Lakeside Ohio

Lakeside’s programming is built upon the four pillars of Chautauqua: religion, education, cultural arts and recreation. The religion pillar hosts a number of programs and activities, including Sunday Worship Services, Faith for Living Hour, Wednesday Family Picnics and Vespers by the Lake, as well as children, youth and teen ministry.


Travel to the Holy Land with Lakeside Chautauqua

You're invited to take a 'Journey through the Bible" with Lakeside Chautauqua from February 9-19, 2018. Explore the land of Biblical history and discover the beauty of the places where Jesus walked and taught.

Lakeside is partnering with Education Opportunities Tour for an 11-day adventure. Arrive in Tel Aviv and travel to Bethlehem, Jericho, Qumran, Herodion, Caesarea, Mount Carmel, Tel Megiddo, The Galilee, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights, Bethsaida, Jordan River, Cana, Nazareth, Samaria, Jacob’s Well and Jerusalem.


Ohio United Methodist Clergy Renewal Scholarship

In the biblical tradition, keeping Sabbath is essential to maintaining a relationship with God. Lakeside Chautauqua provides a scholarship for clergy of the East or West Ohio United Methodist Church Conferences to rest, renew and deepen the spiritual lives of clergy. The scholarship provides up to three overnight stays at the Fountain Inn, which cannot be used from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Scholarship Eligibility/Applying

A clergyperson who has been a member of the East or West Ohio United Methodist Church Conference is eligible to apply for the scholarship. To apply, complete the Ohio United Methodist Clergy Renewal Scholarship Application. The scholarship is awarded twice per calendar year. The deadlines are October 10 and February 1. Applicants will be notified by October 31 and February 28.


Memorial Remembrance Form

Each summer, at the Memorial Day weekend Hoover Community Worship Service, Lakeside Chautauqua formally remembers those loved ones who have died throughout the year.

If a loved one has passed away during the 2016-17 year, download the Memorial Remembrance Form. Please complete the form so that information about your loved one will be included in the bulletin prepared for the Memorial Day weekend service. Return the form to the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Friday, April 21, 2017.

If families prefer to ask for memorial gifts through the obituary, the notice may read, "In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in memory to the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation, 236 Walnut Ave., Lakeside, OH 43440. For more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or  (419) 798-5396."

Church Pass

A complimentary Church Pass may be obtained between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 3 p.m. The pass includes admittance for guests and auto.

Faith for Living Hour Pass

A complimentary Faith for Living Hour Pass may be obtained between 8:30-9:15 a.m. Monday-Thursday; valid until 1:30 p.m. This pass includes admittance for guests and auto.

Chautauqua Pass Information   

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