Welcome to
Larchmont United Methodist Church

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

Haven't been to Larchmont UMC lately?

Click Here to View the "LUMC-COVID Comeback Song" 

an original song and video by our very own Mike Crockett!

LUMC - Circa 1910

LUMC - Today

Come join us Sunday

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    10:00 - Heavenly Grounds.  Come join us in the Fellowship Hall for refreshments and, yes, fellowship between Sunday School and 10:30 Service.

  • 8:30 - Children's Nursery for parents attending Sunday School and Church Service hours are 9:00-11:30am 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.

  • 9:15 - 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!   You can also join us via Zoom.  Click here.

  • 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.

  • 9:30 - 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).  We start this week with a short study called "So Long, Normal" (sounds appropriate, yes?).  Any and all adults are invited and welcome to attend for a lively discussion.  Of course, coffee will be available!  Click here to learn more about the study.

  • 10:30 am - Traditional Sunday Service in our Sanctuary.  If you can't join us in-person, join us via your computer, tablet, or smart phone Click here.  

    Current SERMON SERIES (Sep 19-Nov 7):  Journey - In the Faith Steps of Abraham and Sarah. Together, we'll discover  Faith is not just a momentary or single act of trust.  Nor is it something you get at the beginning of the Christian Life.  Faith is a life-long process that continually exerts demands on us at every stage and challenge of life--from childhood to old age;  from school to work to retirement; and in joy and sorrow.  This series explores Abraham's journey of faith through life's many seasons.  Next  Sunday's sermon - "Blessed to be a Blessing"  (Genesis 12:1-3).

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

breaking news!

  • Ringing in your ears?  You must be hearing the Larchmont Ringers Practice!  Come join us on Wednesday's, 5:30-6:15 pm in the 2nd Floor Music Room.

  • Come indulge your sweet tooth!  We will be giving our candy at two events this month, "Trunk or Treat" 5:00-7:00 pm Sunday, October 24th and on Halloween night6:00-8:00 pm (along with a spooky concert).  Place any individually wrapped candy donations in the bins at the Monroe entrance and Narthex. Stay tuned for event details.  Want to "enter" a decorated car in the Trunk or Treat event?  Slots are still available.  To sign up click here.

  • Consecration and Celebration Sunday!

    For a copy of the Celebration Sunday (Free) Luncheon Reservation Card, click here.
    For a copy of the Stairstep Diagram, click here.
    For a copy of the Weekly Income v. Giving Chart, click here.
    For a copy of the 2022 Commitment (Pledge) Card, click here.

     

  • Take our Worship Service Survey!  Your feedback will help us meet your needs!  Our recently approved Strategic Plan calls for two worship services each Sunday: 1) an 8:35 am contemporary Worship Service and 2) a 10:30 am traditional Worship Service.  Both will be offered in-person and via live stream.  To better meet your worship needs, we are asking everyone to take a short survey on various aspects of both services.  Please complete the survey between October 17 and October 31.  There are several ways to complete the survey:

    • Online click here
    • Paper copy - available in the Narthex during worship, in the church office, or have a copy mailed to you by calling the church office at (757) 489-8168
    • Via telephone by calling the church office to request a return phone call to answer the survey questions (specify preferred and alternate date/time).
  • Our Pumpkin Patch is in full "bloom!"   Pumpkins will  be available through October, 10am - 6pm Monday - Saturday and noon - 7pm Sundays.  Come and adopt one or more pumpkins!  Baked goods are also available.  Make sure visiting our Pumpkin Patch is on your calendar.

  • Youth Group activities are in full swing!  Our youth group (6th-12th graders) meets at 6:30-8:00 pm Sundays .  Contact Nicole Shannon (nhuttons@odu.edu) for more information.

  • 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.

  • New Strategic Plan approved by the Administrative Council. This latest edition of our Strategic Plan contains our Vision and Mission Statements, along with Goals and Strategies to attain them.  You can view a slide show summarizing our 2021 Strategic Plan by clicking here.   For a copy of the complete 2021 Strategic Plan click here.

  • Good News about our Church’s Worship and Activities!   After considering CDC guidance and church facilities, our LUMC PRG (Post-COVID Reentry Group) determined our church remains able safely to continue in-person worship and other activities.  For the time being we continue to ask worshipers and those meeting at our church to mask-up (do your part).  LUMC will not mandate mask-wearing, but asks that you be considerate of others by wearing a mask when indoors The PRG will continue to make the health of our members and guests a priority, periodically assess the COVID environment, and keep you updated.  Welcome back!

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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