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Ministries and Activities

Covenant United Methodist Church has a variety of ministries and activities that we welcome our community and congregation to participate in. There is a group for everyone!

Click the titles below to learn more:

United Methodist MenAll men are welcome!

The United Methodist Men (UMM) meet on the second Saturday of each month at 8am. They serve a home-cooked breakfast and conduct a business meeting.

The UMM sponsor several missionary efforts and fund projects needed at the church. Twice a year they have a BBQ fundraiser.

For more information, please contact Earl Scott at (757) 465-7102

United Women in Faith
We have two Circles that all women are invited to join.
Helping Hands Circle

They meet the first Monday of each month at 7:00pm at the Church.

The Sybil Darley Circle
They meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Church at 12:00pm.
Everyone brings their lunch and drinks and dessert are furnished by members of the Circle.

They also meet another date in the month at a local restaurant to celebrate members birthdays that are in that

About UWF

Covenant’s United Women in Faith is composed of two circles: The Helping Hands Circle, which meets on the first
Monday each month, and the Sybil Darley Circle, which meets on the second Tuesday each month.

The UWF is an organized unit whose purpose is to know God and to develop a creative, supportive
fellowship and expand concepts of mission through the ministries of the church.

The UWF supports various local and global ministries such as

  • United Methodist Men BBQ Dinners
  • Greeting Card Ministry for the Hampton Roads Regional Jail
  • Used Eyeglasses and Sunglasses
  • School Kits for UMCOR
  • Covenant HELP Fund
  • HER Shelter
  • Wesley Center
  • World Thank Offering

To learn more about the UWF, email us here.

United Methodist Youth Fellowship

The Pathfinders (UMYF) meet each Sunday right after worship for snacks and refreshments, fellowship, and bible study discussion. They discuss current events and the challenges in living out their faith.

They also participate in special events and Church activities such as the Church BBQ, Vacation Bible School, and other Church mission projects.

Music Ministry

The Music Program led by our Minister of Music Sandy Ditman. It is comprised of
an adult choir that presents music each Sunday at the 10am service. The choir also presents a Christmas cantata.

Choir practice is on Wednesday at 5:30pm.

There are also special music presentations by the youth who sing and play various instruments.

​For more information, contact us here.

Covenant SteepleNurture Committee

The Nurture Committee strives to nurture and include all members of the church family in the life of the church through social and community events. The goal of the Nurture group is to maintain a successful growth of the church while maintain the close knit community of a small church.

Youth and Adults

Covenant Friendz is a Christian fellowship that spiritually supports the intellectual, physical and communication challenged. Covenant Friendz meet the first and second Tuesday each month at 6:30pm from September through June.

Contact us here for more information about our programs and ministries.