Visitor’s Center

Some questions and answers….

Q. How do I get there?

A. Click here for detailed directions and a Google map of the area.

Q. Where do I park?

A. There are 2 parking lots near the church. Park anywhere.  (There are several spots close to the church that are marked for handicapped folks). If these lots happen to be filled, look for the driveway that goes down the hill past the Pastor’s residence to the overflow lot, where there are many more parking spots.

Q. Where do I go?

Click here for a layout of the church.

A.  If you wish, come into the narthex (front vestibule) via the front-door, which is a little past the  gazebo. That will bring you into the back of the sanctuary, from where you can see where there are open seats. There may be someone there to greet you and help you find a seat. There are no assigned seats so you may sit wherever you like. If somebody is accustomed to sitting in the spot, don’t worry, they will be happy to see a new face.

There are also two side entrances which bring you into different sections of the the Education Wing.  If you come in by a little kitchen on your right, just walk a bit and make a left at the doorway. If you walk down the hall some and turn to your left, you will be at the entrance at the front of the church. If you come in the other side entrance at the end of the Education Wing, just walk straight down the hall, go through the opening at the end doorway and turn to your left, you will be at the entrance at the front of the church.

But don’t worry, if you get disoriented just ask anybody you see where you should go. They will be happy to help you.

Q. What are the services like?

A. The first Sunday service at 9:00 a.m. is a contemporary service. We sing more modern music with a praise team leading us. We also have communion every week and a special time of personal prayer. This is a wonderful service for families and you’re invited to simply come as your are.

Our second Sunday service at 11:00 a.m. is our traditional service. We sing the hymns of old with the organ leading us in worship. The Chancel Choir is part of this service and we receive communion on the first Sunday of each month. After the children’s time, kids up through Kindergarten are invited to attend our nursery. This also is a wonderfully warm service for all persons to attend and experience the blessing of God.

Q. Where do my kids go?

A. Kids are always welcome to stay for the entire contemporary service (9:00 a.m.).

After the children’s time in the traditional service (11:00 a.m.), kids up through Kindergarten are invited to attend our nursery.

Parents always have the option of taking their kids to an area in the narthex (front vestibule) where the kids can play while the parents watch the service on the monitor.

We have childcare for newborns up to those in Kindergarten for both services. You can sign up for this in the narthex before worship begins. Your child stays with you until after the children’s message and then goes out to childcare. You can pick your child up immediately following worship in Rm. 7 in the Ed. Wing.

Between the two services we have Sunday School for all ages: nursery/preschool, kindergarten through second grade, grades three and four, grades five and six, and our confirmation class.

Q. What do I wear?

A. There is no strict dress code at Windover Hills. Casual attire is the norm at the Sunday 9:00 a.m. service and the Saturday 6 p.m. service, but if you want to dress up – that’s fine. Some folks who attend the second Sunday service at 11:00 a.m. prefer more dressy attire, but many others dress casually.

Q. What else happens on Sunday?

A. Between the two services we have Sunday School for all ages: nursery/preschool, kindergarten through second grade, grades three and four, grades five and six, and our confirmation class. Our two adult sessions are the Upper Room class and the Issues Study class. All classes are open to those who desire to come and learn and be a part.

There is also a fellowship time in Fellowship Hall between the two services. Coffee, tea and juice are available, along with pastries and bagels courtesy of Bethel Park Panera Bread.

Q. What happens on other days?

A. Check our calendar for what’s going this month and upcoming months.

Here’s a list of some of the many things going on throughout the year:

  • Women’s Forum
  • Women’s Ministry Group
  • Monthly Men’s Breakfast
  • Weekly Men’s Bible Study
  • Chancel Choir
  • Children’s Choir
  • Praise Team
  • Youth For Christ – Middle School
  • Bible Club
  • Senior High Youth Group
  • Cub Scouts
  • Girl Scouts
  • Various Mission Outreaches
  • AA Meetings
  • Ecumenical Summer Vacation Bible School
  • Special Holy Day Services
  • S.A.S.S. (our seniors group)
  • Special Fellowship Meals
  • Sunday Fellowship Time (between the two services)
  • Bible Studies.

Q.  What does WHUMC believe?
A. Please click here for a discussion of our beliefs.

Q. How do I become a member?
A. Please contact Pastor Jude  at (724) 422-2827 or (412) 653-6899.  His email is revurso@yahoo.com.