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If you need pastoral care, have a hospitalization, death, or an emergency, call the West Market Street UMC CARE LINE at 336-404-4302. (This number does not receive texts.)

Prayer Opportunities:

“I promise to uphold this congregation of the United Methodist Church by my prayers, my presence, my gifts, my service, and my witness.” Service of Reception of New Members, United Methodist Church.

dreamstime_2590753West Market Street United Methodist Church offers a variety of prayer ministries, some of which are ongoing, while others are event-specific. We hope you will keep your promise to the Church by participating in these meaningful prayer opportunities. New participants are always welcome.


Laity in Prayer—The purpose of this group is to pray specifically for West Market Street United Methodist Church—clergy, staff, music and youth programs, congregation, visitors, and small groups prior to the beginning of the 8:30 a.m. worship service. This group meets in room 319 at 8:00 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes. Contact Til Tillery (288-4663 or ctillery2@triad.rr.comfor more information.

DSC02395Partners in Prayer The purpose of this confidential intercessory prayer group is to pray for specific members of the West Market Street United Methodist Church faith community as they experience birth, illness, and death, as well as any other concerns, including those listed on prayer cards completed during worship services. A confidential e-mail of praises and concerns from each meeting is sent to additional members who cannot attend prayer sessions at the church. Partners in Prayer meets on the first and third Monday evenings of each month at 7:00 p.m. for approximately one hour in the church library. Pat Cox (288-1749) leads this group.

United Methodist Women's Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry Members of this ministry pray during the knitting process, meet monthly to knit, pray over each individual shawl, baptismal blanket, and child’s prayer blanket which are passed around the group, and participate in the blessing of each completed item by one of our pastors. They Prayerful Knitters meet on the third Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m. in room 408, while the Care Knitters meet on the fourth Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. until approximately 8:30 p.m. Amy Tillery leads the morning group, and Sarah Hester leads the evening group.  You can reach Amy Tillery at 402-1588 ( and Sarah Hester at 288-7832 ( for additional information. Knitters of all skill levels and want-to-be knitters are welcome.

Washington Montessori School Become a prayer partner for the teachers, students, and school.


“Pray Without Ceasing” I Thessalonians 5:17