We want you to feel right at home from the moment you set foot on campus! Here are some answers to frequently-asked questions about visiting Smithfield United Methodist Church. Still have questions? Contact us at 817-281-0314.
When is worship?
Sunday mornings at…
- 8:30 AM – Traditional Worship
- 9:45 AM – Sunday School
- 10:50 AM – Contemporary Worship
How long does it last?
The Traditional Service lasts 50 to 55 minutes. The Contemporary Service is approximately 75 minutes.
What should I wear?
You will see a variety of styles of dress here. Most people dress casually… you will see everything from jeans to slacks to dresses.
How early should I arrive?
Just arrive a couple of minutes early. You should have no problem finding a parking place or a seat in the sanctuary.
Where do I park?
The church has multiple parking lots.
Are the parking lots and building handicap accessible?
Yes. Multiple parking spaces are available for disabled persons. The buildings are also wheelchair accessible.
Will I have the opportunity to speak with Pastor Eric?
Where do my kids go during worship?
Children may stay in worship with you if you wish. During the comtemporary service we have a children’s time especially designed for the children to come down to the front of the sanctuary and be taught by one of our lay ministers. If you’d prefer, we do have child care for ages birth through preschool during each service. At 9:45 AM we have Sunday School for children starting at age 3.
I have a special needs child. Do you have any accommodations for my family?
Yes! We have a group of volunteers that assists special needs children, youth and vulnerable adults each Sunday so that the parents/families can attend Worship and/or Sunday School.
What else does Smithfield UMC have for me/my family?
We have all kinds of programs and opportunities for all ages. Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45 AM.
Am I welcome to try adult Sunday School classes? Do I just show up?
Yes! You are welcome to try any and all of our Sunday School Classes. Ask one of our Greeters for a list of classes and directions.
How can I get plugged in or get more information?
You can contact a member of the staff to find out more about areas of interest to you. You can also keep up with us via social media: Facebook