Feel the wonder of Christmas in a completely new way. This hour-long service includes fully immersive teaching and music that reminds you why Christmas is the ultimate season of hope. Watch the trailer above to get a sneak peek.

(No childcare, but your kids will love it.)

East Side Service Times

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Saturday, December 22
5:30pm

Sunday, December 23
9:00am
11:00am

Monday, December 24
11:00am
1:00pm

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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 9:00 & 11:00am

Address
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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 will be closed from December 25—January 4. Normal building hours will resume on January 5.

Our building is open to the public six days a week. Enjoy free coffee, free 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.

Hours: Mon-Thur 9am-9pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 3pm-7pm Sunday 8am-1pm

happening at east side

Student Ministry Baptism

Student Ministry Baptism

January 19 at 7pm

East Side Student Ministry is having special baptisms for middle & high schoolers in the new year. If your son or daughter is interested in being baptized, fill out this form.

Encounter Israel

Encounter Israel

April & May 2019

The Encounter Israel trips are a journey to “ground zero” of the Bible. Trip-goers will visit Bethlehem, the Jordan River, the Sea of Galilee and Jerusalem, as well as historic Old Testament locations from the stories of Abraham, Moses, Elijah and David. Learn more and sign up.

Christmas at Crossroads

Christmas at Crossroads

Service Times:
December 22 at 5:30pm December 23 at 9am & 11am
December 24 at 11am & 1pm

Sign up to serve or join us for a new, family-friendly service called Christmas at Crossroads. This hour-long experience of fully immersive teaching and music will remind you why Christmas is the ultimate season of hope.

Kids' Club Anywhere: Christmas

Kids' Club Anywhere: Christmas

Experience Christmas as a family with “Kids’ Club Anywhere: Christmas”, a full-length episode where we use beatboxing, mad libs, and gift-giving dinosaurs to share the story of Christmas and remind us that Jesus was the best surprise EVER! Watch the episode and get family conversation starters here.

The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing

Livestream Friday, December 21 at 7:30pm EST

An interactive digital streaming event for 6–12th grade students, with unique and unexpected ways to connect and engage. Grab a friend, tune in, and maybe win ginormous prizes. Find out more here.

Make This Big Place Feel Small

Make This Big Place Feel Small

We have a team of people available to help you find your fit around Crossroads, provide care & prayer, or answer any questions you may have. Talk to us via email (hello@crossroads.net), text at 513.402.0289, or chat using the chat bubble.

Five Marks of a Man

Five Marks of a Man

This book is for any boy who wants to become a man, or any man who wants to become stronger. With 80% new content, this book will help you take a deep dive into the strength and fulfillment that only comes through Godly manliness. Order your copy now.

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:
Meets during all service times.

High School Ministry Hours:
Thursdays at 7:00pm

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