Welcome to
Larchmont United Methodist Church

WE:
Help Seekers Begin in Faith.  
Help Believers to grow in Faith.  
Help the Community thrive in Faith.

Come join us Sunday

  • 8:15 - Heavenly Grounds.  Come join us in the Fellowship Hall for refreshments and, yes, fellowship between Sunday School and 10:30 Service.
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    8:30 - Children's Nursery for parents attending Sunday School and Church Service hours are 8:30-11:30am for children aged 3 and under.  

  • 8:35 LIVE Contemporary Service

    Looking for an alternative to traditional service?  Come join us in the Fellowship Hall for this new and lively service.  Still led by our Pastor, but with more member participation and contemporary Christian Music by our 8:35 LIVE Band.  Then stay for Heavenly Grounds fellowship and refreshments.

  • 9:30 - Children's Sunday School.  

    Have your children join our Sunday School classes while you attend the Adult Sunday School of your choice! See the ages and rooms under the "Worship" button.
  • 9:15 - Upper Room Sunday School Class 

    meets  in our class room on the 2nd floor of the Administrative wing.  Just come into the Monroe St. door, up the stairs, and turn left.  Look for the open door!   We've started a new study that will run through May - Adam Hamilton's "Christianity and World Religions.  You can also join us via Zoom.  Click here. 
  • 9:30 - Coffee Talk Sunday School Class

    meets in the Parlor (timing  enables you to attend whether you attend 8:35 LIVE or our traditional 10:30 Service).  Come join us for Our current study " Making Sense of the Bible," in which Adam Hamilton invites us into an honest conversation about the Bible. The six-session study begins with foundational questions such as, How and when was the Bible written? Who decided which books made it into the scriptures and why? How literally must we read it? And, is the Bible ever wrong? In approachable and inviting language, Hamilton addresses these often misunderstood biblical thems leading you to a deeper appreciation of the Bible so that we might hear God speak through it and find its words to be life-changing and life-giving.
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    10:30 am - Traditional Sunday Service in our Sanctuary.   Or, if you can't join us in-person, join us on-line via your computer, tablet, or smart phone Click here. 

    If you are worshiping on-line:

    Click here for the order of worship and bulletin.
    please fill out a Connection Card  - Click Here.
  • Our Worship Series - Witness of the Resurrection (Through May 29)

    following the Resurrection, Jesus made appearances to many before he ascended (Meeting with two believers on the road to Emmaus [left], for example).  Even in  his physical and risen presence, many were confused about what had happened and what this could mean for them.  We too often witness evidence of the risen Lord today, but are blind to what this means.  What does Jesus intend for us to do with this message of good news?  What difference does it make in our lives and world?  the lesson for May 15th  is "Competing Stories" based on Matthew 28:11-20.

  • You can view previous week's 10:30 am Sunday Services; just click here.

     

  • 6:30 pm - Youth Group -  Our youth group is in full swing!   Come find out about all the fun, exciting - and, yes -educational activities we have planned.

    Contact Charlene Chamberlayne (youth@larchmontumc.org) for more information.

breaking news!

  • Anchor Men's Fellowship is sponsoring a special dinner meeting, Thursday May 12th.

    We are excited to announce a special dinner meeting, open to our church familyfeaturing ODU’s Liz Smith, and Dr. Victoria Hall, Associate Professor of Ocean & Earth Science at ODU who will present their experiences and photos from a recent research trip with ODU undergraduates to Utkiagvik, Alaska to explore Climate Change above the Arctic Circle. Tickets ($5.00 per person) will be available after Services on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 8th.  Tickets may also make arrangements to purchase tickets from Gary Chiaverotti (chiaverotti@aol.com), Jonathan Clark (clarkjon1058@gmail.com), or Jeff Paiste (paisteja@gmail.com).  Tickets must be purchased no later than Tuesday, May 10th to ensure everyone has enough food!  Dinner starts at 6:00 pm.  We hope to see you in our Fellowship Hall for this amazing opportunity to hear about and discuss this timely subject.
  • Sunday May 15th Beacon Youth Meeting.

