Welcome to the United Methodist Church of Monticello

Church Mission Statement: The mission of The United Methodist Church of Monticello is to be a welcoming and diverse congregation that worships God in spirit and in truth, caring for one another in Christian love, extending compassionate outreach to our congregation, community, and the world, by following Christ.

  • Sunday worship is at 11 am.  Please know that we love our children.  If they are a bit fussy during worship….that’s OK.  If you would like a quieter child friendly area, we have a space in the foyer set up for children with seating and activities which includes a speaker so you can hear the service.  We also have a restroom equipped with a changing table..
  • Coffee Hour is the 4th Sunday of every month in Fellowship Hall.
  • WOW Service (Worship on Wednesday) is the 1st Wednesday of each month.  Meal served at 6 pm with worship to follow at 7 pm.  All are welcome no matter what sexual orientation, race, income, creed or religion.
  • Bible Study, Wednesdays (except the 1st Wednesday of the month), 6 pm supper followed by study at 7 pm in Fellowship Hall.
  • Friends of Recovery Parent/Family Workshop, Wednesdays, 7 pm.
  • Noah’s Arch Thrift Shop is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm.
  • Bible Study, Thursdays, 12 noon in Small Meeting Room.
  • Friday Nights AA Back 2 Basics Meeting, 8 pm.
  • Prayer Meetings, Saturdays at 9:30 am in the Church Sanctuary.

Mission Projects Include:

  • Clothing drive for district schools…..t-shirts, socks, sweat pants, and sweatshirts (ongoing).
  • Food drive to benefit our community via St. John’s Episcopal Church (ongoing).
  • Food drive to benefit the Backpack Program at Monticello Central Schools (ongoing).

Special Events:

  • Open Table Community Meal:  Saturday, October 22, 12 noon — 2 pm in Fellowship Hall.  Open to all free of charge.
  • Church Bus Trip to Johns Street Church in NYC:  Saturday, November 5th, $25 per person.  Bus departs UMC Monticello at 8:45 am and departs back to Monticello at 3:15 pm.  For information please call  794-7043.
  • Annual Charge Conference:  Sunday, November 6, 4:30 pm in Fellowship Hall.  all church members are encouraged to attend.
  • Restoration Church:  Beginning  Sunday, September 18 at 9 am Restoration Church will be utilizing our Sanctuary and building on a weekly basis as their new home location.  Welcome brothers and sisters.

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Church Musician Needed: United Methodist Churches of Monticello, NY and Hurleyville, NY are currently interviewing for a Church Musician.

Candidate should be proficient in piano and/or organ, be familiar in a church worship setting and be proficient in both traditional and contemporary music.  Experience as a church music director preferred.

Candidate should maintain Christian values, value integrity and have a strong work ethic. Candidate must also be willing to submit to a background check if working in children’s ministries.

Duties Include:
Playing piano and/or organ for Sunday morning worship services. Meeting with the Pastor weekly to Coordinate worship, music and hymns. Playing piano and/or organ for other worship services including but not limited to: one Wednesday evening worship service monthly, Holy Week worship services, Advent worship services and special events.  Other duties may include:  Coordinating with a Church choir.

Please contact the Staff Parish Relations Committee at (845) 794-7043 or email umcmonticello445@gmail.com for more information.