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Leland Community United Methodist Church

Leland Community United Methodist Church

Leland Community United Methodist Church is a beacon of Christ’s unconditional love; providing refuge, ministry, and service to each other, our community, and the world

Leland Community United Methodist Church is celebrating 125 years of ministry to Leelanau County during 2023.

We invite the community to celebrate with us with special events and activities throughout the year.

Since May of 1898: the Leland Methodist Church has been an active part of the Leelanau community. We are honoring those who built and maintained this church with a year of celebration. We are bringing back some favorite events from the past, creating new ones, and are inviting the community to celebrate with us during these special events and festivities.

SUNDAY. APRIL 2 – 10:00 AM
Palm Sunday – Holy Week begins

SUNDAY. MAY 28 – 10:00 AM
Easter Sunday Celebration

SUNDAY. MAY 28 – 10:00 AM
125th Anniversary Celebration – Memorial Day Recognition and Reception.
Special service honoring church founding on May 26.1898.

SUNDAY. JUNE 25- 11:30 AM -3:00 PM
Community 125th Anniversary Celebration Picnic FREE, FESTIVE, OLD-FASHIONED FAMILY FUN AND FABULOUS FOOD: Picnic Lunch, Covered Dishes to share, Strawberry Shortcake Music, Games, and MORE!

SUNDAY. JULY 2 – 10:00 AM
Summer Church begins with Patriotic Worship SERVICE

SUNDAY. OCTOBER 22 – TIME TBD
Halloween Hayride

SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 12 • 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM
Harvest Dinner

SUNDAY. DECEMBER 1O – 11:30 AM • 2:00 PM
Community Caroling and Lunch

SUNDAY. DECEMBER 24
Christmas Eve Services

Do you have any stories or photos to share?

Do you have a family member who served, married, or was impacted by the church’s ministry recently or years ago?
We want to hear from YOU!
Please share your memories, ideas, stories, and photos with us via email at
 LCUMC125th@gmail.com,

Call 817-999-4827 or Mail to LCUMC,  Attn: 125th Anniversary, PO Box 602, Leland, MI 49654

Church Service Times

All 10:00 am services are also being live-streamed through our YouTube and Facebook channels.

Service Times:

  • Customary Schedule – August 21 – June 30 – 10:00 a.m.
  • Leland Summer Church – July 3 – August 14 – 10:00 am
  • Sunday School is held during the 10:00 am worship time from September 11 – May 28. Children participate during the early portions of the service, then go to their classrooms in the lower level with their teachers.
  • Friendship/Coffee Hour – In the Narthex or “On The Porch” weather permitting.
  • Child play and coloring area in the sanctuary.
  • Baby and infant accommodations, also in the sanctuary