UMC Radford

Service Times

We now have three options for worship!

Indoor Worship is back starting November 1, 2020; 10:00 am. Call the church office to help us plan for your attendance.  Please check this website home page or church emails for announcements of closures due to COVID numbers. Print your bulletin right here before you go!
You are also welcome to join us in the parking lot for Drive-In Church Service every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Please call the church office to reserve your space. You may bring a blanket or lawn chairs, or remain in your car. Masks required. 
If you wish to continue your worship at home, click below for the link to each weekly sermon.

Sunday Morning Worship Online 

You can find us each week at Grove UMC Radford On YouTube

Contact Information

Phone 540-639-2807
Address 1020 Tyler Ave Radford, VA 24141

Thank you Anna - We love you!

Join Grove for our Virtual Ash Wednesday service on February 17, 2021


Ash Wednesday Program


Ash Wednesday Service

February 14, 2021

We will worship:

 INDOORS at 10am

DRIVE-IN at 2 pm

February 7, 2021

NO 10 AM Indoor Worship
YES 2 pm Drive-In Worship (depending on weather - watch emails)

Yes Online Worship - here

Both indoor and outdoor services for Grove have been canceled, due to impending weather for Sunday, Jan. 31.

As this inclement weather moves in stay safe, check on one another, and hold one another in prayer.

Sunday January 31st is also a 5th Sunday when we receive a special offering for Holston Home. If you wish to give to support the work of Holston Home, please make your check to "Grove UMC" and mark for "Holston Home."  You may send via methods listed above.

For further announcements, see this week's bulletin.

Remember, this is our Commitment Sunday so, if you have not had an opportunity to fill out your commitment cards, please do so.  You may:
  • drop them by the church office 1-3 Monday or 9-1 Tuesday - Friday.
  • mail to Grove UMC 1020 Tyler Ave Radford VA 24141
  • email to
  • bring them with you to worship next week and drop in the offering box

January 24, 2021


YES 2 pm OUTDOOR DRIVE-IN WORSHIP, or Online worship

We will also have an opportunity to 

Pray Together 
Sunday January 24th 
3:30 pm
We have room for up to 10 persons to gather in the sanctuary at 3:30 pm.

Rev. Dr. Jan C. Nicholson Angle welcomes worshippers to the Outdoor Worship Service - 2:00 pm every Sunday at Grove.

January 17, 2021

No 10 am Indoor Worship due to Radford's COVID numbers which are up again 73.2/100K.

WE WILL HAVE 2 pm Outdoor Worship.

Links to: 

Online worship

Bulletin/Call to Prayer information

Commitment Card 

Commitment Letter

January 10, 2021

NO 10 am Indoor Worship due to Radford's COVID numbers which are up again 74.8/100K

WE WILL HAVE 2 pm Outdoor Worship.

Online worship


  • local COVID saturation rates for Radford are at 53/100K
  • we will NOT have indoor worship

January 3, 2021

- WE WILL HAVE DRIVE IN WORSHIP AT 2 PM Sunday January 3rd.  Please join us! For Drive In Worship, as you enter the driveway you will be offered a pre-filled communion cup and wafer.  Following the sermon we will receive communion together.  Everyone is asked to take their empty cups with them and dispose at your home.

-Online worship                                                                                                                  For Virtual Worship you will want to gather your communion elements from home and have the ready as we prepare to worship together.

Communion Liturgy and Order of Worship links here.

UPDATE: Christmas Eve Drive-in Communion Services (4pm, 5pm) are cancelled.


Dear Grove Family,

We will not be able to join together for INDOOR worship this Sunday (12/20/20). Radford's COVID saturation numbers remain elevated. As of 12/19/20, numbers are 58.4/100K, therefore NO INDOOR WORSHIP 12/20/20.

We WILL JOIN together for 2 pm OUTDOOR WORSHIP on 12/20/20.

Remember the two Christmas Eve Drive In Communion Service opportunities:             Christmas Eve 4:00 pm or 5:00 pm.


Call the church office at 540-639-2807 to make your reservation today.

Oh Come Let Us Adore HIM!

Click through the slide show to see the    <---preschool children enjoying their new books. 

Thank you Grove!

For December 13, 2020

If you have seen the news reports, you know our COVID numbers in VA are at an all time high.Our Radford COVID saturation rate as of today is 63.1/100K.  Our Grove UMC protocol for indoor worship is that we are 40/100K or below.
While we will NOT be having our 10 am indoor worship this Sunday we invite you to worship with us
- Virtually On-Line by clicking the link here
- Drive-In Worship at 2 pm on Sunday (no reservation is required and you are invited to remain in your vehicle, or if weather permits, sit outside your vehicle masked and socially distanced.
God bless each of you and know that YOU ARE MISSED!


Scenes from Grove's Community Thanksgiving meal 2020

For those interested in the Grove Community Thanksgiving Meal - we will be taking reservations through Wednesday, November 25th. (540) 639-2807

Some beautiful pictures from the Gardeners in the Grove final fall day!

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Pre-K loving Grove as they collect leaves to take back to their classroom where they will graph them by color. 


Thanking God for for our community connections.

A few pictures from our small group, 

"Gardeners in the Grove."

Some (not pictured) working, like Santa's elves, weeding and trimming behind the scenes in preparation for cooler weather.

This wasn't in the job description...

Nancy Pridgen loving on one of our plant beds at Grove.

Although Grove UMC is closed for indoor worship, this small group stepped inside the fellowship hall to take a quick socially distanced and properly masked photo to say, we are all working on and looking forward to the time we will be together again.

Brief 'parking lot meeting' hello from Pastor Angle, Pat, and Carolyn. 

Our offices are currently closed, but the finance team continues to be hard at work. Thank you Linda and Sandra!

Lynn Wright helps to move hymnals to prepare for the day that we will be able to attend church in our own sanctuary.

Mr. Clay Carson is getting the outside of the church ready for our Drive-In Worship services, beginning July 19th.

Frank Herzog and Greg Stokely are dedicated grounds volunteers that keep Grove looking beautiful on the outside.

Getting Ready!

The Radford City Public School Pre-K children and teachers are coming to Grove.

Volunteers have been working hard to spruce up the indoor and outdoor space to welcome them.