No matter who you are, where you come from or where you are going.
No matter what you believe or doubt.   No matter who you love.
God loves you and you are welcome here!      YES, we really mean that.

Welcome to Woodlawn United Methodist Church

Loving Wholly

We strive to love and respect people from the inside out, like God does.

Serving Openly

There is a place for everyone at WUMC. Be yourself and bring your gifts.

Living in Hope

Our neighborhood, our city, and our world need hope. We try to live into God's hope.

News from the Pastor

  • Welcoming a Newcomer to the East Side

    The Rev. Henry Gibson has been appointed, by Bishop Wallace-Padgett, to plant a new ministry in the Roebuck area. With the appointment, Henry will relate to 4 East Birmingham churches: Center Point, East Lake, Huffman and Woodlawn.  Some of you will remember Henry when they came to preach a few years ago.  Henry has been the pastor of Eulaton and Clay UMCs and most recently the associate pastor at Highlands UMC. We are crafting what it means for Henry to “relate” to 4 churches  – but most of it will be  engaging in ministry to the east side of Birmingham.  …Read More »
  • Where We Are and Where We’re Going

    I like to keep the congregation up to date with what’s going on in the United Methodist Church.  As news of our impending “split” can be found in many forms of media, I think it’s important for us to know what is accurate and applicable for our local church. Along with our Lay Leader, Al Coltrane, and Lyn Cosby (Assistant Communication Director for the NAC), I attended the North Alabama Annual Conference June 22-24th.  As our denomination faces changes ahead, it was acknowledged honestly that some congregations are preparing to disaffiliate to either join the Global Methodist Church or other options. …Read More »
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Emily Freeman Penfield, Pastor

Woodlawn UMC is a community of faith. I hope you will use this website to see how you can Love, Serve and Live as a part of our community.
Contact me if you have any questions!

Community Event Wish List

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Coming Up at WUMC

Worship with us each Sunday at 11:05am
View the full calendar


Worship
08/14/2022 11:05 am - 12:00 pm


UAB's Vocabby
08/20/2022 10:30 am


Worship
08/21/2022 11:05 am - 12:00 pm


Covered Dish Luncheon
08/21/2022 12:00 pm


Craft Day
08/27/2022 10:00 am


Worship
08/28/2022 11:05 am - 12:00 pm


Worship
09/04/2022 11:05 am - 12:00 pm


Worship
09/11/2022 11:05 am - 12:00 pm


Deep, Wide and Strong event at East Lake UMC
09/17/2022 9:00 am


UAB's Vocabby
09/17/2022 10:30 am

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