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Welcome Visitors


We want you to feel at home at the United Methodist Church of West Chester. Whether you are discovering God’s presence in your life, renewing your relationship with God, or transferring from another church, we want you to feel accepted, connected, and welcomed. We’ll make sure the first face you see when you approach the church has a smile on it. Whether you need childcare or are looking for a place for your teens, a greeter will be nearby to help you get where you need to go.

We look forward to getting to know you. Worship with us, call us, get to know us by sharing in our many learning and fellowship opportunities.It won't take long for you to discover that we are a family that truly cares about and for one another. Together, we worship, we laugh, we cry, we learn, we serve, and we reach out in mission to each other, our community, and the world.

FAQ for Visitors


Where is the church located?

We are located at 129 S. High St, West Chester, PA. The church is located at the corner of High Street and Barnard St, two blocks south of the Chester County Courthouse  Click here for a complete information on parking and directions.

How will I know where to go?

Stop by the Welcome Desk at the top of the stairs when you first enter the building to get information on worship,  childcare, or any other questions you may have.

What should I wear?

Come comfortably. Some of our attendees wear ‘Sunday Best’, but many dress casually. Don’t worry about what you wear – just come to worship God and get to know us.

What should I bring?

You can bring your own Bible if you have one,  but everything you need is provided in the Sanctuary pews for your convenience.

What time should I arrive?

Worship is Sunday mornings at 8:45 am for the traditional service and 11:00 am for the contemporary service, with Sunday School and Small Groups at 10:00 am. Plan to be at the church 15 minutes ahead of time to allow ample time for parking.

Are there programs for children?

The United Methodist Church of West Chester has excellent programs for children. You can find nursery and Sunday School options for all ages here. Stop by the Welcome Desk when you first enter at the top of the stairs for help finding room locations. 

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