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Memorial United Presbyterian Church

The Greatest Commandment:

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul and with all your mind."  This is the first and greatest commandment.

And the second is like it "Love your neighbor as yourself." ... Matthew 22:37-39 NIV

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We are all God’s People!
Come Join US!

We are so glad you found us. On behalf of the Congregation and Staff, we invite you to stay for as long as you like to discover the different ways we seek to follow our Lord here at Memorial Church.


Location and Office Hours

  343 West Ankeney Mill Road
Xenia, OH 45385
(Across from Greene County Fairgrounds)
Office Phone:
  (937) 376-9461
FAX Line:
  (937) 376-4380
Preschool Phone: 
  (937) 376-2567
Email Correspondence
Office Hours:
  Monday thru Friday
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday School:
  9:15 AM
Sunday Worship:
  10:30 AM


September --- The Spoken Word

As we move into Fall and the New Church Year, we return to our Narrative Lectionary Old Testament passages.  Pastor Kelley will be preaching from the narrative stories from the book of Genesis, after a Labor Day look at the Beatitudes.


  • September 4, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
    • “The Upside Down Kingdom of God” Matthew 5:1-12, 43-48; 6:19-21, 25-34
    • Shared Worship at Memorial with Westminster
  • September 11, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 
    • “Falling”   Genesis 2:4-7, 15-17; 3:1-8
  • September 18, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
    • “Promises”   Genesis 15:1-10, 17-18
  • September 25, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost 
    • “Dreams”  Genesis 37:3-8, 17b-34; 50:15-21  

New Address/Phone Directories

New Directories are available for you to pick up on Sunday or any time during the week, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the table by the office or on the Welcome Center in the Vestibule.  Thank you to everyone who contacted me with updates.  If, for some reason, your listing is still incorrect, please contact Dawn in the office to make the correction.


Don’t forget that we collect for the FISH Food Pantry the 4th Sunday of each month, so plan ahead to bring in some non-perishables. If you forget, they will always take monetary donations to defray the costs of buying fresh food. Please place your donation in the specially marked envelope and drop in the offering plate. Help if you can!


The Pantry is also in need of more helping hands. It only takes a few hours a week to make a big difference. Call to volunteer: 372-8441.

Peace & Global Witness Offering - October 2

Setting the table of peace

 Every day, we are witnesses to conflict. We read news stories of violence and supposedly irreparable divides. Angry rhetoric fills our airwaves, inboxes, and social media feeds. We see conflict tear apart communities, families, even people we know. Surrounded by this strife, it’s easy to see the world through a dark lens of discord. We may even come to share the doubt expressed in Psalm 78:19: “Can God spread a table in the wilderness?”

Yet our faith tells us despite our doubts, sins, distrust, or even anger, God not only sets a table, but invites us to join it and partake in an abundance of peace.

 The Peace & Global Witness Offering challenges us to look at the world not as a place where conflict is inevitable, but where Christ’s peace is possible. The programs supported by the Peace & Global Witness Offering to help bring people tables of peace, justice, and reconciliation even in the wilderness of war, violence, and division. In places of abiding conflict, the Peace & Global Witness Offering supports the work of Presbyterian mission co-workers to bring together former enemies and begin healing the spiritual wounds of war. In congregations closer to home, support from the Offering enables efforts to turn back the tide of gun violence that claims too many American lives. In other communities, it’s facilitating a transformative dialogue about the difficult subject of race to find new common ground. And everywhere, this Offering supports witness, because by sharing the abiding love and mercy of Christ, more people can find their way to a seat at God’s table.

 Your support of the Peace & Global Witness Offering acknowledges that a wilderness of conflict may surround us, but we are not abandoned there. If we open our eyes to the possibilities of peace, we see God has set a table for anyone willing to take a seat.

  Please give generously to the Peace & Global Witness Offering:

  • Through your congregation
  • Text PEACE to 20222 to give $10

Youth Triennium

The Presbytery of the Miami Valley Delegation

 Youth Triennium

A delegation from Presbytery of the Miami Valley attended the Presbyterian Youth Triennium, July 19-23, at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. The delegation, representing six PMV congregations, consisted of eight youth, two adult advisors, one college work crew, and two Colombian Global Partners. 

Our three young people who attended the Triennium shared with the congregation some of what they experienced and learned during the August 28 worship service.  The entire service was led by our youth and many who attended the service have commented that it was a wonderful experience and how great the youth did.

Our Newsletter and Calendar

Within our newsletter, learn about our Church′s outreach within and ourside to the local community that is supported by our faith mission. 

This newsletter, CLICK TO VIEW THE LATEST EDITION, provides highlights of our vision and mission, church worship services, upcoming events, and many interesting articles about our congregation.  NOTE: To read the newsletter, you must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer.

You can stay involved with the various activities happenings at our Church by receiving our newsletter and periodic special activities. To receive our mailings, CLICK HERE

Also, review our monthly calendar for worship serves, events, and individual committee meetings

To view our calendar CLICK HERE FOR CALENDAR

Church Scrapbook
Photos from recent activities

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Address: 343 West Ankeney Mill Road, Xenia, OH 45385
Phone: (937) 376-9461   Email:

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