The Women of Steel will have their next Bible Study and fellowship time November 16th at 10:00 AM at Community UMC 37 Cherry Road Portsmouth. The study for that time will be the philosophies of Martha and Mary on life. Come join them, there will be coffee and donuts as well.
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Bishop Lewis shares video upon her return from medical leave In this video, she shares her thanks for Bishop Pete Weaver’s interim leadership for the Virginia Conference and more about her return. She encourages all churches to show this video this coming Sunday morning ( Sept. 8) or to share widely with their congregations. Video is also available in Korean […]
Community is in the process of starting a Girl Scout Troop. They will be meeting on Thursday nights. Email the pastor from the anout our pastor page if you are interested.
Reminder that we are having a joint SPRC meeting at Community on May 29th at 7:00 PM.
Dear Virginia Conference, Before our live stream event on March 4, I wanted to share how much I’ve missed each one of you, my Cabinet and the work of the annual conference. I want to thank those in the conference for the prayers and the expressions of love during my hip surgeries. Like many of you I watched the last […]
March 1, 2019 A Pastoral Letter to the United Methodist Church from the President of the Council of Bishops +Where possible you are asked to read this brief letter in your morning worship service. Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise. Are any among you sick? They should call for […]
After hours of delaying tactics by opponents, the United Methodist General Conference 2019 delegates passed The Traditional Plan 438 to 384. A last-ditch effort to bring the One Church Plan back was defeated in the morning and was followed by efforts to amend the Traditional Plan to address constitutionality issues raised by the Judicial Council, the church’s top court. The […]
Thank you to everyone who came out to our joint church meeting last night at Olive Garden. We had a joint Administrative meeting followed by a joint SPRC and we just talked how both churches could better reach out to folks. It was good food and good conversation.
Christmas Eve services will be joint between St Mark UMC and Community UMC and it will be at St Mark UMC 4320 Twin Pines Road Portsmouth, come join us. at 5:00 PM.
Community UMC will be having a reception on December 21st at 6:00 PM at 37 Cherry Road. We will be having finger foods and celebrating a special time, please come join us.
This Sunday both churches will raise up the names of the Saints that have passed before us. We will do this during our Joys and Concerns time. Please list your Saints and come join us.
As it looks at this writing, Florence will impact north of Wilmington, NC close to Moorehead City, NC Thursday as a strong Category 4 hurricane and then will slow and begin to die off wind wise. The problem is the water it will blow into the area and the rain that will fall. Please check your flooding zone. Portsmouth has […]
CHESAPEAKE- Vernon Elwood Halstead, 94, passed away at his residence in The Crossings at Oakbrooke Assisted Living in Chesapeake VA on Friday, August 17, 2018, after a short battle with brain cancer. Vernon was born on December 19, 1923 in Portsmouth, VA to the late Benjamin Franklin (Sr.) and Mary Elida Halstead. He began his work life at the young […]
It really is easy to invite someone to church. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkA_v13q7i0