• Sketch by L. Zona for Elmgrove's 175th Anniversary


Thank you for visiting our website!

Elmgrove UMC is a church in the Gates-Chili area that is open to serve and minister to you. This site will help you find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here to be a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

Elmgrove UMC is a congregation made up of people from all walks of life who are on a spiritual journey. Through worship, Bible based preaching, study, fellowship, prayer, mission and outreach, our desire is to grow in our faith and understanding of what it means to be disciples of Jesus Christ.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you join us on this journey and invite you to experience the variety of opportunities that are offered here. We have a blended worship service, vital ministries for children, youth and adults, music, small group Bible studies, fellowship groups, mission trips, many ministry groups to join…and more!!

Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, whether you’re just beginning to investigate Christianity or you already have a mature relationship with Jesus, we’re here to walk beside you and help you take the next step. When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

Please come and join us. You are welcome!

Our hearts...our minds...and our doors are open for you!

Pastor Kevin D. Slough 



The church office hours are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

Contact us at 585-247-4973 or ElmgroveUMC@yahoo.com.

Contact Us

Elmgrove United Methodist Church
1500 Spencerport Rd
Rochester, New York 14606
Phone (585)247-4973


  • Services

    Weekly worship is at 10 AM every Sunday. 

    We join in holy communion on the first Sunday of each month.

  • Book Discussion: Sensible Shoes

    Join us Sundays at 11:15 AM or Tuesdays at 10 AM.

  • Free Movie on March 23

    See calendar listing for details.

  March 2018  

This Week's Events



Town of Gates Community Dinner
2:00 PM to 4:30 PM