United Methodist Church of the Dunes
Church of the Dunes worships on Sunday mornings. An online worship service is available here on this website and includes both traditional and modern components. Please see the top of this page for up-to-date information about in-person worship services.
Music is very important to Church of the Dunes. A range traditional and contemporary styles of music are included in worship services.
Church of the Dunes enjoys offering activities and events for food, fun, conversation, and much more. There are also opportunities to participate in efforts that serve those in need both locally and across the globe.
Christian education opportunities are provided for all ages and stages of life. There are interactive learning opportunities children and youth. Each season, there are classes and discussion groups for adults, in addition to ongoing topic-focused discussion groups. Life-long learning, service, and engaging experiences are offered through the Finishing Well ministry for those age 55+.
Church of the Dunes is located in a wooded setting near the Lake Michigan shore. The church building was designed by renown architect Alden Dow to blend into the natural setting. Expansive picture windows provide views of changing seasons and wildlife from the worship space. Behind the building, there is a prayer labyrinth that is open to all. A serene remembrance garden is located next to the labyrinth, under the forest canopy.
Rev. Lou Grettenberger, Senior Pastor