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While it's intimidating to try a new church, you'll be welcomed with open arms at any of the churches in Painesville. We do our best to keep the posted service times up-to-date. Painesville is home to people from all the world's major faiths. The nearest synagogue is only ten minutes from Downtown Painesville. To locate centers for other religions, search this map.

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First Church Congregational
22 Liberty Street (440) 357-7518

Sunday Worship Services
9:00 a.m. Contemporary - 10:00 a.m. Sunday School - 11:00 a.m. Traditional

First Church Congregational was founded in 1810 by Rev. Nathan B. Darrow. In 1862, the cornerstone of the new church at the corner of Mentor Avenue and Liberty Street was placed and from that time we have met continuously in this building. First Church Congregational, located in the Mentor Avenue ational Historic District , is a home away from home where we offer two centuries of tradition woven together within the fabric of today’s spiritual realities - greeting all people with open arms, sincere smiles and hearts filled with the love of God.

Painesville United Methodist Church
71 N Park Place (440) 354-3642

Sunday Worship Services
8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m (Sunday School at 10am)

We have something for everyone!  From nursery, to school age, to young adults, to families and seniors, we have opportunities for each member of your household to become involved and enjoy themselves as they encounter God through our worship experiences, Bible studies, and fellowship opportunities. If you are unable to join us in person, tune into WKKY 104.7 to hear the 10:00am Service. Constructed from 1873-1881, Painesville United Methodist Church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located on the beautiful Painesville Square.

Saint James Episcopal Church
131 N State Street (440) 354-3526

Sunday Services 8:00 and 10:30AM (9:30AM June-August) - Wednesday 12:15PM
Holy Days: As announced; Christian Formation: Sunday 9:30AM

St. James Parish, located just north of Morley Library, was organized and admitted to the Ohio Diocesan Convention of the Episcopal Church in 1824. The cornerstone of our current church building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was laid on May 23, 1866. We are a Christian community of the Episcopal Tradition, growing in Jesus Christ. We strive to hold in our hearts and actions the spiritual and physical welfare of others in Christ's name. We are committed in faith to live this out through worship, education, ecumenical ministry and service to others in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Saint Mary's Catholic Church
242 N State Street (440) 354-6200

Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:00 pm Sunday Mass: 7 am, 9 am, 11 am, 12:30 pm
Spanish Mass: Sundays 6 pm (Nov – Mar), 7 pm (Apr – Oct)

Founded in 1850 to serve an influx of Irish immigrants, St. Mary's is the oldest parish in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties. The parish of St. Mary is a welcoming, Roman Catholic community, rich in history, made strong by our diversity and unity of purpose. We come together in the Eucharist to celebrate, learn, and serve, so that we may more fully live our Catholic faith. Our faith invites us to joyfully share in the life of the parish, the school and the surrounding community as disciples of Jesus.

Saint John Baptist Church
361 West Jackson Street ( 440)354-3968

Sunday School 9:15-10:15 am Sunday Worship Service 10:45am

In the year 1889, a family by the name of Willis Cay started the first African American mission in the city of Painesville, Ohio. They started with prayer service and later turned it into a mission with five or six African American members of different faiths. Saint John Baptist Church purchased the land for the present site and began the excavation in July of 1951.

Union Pentecostal United Holy Church
159 Mathews St (440) 352-0980

Sunday School 9:30 Sunday Worship 11:00am

First Church of Christ
422 Mentor Ave (440) 357-7422

Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Worship10:45am

First Church of Christ is a place where Jesus is connecting people to God, one another, and the world in which we live. Come on in and get connected! We are a non-denominational Christian fellowship that exists to exalt God and serve you. We genuinely care about you and your family. We want to make God real to you and offer any assistance we can toward your personal relationship with Him.

