Visiting Hopewell

Welcome to Hopewell United Methodist Church! We are so glad you are here. We understand that the first time coming to a new church can be a little intimidating.  We hope this information will help you to feel more comfortable about visiting Hopewell.  Take a look around and get to know more about us. Wherever you are on your faith journey, we are here to welcome you with open hearts, open minds and open doors.

Our building is wheelchair accessible, and we welcome service dogs.

How do I get to Hopewell?

Hopewell is located at 852 Hopewell Rd., Downingtown, PA 19335. We are in the heart of Chester County, just minutes from the Rt. 30 bypass. Get directions.

What should I do when I arrive?

Our visitors are invited to use the specially designated parking spaces close to the church entrance along Hopewell Road. Once you arrive, be sure to stop by our Welcome Center in the lobby. Our volunteers can answer any questions you may have about Worship, Sunday School, and how to get to various areas of our campus.

What kinds of worship opportunities are offered?

Whether you prefer traditional or contemporary worship, we have the right worship opportunity for you. Find out more.

What should I wear?

You will find a wide variety of attire in worship services at Hopewell. Some people come dressed in jeans and t-shirts while others come dressed business casual. If you prefer to wear ties or a dress, that's fine too. We invite you to wear what you feel comfortable wearing.

Do you offer Sunday School for Children (Pre-school - 6th Grade)?

Of course! Hopewell has a full offering of Sunday School classes for this age group, by grade level. Read more.

Do you offer Sunday School for Youth (7th grade - 12th)?

Our Sunday School opportunities for youth are divided between Junior High (7th - 8th grades) and Senior High (9th - 12th grades). Details here.

How about a nursery for younger children?

Yes, we have a fully-staffed nursery with pagers available for parents. Learn more.

What about Adult Sunday School?

There are usually several opportunities available during the 9:30 am hour to join an adult class. Read more.

Are there opportunities for meeting new people after worship service?

Join us in the Family Life Center (downstairs) for coffee, refreshments and lots of conversation between worship hours. Meet the people who worship with you, greet old friends, and make new ones. All ages are welcome!

Where can I find more information about your Senior Pastor?

Pastor Steve has led Hopewell's growing congregation for more than 17 years. More details.

What do United Methodist believe?

United Methodists profess the historic Christian faith. Read more.