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Cornerstone is a new take on fellowship.

Cornerstone is for all ages and all stages of faith-life here at MUMC,
from children to teens to grown-ups (and not-so-grown-ups)!

Cornerstone provides opportunities for fun, spiritual fulfillment and service to others
in an atmosphere of Christ-centered discipleship.
That’s our mission.

Sat. Oct. 14 Get outdoors @ Chapin Forest, 9938 Chillicothe. 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Playground! Pavilion! Pizza, cider & donuts, and more! Hike beautiful easy to moderate trails.
Or bring a lawn chair & just enjoy the fall color and conversation!

Tue. Oct. 24 Visit the Warther Museum in Dover, OH! Enjoy 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
lunch at an Amish restaurant. Carpool from MUMC.  $10 admission + food. 

Look for Cornerstone at the sign-up table!

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Red Bird Craft Fair

Dinner by Candlelight Advent Book Party

Friday, October 20
7:00 p.m. in the Gallery

As we get older, there are challenges as we prepare for Christmas: elderly parents, adult children out of town or loss of relationships. Mentor United Methodist Women is sponsoring an evening with author Kevin Louise Schaner as she launches her Advent devotional Dinner by Candlelight: Comfort and Joy for Advent. This book of twenty-nine essays offers a renewed sense of Hope, Love, Joy and Peace as we consider that even though how we celebrate Christmas may change, the Joy of Christ is the same.

A retired Mentor Public Schools librarian, Kevin is a writer and a speaker. She has traveled to five continents with Volunteer in Mission teams with the United Methodist Church (including trips to Camphor Mission Station, Liberia) and has also been a part of several Ubuntu Journey mission trips with United Methodist Women.

Join us for an inspirational evening as Kevin shares some of her story behind the book and reads a few selections. Light refreshments will be served, and there will be a chance to meet and greet Kevin.  This event is free and open to all. Dinner by Candlelight books will be available for purchase ($12 cash or check), and Kevin will be available to sign copies.

Please RSVP to Carole Ring at or 440-255-7213 by October 17.


Monthly Prayer Focus

Prayer Focus

Prayer focus for October: those affected by disasters
As a result of disasters in recent weeks many have lost homes, loved ones, jobs, and personal property.  In many cases there has been a disruption in the basic needs of people, medical care, businesses, family life, schools, and utilities and services.  First responders and those providing relief are stretched, working long hours, dealing with their own losses and the loss of those they are trying to help.

Pray: (just some brief guiding thoughts of how to pray; and be sure to seek The Holy Spirit’s help in your praying)

• Give strength and endurance for the relief workers
• Provide healing, help and hope for those who have suffered loss
• Lead clergy and counsellors in knowing how to handle all the overwhelming hurts they will have to deal with (wisdom)
• Keep us from apathy when we hear of yet another disaster
• Show us what our response needs to be
• Thank the Lord that in times of pain and suffering God gives grace and strength to persevere

Hurricane season is not over. Earthquakes are unpredictable.  Storms and fires can break out at any time.  So, in other words, pray without ceasing!
                                                                                          - Nancy Landerholm

Psalm 121:1. “I lift up my eyes to the hills—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.”

Grief Share Support Group Fall Session September 2017

Grief Share - Fall Session

Grief Recovery Support Group
It’s real help for deep hurt for those on the journey from mourning to joy.

Fall Session on Wednesdays
September 13, 2017 to December 6, 2017 (13 weeks)
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 (includes book)

Mentor United Methodist Church
8600 Mentor Avenue
Mentor OH 44060
(440) 255-3496 x14

Facilitators: Rev. Bev Wrobel PC and Janet Siekmann
Email Bev Wrobel

Please register by calling or e-mailing Pastor Bev Wrobel.
For more information visit the GRIEFSHARE website at

Weekly Videos Seminars are designed to help you successfully travel the journey from mourning to joy:

1.  Is This Normal?
2.  Challenges of Grief
3.  The Journey of Grief, part 1
4.  The Journey of Grief, part 2
5.  Grief and Your Relationships
6.  Why?
7.  Guilt and Anger
8.  Complicating Factors
9.  Stuck
10. Lessons of Grief, part 1
11. Lessons of Grief, part 2
12. Heaven
13. What Do I Live for Now?

2017 East Ohio Annual Conference

2017 East Ohio Annual Conference

Watch the recap from Annual Conference

Bishop Tracy S. Malone presided over her first Annual Conference when 656 clergy members, and 742 lay members gathered at Lakeside Chautauqua on the shore of Lake Erie. This 48th session was the first with the new four-year quadrennial theme Bearing Fruit that Lasts: Called, Committed, and Connected. Using John 15:1-17 as our guiding scripture.

Text Giving

Now you can text your offerings too.
In less time than it takes to write a check, you can now make your contribution to Mentor United Methodist Church with a quick text message.

To get started, simply text 440-210-9089 with the dollar amount you would like to contribute, complete the registration, and receive verification by text and email. For future giving simply text the amount you want to give, verify and receive a receipt. We hope you find this option convenient for those days that you forgot the checkbook.


Shop Amazon and donate to MUMC

Mentor United Methodist Church is now registered with AmazonSmile Foundation as a charitable organization.
When you shop at AmazonSmile 0.5% of the price of the eligible purchases are donated to Mentor United Methodist Church.
There is no cost to the church and no additional cost to you. The shopping experience is identical to with the added benefit of a donation to Mentor United Methodist Church.

It is easy to get started visit and select Mentor United Methodist Church.
Each time you shop remember to start at and 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to Mentor United Methodist Church.

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Sermons Podcast

Sermons are now available as a podcast on the Sermons page

Gingerbread House Craft Show

Click HERE to view the website for the Gingerbread House Craft Show. 

Sunday Morning Prayer

Join us every Sunday morning in the Chapel at 8:45 and 10:45 for a time of prayer.  All are welcome to come and pray aloud or in your heart for our church and community.