What's    happening   at   Shoregate??

MISSION: To make disciples for Jesus Christ by helping people find their "song".

  • NEW Mission project!

    Here is another local Mission that we can support and make a difference. We can support this program by donating used and new lawn garden tools and household tools.

    Rakes/Shovels/Gardening Gloves/Pruners/Hammers/Screwdrivers/Saws ETC.

    Please put donated items in the container that is labeled  Hearts and Hammers

    near the Coat Closet in the Foyer.

    We will collect items for the month of October --- So clean out your garage and tool boxes!

     Hearts & Hammers work together helping homeowners with exterior home improvement assistance

    so that they may continue living independently. We provide qualified homeowners, that are in need of repairs to their homes, a safer place to live. We are a community working together to improve your home.

  • Bible Study

    The Thursday evening and Saturday morning bible study groups are back to meeting in person!

    Thursday's group meets @ 7:00pm.

    The topic is "Learning How to Pray"--

    Saturday's group meets at 9:00am.

    The topic is "The Galatians" by Joyce Meyers.

    (If you can't attend in person-please call the office to get the conference call phone number)

    Everyone is welcome!! if you need more info---

    please call the office @ 440-943-0382.  Beaming Face With Smiling Eyes

  • Neighborhood Survey

    Please scan the QR Code to the left to take our church's survey.  We are interested in your needs and opinions as our neighbors! This will only take a minute or two. And thanks for responding!!

    Click here if you can't scan the QR code..downarrowhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd7XQO7SOAkmkKIEmojFyXyhYgCjaat8FLoZyVI_0NZb30CFQ/viewform

  • MASK UPDATE!!--Aug 2021

    With the increased number of COVID 19 cases-and one of our members has tested positive for COVID--we are requesting everyone to wear a mask.  If you are not feeling well or have any symptoms, please stay at home and worship with us virtually as the service will continue to be live streamed on YouTube and (hopefully) Facebook.

  • Children's Choir : 

    Shoregate United Methodist Church is looking for children ages Kindergarten though 5th grade to join the Children's Choir! All children are invited to join-do not need to be a member of the church. Open to neighbor kids, niece/nephews, cousins, grandkids! 

    Please call the Church Office to leave your name/number-our Children's Choir Director-Beth McKewon-will call back with start dates for practices. 

    Fun Fact: Many famous singers started their singing careers singing in a Church Choir!

  • Youth Hand Bells: 

    Shoregate United Methodist Church is looking for youth ages sixth grade and older, to join Youth Hand Bells!! All youth are invited to join-do not need to be a member of the church. Open to neighbor youth, niece/nephew, cousins, grandkids! Please call the Church Office to leave  your name/number-our Youth Hand Bell Director-Stuart Crotser-will call back with start dates for practices.

    Fun Fact: Playing Hand Bells is a great way to learn to read music!

  • Mission project!

    SUMC will be supporting the Food Bank at McKinely Outreach Center. It is a Faith Based organization housed in an old elementary school in Willoughby. They help families in the Willoughby Eastlake School district via Food Pantry, Furniture and Clothing Bank, offer hot meals and education classes.

    We will begin to support this Food Bank with monthly donations from our Church-non-perishable items and taxable items. We will collect items the 1st wk of the month. Please call the office 440-943-0382 for a list of suggested items. Thanks for your support!!  Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes

  • Christian Podcast--

    On hold until Christmas Air Freshener

    Look for our holiday podcast then!!

    Podcast by two of Shoregate's young adults! Contemporary music-some scripture & reflections. Search "Anchor" at the App store (it's free!) then enter "The Daily" in the discover box. Beaming Face With Smiling Eyes   

  • ***Worship with us online!***

    Click here to worship with us every Sunday morning at 10:00am. Now streaming LIVE on YouTube & (hopefully) Facebook!!

      (all services are archived for your convenience)

  • Fab Four Fridays

    A group of friends, brought together by faith, share their 
    thoughts on life. Whether it be challenging times, joys, life
    lessons, or just silliness-these ladies are happy to talk it out!
    Carol, Judy, Carol and Sue
    . You can listen/see the podcast
    every other week on Friday at 4:00 pm.

    Just go to "Youtube"--search
    "shoregate umc" and scroll down
    to fab four fridays!!
  • Mid-Week Devotional @ Noon

    via Conference call--all are welcome!


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  • Communion-1st Sunday of every month

    If you would like to pick up a communion "pod" (both wafer & juice)

    in order to take communion at home, 

    please call the office  440-943-0382 to schedule pick-up.

    Hours are  Tues: 11am-4pm and Thurs: 9am-2pm.

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greetings from Pastor ELGAN REYNOLDS

Greetings and Salutations in the name of our risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.



I am so glad you stopped by our website. We the people of Shoregate United Methodist Church are a welcoming and loving congregation. Here the Word of God is preached and the name of Jesus is lifted up. We are on a mission: “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world”, and so we are dedicated to walking with you, nurturing you and helping you as we all take this journey, this Christian journey, to greater discipleship.


As is stated in the Apostle’s Creed, “We believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth, and in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried; the third day He rose from the dead, and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.”


Our doors are open and you have a personal invitation to visit and worship with us on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am.


We look forward to seeing you very soon to praise God together.


Please feel free to contact us at 440-943-0382.



May the peace of God and the sweet communion of the Holy Spirit, rest, rule, and abide with you now and forever. Amen.



Pastor Elgan Reynolds