mission & service

  • Ushers for Sunday Worship

    Interested in serving as an Usher during worship on Sundays? Ushers hand out bulletins, help parishioners to a pew if needed, and help with collections and clean up. To sign up for a Sunday that is convenient for you, please click on the Sign Up button below. You'll be re-directed to the SignUp Genius website. If this is your first time signing up, don't worry!  There will be others at the service to help you, and if you mark "first time" in the comment section, we can email you some reading material before the service. 

    Usher Sign Up                Sign Up Genius Printable Instructions

    For any questions about signing up as an Usher, please contact Ted MacFarlane at TedMacFarlane@gmail.com

  • Coffee Hour fellowship servers

    On Sunday mornings after worship, Bay UMC members congregate in Fellowship Hall for coffee, donuts, and warm fellowship. 

    We’re looking for two volunteers each Sunday to assist with setting up tables and chairs, placing the donuts and other goodies on serving trays, getting out the coffee cups and coffee service, and pouring coffee and providing water and juice for our members. Afterwards, there is some clean up involved as well. This is a wonderful way to serve fellow members and to enjoy great fellowship! Sign up to volunteer by using the button below to access SignUp Genius.

    coffee HouR Sign Up          Sign Up Genius Printable Instructions


    For any questions about Coffee Hour Fellowship, please contact Dave Johnson at 440-429-9171. 

  • Pizza ministry

    Our Pizza Ministry is a service opportunity where we give back to our first responders, the Bay Village Fire Department and the Bay Village Police Department. 

    Volunteers sign up to deliver three pizzas to the Fire Department and two pizzas to the Police Department each Friday. You can sign up to participate in this important ministry by accessing SignUp Genius.

    pizza ministry sign up         Sign Up Genius Printable Instructions

    Pizzas are to be picked up 5:15 p.m. from Marco's Pizza, 25523 Eaton Way, Bay Village (off Columbia, behind the Speedway) and delivered. The Police Department is at 28000 Wolf Road and the Fire Department is at 28100 Wolf Road. 

    Can't deliver pizza? Please donate using Online Giving. "Pizza Ministry" is one of the giving options.

    If you need more information on our Pizza Ministry, contact Donna Dresing at 440-799-7630. 

  • Knickerbocker

    The Knickerbocker is an affordable adult living community. Recently renovated, the building was originally developed  in 1974 by a consortium of four Bay Village churches, including Bay United Methodist, Bay Presbyterian, Bethesda on the Bay Lutheran, and St. Barnabas Episcopal.

    Bay United Methodist Church supports the Knickerbocker through several Outreach opportunities, including hosting game nights, streaming church services, and providing time and donations in various ways to support the residents' spiritual and recreational activities.  

    For more information on Knickerbocker service opportunities, contact Donna Dresing at dlharland@yahoo.com or Marian Harmount at marian.harmount@gmail.com

  • egg ministry

    Considered the perfect protein, eggs are an inexpensive way to provide quality nutrition to those in need.  Once a month, a collection takes place to buy dozens and dozens of eggs to be distributed at a local food bank, supporting those in the Cleveland area. 

    Or you can donate through Bay UMC's Online Giving. "Egg Ministry" is one of the giving options.

    If you would like to be a part of the Egg Ministry, contact Andy Lihani at bbnpapaw@aol.com.  

  • stephen ministries

    Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place using the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministry at BUMC equips and empowers lay caregivers called to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.

    Contact Pastor Jonathan McCleery for more information.