If I am New to Amherst UMC
How do I need to dress ? You will find people in suits , dresses and jeans. Come in what makes you comfortable.
What time are services? Sunday service is at 10:30. Arrive a few minutes early to find a seat and get settled.
Where do I go? Entrance is through a side entrance off Spring Street or through main entrance directly off the church parking lot.
Once in the building where do I go? After entering building, there are steps up to the sanctuary and down to the restrooms and Sunday school rooms.
What is the worship service like? Our service is traditional, but always open to change and influenced by the need to learn and develop as Christians.
Do I have to know a lot about the Bible or religion to understand the service? No, the service is developed for all persons. The importance is always to grow no matter one’s starting point .
When is Communion? Holy Communion is the first Sunday of each month. We celebrate an open table, all those seeking Christ may take Communion.
Are there accommodations for persons with disabilities? Yes, there is an elevator to the left when entering through the main entrance. It can take persons to the lower level restrooms, just left after exiting elevator, and lower level Sunday school rooms. The elevator also provides access to the upper level where the Sanctuary is located.
Is there opportunity to meet the Pastor and others? After the service we have “Coffee and Snack Time”. This is a great time to meet others along with the Pastor.
What is your congregation like? We average around 50 to 70 people each Sunday. We are are caring and loving people that want to share our church with others whether they are just visiting or looking for a church home.