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COVID-19 Updates

Check here for updates on how COVID-19 is affecting the church.


Please take a few minutes to complete this survey - it will help us as we consider the re-opening of our church buildings. Thank you!

COVID-19 Updates

Pastor Chip's Update 5/22/20

UPDATE 4/23/2020

In person worship will continue to be suspended through the month of May. Current church operations will continue as they have since mid-March. We are still in the business of being the church! Please read the link for the full update and keep Sheltering in God's Presence.

UPDATE 4/7/2020

UPDATE 3/22/2020

  • Monday, 7:00 PM House of Prayer in Pepper Pike and Thursday, 6:30 PM in South Euclid. House of Prayer is meeting every Monday from 7-8PM via conference call. Dial 339-209-5473. (No access code needed)
  • Sunday Youth Group (4:30-6:00 PM in Pepper Pike) is meeting online via the Zoom video conference platform. Use this link. Contact for more.

Church office in Pepper Pike is open 9AM-4PM, Monday-Friday Contact: 216.831.1566 or

Link to CDC COVID-19 Website

Link to Ohio Department of Health COVID-19 Website

How You Can Help

Many of you have been asking how you can help others during this time. See below for some tangible ways you can share the light of Christ and use the form below to indicate interest and someone will get back to you soon! Also, please consider continuing your tithes and offerings through the online platform. Visit to allow your giving to Widen the Circle.

Online Giving

Food Pantries

One tangible way you can show care for others is to donate to our two food pantries (we have one at both our Pepper Pike & South Euclid campuses).

MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY - Garfield Memorial Church has active food pantries at both our Pepper Pike & South Euclid campuses. Please contribute non-perishable items to our collection areas in Pepper Pike or South Euclid. During the current COVID-19 situation your donations are especially needed.

IMMEDIATE NEEDS - Peanut butter, Canned Fruit, Spaghetti sauce, Pasta, Baked Beans, Rice, Peanut butter, Jelly, Tuna, Chicken, Cereal, canned pasta  

For a more detailed shopping list click here.

Grocery gift cards from Aldi's and Giant Eagle in the amount of $25 are always needed and appreciated. You can drop them off at the church office or put in an offering basket in an envelope marked "Food Pantry." You can also make a donation in support of this ministry by going to and selecting "food pantry."

To learn more about volunteering in this ministry please use the form above.

If you are in need of assistance, please contact 203-516-7024.

Help Us Stay In Touch With Our Most Vulnerable at GMUMC

We are looking for "phone buddies" to stay in touch with our most vulnerable at the church. If you would be willing to reach out to someone once a week please let us know by using the form above!

Online Resources

Online Access to Health Care & Groceries

You can access your health care and food on line. Below are links to examples of useful applications. We have people ready to help walk you through how to use critical services. All you need to do is let me know if you want help using the form above and someone will contact you Even if you don’t need access to a primary caregiver or food delivery now, it may be a good idea to download and practice using these resources.

Health Care