All Are Welcome

At Kirkwood UMC, we say “all are welcome, all are forgiven, and all are invited to believe” …and we mean it. KUMC welcomes and affirms you, regardless of your race, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical and mental ability, economic status, or political ideology. We believe no matter where you have been or what you have done, if you are a seeker or cynic, flawed or faithful, God loves you and seeks to be in a relationship with you. With open hearts, open minds, and open doors, we welcome you and invite you to participate fully in the life of this faith community!


Carol Fischer

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Summer Worship at KUMC

May 29 - August 14

During the summer months, Kirkwood United Methodist Church's worship schedule will change to Summer Worship. 

From May 29 - August 14, Sunday Worship will be a THE ONE Worship at 10 am in the Sanctuary. 

Kid's Worship and Childcare will be available during Summer Worship and start at 10 am also. Parents will need to come a little early to check your children into the proper rooms for Kid's Worship in the KUMC's Gym and Childcare on the Preschool wing in rooms 206 7 208 for infants and toddlers. 

All are welcome to join worship at KUMC this summer at 10 am in the Sanctuary, or watch live on our Facebook Page.  


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    All are Welcome to join Worship at KUMC! 

    KUMC is currently on Summer Worship Schedule. Mid-August to Memorial Day weekend, KUMC offers Summer Worship at 10 am, that offers both Contemporary and Traditional elements during worship like the "THE ONE" Sundays on a 5th Sunday of the month that you can read more about below. 

    Once school begins again in the Fall, KUMC's Worship Schedule will return to a full 9 am Contemporary Worship and a 10:30 am Traditional Worship, like the schedule listed below. 

    *Mask are currently not required, but please follow the CDC guidelines as to what is best for your health and the health of your family. 

    9:00 am Contemporary Worship

    Contemporary Worship meets in The Commons downstairs led by Pastor Katie and the Contemporary Band led by Jeremy Melton. 

    10:30 am Traditional Worship

    Traditional Worship meets in the Sanctuary led by Pastor Katie Trinter with music provided by Director of Traditional Worship, Dolan Bayless and The Chancel Choir. 

    THE ONE at 10 am

    On a 5th Sunday of a month, KUMC has THE ONE Worship, and sometimes on other special Sundays throughout the year too! THE ONE is one blended worship with both Contemporary and Traditional elements for the whole congregation to celebrate together in the sanctuary at 10 am.  The next THE ONE is Sunday, May 15th for the Children's Musical. 


    A video recording of worship will be added to our Sermon library on the website Sermon page each week, or you can view all sermons on our Vimeo Page. 

    Kids Worship & Childcare 8:45 am - 11:30 am

    Childcare (for infants - 3 yrs) and Kids Worship for ages 3 yrs (and potty trained) - 5th grade is offered during both worship times. Check infants and toddlers into rooms 203 & 204, and Kids into Kid's Worship in KUMC's gym, ten minutes before the start of worship. 

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    Watch for a Hymns of Comfort post on the Kirkwood UMC Facebook Page from our Music Director, Dolan Bayless and featuring organist, Dana Self.   

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    Pray With Pastor Katie at 11 am on Zoom

    Join our Zoom Live Prayer time with Pastor Katie. Please email Pastor Katie to receive the password.

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    MOVED at 6:30 PM on Zoom

    If you are looking to connect and be MOVED by God in 2021, join  Maureen and Joel Horsley in a Live Zoom Class on Thursday Nights at 6:30 pm. 

    Please email Marueen and Joel Horsley to receive the password.

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Upcoming Events at KUMC

Here are some of the latest events you'll find going on at KUMC. All are welcome to attend! 

  • Souper Saturdays - For PreSchoolers & Parents

    Saturday, July 9, 4:30 - 6:30 PM in KUMC's GyM

    Do you have a preschooler? Are you looking to find playmates for them and connect with other families nearby? You're invited to come and develop close friendships and join the fun at Souper Saturdays at Kirkwood United Methodist Church. The next monthly gathering is on July 2nd from 4:30-6:30 in KUMC's Gym and then first Saturdays of the month there after. The kids will make lasting friendships as they run off energy, and you won't need to cook! Older and younger siblings are welcome to come along too. Parents will enjoy soup, and the kids will have their own meal. Please contact Carol Fischer so we know how much food to provide, and let her know if you have any food restrictions. RSVP to

    *Please note that July's meeting will take place on the second Saturday, July 9th. 

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  • Summer Fun for Youth At KUMC

    for Middle and High School Students

    Schools out for summer, let's have some fun! Youth Director Jeremy Melton has some fun activities planned for students from rising 6th - 12th grades each month this summer.  There are middle school activities for 6th - 8th grades, and high school activities for rising 9th - 12th grades. Find full details on our Youth - Connect Page! 

    JULY EVENTS: Middle and High School Students are invited to

    • Youth Volunteer at LifeWise STL/ Lunch at Fitz's on Friday, July 8 from 8:30 am - 2 pm 
    • Youth Pool Party Wednesday, July 20 from 2 - 4 pm

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  • FIRED UP! - M.A.D. Camp at KUMC is JULY 18 - 24

    Register by July 17

    M.A.D. Camp is for children and youth entering grades 3-8 who love music, singing, dancing, and dramatic arts. No previous experience is necessary. This year's musical is "Fired Up!",  a light-hearted retelling of the 6th century B.C.E. story of the King of Babylon forcing many into prison including Meshach, Abednego, and Shadrach. This story has been a favorite of students over the years! There are moments of deep feelings and humor as the story is told to communicate the core message: regardless of circumstances we follow a loving God worthy of trust. So get "Fired Up!" for some fun this summer and register now on our webpage for the early bird rate for M.A.D. Camp!

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  • Family Fun Nights this Summer at KUMC

    Watch for Tuesday night times May - August

    You're invited to come and play this summer at KUMC on Family Fun Nights! KUMC Children's Ministries has a fun activity planned for the whole family each month this summer from May to August from 6 - 7 pm in the evening in KUMC's Parking Lot.  All are welcome to come, just drop in when you can. You're encouraged to bring friends too! Go to our Children's Connect page to find all of the details on all of the Family Fun Nights Listed below.

    • NEXT: Splish Splash, July 19 - Dress to get wet & Come splash with us
    • TBA, August, 14

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  • For 3rd, 4th & 5th Graders Only

    Monthly Meetings this Summer

    Calling all 3rd, 4th and 5th graders! You have a group of your own at KUMC now.  Children's Director Lisa Hendry has a fun event planned for you each month of the summer to get together and meet new friends. You're invited to bring your friends with you too! The more the merrier! There are game nights at church, mini golf trips, and other fun nights planned. Find the schedule on our Chidren's Page. 

    *Next Event: June 26, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m - Mission Time: Make a snack and build dressers for Home Sweet Home.

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Kirkwood United Methodist Church

201 W Adams | Kirkwood MO 63122