Cross and Crown CITY CHURCH is a welcoming church located in the heart of downtown Newport, KY.   At CITY CHURCH, we have a passion to provide you with a life changing experience with Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, prayer and honest friendships.

Get acquainted with just a few of the ministries within CITY CHURCH!  We look forward to meeting you soon!


“She extends a helping hand to the poor and opens her arms to the needy. She has no fear of winter for her household, for everyone has warm clothes.”   Proverbs 31:20,21
​The women of CITY CHURCH ministry strive to be an inspiring example of strength, kindness, generosity and sisterhood to our local community. They encourage and provide support for one another and show the transforming power of Jesus Christ in their lives while reflecting the joy that only a life with God can provide. 


“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”  Psalms 133:1
​The intent of CITY CHURCH Men’s Ministry is to provide support for one another within the congregation and to encourage and uplift our brothers in times of need. We strive to provide mentors from the older men toward the younger men, teaching them values and Christian morals along the way.
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“Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.”  1Timothy 4:12
​Youth Director Mrs. Adriana Ertl Skirvin is striving to connect with the youth of Newport, Kentucky and the surrounding areas, showing them the wonders of living their lives for Jesus.   City Youth Newport exists to create a passion in our youth for the glory of God enabling them to live out the will of God in their lives.
We want to show our youth that living their lives for Jesus is always a joy. We strive to keep the youth busy with unique games, outings and many other activities.   The youth of today have so much potential when given Christian leadership and encouragement.


CITY CHURCH is blessed to have a host of musicians and singers who occasionally assist with the worship team.  We love to worship and praise our Lord here at CITY CHURCH!  We are thankful for the anointing upon Pastor Linda Morgan who leads our congregation into His presence through praise and worship.  Some of musicians are:


Dan & Linda Morgan        Wayne King


Our Media Ministry is one of the most important ways we have of reaching across this country with the gospel.   We are blessed for those of our congregation who volunteer their time and talents to assist in this vital ministry. 


Our ushers do not only assist you but strive to make sure you have whatever you need to worship, praise and receive the Word of the Lord when you are in attendance at CITY CHURCH.
Larry Simon     Randy Ingram


Craft Director, Pat Howell
Mrs. Pat Howell has years of experience working with crafts. She not only loves creating lovely crafts for our church but enjoys teaching and training others in the art of creating and making crafts.  She and the members of the craft department are doing an amazing job making such things as the church table flower arrangement for special dinners, get well gifts for membership who are hospitalized and so many other beautiful things.  What a blessing they are to CITY CHURCH.