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.

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Worship from Home — Sundays at 10 am

Learn more about worship at Herndon UMC here.








Click above to go to 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:


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

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.

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.

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...

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,

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...


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...


Go to the detailed Herndon UMC calendar.

Vacation Bible School 2020

This year Herndon UMC's Vacation Bible School is going to be Knights of North Castle! Join us July 6-10.   Learn more or sign up for your student's particular "Order" today using the links below! Junior Order (Preschool, includes rising Kindergartners) Knight...

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...

Thrive–Young Adult Study

Young Adult Bible Study is a place to come together to create lasting relationships with the Lord and each other. We engage with scripture to learn, grow and serve alongside one another in community. All college-age and older are welcome! This group meets over Zoom on...

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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, please contact Pastor Jonathan by email ( or text (757-748-4785).

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 or contact a staff member. If you’d like to schedule a Zoom meeting for your group, please e-mail Jen Score at

Connect on Social Media

Information is shared via Facebook and Instagram (click on the icons below to connect). About three days a week Pastor Jonathan goes live on Facebook with “JP@3” at 3pm or on Facebook afterwards.  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

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 prayer or specific kinds of pastoral support, please contact Pastor Jonathan by e-mail ( or text (757-748-4785)

Read. Ponder. Pray.

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 on Facebook,
Monday through Wednesday at 3 pm.