Welcome to Hope Ridge United Methodist Church. 

Our church family is made up of people with diverse spiritual backgrounds, seeking to journey together to love God more deeply and grow in how we love others.  We know that you have a story to tell and we want to get to know it. 


Church Office: 440-352-2141


9870 Johnnycake Ridge Rd. 

Mentor O.H, 44060

Preschool Office: 440-639-8817


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Adult Discipleship


Small Groups

Adult Sunday School

9:15-10:15 am Sunday | start 9/8

 Join this group as they gather to follow the lectionary, sermon series, and Advent & Lent studies. Led by Sue Nahumck.

Mom's Parenting Class

9-10:30 am every third Thursday

 Start 9/19

 Meet up with this group of moms in the Conference Room to share, laugh, and learn. Coffee and childcare provided. Led by Melissa Hopper.

Jeannie's Life Group

7 pm Wednesday | start 9/11 

This Life Group meets weekly at a rotating location for fellowship and follows the sermon series and participates in Advent and Lent studies. Led by Jeannie and friends.

Covenant Group

8 am first Saturday of the month 

 start 10/5

The mission of Covenant Discipleship groups is to develop leaders in discipleship who help the church to faithfully live out its mission with Christ in the world through mission and ministry. Led by Harry Fishleigh in the Conference Room.

Following Jesus

after 10:30 worship-1pm 

Sunday | 10/6-10/27

 Our journey of faith isn't a literal hike, but it certainly involves learning the path.  Explore the path of following Jesus and what that life can look like, and still make it home for the game.  

Led by Rev. Beth and Karoline Ferencak

GriefShare Support Group

12:30-2:30 pm Sunday | 9/8-12/1

Built around a 13-week video curriculum, GriefShare will walk alongside you to help you face the challenges of grief, and move from mourning to joy. Led by Linda Kallay and Diana Trubiani in the conference room. $20 registration fee for workbook, payable at the first class.

geared toward young adults

6-7:30 pm 2nd and 4th Sundays  9/8-12/22

 Read through major stories of the Bible, identify the theological themes and concepts these stories represent, and discuss the connection between your story and the biblical story. 

Led by Jon Wilterdink.

Women's Group

1-2:30 pm Tuesday | Ongoing

 Gather in the conference room for fellowship, sermon series, Advent and Lent studies.Led by Sue Nahumuck.

Men's Study

 7 pm Monday | start late Oct. 

Meet in the library for a scripture-based study led by Bob Degraff.

Yoga with a Christian Emphasis

 9-10:30 Wednesday | start 9/11

 Faith and fitness! Join Melissa Hopper in the Youth Room as she leads you through a gentle yoga session with an emphasis on scripture or devotion. Free-will donations accepted.

Financial Peace University

7-9 pm Tuesday | 9/17-11/12 

This proven program has changed over 6 million lives! Dave Ramsey and his team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and more. FPU includes 9 video lessons. Led by Jordan Kattler and Bob Rader in the library. Childcare available upon request.

Purchase materials here

Wednesday Evening Life Group

6:30-8:00pm Wednesday | Ongoing

 Gather in the conference room for fellowship, sermon series, Advent and Lent studies. Led by Sue Patterson and Rev. Beth.