Missions &

United Methodist Women

Local Mission Work

The Patmos family supports a variety of ministries in our local communities, including:

  • Lake Christian Ministries

  • Good Neighbors of Smith Mountain Lake

  • Food for Kids

  • CarePortal via Patrick Henry Family Services

  • Bedford Rides

  • The Society of St. Andrew

Global Mission Work

Patmos is blessed to have Wayne & Carroll Brown as part of our congregation. For years they have been missionaries in Africa.

United Methodist Women is the largest denominational faith organization for women with approximately 800,000 members whose mission is fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders and advocating for justice.

United Methodist Women and The United Methodist Church's principles and values include:

  • Promoting the empowerment of women, children and youth.

  • Promoting anti-racism and multiculturalism.

  • Promoting inclusion and equity.

  • Promoting fair labor practices.

  • Promoting economic and environmental stewardship and sustainability.