For the Children of Our Church and Our Community

Sunday schools for children and youth take place at 10am each Sunday.


Easter Egg Celebration

On the Saturday the week before Easter we have a short program that tells the Easter story and then hunt for more than 2,000 filled eggs.


Vacation Bible School

From June 22-26 we will become Rainforest Explorers for our five nights of Bible stories, games, crafts, and singing.

Advent Christmas Party

We tell the story of Baby Jesus and celebrate His birthday with Christmas carols, activities, snacks, and more.


Safe Sanctuaries ®

​Hope Church follows the Safe Sanctuaries® policy of the United Methodist Church. We stay current and in compliance to help keep our children, youth, adult staff, and volunteers safe.

The objective of this policy is to ensure the safety and well-being of all persons — especially children, youth, and other vulnerable persons — in every United Methodist church.

View Our Policy



Details may be found at the United Methodist website.


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Our Commitment

As part of this policy we require adults assisting with children or youth activities to follow policy guidelines and to have periodic training and security checks from the Pennsylvania State Police and the Department of Public Welfare.



Hope United Methodist Church

3474 Rothsville Road

Ephrata, PA 17522

(717) 738-3774

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