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Gingerbread House Craft Show

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

Heifer Project Duck Race

Heifer Project is underway!

This year, the goal is to purchase 100 Flocks of Ducks ($2000). For every $20 your family donates, you will have one DUCK in a RIVER DUCK RACE on Sunday, April 29th!!! A prize will be awarded to the family with the winning duck (family does not need to be present to win). Please use the form below and return with your donation in the offering plate by Sunday, April 29 or give to the church office by Friday, April 27.

Duck Race Form

All Church Rummage Sale

All Church Rummage Sale

Saturday, April 28

9 AM - 3 PM

Click here to sign up to help!


Please no major appliances, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, air conditioners, tires, sofa beds,
non-flat screen televisions, bowling balls, encyclopedias, cook books, landline telephones
or footwear.
Sorting your own donations is a great way to help! Just put your items on the appropriate tables.
Items will be accepted Monday, April 23, through Thursday, April 26, 9:00 AM to 6 PM.
No donations will be accepted Friday, April 27.


This event is organized by Cornerstone, but many hands are needed to make it a success!
All are welcome to join us for an organizational meeting on April 9 at 7:00 PM in the Chapel.
Volunteers are needed all week for set up and on Saturday to assist with customers.
Please sign up at the Sign Up Table April 8, 15, and 22, or click the link above.

Silent Auction

All who attend Mentor United Methodist Church are welcome to bid on silent auction/buy it now priced items.
They will be displayed again this year on the counter in the Gallery, Tuesday through Friday, with bids accepted until 6:00 PM on Friday evening.
Items won will need to be picked up by 7:30 PM on Friday.
Contact Rhonda Hoon at 440-255-6569 or with any questions.

Change the World Day


Change the World Day Saturday May 19th, 2018

Change the world day has become a strong tradition here at Mentor UMC. This year we are going to participate in a world changing activity that we helped with a few years ago. We will be packaging meals with Rise Against Hunger.
Changing the world takes planning. We are planning to pack over20,000 meals on Saturday May 19th in 2 sessions. The first session will be 8-10 am and the second from 10:30-12:30 pm.There are openings for 50-60 people in each session. We will also need some help setting up and preparing on Friday the 18th from 7pm -9pm.
Changing the world is fun.

Sign up online HERE or at the sign up table in April and May. Sign up with your family or friends and make it a fun time!

The 5k race sign up will be at this LINK See the flyer below for more information.

Changing the world takes resources. There are opportunities for everyone to be involved in this mission. In order to purchase the supplies for the meal and to distribute them we will need to raise $5,925 for this event. It cost $.29 per meal. Maybe you and your family decide to set aside a specific amount per meal or per day and donate those funds toward the Change the World mission this year.
Changing the world is possible. Rise Against Hunger is a ministry that has a vision to relieve world hunger by 2030. That means 815 million people currently facing hunger down to 0 in 12 years. Check out to learn more about the mission.


It is time to Make a Change with your Change

Our Change the World day is May 19th this year. We are partnering with Rise Against Hunger to pack 20,000 meals.
These meals will be distributed to those in need in the developing world.
It costs only $.30 per meal to provide and ship them. So as part of our Change the World project we need to raise the funds to purchase and ship 20,000 meals.
So that is where your change comes into play.
Over the next few weeks bring in your change (or your paper $ or a check)...

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Divorce Care

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DivorceCare is a new support group.
The 2018 winter session meets Mondays, February 5 to April 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
Cost is $25 which includes the book.
Click HERE to email Rev. Beverly Wrobel to register. 



The Winter session of Griefshare meets Wednesdays for 13 weeks at 1:00-3:00 PM starting January 31.
Cost is $20 which includes the book. To register, call the church office at 440-255-3496 or
Click HERE to email Rev. Beverly Wrobel about registration.

Church History

Mentor United Methodist Church is celebrating its 200th year!
Celebrating the past, living in the present, building for the future.
Exciting events centered around our bicentennial are listed below.


Read the monthly Bicentennial Moments from service.




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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.

April 3 - Help is needed for preparing a meal for Project Hope.

April 14 - We will host a carpool trip to the Cleveland Baseball Heritage Museum at historic League Park.

June 2 or 9 - We will enjoy a tour of Progressive Field. Cost will be $10.
For more information, contact Larry Hoon at

Check out Cornerstone for upcoming events for all ages!
For more information, contact: Larry Hoon or Jo Ann Greiner

See our trip to the Warther Museum below:


Monthly Prayer Focus

April Prayer Focus

Each day we are reminded of the dangers our children and grandchildren, all children, face in the world in which we live. 
Read Psalm 127 during the month of April.  Pray that families and homes, your family and home, will be built on ‘The Solid Rock’, Jesus (vs. 1a).
In addition, pray that Jesus will guard children, your children, from the physical dangers in this world, but, equally from the dangers that would destroy their spiritual and emotional lives (vs. 1b).
Unless we are willing to guard our children by building our homes on truth and diligently guarding them with our prayers, these precious gifts from the Lord (children) will fall prey to the dangers and evil of this world.


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