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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 […]

August 2017 News

by Lisa

A Time to Rejoice! By Kristen Pool, Search Committee Chair One of Jesus’s parables tells of a woman who has lost a coin.  She searches tirelessly for it, and when she finds it, calls her neighbors and friends, and together, they all rejoice over the found coin.  While the parable illustrates God’s joy when someone […]

July 2017 News

by Lisa

Jon Moody, standing in for the pastor: This is the first month of our church life after Dr. Green’s interim ministry.  He has told us that he left us prepared for our transition to a new settled pastor.  We are.  The search committee concluded its search and is in the final negotiations with a candidate […]