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

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 7pm


Where

13000 Gayton Rd.
Richmond, VA


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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April 2017

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Choir Cantata Dress Rehearsal
  • Baptism & Reception
2
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Worship Service with Holy Communion
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Group
3
4
  • Girl Scout Troop 72
  • Food Pantry
  • Science & God Young Adult Study
  • Prayer Group
5
  • Meet Rev. Adam Sowder
  • Dinner Sponsored by Youth
  • Kids Choir
  • Movers & Shakers - Ages 0-5
  • Mid-Week Worship
  • Choir Rehearsal
6
  • Preschool Easter Program
  • Widows/Widowers Group
  • Women's Ministry
  • Band Practice
7
  • Financial Peace University
8
  • Men's Ministry Breakfast
  • Line Dancing
  • Widows/Widowers Group
9
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Discovery Choir Cantata
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Easter Egg Hunt
  • Youth Group
10
  • Trustees Meeting
  • English Class
11
  • Riggan Funeral Service
  • Band Practice & Rise Up Choir
  • Prayer Group
12
13
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Holy Thursday Communion Service
14
  • Good Friday
  • Financial Peace University
15
  • Line Dancing
16
  • Sunrise Service
  • Easter Breakfast
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Worship Service
17
  • Church Office Closed
  • Staff Parish Meeting
  • Boy Scouts Court of Honor - Sanctuary
  • Council Meeting
  • English Class
18
  • Girl Scout Troop 72
  • Food Pantry
  • Discovery Drama Troupe
  • Prayer Group
19
  • Movers & Shakers - Ages 0-5
  • Let's Eat (BYOD)
  • Mid-Week Worship
  • Choir Rehearsal
20
  • Widows/Widowers Group
  • Band Practice
21
  • Adult Ministry (Pot Luck)
  • Financial Peace University
22
  • Line Dancing
  • Smith Wedding
23
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Worship Service
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Group
24
  • Financial Peace Makeup Class
  • Boy Scouts
  • English Class
25
  • Financial Peace Makeup Class
  • Discovery Drama Troupe
  • Healing & Wholeness Class
  • Prayer Group
26
  • Movers & Shakers - Ages 0-5
  • Let's Eat (BYOD)
  • Mid-Week Worship
  • Choir Rehearsal
27
  • Widows/Widowers Group
  • Band Practice
28
  • Financial Peace University
29
  • Line Dancing
  • Memorial Garden Cleanup
30
  • Worship Service (Holy Communion)
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Youth Breakfast of Champions
  • Worship Service
  • Children's/Teens' Sunday School
  • Adult Sunday School
  • Eagle Scout Court of Honor
  • Youth Group
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