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Faith in Action


Thursdays starting
September 14 - March 30, 9:30 AM - 12 noon
Sundays starting September 17, 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Registration is due by Monday, September 11

JustFaith is a study that explores the implications of being faithful disciples of Jesus today by taking care of the earth and all of Godís people. Small groups explore systemic realities impacting the lives of people all over the world. Through prayer, readings, dialogue, and connections with people at the margins in the Greenville area, JustFaith participants become a caring community of support.

Inspired by new insights, participants will nurture the passion, compassion, and patience that prepares them for the gospel work of social ministry. Chose a time that works best for you: Just Faith sessions will be held on Thursday mornings from 9:30 AM until 12 noon or on Sundays from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. The cost is $150 (covers books, materials, and videos). Scholarships are available. Register online. For more information, contact Debbie Rice, 282.3108, or visit the JustFaith website.

People of faith working in community to be a catalyst and conduit for ministry.

The Faith in Action Ministries are designed to help members and visitors to put their faith into action through a variety of opportunities, offered to help engage individuals and groups through service to each other and the larger community. Faith in Action's Impact Ministries offer a wide range of routine and accessible service opportunities. These opportunities for individuals and families help us keep loving engagement with our neighbors. Christ Church encourages involvement in the Sterling Community, a historic African-American community on the west side of Greenville, particularly with community activities, education, tutoring and farming. Christ Church has also been involved in the village of Cange, Haiti for over 35 years and has helped build a school, hospital and water system, with continued support of the vocational school and 100 acre farm.

In addition to the keystone ministries listed above, Faith in Action is charged with the annual allocation of over $250,000 to supportPartners in the community and develop new projects in Greenville that will help to address current unmet need of the community. For more information on how you can be a part of the Faith in Action Ministry, contact Frances Poe or Debbie Rice

Leadership Team

If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday. - Isaiah 58:10 

Christ Church Faith in Action Ministries are led by parishioners and supported by staff members Frances Poe, Director of Faith in Action, Debbie Rice, Outreach Coordinator, and Holly Melton, Volunteer Coordinator.

Members of the Outreach Committee:
Perry Gilreath (Faith in Action Committee Chair)
Jim Baumgardner (Vestry Representative)
Reg Brooker (Haiti Representative)
Mary Allen Murphy (Partners and Programs Representative)
Monroe Free
Josh Hudson
Carolyn Beiers


We offer these maps so you can see where our partners are located and where we serve.  Please use them to get driving directions in Greenville and to understand our work in Haiti.