Click on the map for the alphabetical listing of our churches and directions.

The James River District connects 83 churches of Brunswick, Chesterfield,                Dinwiddie, Greensville, Prince George, Surry, Sussex, Southampton counties and the cities of  Colonial Heights, Emporia, Hopewell, Petersburg, and Suffolk.

Mailing Address: P O Box 3413, Petersburg, VA 23805-3413

Physical Address: 11605 S. Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805

Phone: (804) 732-2538

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm 

E-mail: jamesriverdistrict@vaumc.org

The James River District is collecting Cleaning Kits for shipment to Texas after the areas around the Gulf were devastated by torrential rains and flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 25th. Churches may bring the filled buckets to the District Office or Wesley UMC (3701 Conduit Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834). Click here for information on Cleaning Kits: http://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Relief-Supply-Kits/Cleaning

Texas is in the process of seeking out teams that can respond to help with the cleanup from Hurricane Harvey. Please do not self-deploy, but follow the link below to register your team with the Rio Texas Conference. Only currently certified Emergency Response Team members are being accepted:

Your monetary donations to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) will bring hope to those affected by this hurricane. UMCOR uses 100% of your donations to provide relief for disaster victims. Its administrative costs are fully funded by “UMCOR Sunday.”
Donations by mail:
Advance GCFA
PO Box 9068 GPO
New York, NY 10087-9068
(Write “Advance #901670” on the memo line)
Donations online:
 Donations by phone:

The James River District is holding Emergency Response Training with the Virginia Conference United Volunteers in Mission

                                         Wakefield United Methodist Church                                     205 W. Church Street, Wakefield, VA 23888

Friday, October 20th (Recertification) 6:00 – 8:00 pm  https://www.vaumc.org/UMVIMRecertification

                    Saturday, October 21st (New Certification) 9:30 am-3:30 pm                    https://www.vaumc.org/page.aspx?pid=3241