Zion Lutheran Church
508 Mentor Ave (440) 357-5174

Worship Service: Saturday 6:30pm; Sunday 9am; and Sunday 11:30am (NewLife Celebration--Contemporary Praise) Sunday School and Bible Classes: 10:15

At Zion Lutheran Church we believe that Jesus died for all people and that there is no sin that cannot be forgiven; we welcome all to come and see the great things that the Lord is doing among us. Lead by Pastors Gerald Matzke and Jimmy Riley, Zion Lutheran Church offers many ministries for people of all ages who are looking to begin or strengthen their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Sharing the Message of Salvation through Jesus Christ, Strengthening Believers, and Caring for People in Need

New Hope Baptist Church
428 W Jackson Street (440) 357-6968

Sunday School Service: 9:30 am - 10:30am
Sunday Worship Service: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The New Hope Baptist Church was organized on June 28, 1972 with the Rev. Vincent R. Miller as its spiritual leader. The site of the present octagon sanctuary and educational wing was purchased in August of 1973. The New Hope Baptist Church is designed to minister to the needs of families. We have a well rounded program to insure the Spiritual growth of all ages. As the church family Worship and study the Word together, we are molded into the image of Jesus Christ

Greater Faith Tabernacle
596 Homeworth Ave (440) 354-4546

Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00am
Tuesday Night Bible Study 7:00pm Thursday Night Praise Service 7:00pm

Greater Faith Tabernacle was both founded and built in 1951. It is a Non-denominational Pentecostal church led by Reverend Larry Barclay.

LifeSpring Christian Church
Meets at Chestnut Elementary 341 Chestnut Street (440) 639-6405

Sunday Service 10:00am - 11:30am

Life Springs from a relationship with God and drinking from the living water that Jesus provides - we encourage you to come and drink with us. LifeSpring Christian Church uses the Christian Bible as the source of all instruction for living life, operating the Church, and for understanding the will of the creator of the earth. We believe that all scripture is "God breathed" (2 Timothy 3:16) and without error. LifeSpring is an independent Christian church.

Rock of Faith Worship Center
228 E Erie Street (440) 376-8100

Sunday Service 9am

Rock of Faith Worship Center was founded in November of 1998 and established by 2 pastors including current pastor Dennis Zimmerman. This church is filled with the Holy Spirit, has a full gospel service, and welcomes to everyone.

Salvation Army
69 Pearl Street (440) 354-3774

9:00 AM Sunday School, 11:00 AM Morning Worship
1:00 PM Hispanic Worship Service 6:00 PM Contemporary Worship Service.

The Salvation Army is a mainstream Christian church and denomination. Its traditional worship services, which center on the love, grace and forgiveness of God through the redemptive power of Jesus Christ, are differentiated from other denominations only by the inspirational brass instruments that accompany the music.

Calvary CME Church
556 Lawnview Ave (440) 354-4056

Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church
53 King St (440)283-5361

Sunday Service 11:00am
Wednesday Evening service is by announcement only

Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church is a member church of the John Knox Presbyterian Church and has been open in Painesville since 1996. Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church holds that the Word of God is immutable, inerrant, and the final authority on issues of life, faith, and practice.  Presiding is Rev. Greg Poorman.

Iglesia El Faro - The Lighthouse Church
53 King St (440)231-0484

Evangelical Service Sunday 1:30pm Prayer Service Tuesday 7:00pm
Bible Study Thursday 7:00pm

Non-denominational bilingual church that serves the Hispanic community in Painesville and surrounding area. El Faro began in 1991 as a ministry to migrant workers and continues to grow as a vibrant congregation. El Faro is dedicated to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and has a dynamic music ministry, adult bible classes and classes for children. El Faro partners with many of the local English-speaking churches for special events and outreach programs. Pastors Bob and Martita August have been with the church from its inception.

Calvary Fellowship Baptist Church
727 Mentor Ave (440) 354-8994

Sunday School 9:30am Sunday Worship 10:45am

Calvary Fellowship Baptist Church is a "big little church." Big enough to offer ministries that are relevant to your needs, yet you will never feel lost in the crowd. We want you to be a part of a church family that cares about you as an individual. Our vision is to be a Christ-centered and Bible-believing church that encourages all to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to grow spiritually by studying God's Word.

Grand River Baptist Church
285 Stonehaven Dr (440) 639-9058

Miracle Revival Ministry Assemblies of God
182 West Jackson Street (440) 354-4168

Sunday Service 10:30 am Sunday School 11:30 am
Friday Service 7:00pm Wednesday Bible Study 7:00pm

Mount Olive Baptist Church
425 Chardon Street (440) 352-0061



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