Ministries

Outreach Ministries

Christians in Action

Christians in Action is a missional emergency response team of people who respond to mission opportunities of all sorts, from sudden catastrophes to feeding the hungry to building homes to disaster relief.

Love in Action

Love in Action provides people in need with a hot breakfast and items not covered by government food assistance programs on the 4th Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Family Promise

Wedgewood partners with Family Promise of Summit County to host families with children overnight. Family Promise provides an emergency hope center for families with children experiencing homelessness. They strive to help keep families together during a homeless crisis while working to achieve sustainable independence.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry meets in the parlor on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. They make and give prayer shawls to those who are struggling.

Prayer Group

The Prayer Group meets Mondays at 11:00 AM to pray over the weekly prayer requests as well as for the good of our congregation and friends.

We Care Team

The We Care Program helps to care for the Wedgewood congregation during major life events: death, serious illness/surgery, job loss, divorce, new babies, and retirement. Our team members can provide meals, babysitting, house-sitting, transportation, and help with miscellaneous home and yard tasks. We are able to deliver worship services to shut-ins. Also, we make caring phone calls and home visits, providing friendship during a time of need.

Fellowship Ministries

Youth Group

Youth Group is for youth and young adults in Grade 6 through college age. They meet Sunday evenings from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM during the school year. The youth group experiences worship, relevant discussions, fun, games, service work, over-nighters, mission trips, and more! For more information, contact Joe B. at (330) 733-8707.

United Methodist Women

The United Methodist Women’s Group meets monthly for fellowship, devotionals, and mission work.

Counseling Ministries

Grief Group

The Grief Groups discuss grief, what it means, and how the Bible can help us get through the process. The General Grief Group meets at 10:00 AM and a focused Death Grief Group meets at 11:00 AM. Both groups meet on Saturdays and are led by Connie K.

Parent Support Group

The Parent Support Group meets every Wednesday evening at 7:00 PM to discuss behavioral issues of our children aged 10 to 17. Contact Cathy T. for more information.

Heroin Anonymous — A Way Out

Heroin Anonymous (HA) is a fellowship of men and women who have found a better way of life, free from heroin addiction. Our program is based on a twelve-step program of recovery—and if you wish to join us, we are here to share what we have found. There are no dues or fees for membership; the only requirement is a desire to stay sober.

HA meets at Wedgewood every Saturday at 7:00 PM. For more information, contact Vance S. at (330) 990-0065.

Alcoholics Anonymous

AA meets at Wedgewood weekly and is led by Vance S.

Music Ministries

Adult Choir

The Adult Choir practices Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM during the school year. They perform during the 9:30 worship service. The Adult Choir is directed by Danielle W.

Praise Band

The Praise Band leads worship for the 11:30 contemporary worship service. They practice on Sundays after the 11:30 service.

Youth Worship Team

The Youth Worship Team leads our Youth Group, bible studies, and other groups in a time of worship on Sunday evenings. They rehearse Sundays at 4:30 PM.

Scouts

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 3048 welcomes boys and girls and meets on Monday nights, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM during the school year. For more information, contact Cubmaster Josh G.

Boy Scouts

Scouts BSA Troop 48 meets on Monday nights, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. For more information, contact Scoutmaster Doug M.

Girl Scouts

Our two Girl Scouts troops meet during the school year and are led by Kristen B. and Caryn M.

Sports and Fitness

Silver Sneakers

Mondays at 11:00 AM, and Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:00 AM in the Family Life Center.

Weight Watchers

Wednesdays at 9:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall

Bowling League

Sundays at 2:00 PM at Spins Bowl Akron Lanes during the bowling season.

Men’s Basketball League

Monday nights, times as scheduled during the basketball season.