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Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road - Ephrata, PA 17522

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Arthur Strickler - His Celebration of Life service was recorded and is now on our YouTube channel.

Our worship service is in church and live online at 10am on Sundays.

Thank you for joining us on November 29 to hear Part 1 of Pastor Scott's series, "Christmas Questions."

"What’s All The Fuss About Christmas?"

(Luke 1:46-55)

For the safety of everyone attending our 7PM Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, please fill out the reservation below.


Please click here to donate your gifts and tithes by credit card, debit card, or PayPal. Thank you!

Message Series: "Christmas Questions"

December 6  Second Sunday of Advent – 

  Christmas Questions Part 2: “How Do We Stay Focused This Christmas?” (Luke 1:57-80)

December 13 Third Sunday of Advent –

  Christmas Questions Part 3: “How Do We Handle Our Anxiety This Christmas?” (Luke 2:21-35)

December 20 Fourth Sunday of Advent –

  Christmas Questions Part 4: What does It Mean To Have Everlasting Joy?” (Isaiah 35:1-10)

December 24 Christmas Eve –

  Christmas Questions Part 5: “How Can We Possibly Enjoy Christmas This Year?” (Luke 2:1-20)

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.

Sundays at Hope (some changes due to COVID19)


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

Children & Youth


Children's Church

Children are dismissed from the service to attend their own age-appropriate activities and lessons.


Sunday Schools

Primary and intermediate grades

meet downstairs.


Sunday Schools

Special Sundays in a Month (some changes due to COVID19)

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.


Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 738-3774



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