Helping Hands 2018

A Virginia Conference Children’s Mission Event

Helping Hands is an exciting two-day mission experience for children (rising 4th through 6th Graders) offered to all member churches of
the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church

Four Locations this year
Register Early to secure your spots!!
June 20-21, St. Paul’s UMC, 2000 Shutterlee Mill Rd, Staunton, VA  24401-1787
Contact: Chris Lyle at

June 28-29, Greene Memorial UMC, 402 2nd St SW, Roanoke, VA  24011-1504
Contact: Debbie Brown at   
Click here to download detailed information and mail-in registration form (pdf)
July 26-27,  Woodlake UMC, 15640 Hampton Park Dr, Chesterfield, VA  23832-2098
Contact: Diana Foster at   
Click here to register online 
August 2-3, Deep Creek UMC, 141 George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake, VA  23323-1801
Click here to download detailed information and a mail-in registration form (pdf)
Click here to register online for the Deep Creek UMC event
Click here to view a video from Deep Creek's 2017 Event!
Contact: Robin Cannon at
Come and learn about mission opportunities and the importance of being a caring Christian.
The cost is only $36 per person. 
This includes a T-shirt, meals, snacks, and an overnight stay.  We will be sleeping on the floor and do not have shower facilities. 

Possible Hands-On and Workshop
Experiences Include:
Painting * Planting * Window Washing * Visiting Veterans Hospital * Loving Animals * Feeding People * Yard Work * Playing Games with Elderly * Washing Wheelchairs * Delivering Needed Supplies * Making Meal for First Responders * Singing * Sorting at Thrift Store * Playing with Kids
WORSHIP !  Making New Friends !

Each church is responsible for bringing their own chaperones.


The Cross and Flame is a registered trademark, and the use is supervised by the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) of The United Methodist Church. Permission to use the Cross and Flame must be obtained from the GCFA, Attn: Legal Department, PO Box 340029, Nashville, TN 37203-0029; phone 615-369-2334; fax 615-369-2330

Background photos courtesy of VDOT.

The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
Click here for directions to the Center