Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is Appropriate Attire for Worship?
We are very much a "come as you are" congregation. Many of us wear jeans or other casual clothing for worship.
What About Children?
We provide a professional nursery for infants and toddlers. Children through 5th grade are included in the first portion of worship and then dismissed to special classes after a "Children's Moment." For more information about our Children's Ministry, click here.
Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month. At Umstead Park UCC, all are welcome to Christ’s table. Communion is offered in a traditional manner, by intinction, during which worshippers who choose walk to a communion station take a piece of the bread and dip it in the cup. The cup contains juice.
How Do I Get There and What About Parking?
Umstead Park UCC is located at 8208 Brownleigh Drive, Raleigh, NC 27617
. You may park in our parking lot or in any of the parking lots of adjacent businesses. Our church building does not look like a traditional church. You can see pictures of the building and our sign on the Our Building
What Happens When the Service is Over?
We invite you to stay and talk with others and with our pastor following the service. On the first Sunday of each month, we offer a Newcomers and Inquirers Gathering for about 30 minutes immediately following worship. This is an opportunity for visitors to learn more about the UCC as a denomination and UPUCC as a church. On the second Sunday of each month, an adult forum is offered after worship. (see calendar for details
Is the Church Accessible to Those in Wheelchairs?