• APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE NOW

    2018-'19 Burnham Scholarship: $4000

    Students who are pursuing a career in Christian ministry are invited to apply for the 2018-'19 Burnham Scholarship. Interested applicants must be planning on full-time service in the church in roles including, but not limited to: pastor, youth pastor and worship pastor.

    Click HERE for the application.

    Application deadline is Jan. 19, 2018. A review board will select up to three finalists who will be invited to an interview. Recipient will be notified by February 25, 2018. Recipients can receive this scholarship no more than once.


  • CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S SERVICE TIMES

    Christmas Eve
    Sunday, Dec. 24

    9am & 10:40am Sunday Morning Services
     – normal Children's & Youth Programming (Nursery through High School)
     – no Adult Bible Fellowships

    5pm SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE
     – no Children's programming. Children of all ages are invited to attend the Worship Service with their parents.

    New Year's Eve
    Sunday, Dec. 31

    9am & 10:40am Sunday Morning Services
     – normal Children's & Youth Programming (Nursery through High School)
     – Adult Bible Fellowships are optional (check with your ABF leader)


  • JOIN US IN PRAYER

    Prayer Ministry Group

    Wednesday nights
    6:30pm | Room 153

    Join the work of the Lord as we intercede through prayer for the needs in our congregation.

    Questions? Please call the Care office at 330.315.5530.

    If you need prayer:
    You can submit your request online HERE. When you give your email address, you will be sent a notification every time someone prays for you.

    Prayer warriors:
    Click HERE to pray for requests posted on the wall.


    Men’s Prayer Partners

    Friday  mornings
    6am | Room 158

    Led by men of The Chapel and attended by Chapel staff, this group prays for Sunday, our church, our leaders and each other. 

    To join Prayer Partners or to learn more, contact: sr.pastor@thechapel.life

    “Prayer is not a preparation for work, it is work. Prayer is not a preparation for the battle, it is the battle.”  - Oswald Chambers


    Global Prayer Meeting

    First Sunday of month
    12noon - 1pm
    Room 202

    Join us this special time of prayer for world missions and our global outreach partners.  

    Questions?
    Contact outreach@thechapel.life or 330.315.5511

Adult Ministry
  • ILLUSTRATED JOURNALING, KNITTING, & QUILTING

    Faithbooking & Bible Journaling

    Interact with God’s Word creatively in these illustrated journaling sessions.
    Saturdays, 10am – 4pm with potluck lunch.

    Learn new techniques each month.

    Get details and register HERE.


    Cords of Thread Quilting

    Quilt and sew projects for local and global outreach.
    Meets 1st, 3rd, and 5th Tuesday each month

    Get details HERE.


    Knitting Knights

    Knit and crochet prayer shawls, blankets, and scarves for people facing difficult physical, emotional or spiritual challenges.
    Meets 2nd Tuesday each month

    Get details HERE.


  • MOMS CONNECTION

    New this year... Moms Connection Meets Weekly!

    Tuesday Mornings: 9:30-11:30am

    Small group Bible studies with Moms Connection leaders most weeks
    Large-group gatherings with special speakers every few weeks
    Children's programming EVERY week

    Connect with moms of all ages and stages!

    Click HERE for more information.

    Check out our FACEBOOK page for last-minute changes.


  • DECEMBER 17: Discerning the Pope

    Tough Topics

    Tough Topics with Josh Lough, a Sunday morning Bible Class Series.
    Independent topics and what the Bible has to say about them.

    Classes will meet at 9am in the Auditorium
    Click HERE to register.

    Our last class for the year will be December 17: Discerning the Pope

    Visit our class page for more information on these topics.


  • BEGIN CLASS: Begins January 7

    Begin: Introduction to The Chapel and the Faith

    Find out more about our church and the Christian faith at this four-week class that's also a requirement for those who want to be baptized or become a church member.

    Our next session runs for four consecutive Sundays: January 7-28, 2018.

    Click HERE to register.

    Questions? Please contact Debbie at 330.315.5910.

