For the foreseeable future, our church building remains closed as we do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus. 
Please worship with us on Sundays through any or all of the various remote options outlined below. 

    timeline of decisions regarding covid-19 distancing requirements

    May 22, 2020 - Governor Whitmer Extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order though June 12.

    May 7, 2020 - Bishop Bard's Office issues a 12-page guideline: "Principles and Directions for the Reopening of UMC Facilities in Michigan". This document guides churches through an evaluation of the risks facing their congregations due to local demographics, and also outlines the protocols needed to create a safe environment while progressing through well-defined phases to ensure responsible reopening.

    May 7, 2020 - Governor Whitmer Extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order though May 28. 

    April 24,2020 - Governor Whitmer Extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order though May 15.

    April 10,2020 - Governor Whitmer Extends "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order though April 30.

    March 23, 2020 -Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order

    Governor directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during COVID-19 crisis

    LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (EO 2020-21), directing all Michigan businesses and operations to temporarily suspend in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life. The order also directs Michiganders to stay in their homes unless they’re a part of that critical infrastructure workforce, engaged in an outdoor activity, or performing tasks necessary to the health and safety of themselves or their family, like going to the hospital or grocery store.  

    March 15, 2020 - The CDC has recommended that groups over 50 persons not meet for eight weeks. This recommendation was then altered to discourage groups over 10 persons from meeting together. 

    March 13, 2020 - Bishop David Bard, the bishop of the Michigan United Methodist Church, requested that all church worship services, Bible studies, meetings, and in-person gatherings be suspended until the end of April 5 in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are complying with this request. 


    Our church mission statement is: We are growing in love of God and neighbor, making disciples of Jesus Christ, and serving others.  Come and see how we are living out our mission statement in our worship and activities.

    Worship Services at 9:30 am & 11:00 am on Sunday mornings.

    175+ Years - forward in christ, in ministry, in community

    2017 marked the church’s 175th anniversary in ministry as a congregation in Hillsdale, and 178 years of shared Christian ministry among all Hillsdale area churches. Special activities and missions were held throughout the year, including a celebration on World Communion Sunday with local churches and Bishop David Bard of the Michigan Area United Methodist Church. Find out more about this event here.

    We continue forward in Christ, in ministry, and in the community. 


    Worship Services on Sundays at 9:30 am & 11:00 am, with a free breakfast every third Sunday during the 11:00 worship service.