Pleasant Mound-Urban Park UMC
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Partnering to Strengthen Our Community Through the Transformational Power of Jesus Christ
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About Us

 

Pleasant Mound-Urban Park United Methodist Church is a place where you can grow in your relationship with God, experience the love of Christ, and enjoy real worship with a congregation of friendly and loving people of all ages. Whether you are married, single, young or seasoned, Pleasant Mound-Urban Park United Methodist Church has something to offer you - a place where you can belong.

We've been in the Pleasant Grove community for more than 100 years, offering relevant ministry for children, youth, men and women. We are an outgrowth of a worshiping community dating back to 1842. During the Civil War, a one-room log cabin was built on Buckner near the Scyene community to serve as a meeting place for church and a community school.
 
Between 1876 and 1881, a second church building was built with Rev. J. R. Masters as the preacher and teacher.
Father Buckner from the Buckner Orphans Home (now the Buckner Children's Home) attended worship service at
Pleasant Mound and brought children to the school.  In 1894, the second building was sold and one year later, the new church was built at Bruton Road and Pleasant Drive. The first service in the current location was held May 23, 1954. Pleasant Mound and Urban Park United Methodist Churches merged in 1996.
 
In the 21st century, Pleasant Mound-Urban Park continues to serve the Pleasant Grove community as a worship center, educational complex, and community outreach center. Since that day in 1842, our commitment and goal remains the same: partnering with our neighbors to transform the community for Jesus Christ, one family at a time. To God be the glory!