Faith and Religion

Kent Weeklies

Churches’ information listed here was current as of press time on Thursday. Attendees should contact their church for specific information on schedule and program changes.

In-church worship will be held on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and worship on wheels will be held at 10:30 a.m. Those wishing to attend the 8:30 a.m. service must sign up online through SignUpGenius, by email or by calling the church office to be placed on the list.

The 10:30 a.m. service is called “Worship on Wheels.” Bring your family and worship in your car. Pastor will speak from the front entrance. Tune radios to FM 89.1 to hear the service. All visitors must remain in your cars.

Anyone who has traveled, has been exposed to anyone who has been ill, or is in an at-risk population should refrain from in-person worship. Only those who are prepared to follow all guidelines should attend.

Live-stream worship will continue on Sundays on Facebook at 8:30 a.m. and available on YouTube at 9 a.m.

Lydia’s Pantry (food bank) is open and being used at an unprecedented rate. Keep in mind donations and referrals. Simply email or call the office for a drop-off or take-out (Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday) from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The church is located at 3725 Kent Road, Stow. For more information contact the office at 330-688-7213 or or


The United Methodist Church In Stow is now offering its “Parking Lot Worship” beginning at 9:30 a.m. A recorded service will be available on the website, so Google and scroll to the bottom of the page; click on the “Our YouTube Channel” link to find the recorded worship services.

Food Pantry Hours: The church’s Food Pantry is operating during its regular hours: Mondays and Wednesdays are 9 a.m. to noon; Thursdays are 6 to 8 p.m. A driver license or a state-issued photo ID is all that is required for an individual to be able to shop.

 UMC PRESCHOOL is opening on Monday, Sept. 21. There is a limited number of openings in the 3-year-old and Pre-K classes.Email at if you are interested in enrolling a child this fall.   

Contact the church, located at 4880 Fishcreek Road in Stow, by phone at 330-673-7752,byemailat, or visit the web site


Follow the church on FaceBook for live streaming the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service.

On Oct 3, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m will be the church annual “Holiday Craft Show.” Two floors of handcrafted items, door prizes, bake sale and concessions. Start your holiday shopping early.

Oct 10- Pet Blessing. Bring your pets on a leash or in a cage, or a picture if your pet does not get along well with others, to be blessed by Pastor Jim. Certificates with pets name and treats will be handed out.

Twin Falls United Methodist Church , with Pastor Jim Lewis, is located at 60 N. River Road in Munroe Falls; phone is 330-688-5676; and website is www.


It’s Anniversary Sunday at Stow New Life. Last Sept.15, the Church of New Hope was re-launched and became a campus of New Life Church – Aurora. Indian Christian Church is also part of New Life Church. All three campuses will be meeting – outside – at 10 a.m. Sunday morning. Masks are suggested; if you don’t have one, they are available as you come in.

Following the service there’ll be a food truck and special desserts. Check the Facebook page for further details. Bring a lawn chair (extra if you have them) and come at 10 a.m.

You may get the most up-go-date information by visiting​coronavirus. If you need care or prayer during this time, call 330-562-6285 (calls go immediately to a staff member) or email

A green bin for recycled papers is located at the north edge of the parking lot just off Route 91 next to the church sign. Flattened cardboard boxes and bagged shredded papers are also welcome.

The church is located at 4415 Darrow Road in Stow. Telephone is 330-562-6285. Email or visit http.//​

Stow Community United Church of Christ is at 1567 Pilgrim Drive. Contact the church at 330-688-8927 or

Sunday Worship begins 10:30 a.m.   Worship is being held either in the Fellowship Hall or outdoors. They are observing healthy protocol, maintaining distance, and everyone is asked to wear a mask. No Nursery Care is available at this time. Services are also being live streamed on Facebook.


Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 1981 Graham Road, Stow, invites the community to worship with them at 10 a.m. Sundays on Facebook. Search Resurrection Lutheran Stow to find them. Prayers are also posted there daily. For more information, call 330-689-1045.