The following are Active Ministries that Christ Church Helps to Support Globally...
United Thank Offering (UTO). UTO is a ministry of the Episcopal Church for the mission of the global church. UTO is entrusted to promote Thank Offerings, to receive the offerings, and to distribute the UTO monies to support mission and ministry throughout the Episcopal Church. Monies collected are presented at the annual Diocesan Convention service!!
Episcopal Partnership for Mission and Outreach. The "Partnership" mission is to inspire mission and outreach in partnership with every congregation; to support congregations as they develop, initiate and maintain outreach ministries; and to raise funds to support congretation mission and outreach. Annual fundraising campaign begins at Easter and ends on Pentecost.
Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD). This is the International Outreach Organization for the Episcopal Church. ERD responds to emergency needs, as well as on-going needs, especially in developing countries.
Christ Church holds an "ERD Sunday" to raise donations, as well as periodic parish projects to raise funds for a specific need, such as mosquito nets or water filtration systems.
Our Little Roses Ministries Our Little Roses is a girl's orphanage in Honduras that benefits from donations from the congregations of the Episcopal Diocese of WNY.
An Annual Tea is held each Fall to support Our Little Roses, as well as special collections and/or fundraisers.