Christian Ministries is a church where you are welcome! Our vision is to minister to the family by impacting the individual. We aim to teach the Word of God in it’s complete truth and life-changing power. We believe the Christian life is to be lived all week long. Being a part of the CMC family gives you a strong foundation and environment to grow from and thrive in with other Christians.



Sunday School: 9:30am
Worship Service: 10:30am
Ignite Youth (ages 12-19): 5:30pm-7:00pm


Worship Service: 6:30pm
Kids Ministry (ages 6-11): 6:30pm


Christian Ministries Church began on September 17, 1972. Don and Hettie Lue Brooks started the ministry in Hot Springs, Arkansas along with their family. Pastor Ashley Ellison was ordained out of CMC, and began pastoring this work in Southwest Missouri in 2004.



Christian Ministries Church is a non-denominational charismatic church focused on making a positive impact upon the cities of Southwest Missouri by creating a church atmosphere where all individuals and families can grow in faith and discover God’s plan for their lives.



Christian Ministries Church does not have a formal membership process. If you are a regular attendee, then you are considered a member. However, we do have new members’ dinners to introduce all those who have joined in the past year.


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Senior Pastors: 
Ashley & Michelle Ellison
Joshua Ashlyn
Associate/Youth Pastors: Joshua & Ashlyn Gunter
Associate Pastor:
BJ Stockstill and his wife McKinley, and kids, JoLynn and Jonathan.

Angela Garbee and her husband, Ben, and kids, Brock, Alexa and Brayden.
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 Worship Leader:
Melanie Bertoglio and her husband, Rick


Christian Ministries Church is active! And we want everyone to be able to
get to know others, and be known. The best ways to feel connected are by attaching yourself to a smaller group, serving in our church and community, and participating in services and events. Scroll down to learn more about each group and how to become involved.

College & Career

The College & Career Life Group brings together people from similar walks of life. If you’re a recent high school graduate, current college student, or in your 20s or 30s, this group is for you! We want to connect and do life together! Check out our upcoming events below!

Young Married

This Life Group is for married couples – it’s that life stage where the single life is definitely behind you, but you’re still not a long way into the whole “family” experience. It’s that time of discovering what partnership and friendship in your marriage is really all about, and for some of us, how to manage life with young children. So if you are newly married, been married for a while with no kids, or maybe even have a few little ones, the “Young Marrieds” Life Group is a great place for you!

Early Family Life

Do you usually find yourself barely completing a hectic day’s schedule and then just starting all over again the next day? So do we! The early years of family life can bring many changes and challenges. In the midst of these busy schedules, it is so important for young families to enjoy the season they’re in and stay connected and involved in the Body of Christ. This enthusiastic Life Group exists to encourage families to grow in intimacy with God, with one another, and with other families.

Mid Family Life

If your kids are from middle school to high school age, you’ll connect with the families in this Life Group! We’re all trying our best to raise godly young people into successful adults and keep our families unified, sometimes despite our conflicting schedules. This Life Group provides a great opportunity for some quality family time, while building lasting relationships with other families in this season of life! It’s so important to do life with people in the Body of Christ. Join us for our next event!


Late Family Life

Together we’re celebrating this season of life, as middle-aged adults and all that comes with it! This Life Group is for adults, married or single, who find themselves done or almost done with parenting, or maybe you’ve never had children. We want to connect with you! We can easily get caught up in our own daily lives and miss out on building significant friendships with other Christians. Don’t miss out on the great times to be had with friends in this Life Group!

Sep 17, 2017
What To Do With Guilt
Series: Equipping
"What To Do With Guilt" by Ashley Ellison. Released: 2017. Genre: Podcast.
  • Sep 17, 2017What To Do With Guilt
    Sep 17, 2017
    What To Do With Guilt
    Series: Equipping
    "What To Do With Guilt" by Ashley Ellison. Released: 2017. Genre: Podcast.
  • Sep 11, 2017Equipping – Part 2
    Sep 11, 2017
    Equipping – Part 2
    Series: Equipping
  • Sep 3, 2017Equipping
    Sep 3, 2017
  • Aug 27, 2017A Heart’s Desire
    Aug 27, 2017
    A Heart’s Desire
    What we desire we will work to obtain. But the question is: Are you desiring the right things? In this message, Student Pastor Josh Gunter challenges us to search our hearts and make sure we are truly desiring God and not just His stuff.
  • Aug 23, 2017Sharing Your Faith
    Aug 23, 2017
    Sharing Your Faith
    In Matthew 28, Jesus commissions us to go teach the Gospel to the world. But sharing your faith can be very daunting at times. Join Pastor Ashley Ellison as he gives practical 1-2-3's on sharing your faith. 
  • Aug 20, 2017Power of Your Testimony
    Aug 20, 2017
    Power of Your Testimony
    Series: Words
    Revelation 12:11 talks about how we overcome by the Blood of the Lamb and by the word of our testimony. Listen in as Pastor Ashley Ellison teaches that our testimony is the Word of God fulfilled in us, and on the power that is behind it. 
  • Aug 16, 2017Words – Part 3
    Aug 16, 2017
    Words – Part 3
    Series: Words
    The Bible has a lot to say about words and how we use them. Our words can bring positive or negative consequences depending on what we allow to come out of our mouths. Listen is as Pastor Ashley continues with Part 3 of the Words Series.
  • Aug 13, 2017Healing for Today & Is it for Me?
    Aug 13, 2017
    Healing for Today & Is it for Me?
    Join us for this powerful message as Guest Speaker Brian Arnold speaks on Healing and how the word of God is still alive and working today.
  • Aug 9, 2017Words – Part 2
    Aug 9, 2017
    Words – Part 2
    Series: Words
    Listen in as Pastor Ashley Ellison continues with Part Two of the Words Series. In this message, He talks about how we must watch not only what comes out of our mouths, but also what is coming out of other's mouths around us.
  • Aug 6, 2017Illusions
    Aug 6, 2017
    In this message, Pastor Ashley talks about how the enemy uses illusion to deceive us and how we can live free from it.
Thank you for being generous and making an impact through CMC. God is doing an amazing work at Christian Ministries Church.
Christian Ministries Church
802 Riley Drive
Billings, MO 65610
Phone: 417-369-0445