We are grateful that you have chosen to visit the Rural Chapel UMC website.  Contained within this site are pieces of our life as a congregation as we strive to follow Jesus in an increasingly complex world. We believe that you will be blessed if you take the time to join us in any of the parts of our life together. Rural Chapel is a place where you can learn about following Jesus in understandable ways while engaging in worship practices that are meaningful, relational, profound, grounded and fulfilling.

For more information on our worship service, please check out our What to Expect button.



Pastor Craig Moock  email:  cmoock@ruralchapel.org
5860 Cheshire Rd
Galena, OH43021



  • Weight Loss Support Group

    • If you are interested in losing weight, we want to support you!! Come on out to our first 6-week meet, starting on Thursday January 11th at 6:30pm.  There will be a couple specific aspects to what we do. 1)We assume that you already have some idea of how to lose weight and we want to support you in taking next steps. 2)We want to give space for people to share what has worked for them in losing weight. 3) We plan to keep to meeting to ½ hour in order to try to fit into everyone’s schedules.

  • Women’s Bible Study


      Seamless…Understanding the Bible as One Complete Story will be the next Bible Study beginning January 17th. This course will look over people and events in the Bible and bring them all together to help with a deeper and greater understanding of the Bible. The study book cost is $12.99 and can be purchased from Lifeway, or Cherie Sainey. Women’s Bible Study will meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 7pm.

      cmoock@ruralchapel.org for more information