Welcome to

Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road - Ephrata, PA 17522

As Caring Disciples of Jesus Christ, We Celebrate God's Love and Share the Word with Our Neighbors.

If you or your family are looking for a place to belong, Hope UMC could be your home. We welcome you to a place of prayer, meaningful worship, and people searching for God’s truth. Because we are His disciples, our church family seeks to lovingly serve Him by sharing the good news of God’s grace with you.

Our worship service is in church and live online at 10 a.m. on Sundays.
Thank you for joining us on December 11 to hear Part 3 of Pastor Scott's message series, "Gifts of the Season."
"Do Not Fear, The Lord is Near” (Deuteronomy 31:1-8)

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Message Series:  Gifts of the Season

  • Nov. 27:  Part 1 – Hope Springs Eternal - Isaiah 2:1-5, Matthew 24:36-44

  • Dec. 4:  Part 2  Peace Because of the Presence of Christ - Isaiah 11:1-10, Matthew 3:1-12

  • Dec. 11:  Part 3 – Do Not Fear, The Lord is Near - Deuteronomy 31:1-8

  • Dec. 18:  Part 4 – Love Came Down at Christmas - Isaiah 7:10-16, Matthew 1:18-25

  • Dec. 24:  Part 5 – God’s Greatest Light Enters Into the World - Isaiah 9:2-7, Luke 2:1-14

Sundays at Hope


A nursery is available during worship for infants and toddlers.

Children & Youth

Twice a month we have short story or lesson for children during the worship service.


Sunday Schools

Special Sundays in a Month

First Sunday

Holy Communion

* Alcohol-free

* Gluten-free

*pre-wrapped individual servings


Third Sunday

Fellowship Sunday

Stay after the service to enjoy snacks with old and new friends in the room behind the Sanctuary.

Fifth Sunday

2nd Offering

The second offering on the 5th Sunday of a month supports a charitable cause.