• 4 JOB OPENINGS

    Four positions are currently available:

    Food Service Manager, Camp Carl
    Video Producer, Creative Arts
    Graphic Design Intern, Creative Arts
    Video Intern, Creative Arts

    Click HERE for a detailed Job Description and application requirements.


  • #ONEFAMILY EVENT: August 27

    Food Trucks + Live Music on the Lawn

    August 27 after the worship services

    The Food Trucks are coming back! Stay after second service to buy your lunch from one of the many food trucks coming. There will be games on the lawn and the NEO Jazz Orchestra will be performing.

    Hope to see you there!


    #OneFamily

    Upcoming Summer Celebration Sundays

    September 24: Baby Dedications

    Watch for more details!


  • NEW CAMPUS LAUNCH UPDATES

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

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

    Upcoming Public Sunday Services:
    October 29
    November 19
    December 17
    January 21
    February 25


  • THE HISTORY OF CHAPEL MISSIONS

    Pastor Bob Schneider has been working on a book detailing how The Chapel has been involved in missions over the years. It is now available for you to download.

    Click HERE to download the PDF.

Adult Ministry
  • FOR MEN & WOMEN

    Studies start in September.

    Women's Groups: Click HERE for more information and to register online.

    Men's Groups: Details coming soon!


  • MEN'S BIBLE STUDY: Starts August 30

    Discover how God uses our struggles to help us in this 12-week Bible study with Karl Johnson. We will dive deep and encounter God’s active and perfecting work in our hearts. Study meets Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm beginning August 30.

    Click HERE to register or contact the Care Department 330.315.5530 for details.


  • WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDIES

    Register now for studies starting the week of September 10.

    Several to choose from including Fellowship Bible Study: 'The Great Week'

    Click HERE for more information and online registration.


  • 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.
    August 19: Watercolors

    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
    Starting September 12

    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.


  • OCTOBER 1: How Can I Submit to Someone I Don't Respect?

    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.

    Upcoming classes:
    - October 1: How Can I Submit to Someone I Don’t Respect?
    - December 17: Discerning the Pope

    Visit our class page for more information on these topics.


  • BEGIN: An introduction to The Chapel & the Christian Faith

    Interested in joining the church, getting baptized or finding out more about what we believe? This four-week Sunday morning class is for you.

    Fall session begins September 10 and runs through October 1.

    Click HERE to register.

Family
  • FOR KIDS

    BEGINNINGS
    A Class on Baptism & Communion for Kids.

    Tailored specifically for children, these four-week classes are designed for the child to take with his/her parent as the first step before getting baptized.

    Watch for details about next session dates.


  • JOIN THE FAMILY

    Interested in serving with our Family ministry? Nursery through high school opportunities are listed here:

    Buchtel Check-in Desk Ministry
    Be a welcoming face to new and existing families and assist with morning procedures of check in.

    Childcare Ministry
    Care for children (birth through pre-school) during Bible-studies, Mom's Connection, and ESL

    Elementary Sunday Ministry
    Be part of the Elementary team.

    High School Ministry
    Share life and truth as you teach the Bible to a group of teens.

    Middle School Ministry
    Show Middle School Students what active faith looks like by being a consistent relational presence in their life. You’ll lead students in putting their faith into action through service, worship, and outreach; help students process the large group teaching in a small group; or help new students and families feel welcome.

    Preschool Sunday Ministry
    Be part of the Sunday morning Preschool Team.
     
    Preschool Wednesday Night Ministry
    Be part of the Wednesday Night Preschool Team.

    For more information, visit our volunteer page.

Outreach
  • PRAY, GIVE, GO

    Please pray for our Chapel youth team serving in Mozambique through August 15 and our Cambodia team heading out on August 24 to dedicate the new home and to encourage Asia's Hope home parents, staff and children. Pray that God would guide their steps and use them for His glory!


  • 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.

    Thanks for sharing.


    INTERNATIONALS OUTREACH

    Temporary Housing Needed
    Several international students have already contacted us with a need for temporary housing for their first days here in America. If your family is able to welcome a student while they seek permanent housing, please contact Stephen Morris.

    One Plate/Once A Month
    Share God's love by inviting a few students to your home for a meal. Click HERE to find out more.

