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PHOTOGRAPHY APPOINTMENTS: If you are part of the Duncan Memorial Church family, please have your photo taken for the church directory.  Click here for more details and/or to schedule a photography appointment today.

You will find our congregation to be an open and loving place. Whether you are single or married, an individual or part of a family, we pray that you will find a welcoming spirit here.

Our Vision

We envision Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church as a loving faith community where all are sought, welcomed, nurtured and transformed to be Christ in the world.

Worship Services

We welcome everyone to join us at any of our worship services, whether you’re looking for a faith community or simply visiting Ashland or Randolph-Macon College.

  • On regular Sundays, we have three morning services: 8:00 a.m. casual worship service in a small group setting in the Chapel/Parlor with weekly communion; 8:50 a.m. contemporary worship service called J.O.L.T. with monthly communion on the first Sunday of the month, with our awesome Manna Band leading us in contemporary music; 11:00 a.m. traditional worship service with monthly communion on the first Sunday of the month.

Our Staff

The Rev. Dr. Dorothy McNeer O’Quinn
Lead Pastormail

The Rev. Joshua McCauley
Associate Pastormail

Atticus Finn
Director of Musicmail

Elizabeth Hargrove
Organistmail

Faith Boyle
Office Administratormail

Welcome R-MC Students!

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Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church is located on the scenic campus of Randolph-Macon College. We’ve enjoyed a long relationship with the institution and its students.

When our former Director of Discipleship and Youth Ministries took a new position, she didn’t go far! Kendra Grimes is now the Chaplain for Randolph-Macon College and the Director of our College Ministries.

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What’s New

Please sign up to have your Duncan Memorial Church Directory photography taken

We are so excited to be updating our church directory.  Sign up today to have your photograph taken for the new directory.  Photography dates are January 31, 2018 (2-9pm), Thursday, Feb. 1 (2-9pm), Friday, Feb. 2 (2-9pm), and Feb. 3 (10am-5pm),  Click here to be directed to the online sign up site, and make your appointment today.

Duncan Memorial is pleased to announce appointment of new Lead Pastor in July 2017

We are pleased to welcome The Rev. Dr. Dorothy McNeer O’Quinn, who will be joining us in July 2017. Dorothy McNeer O’Quinn has over 200 years of Methodist pastors on her family tree. Her grandfather, a graduate of Randolph Macon, was one of the last horseback circuit riders in Virginia.

Dorothy was raised in Chester, Virginia with two brothers and a sister. She does not remember a time she was not involved in her local church. She was active in Sunday […]

Preschool Sunday School

We have a new Sunday school class for Preschool aged children (3 – 4 years).  Since this is NEW, we are meeting once a month initially with a phenomenal team teaching. All are welcome to join this friendly and enthusiastic group. Corinne Luck and Susan Sillmon are leading this class, which will meet the second Sunday of each month in Room 3 for an hour, beginning at 9:40 a.m.  Parents can attend an adult Sunday School class or meet together in the Fellowship Hall […]

Circles Ashland

Duncan Memorial UMC is partnering with a new an innovative program – Circles Ashland – to work toward resolving poverty. The Circles Framework – Circle Leaders, allies and a diverse array of community members gather in five collaborating teams to understand, engage with and sustainably resolve poverty. Click here for more information.

Small Group Studies

Healing the Heart of Democracy

Healing the Heart of Democracy by Parker Palmer Beginning June 18, 2017, Sundays at 9:40 a.m. 
“At a critical time in American life, Parker J. Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to deal with our political tensions for the sake of the common good.” Join the Boice class for this timely study. Click here to read more about this book.

 

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