We WELCOME all into a relationship, so that we can WORSHIP God,

be NURTURED by the Holy Spirit and one another,

and be SENT out to SERVE others in Christ's name.


  • We welcome you to Hope Ridge!

  • Online Worship thru January- to worship together join Facebook.com/hoperidgeumc at 10:30 AM on Sunday morning, join in the chat to praise, pray, and worship with one another.  Also, we appreciate you filling out a weekly online connection card. Be a part of the community of faith together!

  • New to Hope Ridge? We welcome you to Coffee with the Pastor- Sunday Jan 31 @ noon via Zoom, email pastorbeth@hoperidge.com for the link.

  • In place of altar flowers this year- Join the "Celebrations in 2021!" Each week Hope Ridge offers you a chance to celebrate-- the life of a loved one, a birthday, an anniversary, or other special moments in your life-- with a gift to the church.  Sign up via the SignUpGenius, and your celebration will be included in the weekly eUpdate.



  • 10:30AM Sunday Worship online Facebook.com/hoperidgeumc, and then the service will be available by noon each Sunday through our website- hoperidge.com/services, or YouTube or Vimeo.

  • January Sermon Series Title:  A House Build on a Firm Foundation


Sunday 1/24:  

  • 9:15-10:15 AM Sunday morning adult study on Zoom, facilitated by Yvonne Oyler. Text or call Yvonne or email yvonne@hoperidge.com to receive the link.

  • 1PM-2 PM  Ministry Team meeting via Zoom. Contact Pastor Beth for the link.

Monday 1/25: 

  • 6:30 PM  The Hope Ridge Book Club via Zoom discussion for January is The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees, a book by Meredith May. Facilitated by Sue Nahumck.  For more of the books and schedules, read below.

​Tuesday 1/26:

  • Women’s Group Bible Study: Zoom @ 1PM: 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.

  • Admin Council Meeting @ 7PM on Zoom.

Wednesday 1/27:​

  • 6:30PM via Zoom--  "Aging from a Christian Perspective," facilitated by Bill White and Pastor Beth.  Email pastorbeth@hoperidge.com to sign up and receive the link.

  • Jeannie’s Life Group-- sermon study on Zoom @ 7PM. Call or email the church office for the link.

  • It's 4 weeks until Ash Wednesday, February 17. If you would like to have a Prayer Journal for the Lenten season, we are taking pre-orders now thru Jan 31, on the Connection Card,  or contact the church office.

Thursday 1/28:  

Friday 1/29:

​Saturday 1/30:

  • Look for the Hope Ridge e-blast 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.

  • Lake County Senior Info from our community partners has been added to our website. Go to hoperidge.com/serveourcommunity to learn more about the Mobile Food Pantry, the  Phone Pal Program, or the COVID-19 vaccination sign-up.


SEND (Missions and opportunities to serve)

  • January collection of items to support Ronald McDonald House-- Bring your pop tabs and unused travel toiletries for Ronald McDonald House. Just drop them in the green bin outside the church office door and the Send Team will deliver. It's something everyone can do from home for someone else.

  • The Hope Chest is open for clients by appointment only and is currently in need of good sheets, bedding and towels.  Please do not bring clothing at this time. When you get to the loading dock off of South Saint Claire street please call 440-729-4315. This phone is for donations only.

  • A new opportunity to be sent to make a difference -- Would you be interested in creating an opportunity for Hope Ridge to serve as a host site for Girls on the Run this spring!?  Girls on the Run inspires ALL girls to build confidence and make intentional decisions, while fostering care and compassion for self and others. Contact PastorBeth@hoperidge.com if you'd be interested in more info or being a lead person from Hope Ridge.  The season is March 17-May 17th.  You don't need to be a runner to coach or participate. It is about courage, compassion, community impact, hope, communicating feelings, pouring into girls and families!

  • More discussion dates and books for Hope Ridge Book Club 2021:

Feb. 22 - Under a Gilded Moon by Joy Jordan-Lake

Mar. 22 - Dear Edward: A Novel by Ann Napolitano

Apr 26 - Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gypsies

May 24 - American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Aug 23 - The Covenant by James Mitchener

Job Opportunity:

The Hope Ridge Preschool has a job opportunity open for a part-time accountant.  Please review the job description and details to apply at hoperidge.com/employment-opportunities


* 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 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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