welcome to aldersgate

OPEN HEARTS. OPEN MINDS. OPEN DOORS. 

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


  • Get ready for the 2022 Aldersgate Youth Musical, March 4-5-6! Auditions will take place Dec. 3 & 4 with rehearsals beginning in January. To be part of the cast or crew, sign up now online. Once the form is completed, sign up online for an audition time.
  • Now available is a copy of Climate Change, Delaware, and You by Jennifer de Mooy from UMW Sunday on Oct. 17.
  • Our children's Sunday School classes (nursery through fifth grade) are now underway.
  • The December edition of The Messenger, Aldersgate's monthly newsletter, is now available.