SUNDAY SCHOOL needs volunteers– Our Sunday School is growing!  Help is needed, especially in the children’s Sunday School.  You don’t have to be a professional teacher in order to reach a child’s heart and teach him or her about the love of God.  A full time commitment is not needed, and responsibilities can be shared.  Please prayerfully consider helping with one of the following positions:  Superintendent of Sunday school, Secretary of Sunday school, Nursery workers, Preschool teacher, Substitute teacher.  Contact Helen Ward if you can help.

RESPITE CARE PROGRAM is looking to add additional volunteers.  Volunteers must have a background check, TB screening by their physician and participate in a 2 hr. training session prior to joining our program.  Activities that we do include devotion, music, exercise, walking, cooking, stuffing Sunday bulletins and making items for the pre-school and our Visiting Ministry.  

Requirements include patience, a passion for caring for others and would like to 
join us 4 hrs./month, please contact Mary Lou at 703-304-6609. 
Male volunteers are especially appreciated!

NEWSLETTER - If you prefer to have your newsletter delivered by mail rather than through e-mail, please let the church office know.  Provide your name and address and we’ll be happy to mail your copy to you.

TEXT MESSAGES - If you would like to be included on the text messages sent to the congregation regarding news of friends and family, upcoming events, and other information, please send Vicki Hogge a text with your name and request:  804-824-4000. 

Every Tuesday - Free Clinic - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM - Let Lanice Peach or Brenda Brownley know if you can volunteer as a receptionist or screener one day a month. Training provided!

"Come as you are......."

120 Lower Church Road
PO Box 98

Hartfield, Virginia 23071

Our faith community welcomes you and your family. Join us every Sunday to worship, pray and learn.

A Congregation of faith

Community Service

Our outreach programs help us bring the gospels to life every month.

Education Programs

We offer Christian Education Programs for Adults, Youth and Children.

Announcements &  Upcoming Events

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Older Adult Recognition Sunday - The Older Adult Ministry Committee is seeking old photographs of our congregation for our Older Adult Recognition at the 11:00 worship service on May 1.  If you have  any old pictures that you would like to share, please send or give any copies with your name written on the back to Mary Lou or the church office.
Also join us for  a luncheon after the service.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE - If you are a member of Lower UMC and are starting college this year, scholarships are available from Lower UMC. Applications and instructions are available in the church office or by contacting Susan Chaney at 776-7597. The deadline for submitting an application is May 1st.

CONFIRMATION – We are excited about the number of students attending the confirmation classes on Sunday mornings.  Please be sure to join us on May 8th at the 11:00 service when the students will be confirmed.  Parents, grandparents and friends are all invited to witness these young people confirm their faith.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL - The “Getting To Know Us” bunch will be
hosting an ice cream social on Saturday, May 14 at Mary Lou’s and
Don’s house.  This will be geared towards new families or those with children who have an interest in learning about our church. Invitations to follow...

SAVE THE DATE - The “Getting To Know Us” bunch will be hosting a picnic and swim event on Saturday, July 16 from 5-8 PM at Camp Piankatank.  This will be a covered dish event with grills available for hot dogs and hamburgers.  A life guard will be on duty.  Open to the whole church, please come and join us!  More to follow...


Office Hours:

Mon - Thurs:  8 AM - Noon

Lower United Methodist Church

Sunday Services

Join us for traditional worship services every Sunday at 8:30 AM or 11:00 AM, or our praise and celebration worship service at 5:00 PM.

We have a supervised nursery for infants and toddlers from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM and various adult, children, and teen Sunday school classes from 9:30  - 10:45 AM.