Welcome to our site!


Our mission – “Celebrate and Share Christ with our community and throughout our world.”


We are a community church open to all who wish to join us in worship and in fellowship with others. All are welcome.


 Church Sanctuary and Stewart Hall are accessible to people with disabilities.


Our church address is 285 North 2nd St., Hotchkiss, CO.  81419


Where in our community is God calling us to serve?? How are we sharing God’s Love??


Newsletter – Notice Sunday Worship Messages and Prayer time

Worship Services, Sunday School, Lenten Study Group, and all Meetings at Hotchkiss, Crawford, and Paonia Methodist churches are suspended starting Sunday, March 15th until further notice. This is per the recommendation from the conference in response to coronavirus outbreak.

Each Sunday Rev. Josh will have posted his worship message via Facebook live.  You do not need to have a Facebook account.


Follow the church Facebook pages to stay up to date.

Click here for Crawford’s page. Click here for Hotchkiss’ page. Click here for Paonia’s page.


Sunday morning ‘Time of Prayer” at 10 a.m.

We will again gather via video conference and telephone conference to share a time of prayer. This is a great way to lift up our joys and our concerns, pray with and for one another, hear one another’s voices, and maybe see one another’s faces. 
Join from your computer at  https://tcu.zoom.us/j/139612341
Or Telephone:
   1 (669) 900-6833  or 1 (346) 248 7799  
    Meeting ID: 139 612 341


Rev. Josh’s Video Sermon Messages – please click on the youtube link to view.  This will open to youtube.

Palm Sunday Message — April 5, 2020 


Boot Camp for the Soul: Dead Ends — March 29, 2020 


Boot Camp for the Soul: Hydrate — March 22, 2020 





Sunday Worship Service – 10:00 a.m.

Rev. Joshua Langille-Hoppe









Adult Sunday School – September-May, 9:00 a.m. This meets every Sunday starting September 8th, 2019. All are welcome.


Children’s Sunday School – please contact the church office at 970-872-3540

Children’s Sunday School starting Sunday, September 8th, 2019. This is every other Sunday, September-May. Children will be excused after ‘Story for All Ages’ during the Worship Service for their Sunday School. All children are welcome.

Start Sunday, September 8th and 22nd, 2019
THANK YOU!! to Cokesbury for providing these materials




Thursday, March 5th study in Crawford is canceled as Pastor has a funeral.
Thursday, March 12th study will begin at Noon with 1st week study and then 1pm with the 2nd week study.
Paonia’s study begins on Tuesday, March 3rd at 11:30am, brown bag.


BOOK STUDY – Lent Book Study – March 5th thru April 9th
1:00 p.m. on Thursdays at Crawford Community United Methodist Church
Entering the Passion of Jesus: Holy Week for Beginners
By Amy-Jill Levine
ISBN-10: 1501869558
ISBN-13: 978-1501869556
This is a book and video discussion group.
Books are available from Amazon, Cokesbury, and other book retailers.
All are welcome.







Special Services:

Ash Wednesday, February 26th – Hotchkiss Church Stewart Hall at 5:00pm for service & soup supper;  Noon at Paonia United Methodist Church
Palm Sunday, Sunday, April 5th – 10 a.m. Sunday community prayer time via Zoom, access shared via email; Pastor will post a video of his message based on Matthew 21:1-11  on the churches’ Facebook pages.


Maundy Thursday, April 9th –  We will celebrate Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m. April 9 with a virtual potluck via Zoom, access shared via email. Pastor  invites you to bring your dinner and a drink, log on and join us for a time of blessing, prayer, and community. We will also hear the story of Jesus’ Last Supper and the new commandment that he gave his followers. Pastor plans to record this session and share it on the churches’ Facebook pages


Good Friday,  April 10th –  Virtual Tenebrae Service  more information to come


Easter Sunday, 12th – 10 a.m. Sunday community prayer time via Zoom, access shared via email; Pastor will post a video of his Easter message  on the churches’ Facebook pages.


Christmas Eve Service