• Worship with us on Sunday mornings at one of our services...


    Blended Worship
    8:30am in the Chapel


    Contemporary Worship
    9:45am in the Fellowship Hall


    Traditional Worship
    11:00am in the Sanctuary

    101 E. Jefferson Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
    Email: cvillefirstumc@gmail.com
    Phone: (434) 296-6193


    Parking Map





Join us for food, worship, fun and fellowship all day, or part of the day at Pen Park! Please register to help us plan for various meals and activities. Paper registration forms are available in the Gathering Space. There is no cost to attend! And if you don’t pre-register, come anyway!
Please Note: There will be no Church Services or Sunday School on that Sunday (at First UMC) and the retreat will go on RAIN OR SHINE!


Schedule of Events
  • 9:30am - Breakfast
  • 10:00am - Worship
  • 11am-12:00pm - Activity: Star Collage for all ages
  • 12;30pm - Lunch
  • 1:30-4:00pm - Fellowship and Fun for all ages (crafts, games, & songs)
  • 3:00-5:00pm - Youth and Children’s Activities (childcare provided during this time)
  • 4:00-5:00pm - 2020 Vision: Guiding Stars (Charge Conference)
  • 5:30pm - Dinner
  • 6:30pm - Campfire: S’mores & Songs
Pen Park
1400 Pen Park Rd.
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Shelters # 1, # 2, and # 3

The shelters are located down the hill on the left after taking the first left upon entering the park.  Shelter #1 is the first shelter closest to the tennis courts. Parking is available in the lot abutting the shelter area. Plenty of parking available. There is no cost to attend. If you have questions or need to change your answers after you register please contact Lara Upton.