Welcome to St Mark's United Methodist Church, a thriving community of believers dedicated to serving Canton, Ohio and spreading the message of faith and love. Our church offers a variety of ministries that cater to people of all ages and backgrounds, providing opportunities for growth, service, and fellowship.
At St Mark's United Methodist Church, our mission is to nurture and equip individuals to become disciples of Christ, empowered to transform the world. Our ministries reflect this mission and offer avenues for personal and spiritual development, outreach, and community engagement.
Youth and Children Ministries
1. Sunday School
Our Sunday School program is designed to help children and youth explore and understand biblical teachings in a fun and engaging way. Our dedicated teachers create age-appropriate lessons that encourage critical thinking and spiritual growth.
2. Youth Group
The Youth Group at St Mark's United Methodist Church provides a safe and supportive environment for teenagers to connect, grow, and deepen their faith. Through regular meetings, Bible studies, and service projects, our youth develop strong moral values and lifelong friendships.
3. Vacation Bible School
Every summer, we host a vibrant Vacation Bible School (VBS) program that immerses children in exciting Bible stories, games, crafts, and worship. VBS is a fantastic opportunity for kids to learn about the Christian faith while making lasting memories.
1. Small Groups
Our Small Groups create spaces for adults to connect with one another and grow in their faith. These intimate gatherings foster meaningful relationships, provide opportunities for study and discussion, and encourage mutual support and encouragement.
2. Bible Studies
Engage in thought-provoking Bible studies led by knowledgeable teachers who guide participants through Scripture exploration and interpretation. Our Bible studies promote spiritual growth, reflection, and a deeper understanding of God's Word.
3. Women's Ministry
The Women's Ministry offers a range of activities specifically designed for women seeking fellowship, spiritual enrichment, and personal growth. Regular gatherings, retreats, and outreach programs provide avenues for connection, encouragement, and support.
Outreach and Service Ministries
1. Community Outreach
St Mark's United Methodist Church is committed to serving the broader community by organizing outreach initiatives and partnering with local organizations. Our members actively participate in food drives, volunteering at shelters, and other projects aimed at meeting the needs of those less fortunate.
2. Mission Trips
Join us on transformative mission trips, both locally and internationally. These trips allow us to make a positive impact, bring hope and aid to communities in need, and provide unforgettable experiences that strengthen our faith and broaden our perspectives.
3. Social Justice Advocacy
As followers of Christ, we strive to promote social justice and advocate for the marginalized in society. Our dedicated team engages in peaceful activism, educates our congregation on key issues, and supports initiatives that foster equality, compassion, and inclusivity.
Music and Worship Ministries
1. Choirs and Music Programs
Our music ministries offer opportunities for individuals of all ages to participate in choirs, musical ensembles, and instrumental groups. Through worship, we seek to uplift spirits and create a deep connection with God through the power of music.
2. Worship Team and Production
Join our dedicated worship team and production crew in creating meaningful and inspiring worship experiences. Whether you have talents in singing, playing an instrument, or technical skills in sound and visuals, there is a place for you to serve and grow.
3. Liturgical Arts
Express your creativity and passion for the arts through our liturgical arts program. We celebrate and incorporate various art forms, including drama, dance, and visual arts, into our worship services, enhancing the worship experience and connecting with God in new and unique ways.
Join Us at St Mark's United Methodist Church
Regardless of your age, background, or level of faith, we invite you to join us at St Mark's United Methodist Church in Canton, Ohio. Our ministries provide numerous opportunities for personal growth, community engagement, and spiritual development. Discover a welcoming congregation where you can explore your faith, connect with others, and make a positive impact on the world around you.
Find out more about our ministries and how to get involved by visiting our Ministries page. We look forward to welcoming you into our loving community!