Arapaho United Methodist Church

We invite you to experience this community of faith for yourself. Richardson, TX
Arapaho United Methodist Church
Arapaho United Methodist Church
Arapaho United Methodist Church
Arapaho United Methodist Church
Arapaho United Methodist Church
Arapaho United Methodist Church

Plan Your Visit

1400 W Arapaho Rd
Richardson, TX 75080

972 231-1005


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Who We Are

We are a neighborhood church that is intellectually challenging, emotionally stimulating, spiritually nourishing, and prophetically engaging. We treasure children and you. We respect diversity. We encourage theological inquiry. We celebrate traditional worship. We love to be together. We are always engaged in mission. We are biblically grounded United Methodists. We invite you to experience this community of faith for yourself.

About Us

Casual, Creative, Down to Earth, Hip, Friendly, Progressive, Inclusive, Neighborhood-focused, Lots of kids, Young families, Multigenerational

Community Service, Social Justice, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Yoga/Meditation, Nursery, Adult Education, Daycare, Preschool, School

Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Gospel Choir, Blue-grass, Organ

Methodist (UMC)



Our Services

What are services like?
The mission of Arapaho United Methodist Church is to deliver God's message of unconditional love and reconciliation in ways that will reach the diverse people of our community. Our commitment is to proclaim that message by demonstrating the love of Christ as we care for all people, especially as we advocate the well-being of children, youth, and the aging. We call all people to gather for worship, to grow in relationships with Jesus Christ, to join our nurturing community, and to accept the challenge of discipleship.

What is the community like?
We are adults. Youth. Seniors. Children. Families, both traditional and non-traditional. Couples. Partners. Singles. We are retired. Working. Volunteers. Students of all ages. We are different. We are alike. We are all children of God. We are a community of faith. We are open. We are friends. Mission is important to us. We celebrate traditional worship. We embrace change. We are growing in faith. We share God's unconditional love. We celebrate diversity, Christ's love, community, caring.

What if I'm not a Christian?
You are welcome here!


Jack  Soper

Jack Soper

Jack was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and is the grandson of a Methodist circuit rider preacher in Newfoundland, Canada. He graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Philosophy and Psychology. Jack has a varied background in church leadership with special emphasis on pastoral care, biblical studies and social action. He was ordained in the United Methodist Church in 1973 after attending Boston University School of Theology, where he earned a ThM. in Biblical Research. He is the organizing Pastor of Holy Covenant UMC in Carrollton, Texas where he served for eighteen years before being appointed to Arapaho UMC in 1992.

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