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Greenwood Goings On

In-person worship Sundays at 11 a.m. at Greenwood.


Check out The Greenwood Grapevine, our weekly virtual bulletin here.


June 2023 Twig Bender

   The latest edition of Greenwood 's world-famous newsletter is now available online here.    

Call Charge Conference

   Wednesday June 7 at 7 p.m. in the Greenwood Sanctuary. The Greenwood-Laurel Park Charge will vote on the incoming pastor's salary and compensation package. Additionally, Laurel Park UMC members will vote on the resolution for LPUMC to be discontinued effective June 30, 2023 and merge with Greenwood UMC, transferring all membership of LPUMC to GUMC; for the personal, tangible, intangible and digital property of LPUMC to be transferred to GUMC; and the LPUMC real property to be transferred to the Three Notch’d District of the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Save the Dates

  • Sunday, June 25: farewell reception for Pastor Franklin and Madison

  • Sunday, July 2: welcome reception for Pastor Kang.

Aggie’s Attic

   The Aggie's Attic board of directors will meet on Monday, June 5 at 6 p.m. in the Laurel Park UMC activity room.

Shoe Drive for UMCOR

   Kenwood UMC in Dinwiddie has organized a shoe drive to raise money for UMCOR. Donated shoes will be sent to developing countries to create job opportunities. UMCOR will receive $0.40 per pound of shoes collected. All styles of shoes are welcome. Leave your donated shoes in the box in the church narthex by June 4.

Prayer Requests

   Greenwood has a dedicated email address for prayer requests. Email your prayer needs to Pastor Josette checks this email inbox daily. All email requests are in strict confidence.

Making a Joyful Noise!

   Greenwood's choir resumed its ministry praising God in song during worship services. The choir rehearses every Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. in the Greenwood choir room. Join them and make a joyful noise unto the Lord!

Greenwood Learning Center

   The Greenwood Learning Center — GUMC’s after school ministry — is now taking applications for the Fall 2023 semester. Click here for more info.

Flower Calendar 2023

    Altar flowers given to the glory of God also honor or remember someone and help decorate the Sanctuary. Sign up today. Altar flowers are $20.

Church Finances​

Despite the quarantine, expenses still must be met. There are several ways you can make your regular donations during the pandemic:

  • Mail your checks to the church office. If you want to include a donation to some ministry like CARITAS, please indicate the ministry and the amount on the memo line of your check .

  • Drop your donation by the church office during office hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Get yourself a Cash App account and pay securely on line at  $GUMCVA. Funds go straight to each church’s bank account. A statement will go to the respective church financial secretary to record your giving, and your privacy is assured.

Our Monthly Newsletter

Deadline for the July 2023 issue of the Twig Bender is Friday, June 23, 2023.

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