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.
What does it mean to live in the blessing of peace? Jesus was declaring a revolution of the kingdom of heaven when he preached his Sermon on the Mount. The fifth through seventh chapters of the Gospel of Matthew record the message Jesus shared from the side of the mountain as he preached about the…
Darkness and dawn. Darkness was spreading over the land of Israel. John the Baptist had been arrested. It was time for the dawning of a new day as Jesus began his public ministry by preaching a message of repentance. There was a difference, however, in John’s message about repentance and Jesus’ message about repentance. The…
What are you looking for? The four gospels of the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) witness to the fullness of life made possible through faith in Jesus Christ. Each gospel has its particular focus on what fulness of life in Jesus looks like through the first words attributed to Jesus in that gospel….
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 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