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 Services Have been SUPSENDED at this time due to COVID-19.  Our services will be uploaded to Vimeo.  You can find them HERE

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 Been Suspended
Posted November 17th, 2020

Due to the rising COVID-19 cases in Porter County, and being a county that is "red," as of 12 November 2020, we are suspending activities here at Valpo FUMC.  Until further notice, in person worship services are suspended.  Sunday service will be recorded and made available by noon central standard time via our ValpoFUMC Vimeo page ( or here on our website.  If you subscribe to our eNews, an email with the link will be sent out when the recording is ready.

Once in-person worship begins again, we will post an update.

The Church office will remain open as normal Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.-3 p.m., and Friday 9:00 a.m. until Noon (all times CST).  MASKS ARE REQUIRED and staff will meet you in the Welcome Center.

Group Meetings and Classes:  All non-worship related meetings (including committee meetings, Scouts, support groups and other external/non-FUMC groups) are suspended through the end of 2020.

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: