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.

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 opportunities listed on our Serve page.  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

We are Herndon Virtual 5K/20K

Help area students go back to school ready to learn. Walk, run (5K), or bike (20K) between Spetember 1 and 7.  Funds raised by this virtual race will go to support existing programs providing food to area families in need and to providing supplies needed by area...

LINK, Inc.

LINK, Inc. exists to provide emergency food and financial assistance to qualified people in need. Herndon UMC helps support LINK by serving as a donation drop off point (year-round) and by supporting an on-site LINK food pantry. Herndon UMC also hosts the Christmas...

The Closet of Greater Herndon

The Closet of Greater Herndon is a wonderful place to shop. It supports the needs of community members, and it passes the profits back to the community. Learn more about how to support this organization.

Neighbors On-Call

During this COVID-19 pandemic, God's Love calls us to be looking out for all our neighbors. Especially those in need of extra support. This might mean that they need someone to go to the store for them, pick up some medications, mow their grass, or want to talk to...

KIDS CLUB at Home — August 2

There are some special resources for this week for KIDS CLUB at home.

Zip to the Scripture

Zip to the Scripture, a KIDS video available on the YouTube Channel, teaches kids how to find scriptures and passages in their Bibles. Scripture for Every Mood PDF is mentioned in the video and you...

We are Herndon Virtual 5K/20K

Help area students go back to school ready to learn. Walk, run (5K), or bike (20K) between Spetember 1 and 7.  Funds raised by this virtual race will go to support existing programs providing food...

Anatomy of Peace — Book Study

Join Pastor Flor for a four week study on the Arbinger Institute book The Anatomy of Peace.

Vacation Bible School Online

This year Herndon UMC's Vacation Bible School is going digital! Join us ONLINE starting July 8. Learn more and sign up today!

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...

Starters on Zoom

Interested in joining Herndon UMC?  We try to offer Starters monthly, but there have not been a lot of takers for Starters on Zoom.  It is meant to be a casual gathering to talk about what it might...

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...

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Staying Connected

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

Be in Prayer

Through life, good times and bad, we are called to be a people of prayer. Please be in prayer this season.  We would be glad to pray with you.  Learn more about sharing prayers with the Herndon UMC community on our Pray Together page.

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.

Worship from Home (Online)

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

After worship on Sunday sign into Zoom for Sunday Fellowship.  Break into random small groups around 11 am to visit for a short while and talk about the message, or whatever.  The link is always bit.ly/SundayFellowship.

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.

After worship on Sundays around 11 am, join us for Sunday Fellowship on Zoom.  Come say hello!  Visit bit.ly/SundayFellowship.

If you’d like to schedule a Zoom meeting for your group, please e-mail Jen Score at office@herndonumc.org

Know the Plan for Reopening

We are currently in the Pre-Opening Phase.  (Here is the Herndon UMC Phased Reopening Plan as of July 30, 2020.  There is also a video explanation of what you will find in the document on YouTube.)

What you should remember in this phase:

  • The building and grounds are closed to public gatherings.
  • Authorized personnel entering the building must report visits (e.g. when, where, how long, etc.) to Jen Score, office@herndonumc.org.
  • Masks are required inside the church building.

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 3 pm.  These messages are also saved on Facebook, if you want to catch one later. 

HUMC KIDS have also been posting a number of resources on the KIDS Facebook group, getting together over Zoom, and 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 Community Updates from Pastor Jonathan and weekly updates on activities via the Friday e-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 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)

Watch JP@3 on Facebook.

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

Daily Prayer and Scripture

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Monday, August 3

Continuing the sermon series “Teach Us to Pray,” this week we focus on scripture and prayers of adoration.  Also on Facebook and Instagram.

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Friday, July 31

On Sunday, Jonathan introduced the new sermon series “Teach Us to Pray” and challenged us to examine what we believe about who God is and what He can do!

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Thursday, July 30

On Sunday, Jonathan introduced the new sermon series “Teach Us to Pray” and challenged us to examine what we believe about who God is and what He can do!

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Wednesday, July 29

On Sunday, Jonathan introduced the new sermon series “Teach Us to Pray” and challenged us to examine what we believe about who God is and what He can do!

Read. Ponder. Pray. — Monday, July 27

On Sunday, Jonathan introduced the new sermon series “Teach Us to Pray” and challenged us to examine what we believe about who God is and what He can do!