WELCOME! You have found the website for Laurel United Methodist Church in Springfield, Illinois.

We extend a friendly welcome at each of our worship services:

8:30 a.m. – Jazz Style Worship with God’s House Band
9:30 a.m. – Blended Worship with Laurel’s Chorale
9:30 a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
10:45 a.m. – Traditional Worship with The Chancel Choir

Welcome! The psalmist wrote: “I rejoiced with those who said to me, ‘Let us go to the house of the LORD'” (Psalm 122:1).  We rejoice in having your presence in God’s house.  With reverence and great gratitude, let us worship the Lord.

This Sunday, May 1st, is a Communion Sunday.  Our scripture lesson comes from John 14:18-29, and the sermon title is “The Rise of the Holy Spirit.”   We invite you to join us!

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02-Family Album Signup Button (3) Click Here to Sign Up for your Appointment

We are producing a NEW pictorial directory for our church. There is no cost to you or the church to have your photographs taken, and you will receive a complimentary 8×10 color portrait AND A DIRECTORY for participating. You will be able to view your images electronically immediately after you are photographed. At that time, you will have the opportunity to purchase additional portraits to share with family and friends.


Our Photography Dates are:

Tuesday                     5/17/16                     2-9 PM

Wednesday              5/18/16                     2-9 PM                       

Thursday                  5/19/16                     2-9 PM

Friday                        5/20/16                     2-9 PM                       


 EASY ways to Schedule Your Appointment!

It’s fast, easy and convenient!

  1. Click on the “Click Here”
  2. Select the NUMBER to be photographed.
  3. Click on the DAY you are available.
  4. Click on the TIME you are available.
  5. Enter your name, phone number and email address.
  6. Create a user name & password.
  7. Review information then click FINALIZE to complete

An e-mail confirmation will be sent to you immediately to confirm your appointment along with an e-mail reminder three days prior to your session. The email Reminder will include a valuable coupon toward portrait purchase. OR

  • Schedule your appointment at Church!

There will be a sign up table at church starting: 2/14/16

Lifetouch is giving back to your community. If your family will bring non-perishable food items to your photography appointment, to be donated to a local food pantry, you will receive a $5 off coupon toward purchase of portraits.

Also, we encourage you to invite your family and friends to schedule an appointment for family portraits. They are welcome to participate in our photography event. They do not have to be pictured in our directory, but will receive a free portrait. This is a great way to reach out to family and friends and offer them a free professional portrait session as a gift.

If you are not able to schedule your appointment at your church during these dates, Please call 866-756-0281 (Lifetouch) to schedule an appointment at another location.