    Help Teach Conversational English
    Do you have teaching skills? A love for the nations? English classes at The Chapel start in September. The nations need your help, right here in Akron. Click HERE to find out more.

     


    REFUGEE OUTREACH

    Thank you for donating 69 backpacks filled with school supplies and enough extra supplies to fill three more packs. So many families were touched by your generosity. All glory to God!


  • 18+ CO-ED FLOOR HOCKEY

    Fall League: September 5 - December 12

    Competitive league plays in the Gym,
    Tuesday nights, 7-10pm
    Fee: $30

    For more information, contact: ryanr@akronymca.org

    Click HERE to register.
    You must register to pay online.
    Registration closes August 23 at noon.

Care
  • SENIOR GATHERING: August 24

    Sharing God's Story by Sharing Yours

    Speaker: Isaac Van Epps

    Please join us on Thursday, August 24
    10am
    Room 155

    Light refreshments will be served.


  • CHAIR VOLLEYBALL: Tuesday Afternoons

    Come join the Seniors for weekly tournaments of Chair Volleyball.

    The only rules are stay seated and have fun!

    Tuesdays beginning September 12
    1-2pm | Chapel Gym


  • SENIOR TRIP: Ark Encounter and Creation Museum

    October 5-7
    $260/person includes:
    Bus fare, Hotel, Five meals, Museum and Ark Ticket, Krohn Conservatory.

    Reservations in form of payment in person in the Care office
    Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm by September 1 or until all seats are filled.

    Questions? 330.315.5530


  • BIBLICAL COUNSELING TRAINING: Starts September 5

    Interested in learning to disciple others?

    The Care ministry is excited to introduce training for those seeking to be involved in our Side by Side Biblical Counseling Ministry.

    This course meets for 24 sessions over an 8-month period. Identical classes are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7- 8:30pm. Training begins September 5 and runs through May 4.

    Click HERE to register.

    For more information, contact shelley.johnson@thechapel.life or call the Care Department: 330.315.5530.

    Ephesians 4:11-13


  • GREETING CARD MINISTRY

    Remind someone that God cares for them by partnering with our Care department to send a word of encouragement to shut-ins. Your small investment of time can make a big difference in their lives.

    Use our cards or create/purchase your own.

    Call 330-315-5530 or email shelley.johnson@thechapel.life to find out how to get started.


  • 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. Berean Room.
    Join at any time.
    For more information, click HERE or call 330.315.5530.


  • SUPPORT GROUPS

    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.

    Join anytime between August 6 – October 15
    Room 275

    Register HERE or call the Care Department at 330.315.5530.

Stewardship
  • HEALTHY SPENDING WORKSHOP

    Five-week workshop helps you develop and implement a spending plan that enables you to live a more abundant, generous life. The class is free, but space is limited so registration is required.
    Visit our healthy spending page for more information.

    Wednesdays, October 4 - November 1

    Click HERE to register.

    Questions? Call the Stewardship Development Office at 330.315.5465.


  • INCOME TAX PREPARERS

    We have openings to train tax counselors through the Ohio Benefit Bank. Help provide quality tax preparation for Chapel members whose income falls below a certain level. Software training is available. Click HERE to register or find out more.

Worship
  • OPEN HOUSE: September 6

    Interested in joining the Worship ministry and eating tacos? Join us at an Open House during our fall kick-off rehearsal.

    Wednesday, September 6
    Food & Hangout: 5-6:20pm
    Rehearsal: 6:30-8:15pm

    Find out more about:

    Choir
    Orchestra
    Worship Band
    Singers
    Tech Team (Video, Sound, Lighting)
     

    Questions? Contact donna.bower@thechapel.life or 330.315.5431

    See you there!

Camp Carl
  • RETREATS AT CAMP CARL

    Camp Carl, next to West Branch State Park in Ravenna, is known for its summer camping programs. But from August to May, Camp Carl partners with churches and other groups to custom-build spectacular retreats for groups of all ages.

    Visit campcarl.life/retreat to learn more about our facilities, activities, food, amenities and housing. Or contact us at 330.315.5665 or camp.carl@thechapel.life.

Chapel.life
  • 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