Welcome to Hamilton Park United Church of Christ’s official website.  Please check some of the special pages designed to answer your questions about the ministry of our congregation.

 Hamilton Park United Church of Christ

1210 Maple Ave.
Lancaster, PA  17603
(717) 397-9791

Beginning on January 4th, 2015 — Worship with us on Sunday mornings at 9:30 a.m.

Sunday School for all ages is from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m., September through the month of May. 

UPDATED SNOW PLANS … What to do on a snowy Sunday morning?  Unless weather is extreme, we will meet for worship at 9:30 a.m. for those who can get here (and home again!) safely.  If in doubt, please call the church office at 397-9791.


Rev. Catherine M. Shiley, Pastor


JOIN US for the NW Ecumenical Cluster’s Lenten Luncheon and Worship Services on Fridays in Lent!

LUNCH begins at 11:15 a.m.; WORSHIP begins at 12:15 p.m.; COST is $5 for lunch; OFFERING at worship supports the Winter Shelter of the County Council of Churches.

PREACHING THEME: “Social Justice Superheroes”

February 20 at St. Joseph’s R. C. Church; Minister Naomi Leapheart of Wisdom’s Table UCC preaching

February 27 at Wisdom’s Table at St. Peter’s UCC; Rev. Cathy Shiley of Hamilton Park UCC preaching

March 6 at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church; Rev. John Morris of St. John’s Episcopal Church preaching

March 13 at St. John’s Episcopal Church; Fr. Alexander Gousettis of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church preaching

March 20 at Lancaster Theological Seminary; Rev. Chad Martin of Community Mennonite Church preaching

March 27 at Hamilton Park UCC; Fr. Alan Wolfe of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church preaching


Hamilton Park United Church of Christ Mission Statement

…to be aware of spiritual needs and needs for growth and healing.
…to enrich life through worship and prayer grounded in scripture.
…to see Christ in the faces, the hands, and the works of our members.
…to stand beside those who hurt, those who are hungry, those who need renewal and hope, and to love the unloved.
…to participate in the life, mission, and ministries of the United Church of Christ.

Hamilton Park United Church of Christ is an open faith community of God’s people that listens for God’s Word, responds to God’s commands, experiences God’s grace, and walks in the light of Christ.

As Christ’s disciples we are called:

…to be stewards of God’s creation, its beauty, and its resources, and promote its preservation.

Our vision is to be a bridge between the church’s past and the spiritual life of the present and future generations.