"You are the light of the world"

Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father, in heaven. Matt. 5:16

Community UMC in Action 2021

The pandemic may have closed the building but the ministries of the church have not stopped!

  • Women's Faith Focus

    Feb 2021

    Thanks to Women's Faith Focus ladies who were able to purchase $210 worth of bus passes for the Housing Resource Center. Here is a picture of Alice Konchuba presenting them to Diane Hoteling.

  • pearl faith community status

    feb 2021

    Through simple acts of stewardship, CUMC has earned the Pearl Faith Community Status in helping to restore Virginia Beach waterways! Click the graphic to view the Lynnhaven River Now website.

  • palm crosses

    mar 2021

    Palm crosses were made by volunteers which were included in our Holy Week kits.

  • movie night in the field

    Jun 2021

    The tech team prepares the new movie screen that CUMC has purchased. This is the start of many more movie nights in the field. 

  • movie night in the field

    jun 2021

    There was a good turnout for our first movie night. People were excited to see Trolls World Tour.

Community UMC in Action 2020

Here are a few of the events and activities of the past year

  • RISE AGAINST HUNGER

    sep 2019

    Community UMC packaged over 10,000 food bags to be distributed overseas!

  • burning the mortgage

    NOV 2019

    Our mortgage was finally paid off!

  • CHRISMON TREE

    Dec 2019

    Chrismon Tree located in our church sanctuary.

  • porch pick up food drive

    May 2020

    The S.W.E.A.T. team held a monthly porch pick up food drive in May, June, July, and August.

  • PORCH pick up food drive

    May 2020

    The S.W.E.A.T. team held a monthly porch pick up food drive in May, June, July, and August.

  • PORCH PICK UP FOOD DRIVE

    may 2020

    The S.W.E.A.T. team held a monthly porch pick up food drive in May, June, July, and August.

  • Meals for the homeless

    jun 2020

    CUMC provided meals for the homeless at the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center.

  • Virtual vacation bible School

    jul 2020

    Jenn Harrison, Liz Griffin, and Lynda Lind create the set for Knights of the Castle. 

  • CHURCH GARDEN

    aug 2020

    The S.W.E.A.T. team grows fresh vegetables in the church garden to supplement the food collected for the food pantry.


  • Modern worship hymn sing

    sep 2020

    The Praise Team had a Sunday Night Modern Worship Sing on September 6.

  • Women's Faith Focus

    Dec 2020

    Women's Faith Focus Beach Closet donation.

  • Women's Faith Focus

    Dec 2020

    Women's Faith Focus appreciation letter for the Beach Closet donation.

  • Bell ringers

    DeC 2020

    Johnnie and Marilyn Draughon ringing bells for the Salvation Army.

  • Bell ringers

    DeC 2020

    Stephanie Denmyer rings the bells for the Salvation Army. Andrew Kissell organizes the bell ringers every year. 

  • Bell ringers

    DeC 2020

    The Granger family volunteered to man the Salvation Army kettle and ring the bells at the Kroger on Providence Road. Channel 13 News featured them on the evening news in a story on volunteerism.

  • From Pin ministry

    Dec 2020

    PiN Ministry would like to recognize Mary and Jim from Community UMC, Virginia Beach, who organized, collected, and help load enough non-perishable food items to provide supplemental meals for over 80 families and individuals currently housed in our Enhanced Non-Congregate Shelter Program. Each client will receive these items this afternoon.


    PiN Ministry is thankful for the generous and compassionate members of Community UMC who have come alongside to help fight for the most vulnerable in our community during these turbulent times. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts, you all are amazing!