Situation and Burden
About a dozen saints re-established the Lord’s table meeting in Cincinnati in the winter of 2011. In 2014 through the fellowship and supply of the area churches, area co-workers, and blended co-workers, a sweet blended coordination emerged among those in Cincinnati that allowed the church to begin to see the fruits of life. Today, through the local saints functioning and coordinating, there are over 50 saints meeting in the church in Cincinnati: 50% migrated in, 25% recovered back, and 25% from outreach. The Lord’s Day meeting averages 35-40 saints. Lord’s Day meetings are on the UC campus. There are 4 regular weekly home meetings, aside from small groups. Each Wednesday the church gathers for prayer. Every Monday responsible brothers and learners have another time for prayer and fellowship. There is also a weekly campus Bible study and college meeting once a week.
The focus of the campus outreach is at the University of Cincinnati. The community saints yearly contact an average of 220 new students, and actively care for 15 through small groups, appointments, Bible studies, college meetings, and in the homes.
The City of Cincinnati
With over 2 million people, Cincinnati is the largest metropolitan area in the state of Ohio, and the 5th largest metropolitan area in the Midwest. It has an unemployment rate of 2.8% due to its strong economy in manufacturing, financial and professional services. It is the headquarters of 9 Fortune 500 companies. Coupling that with the low cost of living cause Cincinnati to be ranked #1 in 2019 as the best city for college graduates. For more information see City-Data Profile and Official City Website.
Population – 302,601
Median Household Income: $61,653
Racial Makeup: 48.1% White, 44.8% Black, 2.8% Hispanic, 1.8% Asian, 0.4% from other races and 2.5% from two or more races.