The Boaz Box at the front of the parking lot; there is currently a need for non-perishable protein items such as canned tuna, peanut butter, etc.

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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E-GIVING IS NOW AVAILABLE - Electronic Giving is a convenient, consistent way to help our church grow. Consider scheduling a recurring electronic contribution today. You won’t need to write checks and prepare envelopes every week. And even when you can’t attend services, your electronic contributions will arrive without delay.

BRUNSWICK STEW SALE -The UMM will be selling Brunswick Stew at the Anniversary Celebration on October 21st.  Order yours now so you don’t miss out!  $10 a quart.  Contact the church office to place your pre-order.

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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.

Lower United Methodist Church invites you to join us as we celebrate our historic anniversary on Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd. 

Details of the Colonial Market Fair on Saturday, and our homecoming and anniversary worship service on Sunday are included in the Lower Light.  There will be something for everyone. 

"Come as you are..."

120 Lower Church Road
PO Box 98

Hartfield, Virginia 23071

Sunday Services

Join us for traditional worship services every Sunday at 8:30 AM or 11:00 AM.

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  - 10:30 AM.

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Al-Anon meets Tuesdays at 7:30pm.

CHURCH TOURS – The History Committee will be offering church tours by appointment only, starting in June. Anyone interested should contact Brenda Brownley at 776-9799.

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. 

​​VIDEO VOLUNTEERS – The Communications Committee is seeking volunteers to video worship services on Sundays. Please contact Cullen Walker if you are interested: 804-539- 4771.

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.   Contact Helen Ward if you can help.

RESPITE CARE PROGRAM is looking to add additional men and women volunteers.  Activities that we do include devotion, music, exercise, walking, cooking, folding Sunday bulletins and making crafts for sale or for the pre-school.  
Requirements include patience, a passion for caring for others and would like to  join us 4 hrs./month on Tuesdays, please contact Mary Lou at 703-304-6609.  Volunteers must undergo background check, TB screening and participate in a 2 hr. training session prior to joining our program. 

Northern Neck Middlesex Free Health Clinic - Thursday at Freeshade Community Center - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM - Let Julianne Rosas know if you can volunteer as a receptionist or screener one day a month. Training provided!


Office Hours:

Mon - Thurs:  8 AM - Noon

Lower United Methodist Church