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Church of Our Saviour / La Iglesia de Nuestro Salvador
CINCINNATI - The Tri-State is rich in the number and variety of houses of worship. In our weekly feature, WCPO shines the spotlight on where we pray.
At the Church of Our Saviour / La Iglesia de Nuestro Salvador celebrations are enriched by the multi-cultural and bilingual diversity of the congregation.
This Episcopal Church located in Mt. Auburn was begun in 1870 and officially organized in 1876. The current building was dedicated in 1877.
The church was active in the founding of Children´s Hospital and intentionally remained in Mt. Auburn beginning integration in the late 1950s and early ´60s.
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Our Core Beliefs
The fountain of life and source of our existence is infinite love beyond our comprehension, embodied in Jesus the Christ, and drawing us continually as Holy Spirit, into a life of community and blessing for all creation.
Affiliations: The Episcopal Church, The Worldwide Anglican Communion , Integrity USA , National Episcopal AIDS Coalition ,Welcoming Parishes Initiative, Union of Black Episcopalians , Episcopales Latinos , Episcopal Network for Economic Justice , A Sanctuary Parish. Locally, the AMOS Project , Faith Community Alliance, Interfaith Worker Justice Center .
Begun in 1870, officially organized in 1876, current building dedicated in 1877. Active in the founding of Children´s Hospital, provided unofficial chaplaincy for the early decades of the hospital. Intentionally remained in Mt. Auburn beginning integration in the late 1950s and early ´60s. Home of first Mt. Auburn Community Council and first Mt. Auburn Head Start program. Provided first home for Bethany House , first home for AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (AVOC—later STOP AIDS), and the Names Project. Home for many years to Metropolitan Community Church and to Crossport Cincinnati.
More about the House of Worship:
Parish celebrations are enriched by the multi-cultural and bilingual diversity of the congregation, with many styles, traditions, and histories to share in the weaving of the common story.
The mission is:
Food Pantry and Community Meal every Wednesday 5:30 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. 12 Step meetings, Thursday and Saturday nights Black Women´s Support Group 2nd Mondays Breastfeeding Moms and Babies, 3rd Thursdays
Our non-profit Transformations CDC has several initiatives underway or in development which are all volunteer-run presently, including: Learning Club/Club de Aprendizaje for kids and adults, a multi-partnered transportation venture supporting both low-income workers and re-entering citizens, Cooperativa de Cocinar /Cooking Cooperative, and more.
Three Sunday liturgies: 7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist (English); 10:30 a.m. Eucharist /Misa Bilingüe (Spanish-English, with Sunday School); 7 p.m. Zen Mass. Wednesday 7 p.m. Community Mass/Misa Bilingüe 8 p.m. Community Bible Study