    Our youth will be meeting in the Chapel at 6:30 for a time of worship, reflection, and prayer.  From 7:00-8:00 pm, they will be in the Youth Rooms for fun, games, fellowship & study of Sean Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Successful Teens."   We invite all our youth to come and bring a friend. 
  • Hygiene "Kits for Conference"

    As we do each year, our Missions Team is assembling hygiene kits to support UMCOR's world-wide humanitarian relief work.  the kits will be  collected during our annual conference in early June.  Your can help by checking out the bulletin board outside the Fellowship hall during the week and in the narthex after Sunday Services.  Just choose what you will provide by taking a card or two (or more!) and go shopping!  Don't like to shop?  Monetary donations are always welcome and appreciated as well.  We'll go shopping for you!  Please place purchased items in the bin inside the Monroe Street entrance.  We'll be collecting items through May 15th.  Our goal - 100 kits!
  • Our Next Red Cross Blood Drive is May 19th!

    Come give the "Gift of Life" on Thursday, May 19th from 2:00-7:00 pm in our Fellowship Hall.  To sign up or for more information, contact either Traci Shepard (andrew.shepard1@cox.net,757-623-0863) or Kami Lannetti (klannetti@gmail.com, 757-404-4164).
  • Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine and surrounding countries!  

    Larchmont United Methodist Church stands with the people in Ukraine and the surrounding countries assisting Ukrainians internally displaced persons and refugees.  IN addition to our continuing prayers, we have donated over $5,000 to UMCOR designated for Ukraine relieve efforts.

    Thank you and keep praying!

  •  New Wednesday Morning Study Series Starts June 1st.

    Our new Study Series is "Unshakable Hope:  Building our Lives on the Promises of God."  
    Come join us at 10:00 am every Wednesday Morning in the Parlor  as we study along with Max Lucado and discover how we can Build our Lives on the Promises of God!  We meet .  If you miss a session, don't worry, come when you can!  Like more information?  contact our study leader, Chas Etheridge (etheridges@usa.com).
  • Breakthrough Prayer

    God, please break through the barriers we set up, and show us how to become the vibrant, engaging, inclusive church community you call us to be.  Amen.
    Our Breakthrough Prayer Initiative is a way to be transformed by asking God to miraculously breakthrough anything that is getting in the way of renewing our mind’s ability to discover God’s will for our church, both as individuals and collectively; how we transform from a Christian organization to a Christian Movement.
    We ask everyone to pray our Breakthrough Prayer every day, at least once, at either 11:01 am or pm wherever you find yourself.
    We, collectively, will say the prayer during each worship service.  We are also asking all group to include our Breakthrough  Prayer, not in-place of,  but as part of opening prayers at any meeting.  You can either use the card as a way to focus or pray from memorization.  One thing we don’t want to have happen is for the prayer to become rote or inward focused.
  • Need a ride to church on Sunday? 

    Please call Becky Crockett in our church office (489-8168) or via email (office@larchmontumc.org).  We'll need your name, phone number, and address.  We'll schedule a pick-up time.

To find out more about our Scheduled Activities
click on the "Weekly Activities" button or see our Calendar of Events under the "Connect" button.

Explore  the the many ways you can financially support Larchmont's ministry, mission, and outreach activities; just  check the "Ways to Give" drop-down button.

A little about Larchmont UMC.

Life at LUMC revolves around family, and we define family very broadly. Our definition includes folks who have been members for decades as well as those who entered our doors only just yesterday. In fact, some of our most active participants are Navy families who will only be with us for a few years during a Norfolk assignment. Others are from the Old Dominion University community, either students or faculty and staff.

We promise that we won’t embarrass you or hound you if you come just to check us out. If, on the other hand, you have a need right now, give us a call at (757) 489-8168 and talk to one of our ministers today.

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