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How We Serve

Welcome and Hospitality

Mission Statement

The Welcome and Hospitality Committee facilitates Williamsburg United Methodist Church’s efforts to fulfill the holy charge, “ Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God " (Romans 15:7) by:

Participating in United Methodist Church welcoming initiatives.

  • Sunday coffees
  • Greeters
  • Mug Ministry
  • Work with Communications Committee to advertise WUMC activities/events
  • Crossroads Table
  • Welcome Folders
  • Visitor Follow up
  • Providing resources for members and guests so that they know who we are as a church and how we can help them in their faith journey.

  • Information –provide access to church brochures, maps, etc.
  • Greeters
  • Nametags for members/guests
  • Upper Room
  • Care Notes
  • Mug Ministry
  • Crossroads Table
  • Welcome Folders
  • Advent/Holy Week Schedules for Hotels
  • Providing reminders and ideas so that each church member can contribute to the call to welcome others into the body of Christ.

  • Pew Shepard ideas in bulletin
  • Discussions/presentations to Sunday School classes
  • Attend Sunday coffees
  • Wear nametags
  • Crossroads Table
  • Needs survey
  • Challenging WUMC to actively seek out opportunities to warmly welcome all who enter our spaces.

  • Try to meet someone new (visitor or not) every Sunday
  • Pass registration pad in pew and speak to everyone around you –especially those you don’t know
  • Sit in different pews from time to time
  • Encourage welcoming practices not only in worship, but also in Sunday School and other small groups in the church
  • Crossroads Table
  • For more information, contact the church office (757) 229-1771.

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