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About Us

our community

We are a multi-cultural congregation who follows Jesus Christ and actively loves and serves our community.  Our members range from lifelong followers of Christ to individuals who are just beginning their spiritual journey.  At Haws Avenue UMC, we are united by our collective aim to genuinely live out our faith in Christ as well as our commitment to reach out to our community, bringing God’s love, hope and healing to the world.

OUR MISSION

"Loving People, Sharing Faith, Renewing Hope"

 

OUR Vision

“ONE COMMUNITY CHURCH WHERE EVERY INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY EXPERIENCE THE TRANSFORMATIVE LOVE OF GOD THROUGH CHRIST”

our CORE VALUES

  • Worship -We are committed to a Christ-centered worship, which is inspirational and seeks to connect people with the power of Christ.

  • Relationships – We invite, welcome, encourage, pray, walk with and accept all persons in and outside of Haws Avenue

  • Accountability – We are committed to helping each other do no harm, do good and stay committed to God as modeled by Jesus. We love God and one another through our prayers, presence and service.

  • Outreach – We are committed to sharing God’s love and grace through service in our community. Scripture calls us to show our faith by our actions. We pray for, work with and build up our community locally, regionally and globally.

our church

we are located in the heart of norristown, on the corner of haws avenue and marshall streets, just one mile from the norristown transportation center. originally built in 1896, our church building is deeply rooted in norristown history. 

church location

800 West Marshall Street Norristown, PA 19401

 

our staff

 
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Pastor Rodney Brailsford

Senior Pastor

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ADRIANA SAMARGIA PRESTER

Director of Music

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JANET GRATZ

Prison Ministry Coordinator

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Carrie Bobrowicz

Office Manager