We're Thrilled to Welcome You!

Welcome to Williamsburg United Methodist Church! We're delighted you're considering joining us for worship. Whether you're new to Williamsburg or just new to our church, we want to make sure you feel at home. Join us between worship services in the Atrium for some coffee, fellowship, and a small welcome gift. Our ushers, greeters, pastors, and congregation members are all here to assist you. Feel free to ask questions or seek guidance; we're eager to help.

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We'd love to hear your thoughts and answer any questions you may have. You have a couple of options to stay in touch:

  1. 1st Time Guest Card: Found in the sanctuary pew rack, this card allows you to share your thoughts and questions. Drop it in the collection plate, and if you include your email, we'll keep you updated on upcoming events and opportunities to get involved.

  2. Get Connected Card: Prefer to connect digitally? Look for our Get Connected Cards in the welcome area near the coffee station. These cards contain a link to our online form, making it easy for you to get information right in your inbox.

By connecting with us, you're taking the first step in deepening your relationship with our community and faith. We look forward to getting to know you better!

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frequently asked questions



Traditional In-Sanctuary Services: Join us every Sunday for our traditional in-sanctuary worship services at 8:15am and 11:00am.

Livestream Options: Can't make it in person? Our 11:00am service is livestreamed via our website, Facebook, and YouTube. You can also catch up on prior services on our website at the link below.

Worship Recordings

  • Each Sunday service typically lasts for one hour.

    • The service kicks off with a welcome from the pastor and announcements.
    • Children are invited forward for a Moment of Teaching. At the 11:00am service, a special Children's worship is offered outside the Sanctuary during the adult sermon.
    • Scripture readings set the stage for the sermon.
    • We engage in prayers and conclude with a final hymn and blessing.
  • Music is a cornerstone of our worship, featuring handbell ensembles, pipe organ, choirs of various ages, and even an orchestra on special occasions.

  • We celebrate Holy Communion on the first Sunday of each month.

  • Looking for something different? Messy Church is our family-oriented, activity-based worship celebration. It's held on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30pm - 7:30pm.

    Learn more about Messy Church here

is there nursery care avaILABLE?

YES, we have Nursery available for children Pre-K and younger during both worship services and through the Sunday School hour!

Of course, you are absolutely welcome to bring your children with you to the Sanctuary worship services where Children's Worship Activity Bags are available outside the Sanctuary doors for use during the service. We love children! 

For more information, contact our Family Ministries Coordinator,
Zach Griggs ( or 757-229-1771, x251).

We are a Safe Sanctuaries church.  To view our policy, click here.

  • Sunday School is currently offered for adults between services, beginning at 9:30am, and there are four adult classes to choose from. We anticipate reinstituting Sunday School for Children and Youth in the future. 

    Click here for more information about classes.

  • Everything is welcome from casual to dressy. You will find some people dressed in jeans and a shirt, while others wear their Sunday best -- as well as everything in between. We welcome you to dress however you feel most comfortable.

  • Parking is available in the lot behind the church and in spaces along Jamestown Road and Cary Street on Sundays from 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Additional parking is available in the lot across from the church at The College of William & Mary's Phi Beta Kappa Hall. If you park in the church's rear lot, you can enter the through the rear Atrium door, which is known as the "Banner Entrance." If you park on the street or in the Phi Beta Kappa Hall lot, you can enter the church through either of the two front doors which open into the Sanctuary and front Atrium, respectively. All three of these entrances are barrier-free.