The historic Christ Church in Stevensville will welcome weddings, meetings, and community events beginning in September 2021. Improvements have been made to the church and parish hall meeting space to accommodate events.
The Friends of Historic Christ Church (FHCC) received the historic property from the Queen Anne’s County Government late in 2019. COVID delayed efforts to return the property to the community resource as which it had long served. Historic Christ Church was built around 1880 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The church sanctuary has remained a popular feature of historic tours during different ownerships.
FHCC will use income from weddings and other events to maintain the property and for further investments in upgrading the church and hall, including repainting the church. FHCC is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, so donations are tax deductible.
The church sanctuary has a capacity of 125 for weddings and presentations and the parish hall has space for 232 people for meetings. Tables and chairs can be provided. Meal catering and other services are available from local merchants.
The mission of the Friends of Historic Christ Church is to accomplish the restoration, renovation, and preservation of the historic 19th century church buildings and grounds while providing public facilities to accommodate fine arts and appropriate ceremonies.
For information on use of the Historic Christ Church property, contact Nancy Cook at (410) 758-2502.