worship with us

Most of our services are held in the sanctuary, constructed and dedicated in 2005, the fifth meeting house for worship on the same site since the 1730’s. The 2005 Sanctuary is a blend of traditional and contemporary architecture and style.

worship services

In-Person Worship at 8:30am & 11:00am on Sunday

Come as you are to worship! Dress up or dress down for either service, as we worship in a blended style. We celebrate Communion on the first Sunday of every month. Masks are optional at both services.

Summer Worship Series:

"Circles of Faith"

Live Stream Worship at 8:30am on Sunday

We are excited to be able to offer live streaming of our Sunday Worship services to you at home or wherever you may be. Please click the button above on Sundays at 8:30am to access the live stream or search for Opequon on YouTube.

WOW-Worship On Wednesday at 6:45pm October-March & Wonderful Outdoor Worship at 6:00pm in Summer

Every first Sunday of the month at 6:45pm October-March in the Sanctuary, our LOGOS young people will participate in the service.

In the Summer, we meet every fourth Sunday of the month at 6:00pm in the Picnic Shelter field.

 

advent & Christmas eve worship

December 11

  • Blue Christmas Worship at 3:00pm

December 18

  • Choir Cantata "The Gift" at 8:30am & 11:00am

  • Christmas Breakfast at 9:45am

December 24

  • Family Christmas Eve Worship at 5:00pm

  • Traditional Christmas Eve Worship at 7:00pm

December 25

  • Christmas Day Lessons & Carols Worship at 10:00am

Bulletins & Take 10

worship while away

Whether you are curious about what Sunday morning worship is like at Opequon or weren’t able to make it to a service, you can find recent worship bulletins and Take 10 outlines below. You are also welcome to watch a worship service by tuning to the Opequon Livestream.

 

bulletins & Take 10

Worship

Bulletins

Worship with us or find weekly announcements by downloading the bulletins found below. Use these orders to follow along with live stream worship.

Take 10 Worship While Away

Worship at home, in the car, or wherever you may be! Take at least 10 minutes to pause & spend time with God by using the following outlines.

Faith Formation classes
 

 
Tropical Leaves

living our faith Spiritual Growth

Using the Follow Me curriculum, we'll explore practices Jesus did and taught us to do as faithful followers. Sundays at 9:45am, starting September 4.

Bageant Room & Via Zoom

Our Daily bread

Each week, we’ll look at one lectionary reading based on the preaching text for the next Sunday. Wednesdays at 6:15pm, starting September 14.

Assembly Room & Via Zoom
Shadow on Concrete Wall

micah 6:8

"Do justice, love kindness, & walk humbly with God." We explore the biblical mandate for justice as we discuss social issues through book & movie studies on scheduled Thursdays at 7:00pm. Starts September 22.

Bageant Room & Via Zoom

Confirmation Class

A combined 8-9th grade class is held on Wednesday evenings 6:20-7:15pm. Dinner is provided at 5:30 for students who can be present. Participants will dive into their own faith & the Church through interactive lessons.

Colorful Balls

Object Lessons for Children

Sent out to all families once a month. Children & parents can enjoy the lesson activities & conversations at home as everyone shares in the journey of faith.

gift event fun

GIFT Events

Generations In Faith Together is an experience for all ages to learn & share with one another.  It brings everyone together to share the same bible story or theme. GIFT Events are the 4th Sunday every month September-April at 9:45am.

childcare

Take your child to the Nursery to build relationships with other children or use provided resources to help you worship with your children.

 

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Nursery

  • Children under four years old

  • During Worship Services & Faith Formation Hour

  • Play & Other Activities

Nursery Staff

  • First-Aid & CPR Certified

  • Staff is fully vaccinated

  • Pager System for Communication

Parenting In The Pews

  • Parenting in the Pews Notebooks

  • Children’s Worship Bags

  • Children’s Time

  • Children’s Bibles

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directions & Parking

Our Historic Church property is located on Opequon Church Lane in Kernstown near Kernstown Battlefield and Creekside Station shopping area. Look for our sign in front of the 7-Eleven gas station to turn onto Opequon Church Lane.

 

Directions & Parking

From Interstate 81

Route 37

> Take I-81 to Exit 310

> Head North on Route 37

> Exit almost immediately onto Route 11/Winchester

> Turn Left through the light onto Route 11 towards Downtown Winchester

> Proceed through three stoplights

> Just before the fourth stoplight, turn left at the 7-Eleven onto Opequon Church Lane

> If you reach Creekside Station and Kernstown Battlefield you’ve gone too far!

From Downtown Winchester

> Head South on Valley Avenue/Route 11

> After passing Kernstown Battlefield and Creekside Station go through a traffic light and turn right at the 7-Eleven Gas Station on Opequon Church Lane

Parking

As you pull into the parking lot, you will see reserved spaces for our guests next to the main sanctuary on the right. If you are a visitor you are welcome to park there. Additional parking is available around the back of the church. Accessible spaces are located in the front and back of the church parking lot.

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Welcome

Join us on Sundays at 8:30am for in-person & live stream worship or at 11:00am for in-person worship. Masks optional. Search for Opequon Church on YouTube or click here. We're located at 217 Opequon Church Lane, Winchester, VA 22602.