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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 weekly communion and our awesome Manna Band leading us in contemporary music;

11:00 a.m. traditional worship service with communion on the first Sunday of the month.

Upcoming special services:

Palm Sunday – Sunday, April 14, 2019; services a 8:00 a.m., 8:50 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Maunday Thursday – Thursday, April 18, 2019; services at 12:00 noon and 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday – Friday, April  19, 2019; Stations of the Cross at 12:00 noon (meet at corner of Center St. and Rt. 54) and Good Friday service at Duncan Memorial 7:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday – Sunday, April 21, 2019; services at 8:00 a.m., 8:50 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Our Staff

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

The Rev. Joshua McCauley
Associate Pastor

Zachary Cooke
Music Director
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Elizabeth Hargrove
Organistmail

Faith Boyle
Office Administratormail

Sam Armstrong
Ministry Assistant

Meghan Wishmeyer
VCU Intern

Welcome R-MC Students!

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.

We have a close relationship with students at Randolph-Macon College and enjoy sharing time together during events, worship, service projects, lectures, and more.  Our Associate Pastor, Joshua McCauley, works with students, R-MC Chaplain Kendra Grimes, and other clergy to create programs for student fellowship, study time, worship, and missions.

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What’s New

DMUMD Lenten Devotional Link is available online

Many thanks to Sandra Stanley for creating our Lenten Devotional, giving us food for thought and many ways to think of how we can be the hands and feet of Christ in our community. The focus of the Devotional is mission work done by Duncan Memorial UMC to live out our Vision Statement – We envision Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church as a loving […]

Volunteer to pack 20,000+ meals for Rise Against Hunger March 23, 2019

Our Meal Packing Event will take place March 23, 2019 (9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.). You must register to volunteer. Click here to register online. We have church funds available for the meals so it is not necessary to donate when you register online unless you wish to do so. We need ~ 80 volunteers to pack 20,000+ meals that will be sent […]

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

Join us Sunday mornings at 9:40 a.m. beginning March 31, 2019

Beginning Sunday, March 31, 2019, during our Sunday School time (9:40 – 10:40 a.m.), we will begin a new Study – John, the Gospel of Light and Life – by Adam Hamilton.  All are welcome to join us.

Publisher’s Description:  The Gospel of John is the most deeply spiritual of the four gospels. This writing is filled with rich images and profound truths, but […]

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