Chelsea First United Methodist Church
Address:128 Park Street
 Chelsea, MI 48118
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At this time we have No In-Person Worship - please join us on Facebook Live
every Sunday at 10 am. ( We will start out with a message from Pastor Joy, then go to our youtube channel for the worship service. YouTube

Directions and parking
Chelsea First United Methodist Church is located in Southeastern Michigan, about 1 hour west of Detroit, and 15 minutes west of Ann Arbor. The Chelsea First United Methodist Church is located in the heart of downtown Chelsea at 128 Park Street, across from the Purple Rose Theater.
To get here:
          East or West

  • Take I-94 to the Chelsea/Manchester exit (#159) 
  • Head north on M-52, following the signs towards Chelsea.
  • Continue on Main St. and you will arrive in downtown Chelsea in a matter of minutes.
  • You will take a right onto Park Street.


  • Take I-96 to exit 122
  •  Head south on M-52, follow signs for Stockbridge, then Chelsea, it is about 28 miles, you will follow M-52 all the way into Chelsea.
  • You will take a left onto Park Street.


  • Take M-50 east or west to M-52 north, follow signs for Manchester, then Chelsea, its about 22 miles, you will follow M-52 all the way into Chelsea.
  • Turn right onto Park Street

Free parking is available in several municipal lots and on local streets around downtown Chelsea. One lot is right next to the church, another lot is across the street and down the hill next to the Purple Rose. There is also street parking available and a few other lots off of the Main street.