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Sunday Worship Services: 11 a.m. - Sunday School: 9:45 a.m.
10040 Greenwood Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 266-5341

Welcome to Greenwood United Methodist Church
We've been spreading the Word of God in Glen Allen since 1840

 

 

Worship Service and Activities Cancellation Notifications

In case we have to cancel or postpone worship services or other activities due to inclement weather, icing on the roads or in the church parking lots, we will try to get the word out to you as soon as we can, by several means of communication, including
- The prayer chain phone tree
- This web page
- Our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/gumcva)
- TV: the local ABC (WRIC - channel 8) and CBS (WTVR - channel 6) affiliates

 

Our Mission

 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” – Matthew 28:19

Our Vision

Loving God - Connecting and Growing with God - Serving Others

Click here to read Greenwood's weekly bulletin

Fellowship Dinner

Wednesday, March 11 – 6:30 p.m. Menu: Chicken and dumplings, tossed salad, apple pie and ice cream, rolls - $7 each. In order for us to plan properly for the Fellowship Dinner, we must know ahead of time how much food to prepare. Therefore, please make your reservations by Sunday, March 8; we will regretfully be unable to take reservations after this date. Sign up on the bulletin insert, call the church office at (804) 266-5341 or e-mail here.

FunRaisers Bag Lunches

Pick up after services on Sun., March 22. Menu: Two White House rolls with pimento and cheese, Jello salad, chips and dessert — $7. Sign up on the sheet in the narthex.  

Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m.

Greenwood’s traditional neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt is coming and we need your help to:

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Fill plastic Easter eggs with candy for the children. No hard candy, please. Pick up a couple dozen empty eggs in the narthex and return them filled by Friday, April 3.

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Donate items for the UMCOR Health Kits we’ll have the children assemble. See the list in the narthex or in this month’s Twig Bender. 

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Donate baked goods for the cake walk. Please bring your goodies to the Fellowship Hall by 9 a.m. on the morning of the hunt.  

Chocolate Easter Eggs  

Delicious, hand dipped, half pound, beautifully decorated chocolate Easter eggs, filled with Your choice of filling: peanut butter, coconut or cream; $4.50 each; order by March 22 using the form here.

Education Building Classroom Cleanup

We need to do a bit of work on the classrooms in the Education Building to make them more inviting. Join us next Saturday, March 7, at 9 a.m. right after Men’s Breakfast, to help us clean, organize and evaluate the classrooms.  

Vacation Bible School 2015  

We’ll hold a Vacation Bible School 2015 planning meeting on Tuesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Greenwood. All who want to contribute to this vital outreach ministry are welcome to come help plan this year’s VBS.  

Bishop’s Convocation on Prayer  

 March 21 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Ave. in Richmond. The convocation includes small group learning opportunities in the areas of prayer and Wesleyan spiritual disciplines. Both laity and clergy are invited to attend. There is a registration cost of $10 which includes lunch. Attendance is limited to 450, so register, before March 16, at the Conference website.

Upcoming Opportunities at Greenwood

March 7 Men's Breakfast, 8 a.m.
Education Building class room clean up, 9 a.m.

March 8  

Daylight Saving Time Begins

March 11 Fellowship Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Sign up by March 8
March 17 VBS Planning Meeting, 7 p.m.
March 18 Cornerstones, 11:30 a.m.
Trustees Meeting 7 p.m.
March 22 FunRaisers Bag Lunches - pick up after worship services.
March 27 Twig Bender Deadline

March 29 

Palm Sunday

April 2 Maundy Thursday - worship service at Greenwood at 7 p.m.

April 4 

Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. on the church lawn

April 5 

Easter Sunday 
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Hunton Baptist with breakfast following.
11 a.m. Easter Worship Service at Greenwood

 

Senior Travel Opportunities

Hanover County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring local travel opportunities in March, April and May for those age 50 and up. Click here for trip details, contact Hanover Parks and Recreation at (804) 365-7152 or visit them online at www.hanoverparksrec.com. Spaces are limited, so don’t delay in registering.

Greenwood After School Program

Read more about this important outreach ministry here.

Cub Scout Pack 744

Greenwood is a proud sponsor of Cub Scout Pack 744. The pack meets in Greenwood's Fellowship Hall every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Read their latest newsletter here. 

 

 

Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth. - Psalm 46:10 (NRSV)

Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as you ever can.  -- Attributed to Methodist Founder John Wesley

Greenwood UMC's Monthly Newsletter

Click on the logo to read the March 2015 issue of the Twig Bender

Deadline for articles for the April 2015 issue of The Twig Bender is March 27, 2015

Please submit your articles to the church office or click here to submit a Twig Bender article .

 

New! Click here to view past issues of Greenwood's newsletter The Twig Bender.

 

To read an on line devotional from the Upper Room, click on the logo      

   

 

As the people of God, we are called to develop our faith through the understanding of God’s love and to be a church dedicated to prayer.  

We believe that Christ is calling us to serve by being present and welcoming to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural or economic background.

God calls us to give our time, talent and monetary resources to proclaim effectively the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

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