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RCC Meeting July 28, Letter from Rev. John Richardson

by Lisa

The RCC Meeting on July 28 will cover many items, among them: whether to call a new Regional minister, a new interim minister, or go forward with just the board as administrators; reforming the Christian Church in Ohio as “Ohio Disciples” as we envision the future of the Region and how to continue a Regional […]

“Made for Goodness” Book Study Tuesdays in June

by Lisa

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho, authored this book that offers a generous contribution to the theological/anthropological foundation of Imago Dei – humanity as created in the image of God. This conviction is one that affirms the ecclesiological priorities of welcome and belonging, while also giving rise to concepts of discipleship and repentance (if […]

Maple Syrup on sale now!

by Lisa

Stop by the HCC office Tuesdays 3-6pm, Wednesdays & Thursdays 9:30-2:30.  A pint is $10, a quart is $18, make checks payable to Hiram Christian Church with “Maple Syrup” on the memo line.  Proceeds benefit the Week of Compassion and Foods Resource Bank.

Welcome Advent!

by Chris McCreight

Entering the Season of Advent: “We pray for plenty of good hard work to do, and the strength to do it.”   This is a prayer that hangs within the dining hall on the grounds of White Oak Pastures outside of Bluffton, Georgia. The 1,250 acre farm is now owned and stewarded by Will Harris, […]

November 2017 News

by Lisa

Hello Church, Thank you for your gracious welcome! Jen, Linden, and I were overwhelmed by your warmth and kindness this past Sunday as we formally began our participation in ministry with you as the Hiram Christian Church. I was blessed with this thoughtful welcome card filled with messages of hope, joy, and excitement for this new season. […]

Welcome Rev. Chris McCreight!

by Lisa

Sunday we welcome Rev. Christopher McCreight to be our new pastor.  Chris has been received with excitement by the search committee, the church board, and the congregation, which voted to extend the call to “by acclamation”. Our search committee found Chris right across the street.  His wife Jennifer is a professor of Education at Hiram […]

October 2017 News

by Lisa

The wait is almost over! While we have enjoyed the sermons and presentations of the last few weeks I think we are all anxious to welcome our new settled Pastor. In the Disciples of Christ tradition we are all ministers (some are preachers, some are teachers, some are workers, all bring gifts) but the role […]

College Food Collection- Sunday, October 1

by Lisa

New this year, during the joint worship service on October 1, a collection will be taken for dorm-friendly and healthy foods for Hiram College students facing food insecurity. SARAH DOWD, a previous XPLOR participant, now Hiram College staff member, will assist in the distribution of these donations. Dorm Food Honey Buns Pizza Rolls Pop Tarts […]

September 2017 News

by Lisa

*WORSHIP RETURNS TO 11 A.M. ON SEPTEMBER 10TH*  This is an exciting time for Hiram Christian Church.  We have joyfully affirmed by acclamation the calling of REV. CHRIS MCCREIGHT as our new settled pastor.   We welcome CHRIS into the fellowship of a vibrant, faithful body as we step ahead in our faith journey. And who […]