual Transformation. Through this, our students learn how to connect with God, one another, and within their own hearts. We strive to help each student find their place as we walk alongside them in their faith journey.

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Senior Adult Ministries

Provides faith, community and caring connections to the Senior Adult Community. The ministry offers monthly luncheon programs featuring relevant speakers and group outings in our community and beyond.

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Men's Ministry

From weekly Pickleball and small groups, to the hands-on service of the Hammerheads team, our Men's Ministry offers opportunities for men to grow in their faith together.

Women's Ministry

The Women of Christ Church are very active! We have groups at all stages of life who gather for fun, fellowship and growth. The ministry offers classes and studies throughout the year, plus opportunities to serve using our unique gifts.

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Physical Wellness

Physical wellness is important to overall wellness. Each week at Christ Church, there are free opportunities for fitness and fellowship for folks at any level. From REFIT®️ and REV+FLOW classes to Pickleball, we have something to keep you moving!

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Christ Church School

Since 1957 Christ Church School has been dedicated to welcoming, loving, teaching and inspiring every child that comes through our doors. We have always believed that every child, at every stage of development, is a blessing.

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Understanding United Methodist Polity

Polity means “the form of government of a nation, a state, a church or an organization.” “An organized society, such as nation, having a specific form of government.” Government is the “management or administration of an organization, a business or an institution.”

Retired pastor and historian Rev. Dr. Charles Brockwell offers an engaging look at UM Polity along with some helpful history of the Untied Methodist Church. Dr Brockwell makes reference to our Book of Discipline. You can find an online copy HERE