Leisure Club

Reveille UMC



Fellowship, Food, and Fun

Come to Leisure Club on the third Tuesday of the month, September-May. We start  with an entertaining program at 11:00 am (see schedule below). Bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share at the luncheon following the program. The main dish and beverages are provided.

Everyone is welcome at Leisure Club, so please invite a friend or neighbor to come along! Our facilities are accessible.

Fall 2018 Schedule

Check back soon for more information.

Past Programs
September 19     Accordion Player Ed Polich
 Join us for a musical treat as Leisure Club opens the fall season with Ed Polich and his accordion. A native of Portland, Oregon, Ed has lived in Richmond for 32 years, and originally moved to the area to work at A.H. Robins Company. Ed  has played the accordion since he was 7 years old and now shares his musical talent at private gatherings. He will be joined by talented string instrument musician Paul Muller. Let the music begin!    
 
October 17  Parrots of Paradise
Scott Spencer will bring a few of his beautiful tropical birds to entertain and fascinate us. He is the founder, owner, and trainer of abused parrots and is dedicated to the care and well-being of these colorful, engaging birds. Join us for a fun morning as we welcome Scott and meet some of his “fine feathered friends.” You might want to bring your camera!  

November 21  Richmond Times-Dispatch Columnist Bill Lohmann
Columnist extraordinaire, Bill Lohmann, of the Richmond Times-Dispatch will make a return visit to share more photos and memories from the second book he and photographer Bob Brown have published, On the Back Roads Again: More People, Places, and Pie Around Virginia. Bill has a warm and compelling way of weaving the stories of their journey thru our beautiful and diverse state, so that we feel alongside them on their trip.  

December 19  Holiday Celebration with The Joy Singers 
It is always special to welcome The Joy Singers with Josh Wortham, music director at Chester United Methodist Church and leader of this choral group. The group is made up of seniors who love to sing (and have fun).  They provide a warmth to many places in the community throughout the year and we are especially grateful that they can join us during the holiday season. 

January 16     "Art on the Move"
Anne Kenny-Urban, executive director at Agecroft Hall & Gardens,  will open our new year with a fascinating program , “Art on the Move.”  Mrs. Kenny-Urban is a graduate of Princeton University and the Christie’s Fine Arts Course in London. She has also worked at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and Christie’s auction house in New York.  She will also discuss some of the history of Agecroft Hall.

February 20     "Faith and Travel"
Rev. Kelley Lane, minister of adult ministries,  will take us on a beautiful journey to Ireland, Yosemite, Puerto Rico, and Big Bend with photos from her recent travels. Kelley will discuss Christianity, religious architecture, and how landscapes influence spirituality.

March 20     George Adams and the True Spirit Gospel Band
George Adams and the “True Spirit” Gospel Band will share their ministry of music.  This bluegrass band has been offering inspiration and enjoyment to groups within our community and beyond for many years.  They feel richly blessed by God’s love and joyfully respond by sharing that love with others thru their music.   

April 17      A Visit from Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow
Charles Wissinger, the marvelous re-enactor who came last year as Lafeyette returned again as Benjamin Franklin Stringfellow.  Everyone enjoyed learning about this Confederate officer and spy.  Charles Wissinger is an amazing performer with a passion for history and the characters who made it. 

May 15     Bill Wheeler of Virginia War Memorial
Bill Wheeler will share an informative program on the Virginia War Memorial located in Richmond.  Bill is deeply committed to our veterans and shares this program with various groups to recognize veterans and their tremendous role in our nation’s security and freedom. 
About Leisure Club
Leisure Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 11:00 am, September-May, in the fellowship hall. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share; the main dish and beverages will be provided. Invite a friend or neighbor to come along! Our facilities are accessible.

For more information about 
Leisure Club, please contact:
Kelley Lane
Minister of Adult Ministries
(804) 359-6041, ext. 121