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New to Plainfield UMC? Here's what you can expect.

New to Plainfield UMC?

Plainfield UMC, in Plainfield, IN, is a place where people can meet Jesus, engage in life-giving community, and where everyone is welcome and affirmed. We believe in creating a space where people can experience the authentic love of Jesus Christ, discover their gifts and use them for God's glory.

What To Expect

If you come to PUMC on a Sunday morning to worship, you will receive a warm welcome, find great coffee to enjoy, and a variety of worship experiences from which to choose.

What should I wear? 

Dress is ‘come as you like’ in all worship experiences. Whether you'd rather dress in a three-piece suit or jeans and a t-shirt, there is no dress code for our worship - we just want to see you here!

When is worship and how long is it? 

Classic worship is hosted in the Sanctuary at 8:45 a.m..

NewDay Praise Worship is hosted in the Worship Annex at 10:00 a.m.

Worship last approximately 45 - 60 minutes every Sunday. We start with music, then go into an engaging message from Senior Pastor Charlie or Pastor Elizabeth. During the service, feel free to participate however you'd like. If you want to sit down and listen, feel free to do so. If you want to stand or raise your hands to sing, you can do that, too.

What is worship like?

Classic Worship in the sanctuary features a relevant message, exceptional music including that of a world-class pipe organ and traditional hymns.

NewDay Praise Worship in the Worship Annex features creative messages, a live band, and casual seating.

What do you have for children? 

At PUMC, kids in grade K-5 have their own fun, engaging, and interactive service. Our [email protected] team are all trained and have gone through background checks. Safety is our number one priority! Children start off in NewDay Praise with their parents, then they head off to their own worship experience. Infant & toddler care is available in [email protected] hall, located in the South end of PUMC.

What do you have for youth? 

Youth, grades 6-12 attend a vibrant, high energy worship experience, upstairs in the South hall. Youth worship is lead by Pastor Bob and "More than Conquerors," the youth led praise band. Worship focuses on lessons from the bible that are relevant to teens and they can use everyday.

Will you ask me for money?

No. At PUMC, we want to live generous lives, and invite people who support our mission to give as they feel led. We have no expectation for guests to give.

Can I attend if I'm __________ ? 

Yes. Fill in the blank with whatever you're worried about: single, divorced, gay, straight, white, black, addicted, hurting, poor, super-successful, a nonbeliever, atheist, New England Patriots fan, etc. At PUMC, we'll welcome you as you are, so come visit us this Sunday!

"We felt accepted in a church for the very first time."

Melinda & Macy Wright