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We believe God has uniquely gifted you and has called you according to His purpose.  Below are some opportunities for you to use those gifts and live into that call.  Nothing that catches your eye?  Let’s discover an opportunity together!  Contact Pastor Erik to talk more…  


Copley Outreach Center

On Tuesdays and Fridays, from 10am to 2pm, the Copley Outreach Center serves the community by providing a food pantry.  The pantry is always looking for donations.  Located adjacent to the church at 1502 S Cleveland Massillon Rd, Copley, OH 44321.  If you’re interested in getting more involved, call the church office . 

Children and Families Ministry

Sunday School is a way to reach into the hearts of our kids with the love of God.  If you are interesting in joining our children and family ministries by teaching Sunday School, contact us!

Thanksgiving at the Outreach Center

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We are collecting traditional Thanksgiving meal items to provide a dinner for families in our community around the holidays.  Bring any items in to worship with you or call the office for more details.

Working with OPEN-M

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We are collecting cake mixes for the seasonal drive at OPEN-M, a ministry to those in need in the heart of Akron.  Bring your items with you to worship or any time during office hours.  

Copley Circle “Better Block”

Better BlockBetter Block is a unique approach to city planning that gives citizens an opportunity to see and experience the potential their community holds.  We are partnering with the Copley Circle Advisary Board by holding the “CommUnity Coffee Company: Coffee on Purpose.”  We need volunteers to sell coffee and make meaningful connections with community members, as well as donations for the volunteer break room: cases of water, pop, and snacks. The event is September 9-11.  To sign up for a time slot or to donate an item, contact us at copleyumc@gmail.com

Back to School Supplies!

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We’ll be collecting school supplies for families in need in the Copley-Fairlawn School District.  Drop off your items in the lobby in back of the sanctuary.

Helping Flood Victims


LET’S TEAM UP to help flood victims in West Virginia!
 We want to invite everyone to help be a part of collecting 
CLEANING ITEMS and BOTTLED WATER for the flood victims of West Virginia.  


Haven of Rest

Mission-320x2451We collect items for Haven of Rest, a homeless shelter in Summit County.  We especially collect outerwear items during the winter time: coats, hats, scarves, and gloves/mittens.

Habitat for Humanity

IMG_0238We work with Habitat with Humanity to provide housing for those without a home.  We organize work times, provide meals for workers, and collect donations.  Habitat’s mission is “Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.”  

Open M

open mLocated on the West side of Akron, Open M is a mission “To build bridges out of poverty by fostering health, wellness and nutrition for the body; education for the mind; and hope, joy and spiritual growth for the soul.”  They offer a number of different services, including one of the largest food pantries in Akron.  At a variety of times throughout the year, we will send teams of volunteers to work on the Open M site, or collect items of need.