Latest News & Updates



NEW Christ Church Directories!
The 2022 Christ Church Photo Directories have arrived! Members of Christ Church, to get your copy of the directory, please see Rachael McIntosh anytime this Sunday (or in the next few Sundays) and she will hand you your copy directly. If you have questions, please email Rachael at 

New Members Class | Sundays at 4:15 PM
Our New Members Class is for all those who would like to find out more information about the church and/or join us in membership. This is a great opportunity for visitors to learn more about the distinctives of Christ Church Presbyterian and to understand what it means to be a member of the church. If you are interested in joining this class, please contact Pastor Michael ( We will meet in the sanctuary of the church at 4:15pm on Sundays.

Visitor’s Dessert at the Payne’s | August 17th  
If you are new to Christ Church, Pastor Jon and Marla Payne warmly invite you to join them for a visitor’s dessert at their home on Wednesday, August 17th at 6:45 p.m. Please rsvp with Miss Rachael McIntosh at .

New Kitchen Ladies Meeting | Sunday, August 14
Ladies! If you are interested in helping out in the Christ Church Kitchen please join Lynn Earle, Debbie Charles and the other Kitchen Ladies for a quick 20 minute meeting after the morning service on Sunday, August 14. If you will not be able to make it, please notify Rachael McIntosh. Thank you for being willing to serve!

Good News Club Training | Saturday, August 13 at 9:00am
Are you interested in sharpening your ability to share the gospel with children? Christ Church Teens and Adults are invited to Good News Club Training, Saturday, August 13, 9:00am -12:30pm (Location TBA). Learn how to clearly and effectively communicate gospel truths to elementary age children for their eternal good and our great God's glory. If interested, please contact Matt Watson ( or Ruth Petersen (

Christ Church Women’s Fellowship Event | August 24 at 7:00 PM
Ladies! Mark your calendars! The ladies of Christ Church are warmly invited to gather for a monthly time of encouraging fellowship. The Women's Fellowship is hosted in a different home each month, and includes heavy finger foods, dessert, fellowship, a devotion, and a season of prayer. It’s a time to grow deeper in the Lord and foster friendships, old and new. The August Women’s Fellowship will be Wednesday, August 24 at 7:00 PM, at the home of Aurelia Muller. 

Fellowship Meal | Sunday, August 28
Please mark your calendars and make plans enjoy a Fellowship Meal with our church family on August 28th following the morning worship service. Join us for this wonderful time to enjoy a meal and fellowship on the Lord’s day as a church family! We're asking 15 families to sign up to bring a main dish, large enough to serve at least 10 people. We're also asking all other families to bring a side dish or dessert, large enough for your family plus extra. Singles, please bring chips or drinks.

Fall Church Picnic | Saturday, September 10th
We have reserved space at Palmetto Islands County Park for our Fall Church Picnic! The picnic will be on Saturday, September 10th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this wonderful time of fun and fellowship with your church family!

Mission Conference | October 7-9, 2022
Mark your calendars for a high impact weekend focused on the Great Commission at Christ Church Presbyterian on October 7-9Rev. Chris Gordon, Senior Pastor of Escondido URC in Escondido, California will be our guest preacher. In addition to pastoral ministry, Pastor Gordon is the host of Abounding Grace Radio, a Christian radio ministry that reaches hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S., Canada, and Africa. In addition, Pastor Gordon is the author of The New Reformation Catechism on Human Sexuality. Please make plans to attend this mission focused weekend. More information and details coming soon.

Regular Events
Kids’ Catechism | not meeting this week
Children ages 8–12 are welcome to join the Kids’ Catechism Class at Christ Church; we are studying the Westminster Shorter Catechism and meet at Sundays 4:30 PM at the church.

MUSC & Twenty-Somethings Summer Study | Tuesday, August 9 at 6:45pm
The weekly MUSC & twenty-somethings Summer study meets on Tuesdays at 6:45 PM at the home of Michael & Sarah Bauer. Join us each week as we have a cookout dinner, wonderful Christian fellowship, and study a new book this Summer: Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution by Carl Trueman. If you’d like more information about this ministry, please contact Pastor Michael. 

Men of the Covenant Bible Study | Thursday, August 11 at 7:00am
Our Men of the Covenant Bible study will meet Thursday morning at 7:00 AM at the church. We are studying The Masculine Mandate: God's Calling to Men by Dr. Richard Phillips. Please join us for this time of growing in grace with one another! Books are available for those who attend the study.