Ministry and Outreach

Called by God to reach out and serve others in the love of Christ

United Presbyterian Church offers many opportunities for growth and service. You are always welcome to participate. Contact the church office, our pastor, or check the calendar

Personal Growth and Christian Nurture

  • Sunday School for all ages meets at 9:45 am on Sundays.
  • Youth Groups – both Senior High and Junior High have Sunday School classes and special opportunities for fellowship and service.
  • Sunday Evening Golf League (Summer Time)
  • Tuesday Evening Volleyball League (Summer Time)
  • FOTC Friends of the Carpenter makes building improvements.
  • TLC (Together Let’s Clean) gathers once or twice a month to deep clean one or more rooms in the building.
  • Choir – (The Cathedral Singers) practices weekly at 7:30 pm on Thursdays. Marie Taylor directs.
  • Bell Choir – (The Cathedral Ringers) practices weekly at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Marie Taylor directs.
  • New Creation Praise Band – Practices at 7:00 on Wednesdays with Mike Simms as leader.
  • Children’s Choir practices on the 2nd Sunday at 10:15 a.m.

*Free Community Meal on the 2nd Saturday at 11:30 a.m. The meal is prepared by and hosted by different church groups.
*Food Pantry is on the 4th Saturday of every month. We serve between 60-70 families each month. The Food Pantry has a difference schedule during holiday times. This year at Christmas we served 102 families.

  • Don’t Mention Age (DMA) on the 3rd Thursday has a pot luck lunch and program.
  • Women’s Circle – Ruth Circle meets the 4th Monday of the month.
  • Heart to Heart Prayer Ministry for those in need of prayer is on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 in the Sanctuary.
  • Project RISE meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m.
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry makes prayer shawls to give to those who need to be “surrounded by prayer.”
  • Iron Chef Fundraiser for Relay for Life (May, 2018).
  • Fairways for Food Golf Outing Fundraiser for our Food Pantry (September 1, 2018).
  • Relay for Life. United has a team every year at the Cuyahoga Falls Relay for Life (June 2, 2018).
  • Trunk or Treat. Fun, food and fellowship (October).
  • Rare Treasure and LOL women’s ministry groups

Beyond the Community

  • Our congregation supports the four annual special offerings through the PC(USA): One Great Hour of Sharing, Pentecost Offering, Peacemaking Offering and the Christmas Joy Offering.

  • In promoting interest and participation in mission work, our church encourages attendance at the New Wilmington Mission Conference supports mission trips including Esperanza (Mexico to build homes), and the Syrian Refugee Schools in Lebanon (in partnership with the Evangelical Church of Lebanon).