Our members are are very involved within the church and our community. With numerous programs and outreach activities, there’s something for everyone.
Since our founding in 1844, the United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls has provided a vibrant Christian experience in the heart of Chagrin Falls. Our present sanctuary was erected in 1885 and allows us to offer a traditional and welcoming worship experience, a caring community to help us all on our faith journey, and a place to enjoy life together as we grow in love for God and one another.
Young children. Teens. Adults. Whatever the age, we offer a variety of education programs designed to help you and your family grow in our faith.
We invite you to learn more about our congregation, worship, activities, education, outreach programs, and more.
Here we hope you will find a snapshot of our faith home where we celebrate our lives in Christ together.
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We had a great day at the North Broadway UMC for our Mobile Food Pantry on Friday, April 17th. The photo shows us setting the produce out on the tables. The weather was nice and we had a fine group of volunteers. The 106 people served represented an increase brought on by the warmer weather.
Kris DuBois and Mark Wakefield came from Chagrin Falls UMC and from Bay UMC we had Nancy Hill, Andy Lihani, Arlene Flury, Dan Hurst, Jim Hoover, Peggy Hoover, Ron Smith, Laura Konschak, and Dick Anderson. From the North Broadway UMC neighborhood (in Slavic Village) we had help from Andy Garcia, Pat Vintson, Truman Vintson, and Nicole Scott. May 15th will be the date of our next Mobile Food Pantry, so come on out and join us.
This Sunday, April 5, we will take our monthly food collection. Help us fill the barrel in the Narthex with non-perishable food items. We take our collection the first Sunday of each month, however donations are welcome at any time. Thank you for your generosity.
Save the date! VBS is Fast Approaching!! June 22-26 from 9-11:30 $30/child with a $75 family maximum.
All Children (age 3 as of 9/30/15 – potty-trained a must – to Grade 5) are welcome. Invite a friend, neighbor, or cousin, because it’s tons of fun. The kids will learn how to conquer life’s challenges with God’s Mighty Power while they explore Base Camp Sing and Play, Bible Expedition, KidVid Cinema and Missions, Imagination Station, Glacier Games, and Mountaintop Treats. Church member registration starts April 26. Community registration starts May 15. Registration forms will be available at the church and on-line beginning May 15.
Wanna Help? Watch the bulletin board in office lobby starting May 1 for a sign-up list. We need station leaders, station helpers, crew leaders, snack helpers, photographers, and decoration helpers. We will also be asking for donations. Check the office bulletin starting May 1 for items you could purchase to help make our VBS a success.
We are suspending our Magazine collection for Geauga Hospital for the time being. Thank you for your generosity and we will let you know when we start up again.
We are pleased to welcome Zach Hupp to the staff of The United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls as our Communications Coordinator. Zach is a graduate of Chardon High School and is currently attending Lakeland College, studying for a Computer Science degree.
Zach lives in Chardon with his mom, dad, brother and dog, Laredo. His hobbies include video and board games and tabletop RPGs. You will find Zach here on Sunday mornings at the late service. Please say hello and introduce yourself.
The Cleveland Food Bank is a beautiful facility located at 15500 South Waterloo Road in Cleveland. Our church has committed to helping the food bank fight hunger on the third Tuesday of each month from 6 – 8 p.m. through May. The Food Bank supplies food to more than 750 agencies in Northeast Ohio and made possible 45 million meals last year. It’s an amazing undertaking to be a part of, and the feeling of accomplishment is well worth the drive and time.
January’s volunteers checked expiration dates and appearance of donated nonperishable food items and placed them on a conveyor belt. Additional volunteers removed and sorted the items into large bins marked beverages, sauces, starch, proteins, breakfast, baking, soups, snacks, and condiments. A forklift (driven by a Food Bank employee) appears, takes away full bins, and replaces them with empty bins.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age unaccompanied by an adult, 12 years of age with an adult, and wear closed toed shoes. Please arrange your own transportation or carpools. If you sign up on the bulletin board in the lobby, we can give the food bank an accurate count of how many to expect from our church and they can plan work accordingly. See or contact Leslie McKnight () for more information or with questions. Our next date is Tuesday, February 17.
We are working to make this fundraiser as convenient as possible for everyone! We now have Giant Eagle gift cards available in the following denominations: $50, $100 and $200 cards. No more deadlines, no more waiting for your cards to arrive!
If you would like gift cards, please call the church office at 440-247-5848 or email us at email@example.com and let us know what you need… we will have it ready for you when you wish to pick them up. The gift cards can be used at any Giant Eagle or Get Go – and you’ll earn Fuel Perks! Help support the church when you shop at Giant Eagle by planning a bit ahead. The gift cards can even be used to purchase other gift cards!
Giant Eagle offers more than 150 different gift cards. So pick up your gift cards now and support the church as you shop!
Contact Patrice Hendricks, Treasurer, if you have any questions. (440-708-4627)
A special thank you to all who had their pictures taken for the new Church Directory. If you have submitted a photo or are using one from the previous directory, there is a $10.00 charge which should be made payable to the church with a note that it is for the directory. I would also like to thank Connie, our church secretary for her help with appointments and communication with the Lifetouch Directory folks. Bob Myers and Justin Schultz will be working on the extra pages for the directory and I am grateful for their computer expertise! Shirley Ashby and I will be also working to see that it is submitted in three weeks so that we may see our new directories early in the New Year. – Karen Johns