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 over 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 800 of your neighbors call us their church home and you could be the next!

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Discovery Methodist Sign
Discovery Methodist Choir

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

Women

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

Men

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

Youth

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

Music

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.

When

Sundays at 8:30am and 10am
Wednesdays at 6:30pm


Where

13000 Gayton Rd.
Henrico, VA 23233


How

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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July 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
3
  • Church Office Closed
  • English Class
4
  • Church Office Closed
5
  • Safe Haven
  • Food Pantry
  • Choir Rehearsal
6
7
  • Goodman Event
8
  • Line Dancing
9
  • Rev. Adam Sowder Arrives
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Group
10
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Drama Troupe
  • Trustees Meeting
  • Boy Scouts
  • English Class
11
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Drama Troupe Dress Rehearsal
  • Prayer Group
12
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Safe Haven
  • Pizza Night (by RSVP)
  • Discovery Drama Troupe Play
13
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Finance Meeting
  • Band Practice
14
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
15
  • Line Dancing
16
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service
  • Sowder Welcome Reception
  • Youth Group
17
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Staff Parish Meeting
  • Boy Scouts
  • English Class
  • Band Practice - Solomon
18
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Food Pantry
  • Prayer Group
19
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Safe Haven
  • Let's Eat (BYOD)
  • Mid-Week Worship
  • Choir Rehearsal
20
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Band Practice
21
  • Ellen's Summer Camp
  • Adult Ministry (Pot Luck)
22
  • Line Dancing
23
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Group
24
25
26
  • Safe Haven
  • Let's Eat (BYOD)
  • Mid-Week Worship
  • Choir Rehearsal
27
  • Band Practice
28
29
  • Line Dancing
30
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Group
31
Discovery Methodist Memorial Garden
Discovery Methodist Rose

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

1 Thessalonians 5:11