Regular Schedule
  • Note that Thursday is Pastor Ken's day off.
  • All activities are at church unless noted otherwise.
  • More details about each can be found on the Activities pages.
Sunday
  • Sunday Service Followed By Fellowship Time
    – 9:15 AM
  • Communion with Sunday Service - First Sunday
    – 9:15 AM
  • Fellowship Luncheon with Birthday Cake - Last Sunday Following Service
    – 10:30 AM
  • Adult Sunday School - Except Last Sunday of Month
    – 10:45 AM
Monday
  • Golf @ Tanglewood
    – 9:30 AM
  • Movie Matinee (Restarting Oct) - 1st Monday
    – 2:00 PM
  • Journey Forward Grief Support Group - 2nd Monday - Dowling Home
    – 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Administrative Council - 3rd Monday Every Other Month
    – 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • United Methodist Women (UMW) - 4th Monday (Excluding Jul and Dec)
    – 7:00 PM
Tuesday
  • Music Practice - Hand Bells
    – 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM
  • Music Practice (On Hold) - Guitar
    – 6:00 PM to 6:25 PM
  • Music Practice - Adult Choir
    – 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Wednesday
  • Quilting Group - 1st, 2nd & 3rd Wednesday
    – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • WATCH Night - Dinner and Worship - 1st Wednesday
    – 6:00 PM
  • Crafts - Woodcarving with Ron - Seward Home
    – 6:00 PM
  • Al-Anon
    – 7:00 PM
  • Bible Study - French Home
    – 7:00 PM
Thursday
  • Rev Ken's Day Off
  • United Methodist Men (UMM) - 3rd Thursday
    – 6:30 PM
Friday
  • Exercise with Maribeth Hodge - Must Preregister @ 240-357-1885
    – 7:30 AM to 8:15 AM
  • Walkabout with Rev Ken - Golf Shop - Call 434-955-0253 to confirm
    – 7:30 AM
  • Bible Study - Rev Ken's Golf Shop - Call to confirm: 434-955-0253
    – 8:00 AM
  • Exercise with Maribeth Hodge - Must Preregister @ 240-357-1885
    – 8:40 AM to 9:25 AM
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Welcome!

We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Feel free to browse through the various areas to learn more about this special church and its legacy, our commitment to God and each other, and our commitment to the mission of the United Methodist Church. 

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest -- and consider Prospect as your church home and family.

When you visit or join our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation and church family who welcomes you
  • Sermons and ministry that encourage Discipleship and commitment to the UMC mission:  following Jesus, making disciples, and transforming the world
  • Efforts to align with these foundational scriptural mandates and putting beliefs into action
  • Mission work through various church groups

And we like fun, laughter, and food! Thank you for visiting us online and we hope you will choose to visit us at church!

If you are already actively involved, we appreciate all that you do in helping us do God's work for the church, community and beyond! 


Greetings from Pastor Ken...

Please come see and be part of what is possible when we unite to serve God and cause great things to happen.

Prospect is very much alive and committed to "walking the talk" to grow as disciples and to touch others in our church, community and around the world.

For 2019, we adopted two UMC ministry platforms: RethinkChurch and #SeeAllThePeople. Both platforms embrace relationship-building and sharing God's love as the foundation of discipleship. These platforms are also positioned as the vision for our church’s future to Follow Jesus and Make Disciples for Christ to Transform the World.

It is indeed a privilege for Jan and me to be a part of this special church and I invite you to join us on our spiritually fulfilling and rewarding journey.

When God leads you to Prospect, you will always receive a warm welcome. We'll be happy to see you as often as you bless us with your presence! 

If you are looking for a church home and family, we hope you will consider Prospect. 

If you need my pastoral services or someone to talk to, I am easy to reach via either email (kthrasher0253@gmail.com or kenthrasher@vaumc.org)  and by calling the Parsonage at 434-636-4058. If urgent, call my cell at 434-955-0253.  


Special Events

The Special Events column is used to spotlight special events, mission projects, and services that may occur in conjuction with regular Sunday Service or at a special time and location. The time frame for the Special Events section will be limited for focus and this means that the events will move on and off. 

Our church calendar year includes the following recurring special events and services along with other things that may come up:

Lent & Easter Ash Wednesday
Palm Sunday
Maundy Thursday
Good Friday
Sunrise Service
Easter Sunday Service
    with Easter Egg Hunt 
Sep

 

UMM Potato Bar and
    Silent Auction Fundraiser
Harvest Craft and
     Vendor Festival

May

Mothers Day Program

Oct Family Fun Night
Jun Fathers Day Program Nov

All Saints Day Recognition
Veterans Day Recognition
Thanksgiving

Jul Church Picnic Dec

Hanging of the Greens
Angel Tree for Holly Haven
Poinsettias Galore
Christmas Cantata
       and Luncheon 
Christmas Eve Service

Summer Vacation Bible School    
How to Find Us  
Prospect UMC
1974 Ebony Road
Mail: PO Box 25
Ebony, Virginia 23845
Phone (434)636-2809
Special Events
11/24 5PM - 7PM Thanksgiving Potluck Fellowship Dinner

Everyone is invited to join us at PUMC for our Thanksgiving Potluck Fellowship Dinner. Learn more.

12/06 10:30 AM Hanging of the Greens

It's time to decorate the church for Christmas. No better way to get the Christmas spirit!. Learn more.

Toys for Tots

We are a local drop off location for the Marine Corp. "Toys for Tots" Campaign . Our box is located in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring unwrapped toys. Thank you for supporting a child this Christmas. 

December - Angel Tree for Holly Haven

Watch for the Holly Haven Angel Tree in the Narthex. Angel donations are $40 this year.  Church contact is Annette Jones.

By 12/1 Order Poinsettias

It is time for poinsettia orders that need to be in by 12/1.  Learn more.

12/8 Sunday Service - Christmas Cantata and Potluck Luncheon

More details coming.

12/24 8:00 PM - Christmas Eve Service

More details coming.

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