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Our Vision

The vision of Fort Hill United Methodist Church is to be grounded in faith, hope, and love as stated in I Corinthians 13:13 (And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three and the greatest of these is love). Our prayer is these values will provide the foundation for how our congregation connects with the Fort Hill and greater Lynchburg community. Called by the vision of faith, hope, and love that Jesus proclaimed we seek to live as a community of faith that makes a lasting difference. In turn, we invite others to live in this vision with us. The pastor, staff, and congregation at Fort Hill United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA look forward to sharing the message and love of Christ with you.

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Transforming Moments, II Corinthians 5:14-21 (video below) Transforming moments.  Those times when we have a new understanding of life. I enjoy basketball.  When I was younger, I enjoyed playing basketball.  Some time ago, when I was in a different decade of my life, I played in a pick-up league for players 35 years of age…

Dealing With Disappointment, I Samuel 16:1-13 (video below) It is not easy to deal with disappointment, but at some time in our lives, disappointment is something we all have to deal with.  Disappointments can cause the direction of our lives to change as they block out a vision for the future.  Disappointments can cause us…

Blessed Trinity, Romans 5:1-5 (video below) I always enjoy a riddle.  A twist on words.  An invitation to see life through a different perspective. For example, what do you have if you have two ducks and a cow?  Quackers and milk.  If athletes get athlete’s foot, what do astronauts get?  Missile toe.  How does a…

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Our Mission

The mission of Fort Hill United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. This mission is fulfilled as Fort Hill connects with the Lynchburg community through partnerships in a variety of missions such as REACH (a program of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank that provides food to low-income, homebound adults in the community), Backpacks for Kids (a program ensuring that children in need of food security at Dearington and Bass Elementary Schools have enough to eat outside school hours), and the Park View Community Mission. Fort Hill United Methodist Church believes in living a life of service. In addition, Fort Hill is one of several partner churches near you in ministry with other congregations of The United Methodist Church in over 100 nations around the world. Guided by the biblical call to love our neighbors as ourselves, Fort Hill United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA seeks to be a mission outpost in the greater central Virginia area. Grounded in faith since 1899, the Fort Hill congregation seeks to be bold in proclaiming God’s love in today’s world by reaching out and welcoming people in the love of Jesus Christ.

“Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.”
– Matthew 28:19

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As one of the loving Christian churches near you in the Lynchburg community, we’ve always believed in service to our neighbors. Discover what makes Fort Hill United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA unique.

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