You are Welcome at Herndon UMC!
The building may be closed, but the community is active.

God’s Love is Real.
God’s Love is Active.
God’s Love is for Everyone.

See what’s happening in the Herndon UMC community.

 

Worship from Home — Sundays at 10 am

Learn more about worship at Herndon UMC.
Are you a guest?  Learn more about Herndon UMC.

Watch on YouTube.  You can also watch on Facebook Get worship resources here.

Herndon UMC’s mission is to serve and share God’s Love in community.

Be a Neighbor

These are unprecedented times but they offer us many opportunities to serve and share God’s Love with our neighbors.  If you are looking for ways to offer assistance, there are opportunities here (to the right on desktop or below on mobile) and more listed on Herndon UMC’s volunteer hub.  If you have another idea or need some help choosing, please contact a staff member.

Neighbor Hotline

If you are at greater risk in our community and have a need like picking up medications or groceries, mowing the lawn, or if you would just like someone to talk to, please call or text:

571-306-0540

Sew Awesome Masks

Use a gift for sewing or caring to support making handmade cotton masks to help protect those in the greatest need in our community.

Neighbors On Call

Help take care of neighbors at the greatest risk from COVID-19.

Herndon Cares

Established to support COVID-19 growing needs to support food insecurity, employment stability, and small business viability at the local level. Herndon UMC is proud to join other local faith communities in partnering with Herndon Cares. Donations provide meals from a local restaurant to someone in need. Learn more at herndoncares.org.

Shop for LINK

LINK Against Hunger is seeing an increase in demand for food in our area.  There are bins in front of the Doe Fellowship Hall entrance of our church that are checked and emptied daily.  All non-perishable foods are welcome.  Shop for others too when you shop for yourself.

Anxiety and Depression Support Group

Do you struggle with anxiety or depression? Herndon UMC offers an Anxiety and Depression Support group every Wednesday morning, 9:30 to 10:30 am. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact the Rev. Larry Buxton, lwbuxton@gmail.com.

KIDS CLUB @ Home — May 31

For May 31 KIDS CLUB @ Home, your kids will need this pdf (the “Heart Box”) to follow along with the craft segment of the video lesson. Download and print as many as you need!

Vacation Bible School Online

This year Herndon UMC's Vacation Bible School is going digital! Join us ONLINE the week of July 6. Learn more and sign up today!   We can't make VBS happen without our wonderful volunteers!  If you want to help, contact Mallory Hopper at mallory@herndonumc.org.

UMW Book Club — June

The United Methodist Women (UMW) encourages all members and friends to recommit to the United Methodist Church’s Charter for Racial Justice and resist racism in our hearts, our homes, our communities, and our country. Herndon UMW's Book Club this month is reading...

Starters — June 28

Interested in joining Herndon UMC?  The next Starters will be Sunday, June 28 at 5:30pm. This is Starters is being offered as a hybrid of in-person and on zoom.  It is meant to be a casual gathering to talk about what it might look like to become a member at Herndon...

Youth Bible Study

All those in grades 7 through 12 are invited to Youth Bible study. It is an opportunity to dive deep into scripture and God’s word together.  We come together to challenge our faith and encourage one another to learn to live the life God intended for us. All are...

Youth Group Online

Remember the good times when we could all get together at 5:30 on Sunday for Youth Group? We still can and do! We just meet over Zoom. Youth Group (or YG) is a safe place for young people in grades 7 through 12 to come together and learn about God in a safe and loving...

KIDS CLUB at Home

Join Mallory Hopper, Director of Children's Ministry, in KIDS CLUB while at home. She is recording the KIDS CLUB curriculum and using household items so that you can participate as a family from home. The videos are linked to the web page for each Sunday's worship...

Musical Groups

Herndon UMC is for music and music lovers. Music is a terrific way to share God's Love with others.  Herndon UMC is blessed to have a variety of outlets for those willing to share their musical gifts.  There are choirs for all ages (adults, youth and kids), hand bell...

Calendar

Go to the detailed Herndon UMC calendar.

