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 again welcoming you back to two in-person services. Traditional at 8:45AM in the Chapel and 10:30AM Contemporary in the WFLC.  Livestream will still be available on Facebook.com/hoperidgeumc at 10:30 AM 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.




  • 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.

  • We have in-person worship, 8:45AM in the Chapel and 10:30AM in the WFLC. No pre-registration is required. Masks and social distancing remain necessary to re-open safely. View details here.

  •  Sermon Series Title:  The Walk:  5 Essential Practices of the Christian Life--This 40-day Lenten study by Adam Hamilton focuses on building up five spiritual practices: worship and prayer, study, serving, giving, and sharing our faith as ways to deepen our walk with Christ. 

  •  Order Easter flowers-- if you would like to purchase live flowers to decorate our worship spaces on Easter morning,   Click here to order.  Orders and payments due by March 10. Thank you!

  • RSVP for Easter Worship now!  9AM Traditional Service and 11AM Contemporary.  Click here to RSVP.




Sunday 3/7:​ 

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

  • 9:15-10:15 AM Lenten Study-- Sunday morning adult hybrid study offered live in the Music Room and on Zoom, facilitated by Yvonne Oyler.  Please email yvonne@hoperidge.com to receive the link.

  • 10:30AM  In-person Praise Worship in the WFLC and also on Facebook live.

  • 11:30AM-12:30PM Communion offered in the drive-thru circle outside the WFLC. Pastor Beth will come out and serve you.

  • 6PM-- Lenten Study--The 20/30 Young Adult Life Group Zoom class starting 2/21.  Led by Jon Wilterdink.  Please email hopeoffice@hoperidge.com​ to register and receive the link.

  • 6-7pm Today(3/7) Jr High Youth Group meeting in the Youth Room.

Monday 3/8: 


​​Tuesday 3/9:

  • 1PM  Lenten Study--Women’s Group Bible Study on Zoom: Please email hopeoffice@hoperidge.com​ to register and receive the link. 

  • 7 PM-- Finance Meeting 


Wednesday 3/10:​

  • 7PM Jeannie's Life Group  Lenten Study Zoom class starting 2/24. Facilitated by Carol Benroth.  Please email hopeoffice@hoperidge.com to register and receive the link.

  • 7PM Pastor's Lenten Study Group offered hybrid (in-person in the youth room or on Zoom) starting 2/24. Led by Pastor Beth. Please email pastorbeth@hoperidge.com to register and indicate your choice --in-person or on Zoom. 


Thursday 3/11:  

  • Tech and Praise Team rehearsal in the WFLC 6-10 PM​


Friday 3/12:


​​Saturday 3/13

  • 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)


  • MARCH FLOOD BUCKETS-- UMCOR is heading down to help clean up the flooded homes of Texas, caused by the recent freezing temperatures and power outages.  It is our goal to send them 5 Flood Buckets with supplies.  If you would like to sign up to bring in an item or two, please sign up HERE.  

  • Project Hope Meals-  We provide a meal for Project Hope on the second Friday of each month.  Make a part of the meal at home and bring it to the church.  Sign up here. 


  • Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 27 from 10 AM -Noon.   Like the Concord Halloween Hunt, Hope Ridge will again participate in this fun Drive-thru community event that will give treats and Easter greetings to the children, as their parents drive-thru our decorated parking lot.  (Over 550 children came here for Halloween!)  If you would like to help with the preparation or with the distribution, sign up HERE. 

  • Candy Donations- We will also need both candy and non-candy items to give away. Bring your donations to church through March 21.  Thank you!


  • Drivers needed! D2DD (Door to Door Discipleship) deliveries will resume  March 24-27. If you have a couple of hours the last week of March to help cover one route of our congregation, that would be a huge help!   Sign up HERE.

  • ​Girls on the Run Program -- Hope Ridge is hosting a spring Girls on the Run program here in the parking lot & pavilion beginning in March.  If you know a girl in grades 3-5, who might be interested in participating, get details HERE.  Flyers are also available at the information desk.

  • VBS planning!  Volunteer for the mid-week family VBS is coming this July 7!  We're looking for teens and adults to help Wednesday evenings this summer!  Click here to sign up.


* 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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