Church Leadership

Our Church leadership is structured around our mission statement here at Fredericksburg UMC. 

Seek others in our community, Serve their needs, Grow the love of Christ, Connect with each other.

Below are the broad descriptions of each of these critical areas. 

To contact people serving in these areas click here

Seek others in our community

What we are doing now?

  • New Visitor Follow up
  • Communications – Print, Social Media, Website, Online
  • Evangelism – Actively seeking others in our community
  • Welcome Station

What are we developing for the Future?

  • Prayer Ministry
  • Community Events
  • Community Outreach

Serve their needs

Leader:  Carol Knott    

What we are doing now?

  • Angel / Dove Tree Ministries (November for Christmas)
  • Campus Christian Community support
  • Community Dinners and Drivers
  • Disaster - Early Response (ERT) & United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (VIM)
  • Food Pantry (3 days per week)
  • Fall Pounding (Fall)
  • Guatemala Mission (Summer)
  • Legal Aid Works (LAW) sponsorship
  • Micah Serve Areas
    • Breakfasts
    • Cold Weather Shelter and Drivers
    • Hospitality Center
    • Furniture Bank
    • Lunch Program
    • Annual Pledge
  • Mission Control for donations
  • Prison Ministry – Upper Room/Gideons
  • Local Construction Projects
  • Refugee Settlement Support
  • Interfaith School Dressing Days
  • UMCOR Kits

Grow the love of Christ

Leaders: Becky Washington

What we are doing now?

  • Pre-School – Promotes the development of the whole child.
  • Sunday School – Children, Youth, and Adult Classes
  • Girls Scouting
  • MOPS – Mothers of Pre-Schoolers
  • Children – Jesus said; “Let the little children come to me.”
    • Children’s Sabbath, Vacation Bible School
  • Upward Basketball
  • Kids with Purpose, Mid-week program
  • Seasonal Celebrations
  • Youth
    •             UMYF – Sunday Nights, Youth Praise
    •             Missions – Jeremiah Project, CCC
  • Adult - Adult Small Groups & Sunday School

Connect with each other    

Leaders: Martha Sheffield & Anne Blosser

What are we doing now?

  • Fifth Sunday Connect
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Card Ministry
  • Prayer Shawl ministry
  • Visitation ministry
  • Communion to the Homebound
  • Better Health Team
  • Barnabas Ministers
  • Grief and Hospice Support Ministry Moments
  • Stephen Ministry
  • Funeral Receptions
  • Ushers
  • Greeters
  • Worship Team
  • Wedding Coordinators
  • United Methodist Men (UMM)
  • United Methodist Women (UMW)
  • Merry Makers
  • Emmaus
  • Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinners

What are we developing for the Future?

  • Grief and Hospice Support
  • Emphasis on improving our Pastoral Care as well as our visitation ministries.
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Better Mental Health Task Force