We are an international Christian church with 250,000 members found in more than 50 nations. Our World Headquarters, including a Temple dedicated to the pursuit of peace, is located in Independence, Missouri. The church was organized in 1830 in New York State.


We proclaim Jesus Christ and promote communities of joy, hope, love, and peace.

  • We Offer… A community of people where the gospel of Jesus Christ is the focus of worship, learning, caring, and mission.
  • An opportunity for genuine spiritual growth and relationship with the Holy Spirit.
  • Local congregations where deep friendships are established, individual ideas are valued, and where those special needs find security, care, and support.
  • A faith community that encourages the ministry of all people, including children and youth.
  • A global community with a worldwide mission that values all cultures and celebrates the rich diversity of human life.
  • Meaningful opportunities to serve Jesus Christ by helping others and promoting peace.

For more information please go to our World Church website www.CofChrist.org