Family
  • SUNDAY, JANUARY 21

    Winter Family Fun Day & Chili Cookoff

    Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
    4-7 pm
    Goodyear Metropolitan Park

    For Elementary kids & their families

    Rain, Shine, or Snow! (Dress for Snow)

    Cook Off:
    Bring your family's favorite chili (enough to feed 12)

    Chili Judging: 4:30pm
    Supper: 5pm

    Prizes for:
    Best Tasting
    Most Original Name
    Most Unique Recipe

    Drinks & desserts will be provided

    Click HERE to register.


  • BAPTISM & COMMUNION CLASS FOR KIDS

    Four-week class on baptism and communion, designed primarily for children ages 6-14. At least one parent MUST attend with their child.

    Watch for date & times of our next class. Coming soon.

Volunteer
  • COACHES NEEDED

    We are looking for coaches for our Fastbreak Basketball Outreach to high school students from the city of Akron. This is a great opportunity to use Basketball to share God’s love with students.

    Saturday mornings
    January 13 - March 24, 2018
    The Chapel | Akron Gym

    Contact Outreach at 330.315.5511 or outreach@thechapel.life for details.


  • WHY DO YOU VOLUNTEER? | Volunteer Stories

    Tell us why you volunteer.

    We're collecting stories to share online.

    Click HERE to get started.
    (we may contact you for more details)

Outreach
  • BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING

    Pastor Bob Schneider has been working on a book detailing how The Chapel has been involved in missions over the years. Blessed To Be A Blessing: The History of Chapel Missions is now available for you to download.

    Click HERE to download the PDF.
    Newly revised with appendices added at the end


  • PRAY, GIVE, GO

    Pray with us for global outreach

    First Sunday of the Month
    Noon - 1pm
    Room 202

    Questions? Contact outreach@thechapel.life or 330.315.5511


    Mozambique

    Two Short-Term Trips

    The Chapel is sending two short-term mission teams to Mozambique. Team one will help with a leadership seminar in mid-March. Team two is for youth and adults to participate in a large outreach event in mid-July.

    If you are interested in going... or if you would like to support and encourage the teams, please contact Outreach at outreach@thechapel.life or 330.315.5511.


  • URBAN, INTERNATIONALS, REFUGEE OUTREACH

    URBAN OUTREACH

    Yellow Bags
    Help feed needy children who attend Leggett and Glover schools in Akron.

    Pick up a yellow bag on the third Sunday of the month. You'll find a list of needed food items inside. Fill the bag and return it on the fourth Sunday of the month.

    YELLOW BAGS FOR DECEMBER
    Due to the holiday schedule, for December, we will collect food one week earlier than usual. Please take a bag to fill on Sunday, December 10 and return it with your donations on December 17. Donations help feed children at Leggett & Glover schools and guests of our food pantry.

    God bless you & thank you for your generosity.


    INTERNATIONALS OUTREACH

    English Classes for Internationals
    English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are offered at the Akron campus on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from September through May. Join at any time. Click HERE to find out more or register online.

    One Plate/Once A Month

    International students from around the globe are studying here in Akron.
    Would you share a meal with one of them?
    It's only #oneplate

    Click HERE to be matched with a student.
    Questions? Call Stephen Morris at 330.315.5428.


    REFUGEE OUTREACH

    Drivers are needed to use their own vehicle to help bring refugee children (two children or more) to and from The Chapel | Akron Campus. Please contact outreach@thechapel.life or call 330-315-5511.
Care
  • WIDOWS' CHRISTMAS BRUNCH: December 15

    This Christmas, you are not alone. Please join us as we lean on Jesus and encourage one another.

    Friday, Dec. 15
    10am-1 pm
    Berean Room

    A-L: Bring appetizer
    M-Z: Bring breakfast dish

    RSVP by Dec. 8 by calling 330.328.7574


  • GREETING CARD MINISTRY

    Join the Card Sending Team
    Remind someone that God cares for them by partnering with our Care department to send a word of encouragement to them. Use our cards or create/purchase your own. Your small investment of time can make a big difference in their lives.

    Share Your Military Addresses
    Do you have a friend or loved one who serves in the military and is deployed overseas? Click HERE to send us their address and our card ministry team will reach out to them.

    Donate Supplies
    Do you have unused scrapbook or card-making supplies that you’re willing to share? Our team can use them to create cards for shut-ins, deployed military and the bereaved. Drop off your donation (clearly marked with ‘Card Ministry’) at the Fir Hill desk.

