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 is every Sunday at 10:30 am in the sanctuary and also online. We also offer LiveStream worship via the DPC YouTube Channel which can be accessed at any time:
  • 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 Sunday mornings), 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. Sunday morning worship service is traditional and follows the lectionary. DPC is known throughout the region for its outstanding music and choir program. The Holy Ground worship service is an informal service with the DPC Holy Ground band. 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!
  • What about Covid?

    Currently, the church is in Phase E which means that in-person worship is allowed, but all persons must wear masks on the DPC property. The nursery has also been suspended due to high covid numbers.