Churches all across America are taking unprecedented measures to help contain the spread of the coronavirus known as COVID-19.  

Blacksburg United Methodist Church is no exception!  

Our Healthy Church Team (HCT) continues meeting to monitor the requirements of the Virginia Conference UMC, the guidance of our elected officials, and advice from health experts in order to determine when and how we will begin offering opportunities for in-person worship and other church functions.

 

Connect with BUMC online:

Listening Post
FirstFive
Kids Music Corner
Join our Music Ministries Director Mrs. Cristen
Fridays at 10:30 am for Kids' Music Corner on Facebook Live!
Sing Together
Let's Sing Together on Zoom!

Join us on Wednesday's at 4pm!

Meeting ID: 863 3135 1559
Password: 094260
Stephen Ministry
Worship Online
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Connect with our Local Missions:

ER eats
Help encourage, support, and love the emergency department workers who are on the front lines. Teams at edges are going to work to support the staff in the emergency department by providing food to each shift twice a week.
Make a Mask/Take a Mask
We have established a collection point, accessible Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm, at the church for those of you who would like to assist in making face masks to donate to whoever may need one. 

If you do not feel comfortable taking your donations of face masks to the church, call MaryAnn at 540-961-5433 and she will be happy to pick them up from you.
LOVEMail
Click here to read our LOVEMAIL Challenge, that you and your family could participate in during this time.

Contact Robin@blacksburgumc.org
for more information.
Fun143 Grocery Delivery
We are delivering groceries to our families from our fun 143 tutoring program.



If you are able to donate to help with the purchase of groceries, you can mail a check made payable to BUMC with "fun 143" denoted in the memo line.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 931
Blacksburg Va 24063

or pay online:
(use "special offering" and "Fun 143")
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BUMC & Community Resources:

Looking for a Way to Help Others?

Willing to pick up food or prescriptions for someone who can’t get out? Want to volunteer to assist with Montgomery County Public Schools meal delivery program?  Etc.  

Contact Pastor Jennifer at Jennifer@blacksburgumc.org

Need Help?

Can’t get out to buy food or prescriptions? Let us know how we can help!  

Contact Pastor Jennifer at Jennifer@blacksburgumc.org

Want to Zoom?

Blacksburg UMC has purchased a subscription to Zoom Pro to make it possible for groups to meet online for meetings, Bible study, confirmation or other groups.  

Contact any staff member to set up a Zoom meeting.​​

Resources from the Virginia Employment Commission:

A Note from the Virginia Annual Conference’s Treasurer’s Office:

"We, at the Virginia Conference office, feel for you during this unprecedented time. We would like to present you with a few resources from the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) as reference materials if you or your employees are faced with difficult staffing decisions."

For Employers: Click Here

For Employees: Click Here

Bishop Sharma Lewis

Head to www.vaumc.org for COVID-19 updates and information from Bishop Lewis and the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Blacksburg United Methodist Church /  540.552.5424  

info@blacksburgumc.org / Mailing Address: PO Box 931, Blacksburg, VA 24063