Coming to the Inclusion Sessions is the best way for you to get connected relationally with others here at Peoples Church. The Inclusion Sessions are on Sunday during the 11:15 a.m. service on the 3rd floor in the Back Stage Room (behind the sanctuary).
Summer Block (May 7 - July 30)
Classes are a way for you to take ownership of your own personal growth by learning practical tools and receiving relevant information to thrive in your everyday lives. We have provided classes during each service hour (9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.) so that you can experience both a class and a worship service on Sundays.
If you have any questions, please contact Ministry Resident Eric Chang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Category: Biblical Literacy
How to Hear the Holy Spirit — Starts Sunday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 402. Taught by
Pastor Clyde Miller. This class will teach on how the Holy Spirit speaks to and through humankind. This class will explore the Scripture that teaches about the Holy Spirit so that your prayer life will take on new meaning and power and so that your walk with God will be enlightened and strengthened.
Understanding the Torah:
Jesus in Leviticus — Starts Sunday May 7 at 9:30 a.m. in Rm. 404. Taught by Ron Tolliver. This study of Leviticus is a deep dive into how and why Jesus had to fulfill the Law. Whether your background is Jewish or Gentile this class will help you understand how Jesus (Yeshua) was the Word (Torah) made flesh.
Category: Multicultural Competence
Peoples Connect! — Starts Sunday, June 4 at 11:15 a.m. in Room 404. Facilitated by Oneya Fennell Okuwobi. Come learn more about the peoples of Peoples. In June, explore El Salvador with Ana Baratta-Soto. You will have the opportunity to learn about El Salvador's culture and history, tackle some basic Spanish phrases, get to know members of our Spanish fellowship, and more. In July, your experience continues as we move to East Africa to learn about Ethiopia and Eritrea with members of our Habesha fellowship. You can attend one session or both! Come learn about other cultures as our body grows together.
Category: Marketplace Ministry
There will be no class for Marketplace Ministry taught during the Summer Block 2017.
Check back in August for classes offered in Fall Block 2017.
Category: Life & Relationships
The Art of Marriage — Starts Sunday, May 7 at 11:15 a.m. in Room 402. Facilitated by Pastor Cindy Robertson and Nelson & Ana Soto. Marriage is truly an art, and every marriage is unique, expressed by the colorful personalities of each spouse and textured by the circumstances at play in their lives. Whether you've been married a year or have been working on your canvas for many years, with continued effort and God's grace, your relationship can become a masterpiece. This 6-week DVD curriculum from FamilyLife explores six aspects of the marriage relationship from a Biblical point of view. An accompanying workbook ($10) contains discussion questions, related articles and date-night ideas to build on the big ideas from each session and to help personalize it to your marriage.
Category: New Beginnings
"New Beginning Class" — If you are a new believer or recently made a choice to follow Jesus Christ, we want to help you along this incredible journey. These two week lessons are the first step to building a strong foundation for your faith walk with Jesus Christ.
The class meets in the 4th Floor Reception Area at 9:30 a.m and will be offered the beginning of each month of May, June, and July. Please register for the specific dates offered.
Wednesday Group Opportunities at 7:00 p.m.
4th Floor - Room 401/403
Corporate Prayer is an important part of the life of the church, along with worship, sound doctrine, communion, and fellowship. The early church met regularly to learn the doctrine of the apostles, break bread, and pray together. When we pray together with other Christians, the effects can be extremely positive. Corporate prayer edifies and unifies the body as we share our common faith.
Pastor Tom Baxter
4th Floor - Reception Office
Men's Group is about building friendships and growing as a Christ-follower. We take time each week to tell stories, share battle scars, and get to know each other better. A short devotion is given to encourage men of all ages.
4th Floor - Room 402
Women's Group provides a place of community for women of all ages to care and share, to challenge and support, to laugh and to encourage one another. We want to grow spiritually and be transformed. We alternate between Bible studies and discussion topics.
