Worship & Ministries

Worship Service: Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Worship plays a central role in the life of Sumner UMC. Our faith community worships each Sunday at 10:00am in the church sanctuary and livestreamed via Zoom.  We celebrate communion monthly on the first Sunday of the month.  We invite you to visit Sumner UMC and experience worship for yourself.  Join us on Sundays!  For the safety of the community, masks are available if preferred, but optional.

Coffee Hour: Sundays at 11:00 a.m.

Community and fellowship is important to us. Join us for coffee, snacks and conversation in the fellowship hall immediately after the worship service.

Community Groups

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join a community group.  Sumner UMC offers a variety of groups and ministries to build meaningful relationships on the journey. If you’re interested in connecting or starting or joining a group please contact Pastor Dione at revdione@sumnerumc.org.

Children's Sunday School: Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Children’s ministry seeks to journey together in supporting the spiritual formation of children.  Sunday school is a place for children and families to be in a supportive community of faith to wonder, engage, and develop a deeper faith. Children ring the church bell together at 10am, gather for the children’s message and meet for Sunday school immediately after the children’s message.

Bell Choir:Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The bell choir begins rehearsing music for Easter Sunday, Advent and Christmas 3 months in advance.  All are welcome.  Reading music is not required.

Choir: Sundays 11:00 a.m.

The choir sings for Easter Sunday, Christmas Eve and on other worship occasions during the year.  All are welcome.  No singing required!  

Vacation Bible School

Our summer program for children to engage in learning stories from the Bible, participate in fun activities and to be in community with other children.  VBS programming is for children entering Kindergarten through grade 5.  VBS is typically in July.

Messy Church

Our monthly gathering of being church together through family and intergenerational activities that encourage and challenge us to make the world a better place by loving God and loving neighbors.