Thinking of Visiting?
We hope you can join us for our Sunday morning service or one of our special services. To give you an idea of what its like, here are
some answers to common questions and concerns. In our services and our attitudes, we try to live up to our invitation:
Come just as you are...
Find the joy and inspiration you seek...
Become the person you were created to be
Worship Length and Musical Style
Services are usually around an hour in length. We offer a “traditional” service, meaning we sing traditional hymns rather than a jazz or modern style. We are proud of our music program and our organ, and believe that traditional doesn’t mean boring.
To get to the parking lot of the church, turn onto Rostrevor Street adjacent to the church and turn left into the lot, which is immediately across from the side entrance of the church. If the lot is full, street parking is available on Church Avenue in front of the church.
Handicapped parking is available on Rostrevor next to the side door.
Dress ranges from men in ties and jackets, women in slacks, skirts or dresses, to folks in jeans and sports shirts and blouses. Usually you won’t see people in t-shirts or shorts.
Kids are welcome in the pews, or there is a supervised nursery downstairs for infants through age 3.
Except when communion is served, pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade kids are invited to go down for Sunday school early in the service, before the sermon. You can go downstairs to the classroom to pick them up after the service. On communion Sundays, school-aged children stay with their family throughout the service.
Like most churches, an offering plate is passed. This is a free will offering and you won’t receive any stern looks if you decline to give.
Communion is served the first Sunday of the month, throughout the Easter season, and occasionally on other special Sundays. Grape juice is given, not wine. All are welcome to take communion, which is typically given through one of two ways:
At communion stations by intinction — You will be directed to a communion station by an usher, be given bread, and then can dip the bread in the chalice of grape juice.
In the pew with communion cups — You will remain in the pew, and the bread, and then the grape juice (in small cups), is brought to you in serving trays by the elders and deacons of the church who are assisting with the communion service.
There is usually a fellowship hour after the service, in which coffee and cold drinks are available, and often food. You are welcome to join us.