Welcome to

Hope United Methodist Church

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.

Hope welcomes 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.

3474 Rothsville Road - Ephrata, PA 17522

  9am . Traditional Service

10am . Sunday School

11am . "Hope Lives!" Contemporary Service

Hope Lives!

Contemporary Praise Service

Join us at 11am Sunday as for our uplifting worship service and sing out your praise with joy-filled music.

☼ Real     

☼ Relevant

☼ Relational

Service of Healing

January 26

6:30 - 8:30pm

Do you need healing? We invite anyone with a desire or need to be healed - whether physically, emotionally, or spiritually - with the laying of hands, anointing of oil, and prayer.

Come as you are, and come and go as you please.

Evangelism. Huh?  Part 1 of 3: How Do We Love God?

January 5 - We Believe with All of Our Heart  (Romans 10:8-15)

January 12 - We Set Our Minds on Things Above  (Colossians 3:1-11)

January 19 - We Recognize the Value of Our Soul  (Matthew 16:24-28)

January 26 - We See Our Weakness as a Strength  (2 Corinthians 12:1-10)


Evangelism. Huh?  Part 2 of 3: How Do We Love Our Neighbor?


February 2 - Who is My Neighbor Again?  (Luke 10:25-37)

February 9 - A Simple Chat  (John 4:1-26)

February 16 - Distractions Can Be a Good Thing  (Luke 8:40-48)

February 23 - Overcoming Our Fear to Share  (1 Peter 3:13-16)

​​Famous Last Words


March 1 - “Radical Forgiveness”  (Luke 23:32-34)

March 8 - “Instant Salvation”  (Luke 23:35-43)

March 15 - “True Love”  (John 19:25-27)

March 22 - “Excruciating Pain”  (Matthew 27:45-46)

March 29 - “Craving Water”  (John 19:28-30)

April 5 (Palm Sunday) - “Total Surrender”  (Luke 23:44-49)

April 12 (Easter Sunday) - Is the Resurrection Real?  (Luke 24:1-12)

Evangelism. Huh?  Part 3 of 3: How Do We Love Ourselves?


April 19 - We Are So Precious in God’s Eyes  (Psalm 139:1-16)

April 26 - It’s All About Authenticity  (Matthew 5:13-16)

May 3 - Knowing Our Identity in Christ  (Ephesians 1:3-14)

May 10 - We Die to Self Every Day  (Galatians 2:19-21)

Sundays at Hope

Special Sundays in a Month

First Sunday

Holy Communion

* Alcohol-free


Third Sunday


Fellowship Sunday

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

Fifth Sunday

Bring a Friend Sunday

Bring a friend, neighbor, co-worker, or family member for a time of food & fellowship after the service.

2nd Offering

You aren't seeing double!

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


A nursery is available during worship and Sunday school for infants and toddlers.

Children & Youth


Children's Message

Children come  up front during the worship service to hear

their own special message.


Sunday Schools

Primary and intermediate grades

meet downstairs.


Sunday Schools


Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 738-3774



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