To register, please visit the UPWARD website or go to, put in zip code 20170, and then choose Herndon UMC.

The UPWARD league is for students in Kindergarten through 6th grade who want to play basketball.  Practices start in December and games are played in January and February.  Normally teams will have one practice and one game per week.


  • Mandatory Coaches Meeting/Dinner on Sunday, October 29 at 6pm
  • Evaluations: either Friday, November 10 from 6-9pm or Saturday, November 11 from 9am - noon
  • Opening Celebration (Meet the Coach Night) on Friday, December 1 (Kindergarten - 2nd grade at 6pm, 4th - 6th grade at 7:30pm)
  • First Practices Saturday, December 2nd (Kindergarten - 4th grade) and the week of Dec 4th for all! 

If you are interested in volunteering for Upward Basketball this season, please contact Sheri Fairchild, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Get in touch with us

(703) 707-6271
701 Bennett St, Herndon, VA 20170
Office hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm Friday, 9 am to Noon

Worship with Us

Saturday, 5:30 pm -- Casual Worship

Sunday, 9 am -- Traditional

Sunday, 10:30 am -- Contemporary

A Nursery is available for all services and KIDSClub is also available on Sundays during worship.