Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church has three worship services, each distinct in location, music, and atmosphere. Feed your soul, fuel up for the week, and be equipped as a disciple to serve Christ in the world. Sermons from the 8:30 AM Sacred Journey and 10:00 AM Traditional Worship services are available to stream/download through Hennepin Podcast Ministries, and you can live stream the 10:00 AM worship service online.


Sabbath Beginnings | 8:00 AM, Border Chapel

Sabbath Beginnings

Begin your Sunday sabbath in an intimate, informal gathering to celebrate the Lord’s Supper. This 30-minute worship service features scripture,┬ádiscussion/reflection, prayers of the people, and communion. Weekly, worshippers recommit their lives to walking in the Way of Jesus.

Sabbath Beginnings is stewarded by retired Rev. Dwight Haberman in partnership with Associate Pastor Nate Melcher and Senior Pastor Judy Zabel. Download the latest bulletin.


Sacred Journey | 8:30 AM, Art Gallery

Sacred JourneyYour life is a sacred journey. This 70-minute worship service features poetry, scripture and other readings, a story or sermon from a lay or clergy person, prayers of the people, and a wide variety of music. With the worshipping body seated in a circle, the Art Gallery provides a peaceful, Christ-centered setting. Communion is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

Sacred Journey is created and guided by the community and stewarded by Rev. Sally Johnson.


Traditional Worship | 10:00 AM, Sanctuary

Experience the joy, excitement, and majesty of a traditional worship service. This 60-minute service features scripture- and thematically-inspired liturgy, scripture, hymns (both traditional and contemporary), pastoral prayer, and anthems from a variety of choirs, music ensembles, and special guests. The sanctuary’s striking beauty offers a classic setting for dynamic worship. Communion is celebrated on the 1st Sunday of the month.

Senior Pastor Judy Zabel and Associate Pastor Nate Melcher, along with occasional guest preachers, craft and deliver sermons that inspire, challenge, and equip worshippers to go out into the world and share the love of Christ.