Partners and affiliations

Ministry is carried out in many ways. These ministries are related to the diocese in some way, from direct oversight and funding to a relationship steeped in history and supported by prayer. We rejoice and give thanks for these ministries.

  • Anna Louise Inn


    Shelter, housing and supportive services for women.

    300 Lytle Street, Cincinnati 45202

    Director: Robin Stanley

    Anna Louise Inn/Housing

  • Bethany House Services


    Multi-service, multi-site agency provides housing, education, and assistance
programs to homeless and low-income women and children.

    1841 Fairmount Ave, Cincinnati 45214 

    Executive Director: Sr. Mary Stanton, RSM

    Welcome to Bethany House Services!

  • Bethany School


    Pre-school through the eighth grade
. A ministry of the Community of the Transfiguration.

    495 Albion Ave, Cincinnati 45246

    Headmaster & Principal: Cheryl Pez



  • Bexley Seabury Seminary

    An Episcopal Center for learning and discipleship.


    1407 E. 60th St Chicago, IL 60637



  • Book of Remembrance


    A memorial scholarship fund operated by the Episcopal Church Women of the diocese.

    Coordinator: Amy Baird 2904 Flemming Road, Middletown 45042

  • Caracole, Inc.


    Residential and housing assistance for individuals and families living with AIDS.

    1821 Summit Road, Suite 201, Cincinnati 45237

    Director: Linda Seiter

  • The Caring Place


    An ecumenical and social service agency providing food, counseling. Helping families achieve self-sufficiency through support, education, training, and employment. Parents as Teachers, an early-learning program for parents with children birth to age three.

    6312 Kennedy Ave, Cincinnati 45213

    Director: Carol Chamberlin

  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center


    An affiliation of seven child-care organizations, with a full range of inpatient or ambulatory health services to children with varying degrees and kinds of disorders.

    3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati 45229-3039

    Chairman ex-officio: The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal
    Director of Pastoral Care: The Rev. William E. Scrivener

  • Community of the Transfiguration


    An Episcopal religious order for women, providing a ministry with children and the aged, retreats, educational and recreational work.

    495 Albion Ave, Glendale 45246

    Sister Teresa Martin, C.T., Superior

  • The Co-Operative Society


    An ecumenical group founded by Episcopal women in 1884 providing services to children and families at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The group maintains and services the Chapel, oversees the operation of the Coffee Shop, and provides clothing and gowns for patients. Membership open to all.

    President: Carol Fisher

  • Council of Christian Communions


    An ecumenical organization with ministries in education and justice.

    42 Calhoun Street, Cincinnati, Ohio  45219

    Director: Joellen Grady


  • Canterbury Court Retirement Community (Episcopal Retirement Homes)


    An independent-living retirement residence with 150 HUD-subsidized rental apartments.

    450 N. Elm Street, West Carrollton, Ohio  45449

  • Deupree House (Episcopal Retirement Homes)


    An independent living facility, part of Episcopal Retirement Homes, Inc.

    3939 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio  45208

    513.272.5555 ext. 6604

  • Episcopal Healing Ministry

    Christ Church Cathedral, 318 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

    Devoted to teaching the healing ministry to clergy and laity.
Ecumenical healing service, 2nd Wednesday each month at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Church in College Hill.

  • Episcopal Relief & Development

    (Formerly The Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief)

    A collective response to Christ’s command and a means of fulfilling our baptismal covenant: to serve Christ in all persons; to love our neighbors as ourselves; to strive for justice and peace among all people; and to respect the dignity of every human being.

    Diocesan Fund Coordinator: Toks Ogungbadero

  • Episcopal Retirement Services


    A non-profit organization that provides services and living options to meet the needs of older adults in the diocese.

    3870 Virginia Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227-3427

    Laura Lamb, President and CEO
    Paul Scheper, Chief Financial Officer
    Kathy Ison, VP Affordable Housing & In-Home Services
    Virginia Uehlin, VP of Residential Housing & Healthcare
    Joan Wetzel, VP of Human Resources & Organizational Development
    Ken Paley, VP Marketing & Public Relations

    Bishop’s Representative on Trustees: The Rt Rev. Kenneth L. Price Jr.

  • Forward Movement Publications

    513.721.6659 or 800.543.1813

    An agency of the National Episcopal Church. Publishes “Forward Day by Day” and other Christian literature for parish and personal use.

    412 Sycamore Street, 3rd floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

    Executive Director: The Rev. Scott Gunn
    Managing Editor: Richelle Thompson
    Business Manager: Jane Paraskevopoulos

  • Friends of the Groom


    A Christian theater and education group. 

    909 Center Street, Milford, Ohio  45150

    Director: Tom Long
    Administrator: Jocelyn Sluka


  • Gabriel’s Place


    A safe, beautiful and spiritually nourishing gathering place in the Avondale neighborhood. Garden, market, teaching kitchen and facilities work together to teach and encourage healthy eating.

    3618 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH  45229.

    Board President: The Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal.
    Executive Director: Trazana Staples

  • Hamilton County Police/Clergy Team

    Ecumenical chaplains for victim assistance and emergency response. Sponsored by the Hamilton County Police Association and The Council of Christian Communions

    Liaison: The Rev. George A. Hill III, D.Min

  • Her Place


    Weekly women’s personal and special development groups build self-esteem and allow women living in poverty to explore special issues in a safe environment.

