Our Church

Gum Spring UMC is a community of loving, faithful Christians who are called to love, worship and serve as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ. Come join the family of God!



Gum Spring United Methodist Church has been serving the Gum Spring area since 1857. Located in Louisa County but very close to Goochland County, we’re about 20 minutes west of the Short Pump area, and about 45 minutes east of downtown Charlottesville.

Our worship services are Sunday morning, at 8:45 and 11:00 am. A nursery is provided at both services. We have Sunday School classes for all ages at 9:45 am.
We celebrate Holy Communion (open to all seeking the presence of Christ) on the first Sunday of each month.

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Sunday, March 29, is Palm Sunday, and the 5th Sunday of the month so there will be one combined service at 11:00 this morning.

Maundy Thursday Service will be April 2, at 7:00p.m. at Bethel UMC. They will host the drama entitled, "The Last Supper" written by the late Reverend Ernest K. Emurian. This awe-inspiring evening provides a wonderful opportunity to invite your family and friends to experience this compelling drama of Jesus' last gathering with his disciples before his suffering and crucifixion. The sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated following the presentation. The cast includes some of our very own Gum Spring Family: Owen Taylor, Mark Monson, and Rick Rowe.

Friday, April 3, is Good Friday, we will have worship at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 4, there will be a Sunrise Service Rehearsal (time TBD); Stop Hunger Now Event - those wishing to help with set up, come at 9:00 a.m., those packaging can come at 10:00; and an Easter Egg Hunt at 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 5, is Easter Sunday. There will be a Sunrise Service at 7:00 a.m. by our Youth, followed by breakfast. Then, Sunday School will be at 8:45 a.m. followed by a 10:00 a.m. worship service. We hope to see you there!

We have many exciting activities and hope you will join us as we grow in faithful discipleship.

Call us for more information at (804) 556-3494. For more contact options, click here.

We are a part of the Goochland Christian Churches Association. They have a list of county churches and activities on their web site.

Click here for Louisa County social services resources,

May the peace of Christ be with you!




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