Monday, July 06, 2020

The York River District office will remain closed at this time. All telephone calls and emails will be answered remotely, as quickly as possible. Mail will be picked up on a regular basis and the treasurer will be in once a week to write checks and pay bills. Please stay healthy and safe.

Welcome to The York River District of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church, one of 16 districts in the Virginia Conference. It stretches from Mathews to Isle of Wight counties. The District consists of 66 churches, grouped in 57 charges, and 1 Wesley Foundation. There are 64 pastors serving in the District, including Associate pastors and the pastor serving at the Wesley Foundation.

The administrative office is located in the Towne Bank building on Route 17 just south of Denbigh Boulevard.

Making more and better disciples for Jesus.

Parenting Support

Mothers Day Out, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM during school year; Wesley UMC - Hampton

Kids Nite Out every first Friday of the month during the school year from 5:30pm-8:00pm; Wesley UMC - Hampton

Support Groups

NA Meetings, Tuesdays at 8:00 PM; Wesley UMC - Hampton

GriefShare - 6:00pm-8:00pm; Wesley UMC - Hampton


Boy Scout Troop 75, Mondays at 7:00 PM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Girl Scout Troop 180, Tuesdays at 6:30 PM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Social Groups

Knitting Class, Mondays at 12:30 PM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Abingdon Women's Club, 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 PM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

XYZ (Xtra Years of Zest) 3rd Wednesdays, 11:30 AM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Woodcarvers Club, Wednesdays; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

York River Garden Club, 2nd Thursdays, 10:00 AM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Harmony House Christian Coffee House - every 2nd Friday, 7:00PM; Wesley UMC - Hampton

Tidewater Friends of Acoustic Music's Coffee house every fourth Friday at 7:00pm; Wesley UMC - Hampton


Women's Small Group Study, Mondays at 2:30 PM, Sept, - June; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Women's and Men's Bible Studies, Mondays at 7:00 PM; Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point

Exercise Groups

Chair Yoga, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30-10:30 AM; Wesley UMC - Hampton

Mission Outreach

Mobile Food Pantry at Machen Elementary School, Every third Thursday at 1:00-4:00 PM; Wesley UMC - Hampton

Special Events

Bethany UMC - Gloucester Point 

Holly Society, twice a year, TBD

Quilter's Guild, quarterly on an all-day Saturday, TBD

King's Daughters and Sons, twice a year, TBD

George Nelson Concert Series, 4 times a year, Sept, Nov/Dec, Feb, April/May

Fall Bazaar, EOY on the even years

UMM & Youth Spring Garage Sale, EOY on the odd years

G.U.E.S.T. shelter program - we host three weeks out of the months Nov-March, 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM, seven days

AARP Tax Aide - Wednesdays 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Feb 1 - April 15

Wesley UMC - Hampton

Adopt-a-Spot, various times throughout the year

We make breakfast for the teachers on their first day at the local elementary school

Blood Drives every two months

Pumpkin patch each year throughout October

District Office

Our District Office location:

6515 George Washington Memorial Highway, Ste 203
Yorktown, VA 23692

Our Phone number is:

(757) 596-3476

Our Fax number is:

(757) 591-2866

Our email address is:

Upcoming Events

District Churches