What are the worship services like?
Each of our worship services has its own unique style, but all share the same scripture readings and sermon. The 8:00 Chapel service is a small service with a welcoming community. The 9:30 Classic service includes the chancel choir, organ music
Where is the church located?
Barrington UMC is at the corner of Route 59 and Algonquin Road in Barrington Hills.
Where do I go when I get there?
Come right in the front door! We have greeters inside
Is parking available?
Plenty of parking is available in our main parking lot off of Algonquin Road. Specially marked handicap parking spaces and spaces for pregnant or new mothers are available near the front entrance.
Is the building handicap accessible?
The Barrington UMC building is handicap accessible – doors are wide enough for wheelchairs and walkers, all restrooms are accessible and the sanctuary has pews designed that those using wheelchairs can sit with their families. For those who are
What about my kids?
Children of all ages are welcome at Barrington UMC! Children are welcome to worship with you at any of our worship services. Our professionally staffed nursery is available to care for infants and toddlers throughout Sunday mornings. Programming for 3-years through 8th grade is offered during the 9:30 service. Learn more...
Will I be singled out during the worship service as a guest or first-time visitor?
You will not be asked to stand or introduce yourself during the worship services, but we hope that you will sign in on the attendance pads in the pews and provide whatever other information you are comfortable giving us – an address, phone number or email address will help us follow up with you. You are also invited to join us for a cup of coffee and conversation in the lobby or in The Well – A Gathering Space near the front entrance before or after worship services.
May I participate in communion?
Yes! We believe that God’s table is open to all – you are welcome and invited to join us for this sacrament as it is celebrated on the first Sunday of every month at all worship services. We offer a gluten-free option at each service to make this sacrament available to all, regardless of dietary restrictions.
Can I participate in classes or programs even if I am not a member?
Of course! All of our programs, activities, missions
How can I find out more?
You can contact Gayle Richard, our Director of Connections and Engagement Ministries by email or call (847) 836-5540 ext 107 with questions or requests for more information.