    1003 W. Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222

  • His Place


    An urban outreach ministry; meals, worship, emergency assistance, referral provided to residents of west and southwest Columbus.

    1003 W. Town Street, Columbus, Ohio  43222

  • Hunger Network in Ohio


    The Hunger Network in Ohio is an ecumenical hunger advocacy group seeking to end hunger in Ohio.  Our programs include 2-Cents-a-Meal (prayers and offerings to end hunger), Tuesdays at the Statehouse (visits with elected officials), HungerNetOhio (e-mail legislative alerts), along with ongoing cooperation with broad statewide coalitions of groups working for the poor and most vulnerable in our state.

    82 E. 16th Ave, Columbus, Ohio  43201


  • Hyde Park Health Center


    A nursing care, Alzheimer’s care and assisted living facility

    4001 Rosslyn Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio  45209

    Health Services Adminstrator: Aileen Jones
    Director of Spiritual Services: The Rev. Cynthia Hampton
  (ext. 5102)

  • Integrity


    A nonprofit organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) Episcopalians and straight friends.

    c/o St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
    30 West Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210

  • The Interfaith Center for Peace


    Responding in faith to the wisdom of spiritual leaders throughout human history, the Interfaith Center for Peace teaches people, by deed and example, how to be peacemakers in their own places. Specifically, the Peace Center addresses issues of peacemaking, peace education, and conflict resolution, conflict management, and mediation training. It also provides training and consultation for schools, families, churches, organizations, and communities.

    Episcopal Board Members include: The Rev. David McCoy, the Rev. Bruce Smith, the Rev. Dcn. Irene Radcliff, Sylvia Moore
1970 Waldeck Ave, Columbus, Ohio  43201

    Director: The Rev. Dr. Chris Cottrell


    Director’s Blog:

  • Inter Parish Ministry, Inc.


    An ecumenical social service agency serving low-income families of eastern Hamilton and Clermont counties through resource and volunteers of participating churches. Services include community development, emergency assistance, thrift stores, adolescent empowerment programs, and summer enrichment activities for children.

    3509 Debolt Road, Cincinnati, Ohio  45244-3419

    Executive Director: Annette Kroch Malny

  • Latino Ministry Center

    An education center for children and adults for whom English is not their native language. Homework help, conversational Spanish and English, first responders training, and help with studying for citizenship are offered.
    11381 Hanover Rd., Cincinnati, OH  45240-2430
    Lead volunteers: Carlos and Glenda deJesus


  • The Learning Center


    School-based childcare facility for teen-age mothers.

    Springfield-South High School
    700 S. Limestone, Springfield, Ohio  45505

  • Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community (ERH)


    A full-service retirement community. 
Independent Living, Assisted Living, Nursing Care

    3550 Shaw Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio  45208

    Health Services Administrator: Virginia Uehlin
    Director of Spiritual Services: The Rev. Angelo Puopolo

  • Miami Valley Episcopal Russian Network (MVERN)

    Organized in the summer of 1996 in order to form a partnership with St. Nikolas Russian Orthodox Church in Sablino, Russia. From this humble beginning, MVERN has grown an active organization that has sent approximately $150,000 in medicines, equipment, clothing and monetary support to our partnership parish’s ministries in the Sablino area.


  • Metropolitan Area Religions Coalition of Cincinnati (MARCC)


    A coalition through which the diocese and 15 other judicatories work together on agreed-upon local social policy opportunities.

    1035 Enquirer Bldg. 
617 Vine Street, Cincinnati 45202

    Director: The Rev. Margaret Fox

  • Midwest Ministry Development Service


    Counseling and support.

    11520 Old Henderson Road, 102B, Columbus, Ohio  43220-3616

    Executive Director: Ross Peterson

  • National Cathedral Association, Ohio chapter


    A support group for the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

    Co-chairs: Cynthia Walter/Marsha Mueller

  • National Conference for Community & Justice


    106 E. Eighth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio  45202

    Executive director: Robert “Chip” Harrod


  • Ohio Council of Churches

    614.885.9590 ext 13

    Fax: 614-885-6097

    6161 Busch Blvd., Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43229-2553

    Executive director: The Rev. Rebecca J. Tollefson

  • Open Door Ministry (A Jubilee Ministry)


    Representative payee for managing disability incomes for the mentally ill; emergency assistance to families in Walnut Hills; food pantry, drop-in area, neighborhood programs.

    Church of the Advent, 2366 Kemper Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio  45206

    Director: JoAnn McIntosh

  • Prospect House, Inc.


    A long-term residential alcoholism and substance abuse treatment facility for men.

    682 Hawthorne Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio  45205
    Mailing address: P.O. Box 5117

    Executive Director: David F. Logan
    Associate Director: Roger A. Zellers
    Board President: Richard Sorrell

  • St. Monica's Recreation Center


    A ministry for the area young and young adults by the Community of the Transfiguration

    10022 Chester Road, Lincoln Heights, Ohio  45215

    Administrator: Sr. Mary Luke, C.T.

  • Union of Black Episcopalians


    An organization of black Episcopalians

    Coordinator: John E. Harris Jr.

  • United Thank Offering


    A ministry of thanksgiving.

    Diocesan Coordinator: Milicent Eason
    2135 Schenley Drive, Columbus 43219

  • Wings Literacy Center

    St. Paul’s Church
    PO Box 736
    Logan, Ohio  43138