Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland, Inc.

    "Revived, Renewed, Restored Through Christ!"

Joel 2:25 King James Version (KJV)

25 And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpiller, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.


"When I am afraid, 

I will put my trust in God." 

Psalm 56:3, NIV

R.E.A.C.H. Information Session, May 27th, 2023...

(Logo design created by Deacon Aristide Smith, III



Would you like to increase your chances of obtaining a well-paying job following high school? Are you interested in strengthening your resumé building skills? Are you interested in participating in conversations that address the issues and concerns of youth today? Then R.E.A.C.H. is the program for you!

"REACH: The Back Story..."

Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland has a strong history of community outreach. REACH is now a part of that legacy. Click on the video below to see how REACH is continuing the work...

Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland has a new youth initiative called R.E.A.C.H. (Restoration, Education, Advocacy, Collaboration, Hope). REACH addresses three areas that can creatively impact positive change for middle and high school students (ages 15-20) in relevant ways:

(1) Can We Talk - Youth Identity
(2) Career Connections - Tools for a thriving career
(3) Health Talk Series - emotional, spiritual, and physical health discussions

We are holding an INFORMATION SESSION to share more about REACH on Saturday, May 27th at 1:00 pm via Zoom. Please RSVP to to attend.

You may also return your fully completed application to this email,

Click here to access the R.E.A.C.H. participant application

Click here to view the R.E.A.C.H. Brochure

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact the REACH staff via the email above, or the church office at  216-303-9790.

In the fall of 2022, Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland was blessed to win a $15,000 Palmer Grant, from the American Baptist Foundation to launch a new community youth outreach program, R.E.A.C.H. 

The acronym stands for Restoration, Education, Advocacy, Collaboration and Hope.

To read more about REACH, Click here...

Beyond the Stained Glass Ceiling Endowment for African American Female Pastors...

In 2019, Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland, Inc., "seeded" an endowment of $70,000 with American Baptist Home Missions Societies. The "Beyond the Stained Glass Ceiling Endowment," was established to offer grants to African American Female Senior pastors of small congregations (300 or less). Recently, ABHMS launched a dedicated donations page for the endowment... Below is a portion of the site's wording...

Support Beyond the Stained-glass Ceiling Endowment Fund

The Rev. Chris Smith had a vision of providing support to African-American women ministers who were leading small congregations, many struggling financially. Buoyed by this prophetic calling, Smith authored her groundbreaking book, “Beyond the Stained-glass Ceiling: Equipping and Encouraging Female Pastors” (Judson Press, 2013).

Restoration Ministries of Greater Cleveland Inc., the church pastored by Smith, has established a $70,000 endowed gift with American Baptist Home Mission Societies that will support at least two African-American female pastors yearly who serve congregations of 300 or fewer members as senior solo pastor...

To read more and to make a donation, click here...

In prayer, faith and wisdom, churches around the country are practicing "social distancing," by pausing "in-person" worship. Many are hosting online worship services, ZOOM sessions and Facebook live streaming. During this season, each Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m., Restoration Ministries will hold Worship Service via conference call. For more information about this service and or to participate, email us at