welcome to aldersgate


We are a Reconciling Ministries Network Congregation

Be at peace, you are among friends. Aldersgate United Methodist Church is located on Concord Pike in Wilmington, Delaware.

Aldersgate UMC opens its life to all persons regardless of race, ethnicity, social status, age, mental health, intellectual or physical ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We affirm our belief that God's grace is available to all as we commit ourselves to be an inclusive Christ-centered community. As a reconciling congregation, we welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people as visitors and members. All are welcome in our community of faith, as we fulfill our purpose of making disciples for the transformation of the world.

When you come visit, wear what you're comfortable wearing and you'll see everything from suits to shorts in most services.

Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 

By this, all will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.

John 13:34-35

Job Posting

November 2019

The Aldersgate United Methodist Church (AUMC), located in suburban Wilmington, Delaware, is seeking a full time Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. The Director will serve as a role model to youth and young adults and be an engaging spiritual leader within the church.

The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries will strive to guide all youth    (grades 6 - 12) and young adults (ages 18 - 25) of AUMC as disciples of Jesus Christ. This person is responsible for designing, coordinating and facilitating a comprehensive, biblical, youth and young adult ministry program.

Letter of interest, resume, and a minimum of two references can be sent to:


A detailed job description can be found here: 
Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries Job Posting

news and announcements

  • Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events: Soup-er Bowl Sunday (Feb. 2), Chili and Chocolate Cook-off Social (Feb. 8), Youth Musical Performances (March 6-7-8), Rummage Sale (April 18).
  • Experience Aldersgate from anywhere - catch up on recent sermons and watch live streams of service every Sunday.
  • Prayerfully consider lending a hand for the setup and breakdown of our fellowship time (weekly).
  • The January edition of The Messenger is now available.

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