Northern Light United Church
A Presbyterian (USA) and United Methodist Congregation
No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.
Northern Light United Church is a multicultural union congregation affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA) with ministry emphases in social justice, music, youth, and Native Ministries. Northern Light is a More Light/Reconciling congregation. We welcome people of all ages, races, classes, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities into the life and leadership of our church, and we commit to advocating for justice and full inclusion of all people in both church and society.
- Sunday worship
- Christian education for all ages meets September to May
- Youth Ministry
- Church groups
- Our facility
- View Staff
Sunday Worship Times
- 11 a.m. during the school year; 10 a.m. in the summer
- Childcare provided
Church Location400 West 11th Street
Juneau, AK 99801
Northern Light is the host congregation for the Cooperative Youth Group that includes youth from Aldersgate and Douglas United Methodist Churches, St. Brendan’s and Holy Trinity Episcopal Churches, and the Juneau Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in addition to Northern Light. Weekly youth group meetings take place Sunday evenings. More information is available from the youth group director, Rev. Melissa Engel, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The church’s music program is robust and includes three singing groups, The Chancel Choir, Tlingit Gospel Singers and the Alleluia Children’s Choir. New singers are always welcome.
- Young Adult Fellowship
- Community of Christian Women
- Friday Morning Men’s Breakfast
- Households with Young Children
The church facility
Located in downtown Juneau, the church serves as a community center and bustles with activity seven days a week. In addition to church activities, the building houses the Juneau Cooperative Preschool and the Juneau Cooperative Nursery. It is also the hosts for Juneau People for Peace and Justice, the Alaska Native Sisterhood Camp 70, girl scouts troops, a cub scout den, 12 step meetings and various other community group gatherings. Blessed with wonderful acoustics, the church sanctuary is also the venue for Mudrooms, and many community musical events.