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Staying Connected

Through life, good times and bad, we are called to be a people of prayer. Please be in prayer this season.  We are praying Psalm 91 for 91 days.

We also need to connect with others.  Here are some of the ways that you can stay connected and share God’s love in community.

Be a Neighbor

There are many ways that you can help Be a Neighbor and serve those in need.  Learn more by scrolling through the options above or by visiting our volunteer page.

If you would like to lend a hand with reaching out and being in communication and prayer with people in our community as part of Project Reach, please contact the office by email (office@herndonumc.org).

Worship from Home (Online)

Herndon UMC is offering worship online on Sundays at 10 am.  Services are offered on YouTube and on the Herndon UMC Facebook page.  Learn more about worship and the resources being developed to support it here.

Attend Group Gatherings (Online)

We have Bible studies, small groups, and meetings happening over Zoom.  To get links for upcoming studies and small groups, visit the detailed church calendar.  To learn more about Zoom, visit bit.ly/helponzoom or contact a staff member. If you’d like to schedule a Zoom meeting for your group, please e-mail Jen Score at office@herndonumc.org

Connect on Social Media

Information is shared via Facebook and Instagram (click on the icons below to connect).

About three days a week, you can find a message from Pastor Jonathan live on Facebook with “JP@3” at 3pm (or saved on Facebook). 

HUMC KIDS have also been posting a number of resources on the KIDS Facebook group and are using Messenger Kids!  Check under Children’s Ministries for more details.

Sign up for the e-News

If you are not signed up already, sign up today for Herndon UMC’s e-News.  You will get weekly updates on activities and news.  Just go to bit.ly/HerndonEmails.

Ask if You Need Help

Call or text needs to the Neighbor Hotline. (571-306-0540) There are volunteers ready to help.

If you need help with technology or getting connected, contact the any staff member.

If you need prayer or specific kinds of pastoral support, please contact Pastor Jonathan by e-mail (jonathan@herndonumc.org) or text (757-748-4785)

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Wednesday, June 3

The youth led worship this past Sunday challenging us all to be the church. You are encouraged to take time this week to read, ponder, and pray over God’s word and how it may be speaking to your life today.

Thanks to Sheri Fairchild for this week’s devotions.  Look for these short devotions on Facebook and Instagram each Monday through Friday.  Make scripture and prayer part of your daily routine.

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Tuesday, June 2

The youth led worship this past Sunday challenging us all to be the church. You are encouraged to take time this week to read, ponder, and pray over God’s word and how it may be speaking to your life today.

Thanks to Sheri Fairchild for this week’s devotions.  Look for these short devotions on Facebook and Instagram each Monday through Friday.  Make scripture and prayer part of your daily routine.

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Monday, June 1

The youth led worship this past Sunday challenging us all to be the church. You are encouraged to take time this week to read, ponder, and pray over God’s word and how it may be speaking to your life today.

Thanks to Sheri Fairchild for this week’s devotions.  Look for these short devotions on Facebook and Instagram each Monday through Friday.  Make scripture and prayer part of your daily routine.

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Friday, May 29

This past Sunday, Jonathan preached that the hope of Jesus and the hope of our baptism is that God sees us like a masterpiece.  Take time this week to dive into scripture and realize that every encounter we have with water is an opportunity to remember that God’s love for every person knows no bounds.

Thanks to Sheri Fairchild for this week’s devotions.  Look for these short devotions on Facebook and Instagram each Monday through Friday.  Make scripture and prayer part of your daily routine.

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Thursday, May 28

This past Sunday, Jonathan preached that the hope of Jesus and the hope of our baptism is that God sees us like a masterpiece.  Take time this week to dive into scripture and realize that every encounter we have with water is an opportunity to remember that God’s love for every person knows no bounds.

Thanks to Sheri Fairchild for this week’s devotions.  Look for these short devotions on Facebook and Instagram each Monday through Friday.  Make scripture and prayer part of your daily routine.

Watch JP@3 on Facebook.

Join Pastor Jonathan live on Facebook,
Monday through Wednesday at 3 pm.