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Birthright Wishlist

Birthright is celebrating the joy of motherhood this month. Help us to give a special gift to the mothers in our community. Simply purchase an item from our Mother’s Day Amazon Wish List. Help us make a mom feel special You may also donate on our website or mail to us at 7237 Industrial Park Blvd., Mentor OH 44060
Birthright is a nonprofit 501c3
Donations are tax deductible
Wishlist here:

Celebrate and Honor: June 4

Come to Celebrate and Honor:

Marian Ruckert on her Retirement as Church Treasurer for the past 26 years

Pastor Sondra Snode on her years leading & ministering at MUMC

Pastor Mikayla Doepker on her years leading & ministering at MUMC

Tammy Palermo on her Commissioning as a Provisional Deacon

Sunday, June 4th, 2023
In the Gallery after each service
10:00 AM and 12:00 PM

Your Words Matter: Come to say Thanks
Your Presence Matters: Come to Fellowship

We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus
Christ. Thessalonians 1:3
We will present a love offering to Marian, to Sondra, and to Mikayla as they leave their roles at MUMC . You can be a part of that gift by sending either cash or a check payable to MUMC, memo: Love Offering, to our church office by May 22nd. PLEASE be sure to note who the love offering is to go to. Thank you, in advance, for being a part of this special celebration and helping to show love and appreciation.

Now Hiring

Are you looking to support the work & ministry of our congregation in its efforts to fulfill the church’s mission to lead all onto a path of Christ-centered discipleship? To apply to a MUMC position, send your resume to or apply through our Indeed postings (check the job descriptions below for guidance). Note that our positions require a submission of a statement of faith (like a cover letter) and references.

Director of Modern Worship (full-time)

Is your calling to create and direct a compelling modern worship experience through music and media, that authentically leads others into the presence of God? Are you a passionate visionary who can support the continued evolution of contemporary worship that seeks to welcome and engage those who currently participate as well as engage those that we have not yet been able to connect with? We’re looking for a leader who can recruit and develop a team of emerging leaders and energize the existing team to bring their passion for singing, playing, and leading to continue to grow our Modern Worship service at Mentor UMC. This position requires a statement of faith to be submitted along with a resume.

*Full-time position

TO APPLY: Visit Indeed

Youth Director (full-time)

Do you have a heart for working with youth to address their needs and maximize their opportunities to grow in strength and wisdom and relationship with Jesus? Are you willing to invest yourself in the lives of young people and their families, developing and maintaining relational and inclusive ministries opportunities? Then join our team as the primary contact for our church family helping youth between the 7th and 12th grades grow and deepen their faith as Christian disciples. Mentor United Methodist Church is looking for a Director of Youth Ministries to build and vision how to equip and disciple youth and their families to be lifelong followers of Jesus and to fulfill our mission to lead all onto a path of Christ-centered discipleship. You will develop and facilitate comprehensive youth programs for the church and the community, including students in the life of the church through worship, service, and leadership, and relationship building. This position requires a statement of faith to be submitted along with a resume.

*This is a full-time position

TO APPLY: Visit Indeed.

Fellowship Hall Renovations

If you haven’t had a chance to visit the display in the Gallery, we encourage you to do so. There you will find a board and flyers showing a proposed redesign for certain aspects of Fellowship Hall and have an opportunity to voice your thoughts. The renovations are focused on lighting, a new media booth, floors, paint, and chairs and would be done in PHASES. The main flow and purpose of the room will not change. You can also view the plans below and fill out a Google Form to share your thoughts. Reminder that these are just ideas, nothing final. There is no definitive timeline or cost as of now. Click here to see a brief FAQ page.


Figure 1 Media Booth by Kenna Tanner

Mission Moment: Hannah’s Home

This May, we’re partnering with Hannah’s Home in Mentor for their annual Baby Bottle Campaign.

Hannah’s Home is a non-profit, faith-based maternity home for 18 and over located in Mentor, OH. They assist moms with important tasks, life skills, and life-changing support. Hannah’s Home runs strictly on donations allowing them to remain a faith-based organization. To learn more about them, visit their website here.

The baby bottle coin collection is their largest fundraiser, bringing in approximately 1/3 of their yearly budget. Beginning on Mother’s Day and running through Father’s day, bottles with be available at the church. Please consider taking one and placing your extra change, paper money or a check made out to Hannah’s Home in the bottle. Missions Committee will match donations up to $1,000! Flyers & additional info are in the Info Hub and Gallery. Please contact Betsy Iskra at 440-283-6524 with any questions.

Blood Drives

The next Red Cross Blood Drive is:
Tuesday, August 8, 2023, from 9 AM to 3 PM
  Click here to make an appointment.

Church History

Mentor United Methodist Church celebrated its 200th year in 2018!
Celebrating the past, living in the present, building for the future.


Read the monthly Bicentennial Moments from service.


Click here to read the monthly Through the Years column in our Steepletalk Newsletter

Do you have any MUMC history you would like to share with the congregation?
Please send it to:
Don Humphrey
7330 Holly Park Dr.
Concord, Ohio 44060-6704 or e-mail to: