Church Seasons / Special Sundays of the UMC

special sundays of the umc

  • Human Relations Sunday - Sunday before the observance of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday
  • Ecumenical Sunday - Fourth Sunday in January
  • Boy Scout Sunday - Second Sunday in February
  • Girl Scout Sunday - Second Sunday in March
  • One Great Hour of Sharing - Fourth Sunday in Lent
  • Native American Awareness Sunday - Third Sunday of Easter
  • Mother’s Day/Festival of the Christian Home - Second Sunday in May
  • Heritage Sunday - April 23 or the following Sunday
  • Peace with Justice Sunday - First Sunday after Pentecost
  • Father’s Day - Third Sunday in June
  • Christian Education Sunday - Any Sunday in September
  • World Communion Sunday - First Sunday in October
  • Laity Sunday - Third Sunday in October
  • United Methodist Student Day - Last Sunday in November
Many of these celebrations have Special Offerings connected to them.
For more information contact the UM website:

Chestnut Memorial
United Methodist Church

1024 Harpersville Road
Newport News, VA 23601