“You have but one mission on earth – to save souls.”
– John Wesley

Missions Strategy

At Christ Church, we believe that we worship a God who has a heart for others to come to know and have a relationship with Him. Through missions, we have opportunities to share the transformational message of the gospel to our neighbors, our city, our nation, and the world.

We have committed to the following missional goal:

25 year Commitment to Minister to the East Lake Community of Birmingham

Plant 1,300 Churches

Send 100 Missionaries

Current Progress


Missionaries Sent


Churches Planted


Years in East Lake

Atlanta International Village Worldview Immersion Trip

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Date: Saturday, April 15th, 2023
  • Cost: $30 per person ($100 family limit)
  • Team Leader: Dr. Ben Birdsong
  • Ministry Type: worldview immersion cultural experiences, kids ministry
  • Learn More/Register: www.christchurchbham.com/atlanta

Atlanta Student Mission Trip

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Date: June 11th-16th, 2023
  • Cost: TBD
  • Team Leader: Bradley Edwards
  • Ministry Type: worldview immersion cultural experiences, kids ministry

Dominican Republic Trip

  • Location: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Date: June 17th-21st, 2023
  • Cost: $1,700
  • Team Leader: Dr. Ben Birdsong
  • Ministry Type: kids ministry, water filter ministry, church services, light construction

Bulgaria Trip

  • Location: Sofia and Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
  • Date: July 1st-8th, 2023
  • Cost: $2,400
  • Team Leader: Sherri Hooven
  • Ministry Type: kids ministry, feeding ministry, church services

Honduras Trip (Men’s Trip)

  • Location: El Paraiso de del Copan, Honduras
  • Date: July 1st-8th, 2023
  • Cost: $1,700
  • Team Leader: Jimmy Aycock
  • Ministry Type: water filter ministry, light construction

Kenya Mission Trip

  • Location: Thika, Kenya
  • Date: August 30th-September 10th, 2023
  • Cost: $4,200
  • Team Leader: Steve Hendricks
  • Ministry Type: kids ministry at Taji Center, ministry projects alongside Living the Faith Church, and church services

Red Bird Mission Trip

  • Location: Red Bird, Kentucky
  • Date: October 15th-20th, 2023
  • Cost: $425
  • Team Leader: Bill Tiemann
  • Ministry Type: construction

Local Missions

“The light that shines the farthest shines the brightest at home.”
– C. T. Studd


Locally, Christ Church has strategically partnered with the following local mission ministries:

Global Missions

“We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has never heard of the first.”
– Oswald J. Smith


Christ Church is blessed to be able to partner and support 20 mission partners serving the least of these through mercy ministry and sharing the gospel to those who have never heard all over the world. We are blessed to be able to encourage these mission partners through prayer, short term trips, and giving.



We have missionary prayer books available in the church office and welcome centers. Please pick up a missionary prayer book and join in supporting our missionaries in prayer today!


Our missionaries are funded through second mile giving over and above our tithes. Please consider giving to help support our missions partners on the field.


In a COVID-19 world, going in many ways is on hold. As we have opportunities to serve locally and globally, we will share them.