Wedgewood Park EC Church

Location: Youngstown, Ohio
Support Level: Full time
Parsonage: Yes
Sunday Morning Attendance: 40

The Wedgewood Park EC Church is located at 1944 Meridian Road, Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown is a city in and county seat of Mahoning County, Ohio. At the 2020 census, it had a population of 60,068, making it the 11th-most populous city in Ohio. It is a principal city of the Youngstown–Warren metropolitan area, which had a population of 430,591 in 2020, making it the seventh-largest metro area in Ohio and 125th-largest metro area in the U.S. Youngstown is situated on the Mahoning River in Northeast Ohio, 58 miles (93 km) southeast of Cleveland and 61 miles (100 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. Downtown Youngstown has seen various revitalization efforts in the 21st century, including the Covelli Centre and Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre. Other notable institutions in the city include the Butler Institute of American Art, Mill Creek Park, Stambaugh Auditorium and Youngstown State University.

The Congregation averages about 40 for a blended worship service and offers multiple outreach and discipleship opportunities for all ages. This anchor EC Church has an impressive facility and a core group ready to rebuild and engage the community after severely declining during the COVID pandemic under the leadership of a pioneer pastor. They describe their congregation in these terms:
People embracing life as a journey toward Jesus. A church that relies on the Holy Spirit for guidance along the journey. Teaching ministries that equip people to become better followers of Jesus. A community that grows both in size and in maturity, impacting its neighbors for Christ and His Kingdom.

To inquire about this position, please contact the Stationing Committee at [email protected].