spark talks

Spark: Ideas to ignite your life
happening every weekend June 29-July 28

Spark is a series of inspiring talks from experts, thought leaders, and people like you with new speakers each weekend. Attend a location near you or stream online.

This week:

Former NFL player and Emmy Award-winning TV broadcaster, Solomon Wilcots is sharing his story. Brian Tome believes passivity is killing us and will bust the myth that being aggressive is a bad thing.

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welcome to

crossroads
east side

crossroads
east side


See what's happening at east side

Located in Eastgate next to Jungle Jim’s, we serve communities east of downtown Cincinnati such as Anderson, Amelia, Batavia, Loveland, Milford, New Richmond and other surrounding neighborhoods.

Service Times

Saturday: 5:30pm
Sunday: 9:15 & 11:00am

Address
4450 Eastgate S Dr
Cincinnati, OH 45245
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Come as you are

Seriously. This is a real place for real people. Regardless of what you think about God, you are welcome here. In a nutshell, you can wear jeans, or dress up if you want. The coffee is free, so grab a cup before you sit down. The music is great and you’ll hear straight up Biblical truth that you can apply to your everyday life. The rest is up to you.

Meet Greg McElfresh

Greg is the East Side Community Pastor. A graduate of Amelia High School, he is excited to be back in his hometown after serving as the founding Community Pastor of Crossroads West Side. Greg is a huge fan of Man Camp, and does his best to support Jungle Jim’s pint night. He and his wife Abby have three daughters, Emme, Liv, and Ada. And no, they are not going to try for a boy.

Weekday Hours

Our building is open to the public six days a week. Enjoy free coffee, wi-fi and plenty of couches. Come for a meeting, just to hang out with friends, or even for a quiet place to read or pray.

Summer Hours: M-W-F: 9am-5pm
T-TH: 9am-9pm

happening at east side

2019 Summer Send Off

2019 Summer Send Off

Saturday, August 17

In partnership with the Union Township Board of Trustees and Jungle Jim’s International Market Eastgate, join us to celebrate the 2019 Summer Send-Off including a day of food, games, and entertainment from 11am-11pm with fireworks at 9:30pm. Learn more.

Volunteer with Kids' Club

Volunteer with Kids' Club

Jump in to volunteering with Kids’ Club. Help welcome families, build a tower with a toddler, and change the world one kid at a time. Sign up here.

Be a participant in UNDIVIDED

Be a participant in UNDIVIDED

UNDIVIDED is a six-week spiritual journey, bringing people together for meaningful conversation and experiences that can lead to growth and heal the racial divide in our city. The next round of UNDIVIDED starts in August. Sign up to be a participant here.

Alpha

Alpha

Tuesdays from 6:30–8:30pm June 4 to August 13

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome. Click here for more info.

GO Trips

GO Trips

Make 2020 the year you GO somewhere and discover how you were born for adventure. Trips for next year are open now! Learn more about trips.

Onsite Chaser Groups

Onsite Chaser Groups

Tuesdays starting 2/26 from 7–8:30pm in the Student Section

Onsite Chaser Groups are the easiest ways to meet new people and make this place feel smaller. All you need to do is watch the weekend message, then show up!

Onsite Groups

Onsite Groups

Onsite Groups connect people in similar life stages like young adults or moms, or around a topic like body image, overcoming addiction, or understanding the Bible. See what Groups are happening now and sign up here.

Community Care Requests

Prayer requests, listening appointments, hospital visits, or questions about weddings or funerals– we're here to help.

Request care here
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For Kids & Students

Your kids will love Kids' Club

A fun learning environment designed especially for kids (birth through fifth grade). It’s free, totally secure, and don't worry-we'll let you know if your child needs you at any point during the service.

Check out Kids' Club

Kids’ Club is available during all service times The sensory room is available on Sunday during the 11am service.

Student Ministry

Middle School (grades 6-8) and High School (grades 9-12) students have a place to call their own. Students are challenged and encouraged through relevant teaching and fun events. Opportunities are provided for them to grow as they connect with God and with each other. 

Middle School Ministry Hours:
Sundays at 9:15 & 11am

High School Ministry Hours:
Thursdays at 7:00pm

Get more info on student ministry

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