Map and Directions

We are located one block north of the Valparaiso Courthouse, on the corner of Franklin and Jefferson Streets. 


First United Methodist Church of Valparaiso
103 Franklin Street
Valparaiso, Indiana   46383
Phone: 219.465.1661
Office email:


Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs:  9a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Fridays: 9 a.m. - 12 noon


Temporary in-person Worship Service Times

Sundays - 9:00 a.m. (traditional)
& 11:11 a.m. (Current)              

See below for specific information about in-person worship.


In-Person Worship Services Have Begun
Posted September 4, 2020

In-person worship has begun BUT space will be limited to allow for social distancing. Also, RESERVATIONS must be made to attend one of the services and once the reservations are filled, we can take no more reservations for that service. This is our schedule for June, 2020:

Sundays at 9:00 a.m. (Traditional)  & 11:11 a.m. (Current)

Attendance for each service is limited to 125 people. Make your reservations by clicking here. You may also call Lani at the church office at 219-465-1661 Ext. 119 to schedule your reservation.

If you plan to worship in-person, there will be some safety requirements. Click here to read those instructions. You may also print the instructions if you wish.

During Inclement Weather


Just remember, "If Valparaiso schools are closed, church is closed." This includes the office, preschool, Resale Shop, Food Pantry, and all activities scheduled at the church that day. 

Also, church closings will be posted the homepage of our website and on our Facebook page (links below).

When there is a 2-hour school start delay, church will be opened as usual, at the regular scheduled hours. For Valparaiso school closing information, click here.

Saturdays and Sundays

On weekends, check the homepage of our website and/or our Facebook page. See links below:

Website homepage:
Facebook page: