Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:15 a.m., and at 10:35 a.m. for Sunday School. (Sept.–May)

Our Mission
Providing a place for worship, fellowship, and mission outreach.


We invite visitors to attend our Sunday morning worship service at 9:15 a.m. When you walk in the door, you will see people of all ages and walks of life, some dressed formally and others casually in jeans and sneakers. Come as you are!

Our greeters and ushers wear name tags, so they are easy to find and they will be happy to help you if you need any assistance or have a question.

We celebrate communion about once every other month. In the spirit of Jesus Christ, and as a congregation in the United Methodist Church, we welcome all (baptized or unbaptized) to partake of this holy sacrament.

We invite you to experience life at Park Forest Village UMC! Whether you are looking for a community, are lonely, searching for the meaning of life, or want to know more about Jesus, our doors are open for you.

Check out the rest of the website to learn more about this community of faith.

upcoming worship themes

Sunday, May 8
The Lord's Lawn Work.
Mothers Day Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5. It's spring, and many of us are toiling away on our yards, lawns and gardens. The Bible begins and ends in a garden. Today's text looks at the final garden scene. And, a baptism is scheduled to take place!

Sunday, May 15
Happy Birthday to you, Church!.
Pentecost Sunday, Communion served in pews and Dedication of Memorial Items. Acts 2:1-8, 11b-19a, 21. Last fall, a legal ruling placed the well-known birthday ditty "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain. Since Pentecost is widely regarded as the birthday of the church, we thought it was time to say "Happy Birthday to You"!

Sunday, May 22
The Spirit of Wisdom.
Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31. Choir Sunday.

Sunday, May 29
When the Dead Sit Up.
Luke 7:11-17 Imagine a funeral where the deceased is most certainly in attendance -- but fully alive. Technically, the funeral would have to be canceled! Jesus raises a widow's son and, in doing so, gives us a foretaste of the day when all funerals will be canceled forever.

Google church pictures

Click on the icon above to take a virtual tour of our church. We have a 360-degree view of the sanctuary and entrance, as well as photos of the kitchen, Prism fellowship hall, nursery, Parlor meeting room, playground and Cluster classrooms.

Directions: We are located at 1833 Park Forest Ave, behind Denny's on North Atherton. From North Atherton, turn on Park Forest Ave and turn Right on Cornflower Lane to get to the parking lot. You can click on the map below to be taken to mapquest, where you can type in your address and get directions.


There is a bus stop on the N bus route right in front of the church (stop 496 & 497). See the Catabus schedule for the N bus route here.

ReindeerVacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School Registration Forms are now available! Click the link: Vacation Bible School Registration Form to open the form. You can type or write on the form and mail it to PFVUMC, 1833 Park Forest Avenue, State College, PA 16803.

For current events and a copy of our monthly newsletter the MOSAIC, go to "news", or for complete information please contact the Church Office at (814) 238-2657.