Community

  • Frozen Food Ministry

    Team Leads:  Matt and Kathy Auble  Background Strongsville UMC has been part of the Big Blue Bus hot meal delivery program for over 20 years.  They have built a relationship with the restaurants in Strongsville where each Monday they send volunteers to pick up unused frozen food from a variety of restaurants.  Each Wednesday, this…

  • Advocacy in the Church

    What problems in our community keep you awake at night? As Christians do we have a responsibility to challenge systems that treat people unfairly? Do you feel powerless to challenge the status quo? For the past 13 years, the Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) has combined the power, resources, and influence of 36+ religious organizations in…

  • Bike Ministry Podcast

    Our own Jenny Gee was a guest on the East Ohio UMC Podcast, Storyboard! In this episode, you’ll learn about our and other bike ministries and how these ministries are transforming lives. Give it a listen! Learn more about the organizations featured in the podcast:

  • Our Presence Matters

    June 2024 It took some courage to walk up to our church’s booth at BBH Pride Fest and say “I’m kinda looking for a church.” The 15-year-old from Broadview Heights explained that she had been very active in her church her whole life, but after she came out as gay “They didn’t let me keep…

  • Community Baby Shower

    loving our neighbors

  • Shopping Bags to Sleeping Mats

    Collect Reusable Shopping Bags for the Un-housed One way we can reuse disposable shopping bags is to cut them up and weave them into sleeping mats to put a barrier between people who have to sleep outside and the cold hard ground. The Missions & Community Engagement Committee has purchased two looms, which will arrive…

  • Pull Tabs Wanted

    Those aluminum pull tabs from soda and canned foods may not seem like much, but in 2023, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Ohio collected 22,550 pounds of them – and converted them into more than $10,000 to help provide families with temporary housing to be near their children receiving medical care. Because of donations…

  • BUMC’s Got Talent!

    a joyful gathering

  • Community Pie Baking Contest

    Who makes the best pie in Brecksville and beyond?

  • BBH Pride Fest

    God’s love is for everyone