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Inclement Weather Policy
Tune in to WEWS Channel 5 for notice of the church canceling services in the event of inclement weather.
We will do our best to send a notification through the app if the church is closing.  Please do not depend on a notification but check the NEWS 5 link on the app or below before leaving home.

Click here to go to the WEWS Channel 5 Closings and Delays Page

 

Pledge Card

Click Here to Fill In a Pledge Card

Fill out an electronic form for your pledging!
Click here to fill out your form. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa in the Office at 440-255-3496, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM.

Gingerbread House Craft Show

The Gingerbread House Craft Show is a United Methodist Women event.  Please contact gingerbread@mentorumc.org with any questions or to inquire about participation. 
All correspondence is directed to this email.
Click HERE to view the website for the Gingerbread House Craft Show. 

Pastoral Announcement

On Sunday, December 30, it was announced during our worship services that Pastor Kurt Landerholm has requested retirement effective June 30, 2019.  He is in his 7th year serving at Mentor and will be age 67 when he retires in June.  Pastor Kurt has expressed what a privilege it has been to serve and serve with the congregation at Mentor church.  Information about a new pastor will be shared when it is available.

Listening Posts

Informational Listening Posts at Mentor UMC for the UMC’s Special General Conference in Feb. 2019
In advance of the United Methodist Church’s Special General Conference to discuss issues of Human Sexuality and the church on February 23-26, 2019, the pastors of Mentor UMC with the backing of church leadership will present three informational listening posts. The posts are to help any interested persons understand the issues under discussion, the proposed plans under consideration and the possible results of the Conference for the church worldwide, nationwide and on a local level.
On Sunday, January 13 from 2-3:30 PM, Monday, February 11 from 7-8:30 PM, and Wednesday, February 20 from 7-8:30 PM, we will hold a 90-minute session in the Chapel. We will spend 30 minutes describing the two basic positions of United Methodists on the issue of human sexuality and the Biblical issues at play and have 15 minutes of questions regarding the information we have shared and responses. Then we will spend 30 minutes describing the three plans proposed to the Special General Conference and the possible results from the Conference for the church, followed by another 15-minute session of informative questions-and-answers.
To attend these listening posts, you will need to sign-up at the Information Hub or online via Sign-Up Genius.

Click Here to Sign Up

Each session will be limited to 60 participants. We encourage you to sign-up for one of these events so that you can be prepared and informed on this important time in the UMC.

2018 East Ohio Annual Conference


Bearing Fruit that Lasts is the quadrennial theme for Annual Conferences 2017-2020.  Our guiding scripture for those years is the Common English Bible translation of John 15:1-17.
Annual Conference 2018 – June 11-14, 2018
Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called will focus on John 15:13-17 as we explore what it means to be called and equipped as followers of Jesus Christ.
Click here to view the website and watch live streaming of sessions.

Read the Report from our own Sally Carr

Click here to read the report.

DivorceCare

DivorceCare 
A Divorce Recovery Support Group
Winter Session on Mondays
February 4 to April 29
(13 weeks at Mentor United Methodist Church)6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cost: $20.00 (includes book)
Weekly Video Seminars are designed to help recover from the pain of separation and divorce.
Register by calling or e-mailing Pastor Bev Wrobel (440) 255-3496 x106 blwrobel@mentorumc.org.
For more information visit the DivorceCare website at www.divorcecare.org.

GriefShare

Events

A Grief Recovery Support Group
Winter Session on Wednesdays
February 6 to May 1
(13 weeks at Mentor United Methodist Church)1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cost: $20.00 (includes book)
Weekly Video Seminars are designed to help you successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy.
Register by calling or e-mailing Pastor Bev Wrobel (440) 255-3496 x106 blwrobel@mentorumc.org.
For more information visit the GriefShare website at www.griefshare.org.

 

The Path 2019

Events

The PATH 2019
Fire Works
Don’t hesitate to be enthusiastic.
Be on fire for the Lord. (Romans 12:11)
March 23 & 24, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Twinsburg
Registration information will be available January 27.



For the past 19 years the Mentor United Methodist Church has gathered women of all denominations for a weekend of fellowship. The Path is open to all women. Come with friends, family or come on your own. Everyone is welcome.

When we asked a group of women what they appreciated most about the event they said:
• Time to relax, reflect, and draw closer to God.
• Being physically away from home but not too far.
• The flexibility and easy flow throughout the weekend.
• The great blend of women on many different paths.


PRESENTER
Peggy Streiff
Peggy is a retired United Methodist Pastor and District Superintendent of the East Ohio Conference.  She served as Co-Lead Pastor at Mentor UMC from 1998-2005.  While there, she initiated the Women’s Retreat, now in its 20th year, which became known as the PATH, under the direction of Mentor United Methodist Women. As a church leader, her greatest love is to encourage people of all ages to grow in their faith.  She looks forward to the opportunity to be with and to challenge women on The PATH.



Plan now to join us as Rev. Dr. Peggy Streiff guides and inspires us, using the imagery of fire, to reignite our faith and live in the glow of the Holy Spirit.


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