Category Archives: Missions

Information about opportunities for service and mission at Sterling UMC.

Grace Ministry Second Saturdays

Grace Ministry Second Saturdays

Free Food and Clothing Distribution

Saturday, January 14, 7:00-10:00 AM

Volunteer to help on Saturday or with setup on Friday, January 13, 4:00 PM (clothing), 6:00 PM (food).

Contact:  Jeff Bradley & Jim Jochems ().

Potato Drop April 1

Potato Drop April 1

On Saturday, April 1, an 18-wheeler will drop 45,000 pounds of potatoes in our parking lot and we will re-bag and distribute them to local food banks and pantries, shelters, schools and individuals in need. Some jobs require lifting and others do not. We need volunteers to make netting bags ahead of time, set up the… Continue Reading

Grace Ministry Second Saturdays

Grace Ministry Second Saturdays

Free food and clothing are available for the community at Sterling United Methodist Church on the second Saturday of every month from 8:00-10:00 AM. Come early to register.  You are welcome to volunteer to help on Saturday or with setup on Friday, the day before.  Clothing setup is at 4:30 PM on Friday and food setup is… Continue Reading

Shepherd’s Run December 25

Shepherd’s Run December 25

December 25, Noontime after the Worship Service Be part of thanking our community’s “first responders” with Christmas goodies. Some emergency personnel have to work on Christmas Day.  If you would like to be a blessing to them this Christmas, click here. You can bring baked goods and other goodies to church on Christmas Eve or on… Continue Reading

Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale

Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale

Sunday, November 6, 7:30-11:30 AM Come enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast with pumpkin, chocolate chip or regular pancakes; eggs, sausage or bacon, and fruit. Suggested Love Offering:  $6.00 for 12 years and up, $5.00 for 5-12 years old, and free for children under 5. Breakfast and bake sale proceeds will help our sponsored children in… Continue Reading

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

It is time once again to partner with Samaritan’s Purse to send Christmas joy to children around the world!  Boxes are now available in the lobby.  Pick one up and fill it with small gifts and necessities.  A list is provided to help you.  Bring the filled boxes back by November 13. Contact:  Debbie Jacobus. Continue Reading

Seniors Luncheon

Seniors Luncheon

Saturday, October 1, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM in Gallihugh Hall. All seniors are invited to Sterling United Methodist Church’s Senior Citizen luncheon on Saturday, October 1, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM.  Please do not arrive before 11:00 AM, but be there by 11:30 AM!  This is a free luncheon (ham, turkey and all… Continue Reading

Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive

SATURDAY, October 15, 2016 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. in Gallihugh Hall Please click here to sign in, sign up and give the gift of life! Sterling United Methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross.  For your convenience you can schedule your own appointment online. For more information or common eligibility questions,… Continue Reading

Early Response Team Training

Class Registration Sat, 8 Oct, 2016 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  Braddock Street United Methodist Church in Winchester, Virginia, will host an Early Response training on October 8, 2016, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This training prepares those attending to become part of an Early Response Team which can be mobilized immediately after a natural disaster.… Continue Reading

Missions Celebration – Saturday, August 27 at 6:30 PM

Missions Celebration – Saturday, August 27 at 6:30 PM

You are invited to an evening of celebration as we share a meal and our summer mission experiences via a slide presentation and testimonials.  The whole congregation is welcome! Pizza, pasta and salad by Joe’s Pizzaria. Free of charge, but RSVP required to Phil Mohr by 8/21 so we can get a headcount.  Call 703-430-6455… Continue Reading

Escuela de Desarrollo Congregacional 2016

ESCUELA DE DESARROLLO CONGREGACIONAL, 2016       Rev. Patricia Peña Rev. Patricia Peña es presbítero en la Iglesia Metodista Unida. Ella nació en República Dominicana y viene de una familia de pastores y ministros. Rev. Peña tiene una maestría en Divinidades de la Universidad de Boston. Tiene un corazón para las naciones, la misión, es apasionada… Continue Reading

Mission Trip Prayer Partners

Mission Trip Prayer Partners

Many thanks to our mission team members, prayer partners and members of the congregation who have had a part in taking the love of Jesus to different areas of the world this summer on behalf of Sterling UMC.  It is great to hear the stories you have to share about your mission trip experiences.  … Continue Reading

Mission Trips 2016

Mission Trips 2016

Note:  Sager Brown application deadline has been extended until 3/15/16 2016 Mission Trips Application Form Click each trip name for additional trip details (coming soon) SUMC Mission Trips 2016 Trip Dates Minimum Age   Total Trip Cost Partici-pant’s Cost (amount you pay) Non- refundable  Deposit Deposit & Appli-cation Packet Due Final Payment Due Min/ Max… Continue Reading

DeShong’s Gift Back

DeShong’s Gift Back

GARDEN PLANTING DAY HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER.  JOIN US ON SATURDAY MAY 7 AT 9:00 AM!! DeShong’s Gift Back grows food for Grace Ministry and other local food pantries.   Our garden plots are at Sterling United Methodist Church. DeShong’s is looking for volunteers for weeding, watering and harvesting the gardens here at SUMC.… Continue Reading