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. The R.O.C.K, our afternoon kids program has begun and your child is invited to attend! 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.
  3. 2nd Ave. Church’s Youth Group is in full swing 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, you don’t have to be a member of the church to attend.
  4. Second Ave. United Methodist Church will be celebrating All Saint’s Day on November 5th, Anniversary Sunday on November 12th, and Sacrificial Sunday on November 19th.


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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