who we are

We are a community of people from East Canton, Ohio and the surrounding communities in Northeast Ohio who are seeking God and living out our faith.

We welcome anyone and everyone to join us. We come together to worship weekly on Sundays, but we also have other opportunities for worship, small groups, and other ministries throughout the week.

  • Our Affiliation

    We are affiliated with the Church of God (Anderson, IN), which is a non-denominational church movement. 

    You can learn more about the Church of God by clicking here.

    Here are some other links that might interest you:

    Ohio Church of God Ministries: www.ohchog.org

    NEO Retreat Center: www.neoretreatcenter.org

  • Our Vision

    ...that every soul in Northeast Ohio encounter the glory of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

    What are a few ways we can encounter the glory of God through the Gospel of Jesus Christ? First, by encountering people who have been- and continue to be- changed by the power of God through Jesus Christ. Then, we encounter His life-changing glory for ourselves as we meet Jesus Christ Himself, being forever changed. This is a God-sized vision for a God-focused, Christ-celebrating, Spirit-filled church seeking to make history in and for the Name of Jesus.

  • Our Mission

    The mission of the East Canton Church of God is very simple: "To glorify God by loving God, loving people, making disciples of Christ."

    Simply put, we live this mission out by living our lives in such a way that we

    Draw people to Jesus,

    Develop people to be like Jesus,

    Deploy people to serve others in Jesus' Name, and

    Delight in Jesus and each other!

    Come and join us to live our lives for Jesus!

  • Our Beliefs

    • God - We believe that God exists eternally in three persons, the Father, the Son, and the Spirit.   
    • Father God - He is the Ancient of Days, the One who laid out the plan of redemption, and He is still in charge today.   
    • Jesus Christ - He is Savior, Redeemer, Son of God, Messiah, and Friend. We believe that Jesus is and was God in the flesh, who came to redeem us. He died on the cross for our sins, and now is in Heaven waiting to return in all of His glory. He is all we hope for and His life is how we hope to live.   
    • God's Spirit - He is our Guide and our Counselor. He has taken what Jesus did and has made it real in our lives. He makes us alive, and we live out our faith by Him. We believe that the Holy Spirit is essential to following Jesus, and we desire to have Him present and working in our lives.   
    • The Bible - We believe the Bible is inspired by God, and that it is the final authority on all matters of faith.   
    • Humanity - We believe all people need God, which is why He sent Jesus. We are all tainted with sin, so we need a way out, and a way to be saved. Jesus is God's answer to that problem, and now we can live as children of God in God's Kingdom because Jesus.   
    • The Kingdom of God - It is the reality of which every believer in and follower of Jesus can be a part. We believe that God's Kingdom is alive and is working, and that God is seeking the lost, so that they can be redeemed by Jesus. God's Kingdom is where that takes place.   
    • Forgiveness - We believe that God has given us forgiveness through Jesus, and so we are supposed to do the same to all people.   
    • Hope - We place our hope in Jesus, what He has done, and what He is doing. 
    • Love - We believe that God is love, and as God's people, we have decided we want to love like He does.