Gospel Trail 2024

Gospel Friends present the 21st Annual Gospel Trail on Saturday, August 17th from Noon to 7:00 pm at the Painesville Baptist Church. We look forward to seeing our “Trail” family each year! Hope to see you again this year as we share theGospel through song… southern style! Painesville Baptist Church140 Park Road Ext.Painesville, OH 44077(Corner … Read more

Girl Scouts Update

Girl Scout Troop 71113 Meets at Chapel UMC during the school year on Friday evenings. These 18 girls are continuing to grow and positively impact the community with different service projects wherever they go. Thank you, Madison Chapel UMC, for making it all possible and being our home as we go into our 8th year … Read more

Welcome Back Troop 55

Chapel Church welcomed back BSA Troop 55 (Girls & Boys) to our house of worship in May of 2024. Troop 55 meets every week on Tuesday evenings at 7pm with some summer breaks for camping and other events. We are looking forward to their participation in our church family for many years to come. Thanks … Read more

Take A Load Off

Last fall, The Western Reserve District Missions Committee offered churches in the district to apply for a grant to fund existing or new mission projects. The district was closing and merging into the new larger district of Northern Waters. They asked us to “use their money to do ministry! Let’s Be the Church! – YOU … Read more

From the Trustees

The Trustees’ next meeting will be July 18th at 6:30pm on Zoom. In between meetings we have communicated by email. We are working on all of the exterior doors to the church building. We are painting, caulking, replacing or restoring rusty hardware and making sure the latches and locks are working properly. We also had … Read more

Book Study

“Attack From Within: How Disinformation is Sabotaging America” by Barbara McQuade, Law Professor, University of Michigan Disinformation is the deliberate spreading of lies disguised as truth. With the advent of social media and the disappearance of the town square, it is more easy to do than ever before. Disinformation is contributing to the polarization of … Read more

Community Action Poverty Simulation

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you’ve experienced it, poverty is difficult to understand. The Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) bridges the gap from misconception to understanding. CAPS is an interactive, immersive experience. It sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty. This is a simulation, not a game. Your … Read more

Painesville UMC hosts POTS Support Group

Have you been diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)? Come join a POTS support group hosted at Painesville UMC in the chapel. Gather together with others to share your stories, learn from each other, and make new friends! The group meets once a month on Wednesdays from 6:30 – 7:30p.m. The next dates are … Read more

Mentor UMC hosts Support for All

This new group meets on the third Monday of each month! Anyone with any medical or health conditions, physical disabilities, mental or emotional concerns, and/ or their caregivers are invited to meet at Mentor United Methodist Church, 8600 Mentor Ave., Mentor, 44060. Meetings are from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. All are welcome, no RSVP needed. … Read more

Annual Conference 2024

The 55th session of East Ohio Annual Conference was held June 13-15, 2024, at Akron’s John S. Knight Center. The theme for the three days of Holy Conferencing was “Faith Hope Love”. Services and sessions were grounded in the prophetic promise recorded in Isaiah 40:31 (NIV). In her Episcopal Address Bishop Tracy S. Malone encouraged … Read more

A New Place

We have often heard or used the saying we are “between a rock and a hard place”. It is usually a time of conflict or challenge that we are trying to get through. We have these times as individuals and as a community of faith. We feel pressured, hemmed in, walls closing in on us, … Read more