Welcome to Christ Presbyterian Parish!

This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it!

Our Mission: "We are a dedicated community of believers that endeavors to demonstrate God's love to the world in which we live and serve."

Three Churches - One Congregation - Three Locations

Arvon Presbyterian Church, Arvonia, VA

239 Morgan's Hill Road
(First & Third Sundays of each month)

Fork Union Presbyterian Church, Fork Union, VA
Fluvanna County's Only Presbyterian Church

4464 James Madison Highway
(Second & Fourth Sundays of each month)

Trinity Presbyterian Church, New Canton, VA

3870 CG Woodson Road
(Fifth Sundays)

All Sunday Worship Services are 11:00 am

Mailing Address: PO Box 464  * Fork Union , VA * 23055-0464

Email: ChristParish@kinex.net

We Welcome You...

Christ Presbyterian Parish PC(USA) is comprised of three neighboring churches: Arvon, located in Arvonia, Virginia, Trinity, located in New Canton and the Presbyterian Church at Fork Union. We worship at each church on a rotating schedule; services are held at Arvon Church on the first and third Sundays of each month, Fork Union Church on the second and fourth Sundays, and for those months with a fifth Sunday, we worship at Trinity~New Canton. All Sunday services are 11:00 am.

Although we meet in three different locations, we see ourselves as one congregation, governed by one Tri-Session that meets monthly.

We offer you many opportunities for worship, fellowship and service.

All Are Welcome Here...

We come to worship each Sunday morning  from all walks of life and from many different backgrounds. Some of us may be happy, some sad, some in mourning or in pain, some thankful, some in fear, some in doubt, some seeking answers and some simply from a sense of tradition. No matter your circumstances or background, you are welcome here. We believe the church is the perfect place for imperfect people!
Please Join Us...

We Invite You...

We invite you to join us in worship each Sunday morning.

We are a Presbyterian Parish, and we follow the essential tenets of the Reformed Tradition. and "The Five Solas"

Through the reading, study, preaching and hearing of the Word, coupled with song and Sacrament, we meet together each Sunday morning to offer our praise and thanks to the Triune God; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

Join Us Each Month for Food, Fun and Fellowship!

The first Sunday of each month is Fellowship Sunday at Arvon Presbyterian Church. We invite you to join us for breakfast at 9:30 am. We encourage you to "bring a friend" on Fellowship Sunday and warmly welcome anyone who may be visiting!

"Here there are no strangers, just friends we haven't met yet!"

We Worship Together...

On the first through fourth Sunday mornings each month, when we worship in Arvon or Fork Union, we have Sunday School for both children and adults, beginning at 10:00 am. There is no Sunday School on the fifth Sundays at Trinity~New Canton. We also offer a special worship experience called "Jesus Time" for our younger members each Sunday during the Worship Service.

We share the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper quarterly or otherwise as determined by the Session. We offer Communion on World Communion Sunday, Maundy Thursday and Christmas Eve, as well.

For those to whom God speaks through the music of the church, we have a choir that is open to all who enjoy singing God's praise and assisting in leading the worship service. Special choir programs are held during the year to reflect the church calendar.

We Serve Together...

Study and fellowship are in vain if they do not shape our behavior. We believe that God has called us to be of service to others.

We support several missions and missionaries within the United States and throughout the world.

We support many local charities and missions, both through the efforts of individual members and the church as a whole. We work with charitable organizations that provide services to those living in Fluvanna, Buckingham and nearby areas of Cumberland Counties.

When ever possible, we attempt to respond to the specific needs of those in our church family during difficult times. This assistance can take many forms, but is always done with respect, care, love and prayer.

The small, family oriented nature of our congregation allows each individual a unique opportunity to utilize their time and talents in ways to serve our Lord, the congregation and the church at large.

We invite you to join with us in fellowship as we worship, study and serve our Lord Jesus Christ together!

And all God's people said, "Amen! "

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Parish Calendar

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This Month's Worship Schedule

Wednesday, October 1: Fluvanna Community Prayer Breakfast, 8:00am Fork Union

Wednesday, October 1: Fun & Flex Exercise, 6:00pm Arvon - Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm Arvon

Sunday, October 5: Fabulous Fellowship Breakfast, 9:30am Adult Sunday School, 10:00am - Worship, 11:00am (World Communion Sunday: Sacrament of the Lord's Supper) - Arvon

Wednesday, October 8: Fun & Flex Exercise, 6:00pm Fork Union - Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm Fork Union

Sunday, October 12: Adult Sunday School, 10:00am - Worship, 11:00am - Fork Union

Tuesday, October 14: Women of the Church, 2:00pm - Fork Union

Wednesday, October 15: Fun & Flex Exercise, 6:00pm Arvon - Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm Arvon

Sunday, October 19: Adult Sunday School, 10:00am - Worship, 11:00am - Arvon

Wednesday, October 22: Fun & Flex Exercise, 6:00pm Fork Union - Choir Rehearsal, 7:00pm Fork Union

Sunday, October 26: Adult Sunday School, 10:00am - Worship, 11:00am (Reformation Sunday) - Fork Union

Fluvanna Community Prayer Breakfast

Since October 2012, Fork Union Presbyterian Church has been hosting the Fluvanna Community Prayer Breakfast.

This group is made up of individuals from a variety of churches ithroughout the Fork Union area.

We meet at 8:00 am on the first Wednesday of the month for Bible study, then breakfast at 8:30. Please join us! 

Arvon Fire Story

Construction is  complete!

On January 15, 2009 the Sanctuary of the Arvon Church, built in 1885, was destroyed by fire. Through God's grace, the attached Annex of the building was spared any major damage.

We restored the building to its historic original design, as much as modern codes and building practices permit.

Praise God! We were able to re-use most of the original pews, Communion Table, pulpit chairs, the original pulpit lectern and the pulpit Bible!

We resumed active worship at Arvon on Palm Sunday, April 1, 2012. We worship there on the first and third Sundays of each month!

Links to photos and stories about the fire and rebuilding:

Fire Photo Album
Rebuilding Photo Album
Channel 29 News Story
Buckingham Beacon News Story
Rural Virginian News Story
Farmville Herald News Story

Special Announcements. Upcoming Parish & community events

Fluvanna Community Prayer Breakfast - Wednesday, March 12th, 8:00 am at Fork Union - Everyone Welcome!

Fun & Flexibility

Bob & Jan Fermoyle, members of our Arvon congregation, are using their talents as fitness Instructors to provide an exciting new activity for the Parish.

Bob and Jan meet with us at 6:00 pm each Wednesday evening for an hour of fellowship, fun and mild exercise!. Please join us!

The classes follow the Church location rotation schedule, as shown on the Parish Calendar.


Birthdays and Anniversaries

October 9th: Aubrianne Lightfoot
October 14th: Judy and Larry Hodges
October 16th: Elizabeth Jones
October 17th: JoElaine Justis
October 17th: Okley Pullen
October 19th: E.W. Owen
October 21st: Corey Sykes
October 21st: Joan Allmond
October 24th: Ted Bonds
October 27th: Lynette Bishop
October 30th: Bob Fermoyle
October 31st: Cathy Clifton
October 31st: AC Lightfoot

Our Church Leadership

Our organist is Ms. Evelyn Watts.

The Clerk of the Arvon Session is Ms. Peggy Johnson

The Clerk of the Fork Union and Tri-Sessions is Ms. Evelyn Watts

The Treasurer and "Acting Clerk" of the Trinity Session is Ms. Margaret Ann Seay. Ms. Helen Fuqua is the Clerk.

Our Commissioned Ruling Elder (Lay Pastor) is Mr. Joe Allmond