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.
Dear Members and Friends of Fort Hill, As we wait in faith for the time we will gather in person for worship, I want to provide an update on where we find ourselves as a congregation. Virginia Conference Bishop Sharma Lewis has tasked a team of clergy, medical professionals, and legal professionals to provide guidelines…
Dear Members and Friends of Fort Hill, Included with this message is a communication from Bishop Sharma Lewis regarding the resumption of on-site worship for churches of the Virginia Conference. As you will read, a definitive timeline for the process that will be followed is being prepared by a work team. Online worship will continue…
Dear Fort Hill Members and Friends, On Wednesday, the Wesley Love Feast will be included as part of the recording of the May 3 worship service. The Wesley Love Feast was part of the early Wesleyan Movement and came out of the Moravian Church. Part of the Love Feast included the sharing of prayer concerns…
Fort Hill United Methodist Church
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