All Are Welcome!

Join us for worship Sundays at 10:00am. Gather In Person or online via Zoom. Welcoming All Who Seek to Find Community

We are a community of faith that seeks to grow in our love of God, serve our neighbors, be a community of inclusion & welcome, transforming the world through Jesus’ love.  

Summer Block Party & Resource Fair - Saturday, August 10, 11am

Join in an afternoon filled with community resources, food vendors, music, fun giveaways, and family fun!  Meet and get to know other helping and healing community organizations who will share resources that their organizations offer.  

What's Coming Up?

BLOCK PARTY & RESOURCE FAIR – SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 at church. Neighborhood and helping organizations sharing resources and celebrating community with food, arts, activities & giveaways. 

Wednesday, August 21, 5:30pm – Prairie Ridge Dinner (Prairie Ridge Community Center)

Saturday, August  24, 10:00am –  Prayer Shawl Makers

Saturday, August 31, 8:30am – Men’s Breakfast (Meridian Cafe, Downtown Puyallup)

Sunday, September 8, 10:00am – Back to School Sunday, Blessing of the Backpacks

Sunday, October 13, 4:00pm – Messy Church

Sunday, October 27, 10:00am – Trunk or Treat (Wear your costumes!)

About Sumner UMC


Our Sunday 10:00am worship service consists of music, prayer, scripture readings and community time (coffee & snacks), sometimes followed by a service project together.

Our Beliefs

Sumner UMC is a welcoming Christian community that seeks to love God and neighbors, by offering hospitality, congregational care and community to all. We embrace individuals and families of all gender identities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, races, and economic backgrounds.

We honor the tradition of open minds, open hearts and open doors, seeking to love God and neighbor.  We seek to provide a spiritual home for our congregation and engage in service and ministry to Sumner, Bonney Lake and surrounding communities.

Our congregation affirms the following core values and strategic directions, as expressed in our 2024 strategic planning.


  • Growing in Love of God 
  • Serving Our Neighbors (Meeting Needs)
  • Inclusive and Welcoming  
  • A Place of Belonging, Connection and Community
  • Embracing Formation, Growth, and Legacy

Strategic Directions

  • Be an Inclusive Church (Affirming all of God’s children)
  • Ministries focused on growth in Christ (spiritual formation) and communal life that’s intergenerational.
  • Leadership and Decision Making (Integrated Structure)