Hopeland United Methodist church welcomes you to join us in knowing God, loving God, and serving God. Come join our faith family and experience the love of Jesus Christ and His redeeming grace in the welcoming atmosphere of our Christian embrace.
Pastor Paul Miller
Paul Miller is the Senior Pastor here at the Hopeland. Paul is responsible for ensuring that Hopeland United Methodist is on course and actively working on God's calling on the people and congregation of Hopeland. You can usually find Pastor Paul floating around between the different Sunday Schools on Sunday morning. Previously, he served at Zion United Methodist in Schaefferstown, PA, as Senior Pastor, and most recently at St. Paul's United Methodist in Elizabethtown, PA as Teaching Pastor.
He and his wife Kelly live in Leola, where they raise their three boys and Kelly does her best to ensure *all* the boys stay out of trouble.
Pastor Russ Eberly
Russ Eberly is the Assistant Pastor here at the Hopeland. He coordinates Youth Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, and Small Groups. In addition, Russ teaches Adult Sunday School, and assists with other pastoral duties including counseling, visitation and preaching. Previously, he served at Mt. Hope UMC in Quarryville, the Bethany UMC in Wescosville, PA, and at Cheltenham UMC in Montgomery County, PA. Pastor Russ has taught World Religions at Delaware Valley Community College for 13 years.
He and his wife, Jeanne, live in Ephrata, where Jeanne is a pharmacist at Royer Pharmacy. He is the proud father of three adult children, Josh, Jill and Shannon.
Church Services are Sunday mornings at 10:10 AM. We also have an 8:15 AM service June through August.
Hopeland Church has children’s classes for ages 3 through fifth grade, youth class for grades 6-12, young adult classes for ages near 25-30, and adult classes to anyone 18 and older. A nursery is available for infants.
Sunday school classes begin at 9:00 AM. and end at 10:00 AM, dispersing in time for the Sunday worship service.