Welcome to

Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road - Ephrata, PA 17522


Vacation Bible School

Rainforest Explorers

Sunday, June 28 through Thursday, July 2

Our VBS is online this year!

We will hand out Explorer Packs that contain supplies and crafts for your expedition.

So that we can create enough craft kits for each child, please register by June 14.

Those who miss the deadline or choose not to register may still watch online.

Check back for more information. In the meantime, online registration is open for children age 3 through Elementary School!

Please contact the church if you would like to register with a paper form.

Our e-service streams at 10am on Sundays.

Thank you for joining us on May 24 to hear Part 12 of Pastor Scott's series, "Evangelism. Huh?"

"We Die To Self Every Day"

(Galatians 2:19-21)


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

All Services & Activities at the Church

Are Cancelled Until Further Notice.

Rapidly changing updates appear first on our Facebook page.  

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Upcoming Messages: "Walk The Talk"

Part 1 May 31 -  Consider it Pure Joy? (James 1:1-4)

Part 2 June 7 -  Setting The Bait (James 1:13-18)

Part 3 June 14 -  Practicing What We Preach (James 2:1-17)

Part 4 June 21 -  Words Do Hurt (James 3:1-18)

Part 5 June 28 -  We Can’t Always Get What We Want (James 4:1-10)

Part 6 July 5 -  Remaining Faithful (James 4:13-17, 5:7-12)

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.

  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

Sundays at Hope


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

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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