Events at a Glance

Worship Times

Worship Service and Children’s Church

Sunday 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Fellowship Time

Sunday 10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Adult Sunday School

Sunday 10:45 – 12:00 noon


  Joyfully Ring Bell Choir

The Bell Choir plays at least once a month from September through June.

Thursday 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

Chancel Choir

The Chancel Choir sings during the church calendar year from mid-September through early June.

Thursday 7:45 – 9:00 p.m.


Kids’ Night

Deep Blue: A Weekly Adventure Through the Bible.

All school-age children are welcome, Kindergarten thru 5th grade. Bible stories, music and crafts. Light meal included. Enrollment form must be completed and signed by parent/guardian in order for child to attend.

Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

 Bible Study

Otterbein UMC joins with Pearl Street UMC to study the Bible. Topics vary.

This is a perfectly “safe class” providing a casual and comfortable environment for those who wish to strengthen their relationship with Jesus. Everyone is welcome. You will not be called upon to answer a question or to pray aloud and sometimes we even have delicious snacks!

Mondays at 1:00 p.m.

Community Meal

Otterbein provides a free, tasty, and well-balanced meal for the community. We usually serve from 30 to 70 people in our Fellowship Hall.

Guests should enter from the door adjacent to the parking lot in the rear of the building. Take the stairs on the right down to Fellowship Hall.

No reservation is required. Just come and enjoy dinner with friends. Bring a friend or meet a new friend here!

First Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Attic Treasures

Attic Treasures is a mission sponsored by the United Methodist Women of Otterbein UMC.

Members and friends donate household items, jewelry, linens, and many other items.  We have a sale each month with prices affordable to all who are looking for a bargain.

All proceeds go to our Pledge to Mission and to local missions within our community. It is a win-win for the neighborhood and the mission budget!

Second Saturday of the Month from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

United Methodist Women

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as a whole person through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

UMW meets the second Monday of each month for prayer, education, fellowship, and service. Meeting topics include local ministries and activities that encourage us to grow in our faith.

For more information contact Ruth Havercamp, havie@verizon.net, president of the local unit.

To learn about UMW worldwide, visit www.unitedmethodistwomen.org.

Professional Clothing Bank

LUMINA and Otterbein United Methodist Church partner together to maintain a Professional Clothing Bank, located on the second floor rear of the Otterbein United Methodist Church. It is open at the following times:

  • Tuesdays 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Second Saturday of each Month: 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

For additional information visit www.luminaoutreach.org/professional-clothing-bank/

Other Happenings

Girl Scouts

4th – 12th Grade Girls

October through May
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

For more information contact
Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania
or Coretta Wiker

Alcoholics Anonymous

8:00 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

For more information contact

Do-Pas-O (Square Dancing)

September through May
First Saturday
8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

For more information contact

Unconventional Squares (Square Dancing)

Various selected Sundays
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

For more information contact
Joe and Carmela Pryluck 717-786-2660, or Penny Wex 717-786-7811


Second Sunday of the month
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information contact:
Breck Artz, local president