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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

   

 

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

 

FunRaisers are Back!

Funraisers return this month with:

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Bag lunch: Sunday, Sept.24. Egg salad on sandwich roll, homemade applesauce, chips and banana pudding, all for only $7. Sign up in the narthex.

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Homemade Pickles: SOLD OUT!

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Apple Butter: $2.50 per half pint. See Betty to order. Contact Betty Ritchie at church or call the church office (804-266-5341).

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October Fellowship Dinner: scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 11. Check back for details.

 

Upcoming Events and Opportunities

   

Sept. 24

FunRaisers Bag Lunches

Sept. 27

Church Administrative Council Meeting: 7 p.m.

Oct. 1

Charge Conference

Oct. 2

LPUMC Pansy Orders are Due

Oct. 9

Columbus Day (Observed)

Oct. 19

5 Talent Academy

Oct. 21

Greenwood Fall Fair and Brunswick Stew Sale

Oct. 28

Laurel Park Fall Fair and Brunswick Stew Sale

Nov. 5

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Nov. 23

Thanksgiving

Dec. 3

First Sunday of Advent

Dec. 17

Christmas Cantata

 

Buy Some Pansies to Support Shalom Farms!

The Laurel Park UMC women are selling pansies to support Shalom Farms. Order yours from Susan Johnston (804-515-5162) before October 2. Full flat of 32: $20; half flat (16): $10, 8 pansies for $5 and so forth. Last year, they raised $3,000 for Shalom Farms.

Shalom Farms is a regional food access and community development project started in 2008 by United Methodist Urban Ministries of Richmond (UMUMR). Through sustainable agriculture and hands-on experiences, Shalom Farms works with communities to ensure access to healthy food, and the support to lead healthy lives. Read more here.

 

Christmas Cantata

Greenwood's choir has started rehearsals for our 2017 Christmas Cantata. The choir invites anyone who would like to be a part to join them at practice Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. The Cantata will be performed during worship services on Sunday, December 17.

5 Talent Academy

Coming on October 19: "How to Structure Your Church for Evangelism." Click here to read all about it.

Food Donation Connection

Greenwood continues to help feed the hungry in Glen Allen through our distribution of free food every Friday at 6 p.m.

Food is collected from participating restaurants by church members. The September pick up rotation schedule is posted in the narthex and available online here.

Longdale Elementary School Supplies Drive

Thanks for everyone who donated school supplies this year.

 

Greenwood After School Program

Our After School Program's 2017-18 session is underway, with 13 kids enrolled and a new van! Click here to jump to the After School page and read more about this vital ministry. Click here to download an application form.

 

Cub Scout Pack 744

Greenwood is a proud sponsor of Cub Scout Pack 744. Pack have resumed, Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Greenwood Eduction Building. Check them out on Facebook here.

 

Greenwood UMC's Monthly Newsletter

Click on the logo to read the
September  issue of the Twig Bender

Deadline for articles for the October 2017 issue of The Twig Bender is Sept. 22, 2017

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.

Emergency Closing Notifications: click here if we have to cancel, postpone or change any planned activities at Greenwood.

 

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

 

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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