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!

  • Hope Ridge is welcoming you to two in-person services. A more Traditional Service is at 8:45AM in the Chapel, and the Contemporary Service is at 10:30AM in the WFLC.  No RSVP is required.  Livestream will still be available on Facebook.com/hoperidgeumc  on Sunday morning, join in the chat to praise, pray, and worship with one another.  Also, we ask that you fill out a weekly online connection card whether participating online or in-person.  Be a part of the community of faith together!

  • 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.




  • Sunday Worship is live on YouTube, please subscribe, so that you will be notified when a video is posted. It's free. Also, the service will be available by noon each Sunday through our website- hoperidge.com/services.

  • In-person worship is at 8:45AM in the Chapel and 10:30AM in the WFLC. No pre-registration is required. Masks and social distancing requested for COVID-19 unvaccinated, as per CDC guidelines.

  • JUNE SERMON SERIES:  Habakkuk -- You see it every day. Bad people taking advantage of the weak. Good people down on their luck. Innocent people suffering. War. Injustice. Ever get the feeling God isn't fair? Discover how an Old Testament prophet can inspire a modern-day faith in God's Promises. Mark Seyfried and Jonathan Gordon team up to preach! Habakkuk the prophet had a couple of complaints to God, and God answers!


  • INTERESTED IN BECOMING A LAY SERVANT?  THE  BASIC CLASS is offered July 23-24 at Chardon UMC for first-time candidates, to discover the gifts of caring, leading, and communication within the congregation.   Friday night is Zoom, Saturday is in-person.  Registration forms are available at the Info table or call the church office.  Deadline is June 25.

  • LOVE TO READ? So do we! Led by Sue Nahumck, the Hope Ridge Book Club gets together once a month at 6:30pm and discusses various popular selected titles.  On break in June & July, the next meeting is August 23rd to discuss  “The Covenant” by James Michener.

Sunday 6/20: 

  • 8:45AM  In-person Traditional Worship in the Chapel .

  • 9:15AM  Cafe reopens between services! With donuts and coffee!

  • 9:15AM Adult Sunday Morning Fellowship in the parking lot/pavilion area. Bring a chair and come chat!  Get a donut and coffee in the cafe first! :) 

  • 10:30AM In-person and online Contemporary Worship in the WFLC.

Monday 6/21:  Hope Ridge parking lot repair work begins this week!  Please be careful when entering and exiting the lot and do not park where work is being performed.

Tuesday 6/22: 

  • 1PM Women’s Bible Study in the Youth Room.

  • 7PM  AdMin Council Meeting in the Conference Room.

Wednesday 6/23:

  • 6:30PM -7:30PM Bible at the Beach Bring a chair, a beverage of your choice, and your Bible.  The discussion will follow the Lectionary.  Handouts provided at the first session.  Turn right at the entrance and circle back to parking lot P-10, meet near the shelter or red swoop banner. Email Yvonne@hoperidge.com to be on the contact list for this gathering.  All welcome!

Thursday 6/24:

  • 6PM  Tech & Praise Team rehearsal in WFLC. 

Friday 6/25:

​​​​​Saturday  6/26:

  • 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 and facility use, go to hoperidge.com and click Calendar, found under the Resources dropdown.


(Missions and opportunities to serve)

  • VBS assistants needed-- contact yvonne@hoperidge.com for details.

  • Administration/organizers --after June 16 to organize 'villages', prepare information packets for families

    • Needed for Wed evenings July 7 - Aug 4:

  • Set up crew: 4-5pm 

  • Registration/check in: 5-6pm 

  • Clean up: 7:30-8:30pm 

  • Recreation station 5-7:30pm 

  • Science station  5-7:30pm 

  • Musicians -- especially need 'trumpeter' and singers , 5-7:30pm

  • Actors -- to perform in skits, 5-7:30pm 

  • Photographer -- take candid photos during all sessions. 

  • Café reopening! HELP NEEDED!— Our favorite Hope Ridge Café is open Sundays between services with coffee, lemonade and donuts! Jan & Carol Benroth are Café servers through June, and we need others to fill in July and August. No experience required.—just a smile! Jan & Carol will walk you through the responsibilities. Please signup today for a Sunday on the clipboard at the welcome table or talk to the Benroths.

  • Project Hope for the Homeless-- Hope Ridge Church provides a monthly meal for 50 clients at Project Hope on the 2nd Friday of each month.  If you want to participate in this ministry and can provide part of the meal on July 9, please sign-up here Future month's sign-up is also available.

  • A RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE will be at Hope Ridge in the WFLC on Friday, July 23, from  11AM-5PM.  There is an urgent need for blood donations this summer!  Please make an appointment today at redcrossblood.org, and enter sponsor code "hoperidge"

  • UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) is there for response and recovery when natural disasters strike.  100% of donations go to your designated mission, as administration costs are covered by UMCOR Sunday.  Donations may be made through Hope Ridge UMC, noting UMCOR advance #901670.  

  • Temple AM Shalom in Mentor invites friends from Hope Ridge UMC to breakfast at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach, on Saturday, July 10 at 10AM. (Raindate July 17.)   Pancakes, turkey sausage, eggs, toast, coffee, and juice will be provided.   "As we emerge from these months of limited in-person worship, we wish to celebrate by sharing breakfast on the beach!"  RSVP  by July 14 440-255-1544, or akenen@gmail.com.

​* 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.