    Contact shelley.johnson@thechapel.life in the Care department.


  • CARING COMMUNITIES FOR WIDOWS

    You’re not alone.

    Find coffee, fellowship & listening friends in a Christ-centered and prayer-focused group.
    Call 330-315-5530 for the time and location of a Caring Community near you.


  • REBUILDERS

    This divorce support group, meets Thursdays, 7-9pm.
    Room 155
    Join at any time.
    For more information, click HERE.


  • STARTING IN FEBRUARY

    After the funeral, when the cards and flowers have stopped coming, most of the people around you return to their normal lives. But your grief continues and you feel alone. Often, friends and family want to help you, but don’t know how. That’s the reason for GriefShare. Our group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to walk alongside you.

    Please join us either of these times:
    beginning February 25
    Sundays at 10:30am
    room 206

    beginning February 28
    Wednesdays at 6:30pm
    room 321

    Click HERE to register.

Campus Focus
Stewardship
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHTS: Jan 31 - Feb 28

    What does healthy spending look like? Find out how at this fun, interactive five-week workshop. Create a financial plan that includes strategies for savings, debt repayment, budgeting and more.
    Visit our healthy spending page for more information.

    Wednesdays, January 31 – February 28
    Room 155
    6:30-8pm

    Click HERE to register.

    Questions? Call the Stewardship Development Office at 330.315.5465.


  • ESTATE PLANNING WORKSHOP: March 24

    Are you prepared to share your legacy? Learn more by attending this interactive workshop. A Christian estate planning attorney and certified financial planner will present and answer questions.

    Saturday, March 24, 2018
    Room 155
    9-11am

    This free event includes continental breakfast.

    Registration required. Click HERE to register.

    Questions? Call the Stewardship Development Office at 330.315.5465.


  • 2nd SUNDAYS

    Financial Wisdom Forum
    2nd Sunday
    Stewardship Office (near Berean Room)
    10:30am-12noon

    Where do you turn for Godly wisdom on financial matters? Wish you had a friend with expertise in business or personal money management? Now, you do. Each month, Stewardship team volunteers will be waiting to answer your questions on all these topics, and more.

    Conflict Resolution
    Allowances for children
    Tithing
    Budgeting & Planning
    Combining finances after marriage
    Wills, Trusts, Living Wills & POA’s

    Co-signing loans/school debt
    Guidelines for purchasing a home
    Retirement & Medicare
    Debt Settlement
    Communicating to Creditors
    Taxes & Required Minimum Distributions

    No need to register. Just show up!
    We look forward to talking with you, one-on-one.

    Need more information?
    Click HERE or call the Stewardship office at 330.315.5465.


  • CAR DONATIONS

    Do you have a vehicle that you no longer need? Consider donating it to a Chapel family member in need.

    Contact stewardship@thechapel.life or call 330.315.5465 for more information.

Chapel.life
  • JOB OPENINGS

    These positions are currently available:

    Video Producer, Creative Arts
    Graphic Design Intern, Creative Arts
    Administrative Assistant, Family Ministry

    Click HERE for a detailed Job Description and application requirements.


  • 2018 WOMEN'S ISRAEL TOUR

    Join Michelle Armstrong + Brenda McCord on a trip to Israel, just for women! Immerse yourself in the sights, culture and breathtaking landscapes of the Holy Land, March 6-17, 2018.

    Click HERE for more information.


  • CHAPEL APP

    Don't have our mobile app? Download it HERE!

    You can use it to follow our scripture reading and memorization plans, watch or listen to past sermons, request prayer or pray for others, and even give to the church online! 


    Pray for others. Submit your requests. Get notifications when someone prays for you. Visit prayer.thechapel.life or find it on thechapel.life app!


    Memorize 12 key Bible passages with us this year. There's a new one every month!
    Scripture Memory Plan
    Bible Reading Plan


  • NEW CAMPUS LAUNCH UPDATES

    Our newest campus, in Cuyahoga Falls, has a tentative launch date of Easter 2018.

    Weekly Meetings started in September to begin building/preparing for launch.

    Upcoming Public Sunday Services:
    December 17
    January 21
    February 25

    Questions? Contact stephen.neumeyer@thechapel.life.