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Welcome to Fredericksburg UMC

Welcome to Fredericksburg United Methodist Church.  We have been active in the Fredericksburg community for more than 200 years.  Our church is a vibrant, active community of believers with something to offer everyone.  Whether you are looking to strengthen your connection with God, join a support ministry, serve our community and world, or find a good wholesome activity for you and your family, there are many interesting possibilities for you to explore. 


Our services provide a unique atmosphere for worship, from intimate and reflective, to traditional and contemporary.   Join us for worship on Saturday at 5:00pm or Sundays at 8:30am, 9:45am or 11:00am.

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Our Location and Parking

308 Hanover Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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We like to reserve the two Charlotte Street parking lots for visitors, guests, the elderly, and those with very small children.  The Charlotte Street parking lot is between Prince Edward and Princess Anne Streets.

When you arrive...

People meet and greet one another in the hallways and the Sanctuary Narthex and Gathering Center.  Ask a greeter for information about our church or to escort you to worship or maybe a class or function.  Be sure to stop by the Welcome desk located outside of Kobler Hall and the Sanctuary.  The Welcome Centers are staffed with church members who will be glad to answer any questions you may have.  

What do I wear?

Whatever you feel comfortable in!  You’ll see people dressed in casual clothes and suits worshiping side-by-side at Fredericksburg UMC. We’re much more interested in meeting you than in what you choose to wear.

Where do I take my kids?

Children are always welcome in worship at FUMC.  We do have a professionally staffed nursery available on the lower level. Our child care workers are loving, consistent, and trained. They will provide you with a beeper with which to contact you should your child be inconsolable. You can also take advantage of our infant comfort room on the second floor for the contemporary services. Ask a greeter or church member to escort or point you in the right direction.   Our church can be confusing to navigate - so don't be shy.

If you are joining us for services with your older children, we invite families to worship together in the Sanctuary and Kobler Hall.  Activity bags and children's bulletins are available for children at each of the entrances to the sanctuary.

Who to Expect

We are men, women, children, plumbers, electricians, businessmen and women, students, teachers, motorcycle riders, athletes, artists, young, and old, but most of all we are family.

We would love to meet you!

We have fellowship (socialize) after the Sunday services where you can have a cup of coffee, tea, juice, a treat or two, and a warm welcome from our congregation.

What We Believe

It is our desire to make disciples of Jesus Christ.  Our mission is to seek others in the community, serve their needs, grow the love of Christ and connect with each other.

We strive to do this through reaching people, teaching them to love and serve Jesus, and sending them to reach, teach, and send others.

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Learn and Grow in your faith

Small Groups are a great way to grow in faith, practicing accountability and becoming stronger disciples for Christ.

Despite the fast-paced and busy life, we need to be connected to a caring community where you feel like you belong. It is our goal that at Fredericksburg UMC everyone is connected to the body of Christ through small groups.   Ask one of our greeters to escort and introduce you to one of our small groups.

How do I become a member?

We invite you to become a part of the exciting things that are happening at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. We encourage you to get involved in fellowship, participate in a small group, and seek an area of serving in one of the many areas of ministry at Fredericksburg UMC.  You can also inquire about our FUMC 101 class!

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