International Bible Study
4th Floor - Room 404
Friday, 7:00 p.m.
International Bible Study
The International Bible Study meets on Friday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Peoples Church building, room 404. This group is for internationals, both students and recent graduates who have begun their careers. Every week individuals from all different backgrounds come together to experience life in the Body of Christ and gain a deeper understanding of the Bible in order to be obedient disciples of Jesus Christ. Come join us!
Christian discipleship is the process by which we grow in our knowledge and understanding of Jesus and are equipped by the Holy Spirit, who resides in our hearts, to overcome the pressures and trials of life, becoming more like Jesus.
Often, this process requires a one-on-one discipleship relationship. We have individuals ready to partner and walk with you on your journey with Christ. To learn more about starting the discipleship process or about becoming a discipleship partner, contact Petros Yefru at email@example.com.
NEXT is a multifaceted leader development plan focused on walking with others to grow in faith and step into a new level of leadership and influence in the Kingdom of God. NEXT is all about your faith, your development, and your story. During the NEXT Experience, we will strip away all the the non-essentials to focus on God. Join us for the NEXT Experience at Peoples Church on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. in the two42 Cafe beginning February 22, 2017.
NEXT is a 12 week journey that is broken down into 4 distinct parts
Part 1: NEXT-Consumed, A journey of Spiritual renewal.
Consumed is the first part of our multifaceted leader development plan called NEXT. Consumed is an experience that was created to invite people on a journey of spiritual renewal. Every step of the experience was made to draw people closer to God.
Part 3: NEXT-Travel, Living out the great commandment.
Travel is the third part of our multifaceted leader development plan called NEXT. In regards to the NEXT travel experience: It’s important for us that all leaders experience international and domestic missions hence, NEXT: Travel is a part of our plan to grow and develop leaders in the Kingdom. This year our in country mission trip will be to New Orleans, and Our International Trip will be determined. .
Part 2: NEXT-Access, Creating access to Jesus.
Access is the second part of our NEXT Experience and it focuses on creating access for all people to God’s Kingdom. It’s a chance to share our faith and joy in Jesus with people at work, at home, at church and in our community.
Part 4: NEXT-Leap, Identifying God-given gifts & leadership abilities.
We’ve broken the Leap experience down into 2 parts. Part 1 Leap Discovery, during this 3 week portion, you’ll gain better understanding of your gifts and talents, as well as a deep analysis of your personality type. Part 2 Leap Weekend, a two day event where you will be taught and led by executive leadership coaches from the church who will equip you to use Christ-like leadership in all facets of your life. Leap Weekend is a chance to take all of the information you’ve learned about God, yourself, and your faith and put it all together!
Because there is limited space for the NEXT Experience, sign up is required. Click here to sign up for the NEXT Experience.
Here at Peoples Church, we love God and we love all people. God's sovereign will and provision has allowed us to be a diverse community from over 30 different nations. We celebrate our diversity, striving to honor and live for God, with the desire that church be a representation of the picture of heaven; every tribe and every nation, Revelation 5:9
"Beloved community is formed not by eradication of difference, but by its affirmation, by each of us claiming the identities and cultural legacies that shape who we are and how we live in the world." - Ben Hook
The Habesha Ministry is a community of Ethiopian and Eritrean believers who are worshipping God using the Amharic language. Whether you are new to the United States or have been here for a while, we would love to have you join us and help as you transition to life here in the States. Come and celebrate the Lord with us!The Habesha Ministry meets on the 4th floor of Peoples Church in Room 401/403. They meet Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m.
International Bible Study
The International Bible Study meets on the 4th floor of Peoples Church in room 404. They meet on Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Every week individuals from all different backgrounds come together to have a deeper understanding of the Bible. This study is for everyone! Come join us today, meet someone new, and grow in your knowledge of the Bible.The International Bible Study meets on the 4th floor of Peoples Church in room 404. They meet on Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m.
