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14571 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, Virginia 23430

Phone #: 757-357-3373

           E-mail: bennsumc@yahoo.com      

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A listing of events going on in the church and community may be found on the “Happenings” tab.


Easter Observances for 2019


Thursday, April 18 @ 7pm-Maundy Thursday Communion Service (see below for information)

Friday, April 19 @ noon-1pm & 5-7pm-Stations of the Cross in the Family Life Center (see below for information)

Sunday, April 21 @ 6:15am-Sunrise Service at St. Luke’s

Sunday, April 21 @ 7am-Easter Breakfast in the Family Life Center

Sunday, April 21 @ 9am and 11am-Easter Services


Maundy Thursday

The Maundy Thursday Service will be held in the sanctuary and will include communion served at the table for 12 at a time. The service begins at 7:00pm on April 18th.

Good Friday-Stations of the Cross

On March 19th from 12:00-1:00 pm and 5:00-7:00 pm—Stations of the Cross, a self guided walking meditation in the Family Life Center.


Floral Cross-Sunday, April 21, 2019

 It has been a tradition for Benn’s members to bring flowers on Easter Sunday to adorn the wooden cross during the service. Please bring extras for our guests and those whose garden may not be in full flower yet! The cross will be available at the 9am Crossroads service and the 11am Traditional service.



Eat In (or) Take Out — $ 9.00

tickets available from office

Saturday, May 11, 2019

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

1/2 of BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Rolls,

and Coleslaw

Tell your friends all about the very best chicken in Virginia!!



UMC  websites

United Methodist Church website:  http://www.umc.org/

United Methodist Church-Basis of Our Faith: http:T/www.umc.org/what-we-believe/basics-of-our-faith

VA Conference of the United Methodist Church: https://www.vaumc.org/

We would like to welcome you to Benn’s United Methodist Church in Smithfield, Virginia.  

For more information on worship times, events or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact

the church office Tuesday through Friday from 9am to 3pm at 757-357-3373.  We look forward to seeing you in worship soon!

Pastor: Rev. Betsy Caudill