Visitors FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

Q – What are the Worship Times?
A – Worship service is at 11:00 a.m.

Q – How do I contact the Senior Pastor?
A – Contact Pastor Matthew Edison at (210) 227-2181 or email jacobschapelumc@sbcglobal.net.

Q – Do I have to be a member to participate in a ministry?
A – In general, you do not have to be a member to participate. Leaders of ministries who plan and execute activities must be active or Watch Care members participate.

Q – How do I become a member of Jacobs Chapel United Methodist?
A – During a church service or Bible study, you will be invited to walk to the front where someone will meet and walk with you. You may also speak with the pastor to discuss membership.

Q – Does the church allow rental to non-members of church facilities for weddings, funerals and other events?
A – Yes, Jacobs Chapel United Methodistallowsw space to be rented for varied events. For questions regarding the use of the facilities please contact jacobschapelumc@sbcglobal.net or (210) 227-2181.

Q – What ministries are available for children and youth?
A – We have the following ministries. All adult volunteers must successfully pass a criminal background check and be certified in Safe Gatherings training before starting:

  • Children (Age 5-11 years old)
  • Youth (Ages 12-18 years old)

Q – If I will reside in San Antonio for a short time (i.e. due to college, job relocation, etc.), how can I join the church under Watch Care?
A – “Watch Care” allows believers from other congregations to connect. If the San Antonio area becomes a permanent home, we invite you to join as a regular member of the Jacobs Chapel United Methodist family.