The blessings and burdens in our lives are meant to be shared. This page displays the full list of care and support resources available to our church family and neighbors. All are welcome to join us as together, we pursue wholeness and healing in Christ. You are loved and you are not alone.
Pray with us
Join us each Tuesday at 12pm in the Memorial Chapel for open prayer.
If you’re struggling, we want to be there for you, hear you and lead you towards the peace and freedom found only in Christ and His word. If you need a friend to help you find strength, hope and clarity on this journey, we will walk with you. Side-by-Side is for both general and marriage counseling.
For couples desiring to be married at The Chapel, or offsite by a Chapel pastor, completing pre-marital counseling first is a requirement. Fill out the Wedding Interest Form to get started. Please note, the use of the Memorial Chapel for a wedding is reserved formembers or regular attenders of The Chapel, and the wedding must be officiated by a Chapel pastor.
After completing the Wedding Interest Form below, our Care Department will contact you regarding the next steps.
For a full explanation of our beliefs on marriage, click here.
Life, at times, feels incredibly difficult. We are here to say you don’t have to face these struggles alone. We have several support groups that offer you a safe place to land and seek hope and restoration in Jesus Christ.
I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.
Encourage & Serve: A Ministry for Widows & Widowers
Meets 1st Sunday of the month immediately following 2nd Service in Dining Room, Akron Campus Gathers year-round. NO MEETINGS in January and February (winter break).
Sundays are hard when you go home to an empty house. The loss of a spouse is a loss the entire body of Christ carries together, and one that significantly changes all areas of your schedule. The Care Department is interested in ministering to you as an individual and member of the body of Christ. Come share a meal and be encouraged on this journey God has set before you.
Email our Care Department or call 330.315.5530 with questions or for more information.
This support group is designed to be a place of help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. It is an opportunity to bring your unique, sacred grief — that only you and God know — into a shared community walking together unto hope.
In prayerful pursuit of that comfort, this support group progresses through GriefShare, a grief recovery program hosted by Nancy and David Guthrie, with video seminars led by various counselors including Michael Card, Dr. Larry Crabb, Joni Eareckson Tada, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Ruth Graham, Anne Graham Lotz, Dr. Paul David Tripp and others speaking from their own experiences of loss and grief.
This support group seeks to offer tangible steps and identifiable markers of grief and healing for the divorced, separated and brokenhearted. Small group support and discussion time provides the opportunity to listen to and share hope and strength, as you navigate through the confusion of loss and move forward in the plans God has for you.
In prayerful pursuit of that comfort, this support group progresses through DivorceCare, a divorce and separation recovery program hosted by Steve Grissom and Denise Jones, with video seminars led by various counselors including Sabrina Black, Elsa Kok Colopy, Dr. Craig Keener, Dr. Tim Muehlhoff, Dave Ramsey and others speaking from their own experiences of walking through ending relationships.