Faith and Religion -- Week of Sept. 20

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.

Due the rise in the Covid-19 status it has been decided the Twin Falls United Methodist Church is canceling their annual Craft Show scheduled for Oct. 3.

Messy Church will be held Sept. 20 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.  The new intergenerational community outreach designed for unchurched and marginally churched - a great opportunity to bring neighbors and friends you have been praying for. Always fun and meaningful for the whole family.

The annual pet blessing is Oct.10, 10 a.m. in the pavilion. Pastor Jim will bless all pets brought. Please have them leashed or caged. If your pet does not react well with other animals you may bring a photo and it will still be blessed. Snacks for pets and for people and a certificate will be presented. 

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.


The church thanks everyone for joining the Anniversary Sunday last week. It was a success, and the church has officially begun its second year as New Life Church - Stow Campus. The regular schedule during COVID will be in operation this Sunday: services at 9 and 11 a.m. with Kids Ministry in the 11 service.

CDC guidelines are always observed. Masks are available if you forget yours.

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.