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A typical worship service at Melrose United Methodist church may include a greeting and opening prayer, scripture readings, silent prayer and meditation, an offering, the Lord's Prayer, a children's message, the sermon, special music and hymns, time for people to greet each other, and a closing prayer.

Our early morning service at 9:00 meets in Melrose Memorial Hall for a visually enriched worship experience. Our 11:00 service meets in the sanctuary and features time-honored hymns. We may have special music from our adult choir, praise team or individuals. This year, our Melrose Bell Choir and Ensemble join us in worship on the fifth Sundays. We seek to have Christ centered services focused on prayer and Bible based messages.

Communion is served weekly at our early morning service.and twice a month on the first and third Sundays at our 11:00 service. All are invited to celebrate communion, but you can choose whether or not you wish to participate.

We will print words and responses in the bulletins, or project them on the screens at the front, to help those who are unfamiliar with United Methodist worship.

Visit our Contact page for driving directions to the church.

If you would like more information about worship at Melrose UMC please contact us via our online form or call the church office at 804.529.7721.

Worship Notes

ARISE Contemporary Worship has moved back to the Sanctuary in response to the input of many in the community.

Communion is offered weekly at the 9:00 am service. Communion is offered on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month at the 11:00 am service.

One contemporary song is being included in the 11:00 am service on two Sundays each month for those who enjoy both contemporary and traditional styles of music.

People willing to run the computer during the 11:00 am service are still needed. If you are willing to serve at 11:00 am, contact Pastor Kathy.

Bell Choir News
Attention Bell Ringers (and those interested in becoming Bell Ringers)! The Bell Choir rehearses on Mondays at 4:00 pm. If you are interested in joining the Handbell Choir, please contact Robin Megel at 804-529-6120 or email her at rmegel@gmail.com. We welcome new members. In addition to performing for each holiday, the Bell Choir will also perform on each 5th Sunday.