Welcome to Discovery United Methodist Church

If you’ve passed the corner of Lauderdale and Gayton a thousand times, you can’t miss the electronic billboard and banners proclaiming the activities of a vibrant and active church campus.

Celebrating 30 years of ministry in Richmond, Discovery United Methodist Church is leading people to become vital disciples of Jesus in a myriad of ways.  Over 1,000 of your neighbors call us their church home and you could be the next!

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Discovery Methodist Sign
Discovery Methodist Choir
Discovery Methodist Storytime

Our Mission Statement

Friends, family, fellowship! Here at discovery friends and family come together to learn and share God’s love through prayer, discussion and fellowship.
Come join us each week at a place we call home!

Our Ministries

Women's Ministry


We are studying Joyce Meyer’s ‘Worry-Free Living – Trading Anxiety for Peace‘. Books are available for approximately $7.00 at Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

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Men's Ministry


Bringing Together Men To Grow In Their Relationship With Jesus Christ; Encouraging Each Other To Be Servant Leaders In Their Families, Church and Communities.

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Youth Ministry


Discovery Youth aims to spread the love of Jesus Christ through faith, fellowship, and serving others. We have fun raising money through various fundraisers.

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Youth Ministry


Attend any services, any you will notice that our Music Ministry is a happy assembly of Christian servants who love to sing!

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Come Worship With Us, We’re Not Your Ordinary Church.


Sundays at 8:30am and 10am
Wednesdays at 7pm


13000 Gayton Rd.
Richmond, VA


Traditional and blended services, for
all ages and families

Calendar of Events

Keep up with what's going on at church! The next five events are displayed here. Check the full calendar to see everything that is going on at Discovery.

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Adult Sunday School
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Worship Service (Traditional)
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Worship Service (Traditional)

Sundays at 8:30am, a traditional style worship service with Holy Communion served every week.

Youth Breakfast of Champions
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Worship Service (Blended)
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Worship Service (Blended)

Sundays at 10:00am, A blended worship service known at Discovery as “The Most Refreshing Hour of Your Week!

Adult Sunday School
Dec 4 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Discovery Methodist Baptism
Discovery Methodist Memorial Garden
Discovery Methodist Rose

If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word. He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.

Numbers 30:2