Worship Services

Embrace a transformative worship experience at Frankfort & Elberta United Methodist Churches. Situated in the heart of our vibrant community, our doors are open to all, offering an inclusive space where everyone is valued on their unique spiritual journey.

Our worship services harmoniously blend cherished traditions with contemporary elements, fostering a place for contemplation, inspiration, and personal growth. Whether seeking solace, fellowship, or a deeper spiritual connection, our diverse congregation and committed clergy warmly welcome you. Share in the uplifting music, profound teachings, and genuine fellowship that define our worship gatherings. Let's embark on a journey of faith, hope, and love together. Join us this Sunday as we start this spiritual journey at Frankfort & Elberta United Methodist Churches.

Service hours and locations:
Elbert UMC Worship begins at 9:00 a.m.
Frankfort UMC Worship starts at 10:30 a.m.
To watch recorded services visit our Messages page.

Fellowship & Ministry Opportunities
Holiday Opportunities

Sunday, December 3
Celebration of Holy Communion
9:00 a.m., Elberta Worship
10:30 a.m., Frankfort Worship
11:45 a.m., Frankfort Hanging of the Greens
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Dine Out for BACN-Enjoy a meal at The Hotel Frankfort, 231 Main Street, Frankfort, and at least 10% of the proceeds will support the programs of Benzie Area Christian Neighbors. Reservations are required-231-352-8090.

Tuesday, December 5
6:00 p.m. Bells of Praise Rehearsal, Sanctuary

Wednesday, December 6
10:00 a.m. UWF Board Meeting
1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg, Church Library
1:00 p.m. Chancel Choir rehearsal
6:00 p.m. Celebrate Recovery

Thursday, December 7
9:15 a.m. Trillium Piecemakers Quilt Group, Church Library
1:00 p.m. CARE Team Meeting
1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Blood Drive sponsored by Versiti

Friday, December 8
7:00 p.m. Community Chorus Christmas Concert, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

Saturday, December 9
3:00 p.m. Community Chorus Christmas Concert hosted by the Frankfort United Methodist Church
4:00 p.m. Manitou Winds invites you to "Winter Songs & Carols," hosted by St. Andrews Presbyterian Church

Sunday, December 10
9:00 a.m. Elberta Worship
10:30 a.m. Frankfort Worship
7:00 p.m. Community Chorus Christmas Concert hosted by the Frankfort United Methodist Church

Community Chorus Christmas Concert
Saturday, December 3rd, at 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 10th, at 7:00 p.m.

The Frankfort United Methodist Church is all set to sparkle with holiday cheer as it plays host to the much-anticipated Community Chorus Christmas Concert.

The resplendent event promises an evening of enchanting melodies and heartwarming harmonies, uniting voices from diverse backgrounds in celebration of the festive season. Under the glowing lights of the church, the choir, comprising passionate singers from the local community, will perform a repertoire that spans traditional carols to contemporary arrangements, filling the sanctuary with the joyous spirit of Christmas. Attendees can expect a musical journey that resonates with the essence of togetherness and the timeless magic of this special time of year.

Amidst the resounding echoes of harmonious melodies and the embrace of our vibrant community, we extend our heartfelt invitation to join us for this special event. The upcoming concert at the Frankfort United Methodist Church promises an enchanting celebration of the holiday season-an evening filled with joyous music and the spirit of togetherness. Your presence will undoubtedly contribute to making this occasion an unforgettable experience for all.

A Christmas Holiday Concert Series
Friday, December 8th, at 7:00 p.m.

Step into the heart of holiday magic with The Benzie Community Chorus during our much-awaited 2023 Christmas Holiday Concert Series, themed "One Starry, Starry Night." Our performance promises an enchanting evening filled with celestial melodies and soul-stirring harmonies, a celebration of the true essence of Christmas.

Join us as we fill the halls of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, located at 8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah. Then, on Saturday, December 9th, at 3:00 p.m., immerse yourself in the festive ambiance at the Frankfort United Methodist Church, 537 Crystal Avenue. To conclude this mesmerizing series, join us on Sunday, December 10th, at 7:00 p.m., returning to the Frankfort United Methodist Church for a final night of joyful melodies and holiday cheer. Let our harmonious celebration of the season's spirit fill your heart and soul with the warmth and joy of this special time.

Come together with family, friends, and neighbors to experience the magic of the season as portrayed by The Benzie Community Chorus. With each performance carefully crafted to enchant and uplift, our concerts aim to create cherished memories and capture the essence of Christmas. Join us at any of our three wonderful locations across this weekend-long musical journey. Be part of this enchanting celebration that honors the joy and wonder of the holidays. Let the melodies of "One Starry, Starry Night" light up your holiday season with the warmth and spirit of community and harmony.

Christmas Caroling at The Maples
Thursday, December 21st, at 6:30 p.m.

Gather 'round and join us in spreading the joy of the season as we sing the timeless melodies of "Hark the Herald Angels" and more during our Christmas Caroling event at The Maples in Frankfort!

All are invited to join this festive gathering on Thursday, December 21st, at 6:30 pm.

Let's come together, voices raised in harmony, to bring the spirit of Christmas to life and share the warmth of the season with our community. Your presence will surely make this musical evening even more special as we unite to celebrate the joyous arrival of the newborn King.

Celebrate Recovery

Copies of the recently published, Celebrating the Highlights of 140 Years FUMChistory by Florence Bixby and Judy VanMeter are still available. The 276-page book, published by Bayside Printing of Frankfort, is a narrative of word and picture. It covers a bit of the early history of Frankfort and United Methodism and then moves on to highlight the historical events of the Frankfort United Methodist Church and community. The cost of the book is $25. You may purchase a copy of the book from the Frankfort United Methodist Church office or directly from Florence. If you are away for the winter and would like a copy saved for you, please contact the church office.

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