Welcome

Welcome

We have celebrated 150 years as a church!  We hope you will spend time with us in worship, in fellowship, in choir and handbells, in playing basketball and pickleball, in a Bible study or in a small group. You can learn more about the opportunities here on the website or by asking around at Northview UMC. Before and after worship services are great times to ask questions. If members don’t know the answers, they probably can introduce you to someone who will. Northview UMC is a community on a journey together, building relationships. We want to strengthen our relationships with God, with our community, and with each other. You will meet our church members helping out throughout the community–in schools, as Scout leaders, at the Rescue Mission,...

Noah’s Ark – Mural Celebrates 15 Years

Noah’s Ark – Mural Celebrates 15 Years

Did you know that the mural in the back hallway of the old building was completed in 2001 and is full of symbolism and meaning that you may not have realized is there? The artist, Meagan Smith, has taken time to write out all the things she included in the painting. It’d be fun to go through the meaning with your kids! Click the title of this post and then go here to find all the information. We hope you enjoy!

Spiritual Steel Drum Band

Spiritual Steel Drum Band

Once again Northview UMC hosted the Spiritual Steel Drum Band directed by Richard Rudolph. If you missed the concert, or if you just want to hear the music again, Click Here to go to the page containing the mp3 files. Vocals were performed by Stafford Frederick and electric guitar was played by Bill Hoffman.    

Music Ministry News

Music Ministry News

Northview is pleased to announce a new addition to the music ministry – Mimi Zhang!   Mimi Zhang is a third-year Piano Performance and Music Education major at Virginia Tech. Currently, she is studying piano with Dr. Tracy Cowden and many other esteemed professors. Ms. Zhang is also a violinist in the New River Valley Symphony Orchestra. During the second semester of freshman year, she became a student teacher in the Virginia Tech String Project, an organization providing affordable string instruction to children K-12. She also teaches private piano and violin lessons regularly in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Ms. Zhang is very thankful to her family, friends and educators for their support.  Please spend some time getting to know her and welcome...

Preschool Yard Sale – Oct. 15th

Preschool Yard Sale – Oct. 15th

The Northview Preschool is accepting donations to be put in the Yard Sale coming up on October 15th. If you have clothes, furniture, toys, or any other unwanted items, please give them to the Preschool from now until October. We appreciate your generosity!

Joyful Kids

Joyful Kids

They are back! Northview children’s choir, “Joyful Kids”, is starting again in September. Mary Simmons will once again be the director. The choir will meet on the 3rd Sunday of each month immediately following the worship service for lunch and practice.  They will sing during the worship service on the 4th Sunday of each month. First practice September 18, 2016.  Family and siblings are welcome to stay for lunch and family activities. Previous videos may be found under Worship and then Children’s...

150 Yrs – Bethany/Northview UMC

150 Yrs – Bethany/Northview UMC

We had a wonderful time celebrating 150 years of history.   2015 Calendar of Events – January 11 – 11:00 AM – “Kick Off Sunday” with Rev. Kathleen Overby-Webster (Roanoke District Superintendent)  and  Kelsey Jane Broadwell (Harpist)   18 – 11:00 AM – “Preschool Reunion” with fellowship meal     February 8 – 11:00 AM – “Eagle Scout Reunion” with reception   18 – 7:00 PM – ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE March 8 – 11:00 AM – Girl Scout Sunday   29 – 11:00 AM – PALM SUNDAY – “Choir Cantata”   April 5 – EASTER May 17 – 4:00 PM – Spiritual Steel Drum Concert June 7 – 11:00 AM – “Choir Reunion”   July...