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St .Jacob's church along State Street in North Canton

St. Jacob's openly welcomes all - regardless of race, gender, creed, nationality or sexual orientation - into our family of faith. We hope that you will visit and experience St. Jacob's for yourself, but until you are able, hopefully this page can give a small glimpse into some of what we have to offer.

A Short History

St. Jacob's Lutheran Church - a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America -  was established in 1847 and will celebrate it's 175th Anniversary in 2022.  We have a long-standing history of  being active in North Canton and the surrounding communities.

We are a quint little church with a congregation of around 500 or so members. Located on State street between Market & Kent and surrounded by fields and wooded areas, St. Jacob's can be identified by it's classic steeple, and very pastoral setting. Our membership hosts a variety of both spiritual & social activities and there is sure to be something to appeal to everyone. 

We will Celebrate 175 Years in 2022.


We are centrally located between North Canton, Hartville and Uniontown. St. Jacob’s is located on the south side of State Street between Route 43 (Kent Avenue) and Market Avenue. We are approximately five miles east of the Akron Canton airport. Using a GPS devise, you may need to enter “Canton” as the city, although our postal designation is North Canton.

Member Activities

St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church strives to minister to our members, our local community, and the world! We offer many programs and opportunities to be involved in ministry. Our members serve as worship assistants, host book clubs, partner with community outreach programs, and participate in local and international mission trips.

St. Jacob's has a variety of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Book Clubs
  • Quilting
  • Field Trips
  • Bowling League
We host a Women's Book Club monthly
We host a Women's Book Club monthly

Outreach & Community Involvement

Involvement in the community has always been an important part of St. Jacob’s. Our members collectively volunteer thousands of hours supporting the community outreach and other organizations that help to make life better for all.

Some of the many organizations we support:

  • Missionary Support
  • Vaccination Clinics
  • Ronal McDonald House
  • Lake Township FISH
  • ...much, much more

Some facts about St. Jacob’s

  • 2 services, Fall through Spring. A Contemporary Guitar Liturgy at 8:00 AM and a Traditional service at 10:30
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Coffee Hour in our Social Hall on Sunday morning between services Fall through Spring
  • Staffed Nursery during Sunday Service
  • Free WiFi
  • Plenty of opportunities to participate

Staffed Nursery on Sundays

We know that not everyone can sit still and pay attention during service. Thats why St. Jabob's has a staffed nursery every Sunday. Or nursery attendant is a licensed RN with may years of classroom Experience.


Our Worship Schedule

We are meeting outdoor for worship in our pavilion most Sundays at 10AM...details.  During rain and on the first Sunday of the month we will meet in-person inside until cold weather sets in.

Video of our services are available via our website and YouTube

Join live via Face Book Live for Worship on Sundays at 10am.


Office Hours

8:00am- 2:30pm Tuesday through Friday

8:30am - 12:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month


St. Jacob's is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Visit the ELCA Website.

© 2018 St. Jacob’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. All rights reserved.

handicap accessible facilities

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