Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church
210 E. Main Street, Berryville, VA 22611 Phone: 540.955.1264 www.dmumc.org
Welcome to Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church
Welcome to Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church (DMUMC). We're located in Berryville, Virginia at 210 East Main Street. DMUMC is a certified Safe Sanctuaries facility. If you’re looking for a place to continue your faith, or renew your faith, we welcome you with open hearts and open minds to join us on Sundays for worship. At DMUMC we believe in connecting people to Jesus. That is our mission: to make disciples for Jesus and show our love and care.
Duncan Memorial UMC is excited to announce their receipt of J. Jeffrey Butcher as their new Pastor. Pastor Jeff joined DMUMC on Sunday June 29 with his family -- wife, Jan; son, Ben; and daughter, Laura. Pastor Jeff hails primarily from Akron, Ohio having also lived in California and Oklahoma. He has an undergraduate degree in Education and taught Social Studies in high school for two years before attending Duke Divinity School. He was ordained Deacon in 1977 and ordained an Elder in Full Connection at the Virginia Annual Conference in 1980. He holds a Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University. DMUMC is Jeff's eighth appointment.
His wife Jan grew up in Pulaski, Virginia. She attended Virginia Tech for two years before transferring to the Nursing School at the University of Virginia from which she received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Nursing Education. For 14 years she was on the nursing faculty at Eastern Mennonite University and is presently adjunct Professor at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia.
Jeff and Jan have two children -- Ben and Laura. Ben is employed at a bank in Pennsylvania and Laura is on the faculty at Eastern View High School in Culpepper, Virginia.
Please join us in welcoming Jeff, Jan, Ben and Laura to the family at DMUMC.