United Methodist House at Chautauqua, a year-round retreat and renewal center



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  United Methodist House
  Box 115
  Chautauqua, New York 14722
  summer: 716-357-2055
  year-round: 716-357-4045
  hurlbut@ netsync.net

[UM House view in snow season]

Welcome . . .

[History book]

The book The United Methodist House: The Story of the House and Its People, by Nancy Richards, is now available, priced at $10 (plus $5 postage). Call 716-357-4045 to order.

. . . to the United Methodist House, one of the denominational houses at the Chautauqua Institution in southwestern New York state. The House is located at 14 Pratt Avenue on the Chautauqua grounds, just across from the famous Amphitheater.

During the nine-week Chautauqua season, it is a center for worship, fellowship, and learning. The spacious porch, parlors, quiet Chapel and Memorial Garden make an inviting and comfortable place for rest, refreshment and conversation. The resident hostess and host coordinate the many events that take place at the House and welcome weekly guests to their rooms.

What's it like to stay at United Methodist House? “You have to experience it,” says a blogger who spent time at the House one recent summer. Also read the host couple's weekly blog on life at the House and in Chautauqua.

Room reservations for the 2018 season were taken on October 2, and all available rooms have been taken. A waiting list is maintained: call 716-357-4045 for details.

During the “off” season — the other 43 weeks of the year — the United Methodist House is available as a retreat and renewal center for individuals, families, and church groups.

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