Faith and Religion -- Week of Nov. 22

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.

Tallmadge United Methodist Church

Tallmadge United Methodist Church, 207 N. Munroe Road, continues to hold Sunday Drive-in worship services in the back parking lot and welcomes all visitors and guests. There are two services on Sundays, one at 9:30 a.m and one at 10:45 a.m.

Services include music, scripture reading a children’s message and the Rev. Scott Low giving the message. A free will offering is available as you leave each service and if you are a guest from another church, support the ministry and mission of your church by the means they provide.

Small group studies are available and meeting on the church lawn, in a backyard, under the portico at church or at a MACA Park pavilion.

Sign up and the group leader will connect with you about the group’s next meeting date and location. To sign up or see what you would be interested in check our website:

St. Mark Lutheran Church

Worship Service Hours 9:30 am single service until further notice, in the church building with social distance between pews. (Also streamed live on Facebook page or via audio bridge. Call 1-773-231-9226, and when prompted, entering Meeting ID 149 585 9573# OR our YouTube channel

Church office hours: By appointment

The church is located at 158 North Ave, Tallmadge,. Its website is http://​

Tallmadge Lutheran Church

Tallmadge Lutheran Church, located just east of the Tallmadge Rec Center at 759 East Ave., has returned to in-person Sunday morning worship services at 8 am and 10:30 am with a time for Bible study for adults at 9:15 am.

Face masks are required for in-person worship. TLC continues to offer a live-stream of Sunday morning worship at 8 am that can be found at​TallmadgeLutheranChurch and anytime at

Call Pastor Andy at 330-633-4775 or visit the website for more information.

First Congregational Church

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, located at 85 Heritage Drive in Tallmadge, will be open for inside worship on Sunday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. parking lot worship will take place at the same time. Attendees can tune in to FM 103.1, or listen over the outside speaker system. People attending the parking lot service are invited to park in the front of the parking lot or on the side near the loud speakers. Sitting outside under the trees is also permitted. The church will also broadcast on Facebook Live and display the worship service on our FCC Website later in the week.

Advent daily devotional booklets are available beginning this Sunday for those who wish to take one. Additional Advent devotionals for children and families are also available. All devotional materials are free.

Thanksgiving will be celebrated during worship this Sunday. There will be scripture readings from Ephesians 1:15-20 and Matthew 25:31-46. Pastor Dave will preach the message “Being Sheep.”

All children in attendance will be invited to join outside for a gathering time called “Living Stones,” during the service following the Youth Song.

The youth groups Catalyst and Ignite will meet Sunday evening at their regular times, 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. respectively.