A Warm Welcome from Decatur Presbyterian Church (DPC)
If you are coming to our church for the first time — welcome! We’re glad you’re here. You may have some questions. If your questions aren’t answered below, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Frequently Asked Questions
What time does worship begin?
Worship begins every Sunday at 10:30. We suggest arriving by 10:15 to ensure enough time to find parking and get to the sanctuary.
Where do I park?
Parking can be found in A) the lot in the back of the sanctuary off of Church Street, B) across the street from the church opposite the canopy on Church Street (no charge on Sundays), or C) in the Decatur Library lot off Sycamore Street. Please allow a few extra minutes to find a spot.
How do I enter the building?
Enter the building at the Sanctuary front doors on Sycamore Street or under the canopy on Church Street.
What Is worship service like?
Decatur Presbyterian Church (DPC) is a warm and vibrant community. Worship service is traditional and follows the lectionary. DPC is known throughout the region for its outstanding music and choir program. DPC also has a tradition of great preaching from our staff of exceptional pastors. We hope you will stop by and experience our service for yourself!
Are there classes for my children during the service?
Yes, Children may stay in worship or attend youth Sunday school. See Children and Worship for more information.
Do you offer Adult Sunday school?
Sunday school for adults meets at 9:15, and there are different types of classes for various ages and perspectives. We encourage you to try several.
How should I dress?
We say that everyone is welcome and we mean it. Some people like to dress up but we encourage people to be comfortable so casual clothes are fine. Being here is more important than what you wear. For those bringing children, we know that just getting them out of the house is a big victory so don’t be concerned about everything being perfect.
How do I become a member of the church?
We're honored that you would consider making DPC your church home! There are three simple steps to becoming a member of the church. Find details by clicking here!
Join us for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:30 am and at 5 pm on the 1st Sunday.
Worship is the heartbeat of Decatur Presbyterian Church, the most important hour of the week. In worship, we offer praise, receive forgiveness, listen to God’s Word, pray for the needs of the world, and offer ourselves as living sacrifices to God.
About Decatur Presbyterian Church
The mission of DPC is to share Jesus Christ's love for the world.
Founded in 1825, Decatur Presbyterian Church has contributed in numerous ways to the cultural development of Decatur over nearly two centuries, transforming Decatur from a tiny frontier settlement to building the foundations of the city we live in today.