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Our Vision is to become a congregation where

"Jesus Frees, Relationships Matter, and Love Works."  


We invite you to join us in joyful worship, Christian study, friendly connection, and service to others all in the name of Jesus.



Know Jesus

in Worship

9:00 Traditional

11:00 Contemporary

Grow in Faith

Get connected and find a group where you can take the next steps in your relationships with God.

Show God's Love

Make a difference in your community, here at Sellersburg United Methodist, and around the world.


5 September

W.O.W/ JUMP/ Teen Fuel

Children Ministries-

STARTS: Wednesday, September 9-

WOW—“Worship on Wednesday”—6-8:00 PM

Every Wednesday is an exciting new adventure! 

Children love learning about the faith through high energy worship, interactive stories, games, activities, music, and more.   The evening starts with a delicious dinner. 

Kids ages pre-school to 5th grade are invited to come!

Youth Ministries-

STARTS: Wednesday, September 9-

JUMP (Middle School) and Teen F.U.E.L (High School)  Wednesdays @ 6:00-8:00 PM.

SUMC youth ministry is a great place to get connected with friends, have fun, learn more about the Bible, and talk about everyday struggles.  Weekly youth group includes dinner, games, and a discussion project.  The youth group also participates in a number of exciting trips, concerts,

service projects and other fun activities. 

Youth 6th through High School are invited to attend!

14 September

SUMC Pig Roast Dinner

SUMC will host it's annual Pig Roast Dinner on Friday, September 14.  From 4:30--7:00PM 

It's almost fall!  The time for the Pig Roast Dinner near! 


The Pig Roast Dinner is on Friday, September 14,

serving from 4:30pm until 7:00pm at the

drive-through or in Fellowship Hall.  Please come inside to savor the many baked items, or other confections, in our Bake Sale. 

Pig Roast Dinner tickets are available. 

See your favorite committee member.



Pastor Joe has been honored to serve the congregation of Sellersburg UMC since July 2018.  Previously, Pastor Joe served the congregation of Darlington UMC four years as Sr. Pastor as well as Grace UMC in Franklin six years as Youth Director.  Having studied at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, he is committed to proclaiming The Kingdom of God and making disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world through God’s love, justice, and peace.  He seeks to actively minister within the congregation and community to nurture relationships between people and the Holy Spirit as well as one another.

            Pastor Joe and his wife Lauren have four children and enjoy spending time as a family.  Pastor Joe enjoys to golf, reading, and playing music.  Lauren enjoys reading, music, and attending any live performances of any kind.  Noah loves to be creative: reading, writing, drawing, composing, photographing, and filming.  Juliette enjoys drawing, reading, and building.  Lyla loves to read, puzzles, and learning.  Audrey is their newest addition—she loves to eat, sleep, and be held!


                       Rev. Joseph Sanford


226 N. New Albany St.

Sellersburg, IN 47172


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