Starting Over in September

caritas1September is a wonderful month. Our children are headed back to school. Football season is back. Yet, with all that is going on we are active in the work of the kingdom! We are finishing our summer and starting our fall in a dynamic way as we host the CARITAS families from August 29th – September 6th. During the month, you are invited to a special Community Worship service as our brothers and sisters down at Four Mile Creek Baptist Church welcome us to their 10:00 AM service on September 20th. Our choir will join with theirs as we lift our voices together in praise to the Living God!  That is also the second day of the UCI World Bicycle Championships. We welcome our visitors from around the world here on the 19th and the 20th to Varina.

You can find out more about that and more as you view our church Calendar and Newsletter for the month of September. uci1

About laurelhillumc

Laurel Hill United Methodist Church is rich in history as a church family committed to a life in Christ. We began in the heart of Varina almost 150 years ago; the church has grown through its existence as a church-hospital in the Civil War, as a circuit church, and survived a disastrous fire which destroyed the sanctuary about 50 years ago. Then, dedicated, Spirit-filled Christians worked hard together to build a new sanctuary. That hard work has continued with many new improvements including a new addition connecting the sanctuary and educational building, the installation of an elevator providing total accessibility throughout both buildings, remodeling the education building and the installation of 18 stained glass windows. Faithful clergy and laity ministering together have established a legacy of dedication and service which enables Laurel Hill to be a beacon of light in our community, in our world and to all who follow for generations to come. In response to the needs of the Varina community, Laurel Hill United Methodist Church also operates the Laurel Hill Weekday School. These programs are an active part of the life and ministry of Laurel Hill UMC. We accept the opportunity through our morning Preschool and After School child care to share our values of love, caring, cooperation and forgiveness. The Church and child care programs work together to enhance the spiritual, mental and physical growth of children in our community. Our worship services are held each Sunday with a contemporary service at 8:45am and a traditional service at 11:00am. Sunday School begins at 9:45am. Call our office (804) 795-2772 for Bible Study times and other ministry opportunities.
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