Life Development Network
The Life Development Network seeks to "walk alongside" people who have experienced life-change in Christ, but continually face life development obstacles (i.e. employment, education, housing, transportation, addiction, and/or criminal records). The Life Development Network's goal is to help people overcome these obstacles.
How do we Identify Life Development Participants?
People who want help in reaching their life development goals.
People who have been discipled one-on-one, but still need life development assistance.
People who want to break the cycle of poverty.
Who Qualifies to be a Participant in the Life Development Network?
People who have experienced life change in Christ.
People who regularly attend People Church and are accountable in community.
People who are motivated and have their own goals and ambitions.
Where do I Begin?
To qualify as a participant or an ally, contact Cindy Robertson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
EMBRACE FOSTER CARE
Embrace is the Foster Care and Adoption Ministry at Peoples Church. Embrace focuses on these 4 areas of ministry:
1. SUPPORT- A group for people who have fostered, adopted, are in the process of becoming foster or adoptive parents, or are thinking about becoming foster or adoptive parents. This group meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in "The Pit" on the 1st floor of Peoples Church.
2. WRAP- Wrapping around foster and adoptive parents that are part of Peoples Church, to offer Words of Affirmation, Resources, Advocacy, and Prayer.
3. BEYOND-Matching young men and women who have aged out of the foster care system with allies from Peoples Church to support, resource, and do life with them.
4. EVENTS-Foster Care Alumni Thanksgiving Dinner and Orphan Sunday are the largest Embrace Events.
To get involved, or to ask questions, please contact Katie Deyo at: Katie@thesonshineproject.org
EMERGE COUNSELING SERVICES
EMERGE is a full-service, Christ- centered, mental health outpatient center.Emerge Cincinnati treats a wide range of life problems. Children as young as three years old are counseled, as well as teens, adults, couples, and families.
HOW TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT
Phone: 800-621-5207 to speak with our Intake Specialists.
Online: Visit emerge.org
LOCATION OF EMERGE CINCINNATI
220 William Howard Taft Rd.
Cincinnati OH, 45219
Located on the third floor of Peoples Church.
Dr. Kathryn Wurtz,Psy. D. is a seminary trained psychologist who has been doing Christian counseling with children, adolescents, adults, and couples for over twenty years.
Click Here For More Information
The last thing that Jesus told His disciples to do before He left this Earth was to "GO!" To GO make disciples, to GO into all the world, to GO be His hands and feet to the widow, orphan, oppressed, and whoever else we may meet. We take this charge very seriously; we know how important it is to GO, and we want you to GO with us! Below you will see other areas in which Peoples Church is involved and how you can GO with us.
PEOPLES CHURCH MISSIONS PROGRAM
Peoples Church supports 90+ Missionaries and Organizations in Cincinnati, the US, and around the world, with around $10,000 in monthly Missions contributions. Thank you for making this happen!
Contact Tom Baxter at email@example.com to find out more information about Peoples Church's Mission program and to find ways you can be involved.
Peoples Church has adopted the 6th grade class at Rockdale Academy. If you are interested in working with this group of students or would like more information, please contact Marcia Bovard at firstname.lastname@example.org. To be a tutor or mentor, contact Audrey Holtzman at email@example.com.
You can also help by donating items such as deodorant, uniform shirts (white or blue), pants (blue, khaki, or black), toothbrush/toothpaste, socks, underwear, and belts. Gently used uniforms are also needed.
NEW2 YOU THRIFT STORE
New2You Thrift Store is a business and a community ministry affiliated with Peoples Church, and serves a diverse consumer base, welcoming clients from both the urban and suburban areas of Greater Cincinnati. It is our mission to provide an enjoyable shopping experience and reflect a positive light to our many friends in the Uptown region.
New2You is located at 206 William Howard Taft Rd. Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.
They are open for business and donations on
Tuesday - Friday 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Click HERE to learn more about New2You.