13000 Gayton Rd. Henrico, VA 23233
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!
Sundays at 8:30am, a traditional style worship service with Holy Communion served every week.
Sundays at 10:00am, A blended worship service known at Discovery as “The Most Refreshing Hour of Your Week!”
Meet the leadership team at Discovery United Methodist Church.
Rev. Adam Sowder
We welcome Adam as our new pastor. Adam is working on his Doctor of Ministry degree and studied in Cambridge, England. He and his wife Sandy grew up in Blacksburg, VA. They and their two young sons Teddy and Henry are excited to become an active part of Discovery UMC and the surrounding community. They also have a daughter Samantha who is attending Shenandoah University.
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Church Administrative Assistant
Responsible for the efficient operation of the church office; provides clerical and administrative support to the Senior Pastor, Church Staff, and leaders. Serves as the Membership Secretary, and as a primary communications link with the public.
Staff Parrish Chair
Liaison to Boy Scouts
Children’s Ministry Co-chair
The Mission of The United Methodist Church
To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
We Would Love You to Join Us
If you are not currently part of a church family, we invite you to come and get connected with ordinary people who have found that church can be relevant, enjoyable, exciting and life-changing!