Mid-Week Chapel
Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

Join us for a brand-new mid-week chapel service every Wednesday, 1:30-2:15 p.m. This service is especially geared toward our senior adults. Music each week will be provided by Walter Bryant, PWUMC music director, and the smaller worship setting will provide an opportunity to connect with our pastors and other staff.

Future of the UMC
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

At this event centered around The Future of the UMC, you’ll hear more about what is happening at the macro level of the United Methodist Church in advance of General Conference 2022, where delegates are expected to discuss and vote on LGBTQ issues as they relate to the church. Pastor Yvi Martin will cover topics including the timeline and legislation, trends of UM churches across the U.S., and the potential paths forward for churches across the spectrum. There will be an interactive component along with a short Q&A session.


This event will be available both in-person and on livestream, with advance registration. Please register below.

Meet & Greet With the Pastors
Nov 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

New guests and visitors to PWUMC are invited to a monthly “Meet & Greet” with PWUMC pastors Yvi Martin, Choongho Kwon & Jess Horsley. You’ll have the opportunity to:


  • Learn more about the church’s mission, vision and congregation;
  • Ask questions;
  • Get to know the pastors; and,
  • Meet other people looking to make Platte Woods UMC their church home.
Veterans Day Service
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Congregation and community members are invited to a celebration and recognition of those who have served in the armed forces at Platte Woods UMC. This live Veterans Day Service will include an opportunity to gather in person (masking is required) and give thanks for those who served as well as their families and support systems. A variety of music will be offered, local veterans and families will be recognized, and former U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant and Iraq Veteran Reverend Jess Horsley, the new associate pastor at Platte Wood UMC, will share a message. The event has no cost and is open to all people of all ages.


In addition to the service, there will be an opportunity for veterans to network and share resources for care and community with local organizations set up in the lobby.


If you are a veteran or know a veteran who would like to be recognized on a slide show during this event, please send their information to Rev. Jess Horsley.

Journey — A Ministry for Couples
Nov 12 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

What is Journey?

Journey offers monthly programs to strengthen couples’ relationships at any stage and any age!


Beginning this fall, programs will be offered both in-person AND virtually.


Planning to attend VIRTUALLY? Simply register both adults and you will receive an email with all the materials on the second Friday of the month after the program. You can enjoy your time together whenever it works for you!


Planning to attend IN-PERSON? On the second Friday of the month, join us for a time of community and learning.

In-Person Schedule

6:15-6:30 Check-in & Community Time


6:30-7:00 Program

Each month, we’ll have a different program with information designed to give you the knowledge and nudge to work on your relationship. There is no mandatory homework or reading and each month’s individual topic allows for flexibility in attendance.


Please register BOTH adults for this program by clicking the date(s) you’ll be attending.


November 12 (no childcare)

December 10 (subscription box)

January 14

February 11

March 11

April 8

May 13