what's happening



Sunday, 4/22

8:15 am  Worship Service

9:15 am - 11:00 am  Atrium Refreshments

9:30 am  Small Groups, Youth Group, Sunday School, Connect 101

11:00 am  Worship Service

                 The Worship Place

Monday, 4/23

9:00 am  Prayer Walk

7:00 pm  WUMW

Tuesday, 4/24

11:00 am  Bell Choir

7:00 pm  Church Council

Wednesday, 4/25

5:30 pm  Recharge, Confirmation

7:00 pm  Sr. Pastor Bible Study

Thursday, 4/26

10:30 am  Sr. Pastor Bible Study

5:30 pm  Bell Choir

7:00 pm  Sanctuary Choir

recharge wednesdays

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., and serving continuously until 6:30 p.m., enjoy a delicious dinner and good conversation with others. Our meals are expertly prepared by a professional chef and yet inexpensive: $6/adult, $3/child (ages 3-12) with a $20 family maximum. 

After dinner, participate in our activities or simply enjoy the rest of your evening. Please make a reservation for dinner by completing a dinner form at Connection Corner, in the pew racks, calling the church office, or completing the Registration Form below. Reservations are due into the church office by Tuesday noon before the Wednesday dinner. 

Questions, contact Cindy Banek at (757) 229-1771 Ext 258 or cbanek@williamsburgumc.org.

To register or view the menu, click one of the choices below:

For information about special events offered after ReCharge, scroll down. For information about the Senior Pastor's Bible Study or other Special Studies offered after ReCharge, click here.

Special Events

For information about our Special Studies, click here.

  • Confirmation 2018

    Pastor Meghan and Youth Director Andy invite youth in the 8th grade to participate in our 2018 Confirmation class. Grades 9th - 12th who have not been confirmed are welcome, too. In the United Methodist Church, Confirmation is an opportunity for people to recognize God’s work of grace in their lives and embrace being disciples of Jesus Christ. 

    Confirmation sessions will be held April 11, 18, and 25, and May 2 and 9 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in Room 160. Recharge dinner will be provided at no cost to the participants. 

    Confirmation Sunday will be on Sunday, May 13.

    Questions? Please contact Pastor Meghan at (757) 229-1771 Ext 261 or mclayton@williamsburgumc.org or Youth Director Andy at (757) 229-1771 Ext 259 or aglascott@williamsburgumc.org

    For more information on Confirmation, click here.

    For more information on our Youth Ministries, click here.

  • earth day plant share

    The Green Committee will sponsor our popular Plant Share again this year on Sunday, April 22, Earth Day. Consider potting some of the abundance from your gardens or bringing houseplants to share with others and look forward to choosing a “new plant” for yourself.

  • Magnificent Melodies

    Join us Sunday, April 22 at 3:30 p.m. for a concert series benefiting Elliot's Song, an Outreach Program of Early Childhood Music School.


    A Faithful Aging Conference with the topic Always a Place at the Table will be held at Williamsburg United Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 24. The conference will address opportunities related to an aging congregation and meeting the needs of older adults, including those with dementia, inside and outside the walls of our faith communities.

    The registration deadline is April 6. Cost is $40/individual which includes lunch, refreshment breaks, and all conference materials. Adults 65+ can register for $30/person. Groups of 3 or more individuals from the same church or organization can register for $25/person. Limited scholarship funds, sponsored by Pinnacle Living, are available for Virginia Conference United Methodist Church congregational teams. For more information contact Martha Stokes (804-474-8718). To register online, visit www.lynchburg.edu/beard

    Presented by the Beard Center on Aging at Lynchburg College and Pinnacle Living.

    For more information on our Respite Care, click here.

  • Shred-a-thon

    Get rid of all those no-longer-needed post-tax season documents and other unwanted paper clutter securely. The Youth Mission group is sponsoring a shredding event on Saturday April 28 from 9:00 a.m. - noon at the church. A donation of $10 per bag is appreciated.

    Contact Andy Glascott with any questions at aglascott@williamsburgumc.org or (757) 229-1771 Ext 259.

  • The UMC and Homosexuality – An Update

    The Commission on a Way Forward is tasked with helping the UMC find a way past its current impasse on issues related to sexuality, particularly in relation to the ordination and marriage of LBGTQ persons. The Commission has regularly issued updates on its work, and all United Methodists are encouraged to learn about the work of the Commission and to keep the Commission and the whole church in prayer.   

    Williamsburg UMC will have a two-part update on the Commission’s work and the likely next steps for the UMC, on May 9 & 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.

    For more information, click here.

    Resource information coming soon.

  • Vacation Bible School is “Shipwrecked”!

    You are invited to register for our Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2018, “Shipwrecked!” Join us from June 18 – 22 from 9:00 a.m. – noon as we discover how we can be “Rescued by God”. VBS is for any child ages 3-years-old through rising 6th grade. Many volunteers are always needed, so adults and youth can sign up, too. During VBS we enjoy learning about God through crafts, music, games, storytelling and science!

    Registration Forms are available in the Atrium


    Complete online registration by clicking here.

    For information about VBS, contact Cindy Banek at (757) 229-1771 Ext 258 or cbanek@williamsburgumc.org.

    We are a Safe Sanctuaries church. To view our policy, click here.