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
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 513.771.2292(F)
Executive Director: Sr. Mary Stanton, RSM
Pre-school through the eighth grade . A ministry of the Community of the Transfiguration.
495 Albion Ave, Cincinnati 45246
Headmaster & Principal: Cheryl Pez
Bexley Hall Seminary
A theological seminary of The Episcopal Church, in partnership with Trinity Lutheran Seminary.
583 Sheridan Avenue, Columbus 43209
Dean of Bexley Hall: The Very Rev. Tom Ferguson
Book of Remembrance
A memorial scholarship fund operated by the Episcopal Church Women of the diocese.
Coordinator: Amy Baird 2904 Flemming Road, Middletown 45042 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 513.967.6581
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 email@example.com
Episcopal Retirement Homes, Inc.
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
CEO: R. Douglas Spitler
Chair: William Knodel
Vice-President, Marketing: Janet Ferguson
Vice-President, Human Resources: Kathy Ison
Vice-President, Hospitality Services: Laura Lamb
Vice-President, Development: The Rev. Canon James A. Hanisian
Chief Financial Officer: Paul Scheper
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 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: Myrita Craig.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (ext. 5102)
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 Cottrel
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
Church of St. Edward
214 Fairway Blvd, Whitehall 43213-2012
Lead volunteer: The Rev. Diana Shirley
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
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: Evie Foulkes
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. Frances Community Services
Their mission is “to be an instrument of healing for children, youth, and families in spirit, mind, and body, so they live responsibly and productively, with purpose and hope.”
Regional Vice President for Ohio, Eastern Kansas and Indiana: The Rev. Ora Calhoun
709 South Ninth Street Atchison, Kansas 66002
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