Welcome to 2nd Ave!

Welcome to Second Avenue United Methodist Church!

We are a growing and active church, striving for the transformation of Lives in Jesus Christ. We would welcome an opportunity to get to know you and to experience the faith journey with you. We invite you to explore what this church is all about – through this website, with a phone call, or in person at one of our worship times or small groups

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Sundays @ 8:15am – Traditional Worship
Sundays @ 9:30am – Sunday School for all ages
Sundays @ 10:45am – Contemporary Worship

130 Second Avenue – Altoona, PA 16602
814.943.2072 – 814.943.4453 fax
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A few great events coming up:

  1. Our regular fall schedule is coming back including many returning Sunday school class options as well as Thursday morning Bible study where we will be studying the books of 1 Peter and 2 Peter. The Bible study meets every Thursday at 9 AM in our Elevation Room. All are invited.
  2. Saturday September 16th is our Soup and Sandwich Luncheon. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 AM in our social hall. This meal is free for all, and we encourage you to invite a friend as there is always plenty to eat. Any questions please call the church office.
  3. The ROCK begins on Wednesday September 13. If you have a child from Pre-K to 12th grade we would LOVE for them to be a part of this amazing after school program. Please call the office at 943-2072 for more details. Youth Group also begins Sunday September 10 and will run most Sundays throughout the school year. The youth meet at the church from 4 to 6 PM, and this is open to any youth from 7th to 12th grade.
  4. One of our largest outreach events of the year is our partnership of Trunk or Treat with Bethany Lutheran and Overflow Church. The date this year is October 22, 2017. Mark your calendars today!!!


A note from the Pastor:

Second Ave. United Methodist Church is a place for all people. We invite you to come worship with us, walk through life together with us, and together may we continue to grow in the knowledge and likeness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. If you do need more specifics about visiting 2nd Ave. Church please continue reading below.

If you are thinking of visiting us, there is plenty of parking in our four parking lots. Worship leaders will not publicly introduce you as a visitor or require you to speak to the congregation. We won’t ask you to participate in singing or prayers – unless you wish to. You may sit wherever you wish and just observe -whatever is most comfortable for you. We will welcome you quietly and with God’s love.

Our Sunday morning worship times last about an hour to an hour and fifteen minutes. If you are thinking of visiting us, we encourage you to come as you are. There is no dress code, please dress comfortably. If you have any questions please call the church office at 814-943-2072, email at 2ndaveumc@gmail.com, or contact Pastor Brian at bsandell@susumc.org.

Hymnal, Book, Sing, Music, Faith

If you would like to see what our 1045 worship is all about please copy and paste this link: https://www.facebook.com/2ndaveumc/videos/1552720461428217/


Email us at Second Ave: 2ndaveumc@gmail.com

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