• We are happy to offer in-person worship for both services.  If you are interested in attending, we invite you to watch our Re-opening Video here and review the page on our website with all of the current Hope Ridge COVID-19 Guidelines.   

  • If you worship with us either online or in-person, take a moment to fill out a Connection Card, and let us know if you have any prayers or pastoral care needs. 


WORSHIP for 10/18

  • In-person worship will be offered at 8:45 am in the Chapel and 10:30 am in the WFLC.  Please RSVP to help with seating limited capacity, please register here.  

  • 10:30 am Live Streaming through Facebook Live, and then the recorded service will be available by noon each Sunday through our website- hoperidge.com/services

  • Sermon Series Title: Not a fan. Completely. Committed. Follower of Jesus.

  • October Hymn Sing-video here  Enjoy hearing the favorite hymns that are part of the early service each week.

  • All Saints Sunday is Nov 1 where we traditionally recognize those connected to our congregation that passed away in the last 12 months.  If you have a loved one to be included in that service, please send their name, dates of birth and death, and a photo, if possible, to hopeoffice@hoperidge.com



Sunday 10/18

  • Christmas Pageant Video--Would you and your family like to be part of the 2020 Christmas pageant video, please email Emily at estack1890@gmail.com and she will send you the PDF of the story of Christmas to read with the family, along with details.

  • “Not a Fan,” the last in the 6-week series for this sermon series discussion. No book or homework required. Sign up here.  9:30am-10:15am in-person multi-generational gathering outside as weather permits, or in the Music Room with masks and social distancing. Facilitated by Yvonne Oyler.  6pm-7:30pm Zoom meeting for 20/30 Young Adults. Facilitated by Jon Wilterdink. 

  • Jr.High Youth group (6-8th grade) meets 5-6pm- in-person in the Youth Room, masks required.


Monday 10/19

  • Next week--The Hope Ridge Book Club will meet in the Chapel on Monday, October 26, discussing the book Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper.  Read for November 23 - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson. Masks and social distancing protocols in place.

  • 6:15pm  Safety Team meeting Zoom call. Contact Mike Warner for details.

Tuesday 10/20:

  • Women’s Group: Zoom meetup @ 1 pm: email Sue Patterson* or the church office hopeoffice@hoperidge.com to receive a link invite. Please remain active in emailing, texting, and calling group members to pray & care for one another. 

  • Trustee Zoom & Conference Room Meeting @ 7PM

  • Faith Over Fear: Strengthening Spirit, Mind, and Body in Trying Times. Understanding, examining, overcoming and facing fears will be some of the topics covered. First meeting in-person at 7pm in the Pavilion, then self-paced. Facilitated by Laura Moll. Sign up here.

Wednesday 10/21:

  • D2DD drivers--Remember to pick up the D2DD materials from the office between today and 10/24. All items must be delivered by 10/24.

  • Ellie’s Wednesday Meals:  We have been blessed to have donations of food and money for our volunteer caterer Ellie to prepare a weekly meal, and drivers that deliver to individuals, who so appreciate the delicious dinners offered through Hope Ridge. Contact Lori at  hopeoffice@hoperidge.com to receive a Senior Meal delivery or if you would like to volunteer to deliver meals occasionally. 


Thursday 10/22

  • Mark your calendar to watch the virtual 2020 Charge Conference on Sun, Nov 8 at 3pm.  This year, only the Pastor and Recording Secretary will be present from each church, but it will be available for live viewing and participation.  It's the annual business meeting for our church. Watch for details.

Friday 10/23:

  • Volunteers are needed for the Drive-Thru School Market, October 23rd, 3-5pm, at the Painesville YMCAhttps://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050B4AACA62AA3FE3-drivethru1  

  • D2DD for you! If you are local, and part of our active congregation, your Door to Door Discipleship package should be delivered and in your possession this week.  Check your front door or newspaper box.  Extras are available in the church office. Don’t miss out!  There are still a few stress balls left from the last delivery if you need one.

Saturday 10/24

  • Look for the Hope Ridge eUpdate in your email for weekly inspiration and updates!  Know of someone who wants to receive our emails?  They can sign up at the bottom of any page of our website at www.hoperidge.com.

  • To see the full church calendar, go to hoperidge.com and click "Calendar," found under the "Resources" dropdown.


SEND (Missions and opportunities to serve)

  • 5 Ways to Give to Hope Ridge UMC ministries: Text, Phone, Mail, Online Giving, GivePlus app 

  • Scarecrow Row for Good, Oct 29, 6-8pm-- there are only a couple of scarecrow spaces remaining for you to participate and perhaps benefit your favorite organization.  Click for details and to sign up. 

  • Thanksgiving meal preparation and delivery through Mentor United Methodist Church.  If you would like to volunteer for this ministry, click the links for more information and to sign up for  Workers or Food donations

  • The Hope Chest at 1 Victoria Place in Painesville, has reopened to clients and is now accepting limited donations from friends and church family.   Now needed: Winter clothing for children & adults, especially larger sizes; adult men’s gloves and work shoes/boots; new and used towels, essential small housewares, such as silverware, pots & pans. Contact Pat Meyer for more information.

  • Project Hope for the Homeless monthly meals--  Hope Ridge volunteers provide the meal for 50 on the second Friday of each month, as they still are housing the homeless in Lake County. If you can assist in buying and preparing part of the meal to feed folks on Friday, Nov 13, please sign up here.

  • The Hope Ridge Tech team is in need of a few more folks to join their rotation of Sunday morning Livestream volunteers. Teens through adults welcome. Training is provided. Please contact greg@hoperidge.com with any questions or interest.  

  • Christmas Giving for Guidestone clients--  Our "Giving Tree" list of needs for Guidestone families will be available in November.  Watch for details on how to sign up to participate in this ministry.

* For security and privacy, we will no longer post phones or emails of our church members for small group information.  Please refer to your church directory.  If you need an individual's email address, phone number or a current paper directory, please call the office at 440-352-2141 or email hopeoffice@hoperidge.com. We are sorry for the inconvenience.


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, OH 44060

Preschool Office: 440-639-8817


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