Aldersgate UMC pumpkin patch open for October

Aldersgate UMC pumpkin patch opens

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Fall is here, and pumpkin patches are popping up across the CSRA.

This is Aldersgate United Methodist Church's ninth year hosting a pumpkin patch.

The funds from the program funds a summer intern program and other youth ministry needs.

"We're known as the church with the warm heart, and part of our local mission is to reach out to the surrounding neighborhoods," Shannon Cook said. "The pumpkin patch leads up to our big fall hooplah, which is our Trunk or Treat. It's a trick-or-treat alternative. It's not a faith-based program...very low key."

Pumpkin patch hours 1 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday. It will be open through Oct. 30. For more information, contact

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The church is located at 3185 Wheeler Road.

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