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Renovation Project 2017

Renovation Project 2017

Important things to know about our Renovation

  • The renovation will begin on Monday January 30, 2017, and will be complete in June of 2017.
  • Most work will take place between 6:00 AM and 2:30 PM Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
  • We will send out a memo each week with a brief description of what we are doing and where we will be working.
  • The contractors will be using the gravel parking lot at the rear of the building. Please do not use this parking lot during daylight hours Monday through Friday.  If, in the evenings and on weekends, the paved parking lot is full, you may use the gravel parking lot but you need to be very careful.

Please click here to view Diagram 1.church renovation project.

  • Please do not enter the areas of work. These areas are unsafe.
  • Please do not ask questions or give directions to any of the workers. It is important that we allow the contractors to be productive while they are in our building.
  • If you have an immediate concern, please call the church office. If you have a question or suggestion, please call Maureen Harbour in the church office at 703-430-6455 or at maureen..

Weekly Updates

Monday, May 8, 2017

Please click here for the May 8 Weekly Update.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Please click here for the April 24 Weekly Update.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Please click here for the April 17 Weekly Update.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Please click here for the April 10 Weekly Update.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Please click here for the April 3 Weekly Update.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Please click here for the March 27 Weekly Update.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Please click here for the March 20 Weekly Update.

End of Phase 1–Beginning of Phase 2

Please click here for the End of Phase 1-Beginning of Phase 2 memo.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Please click here for the March 13 Weekly Update.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Please click here for the March 6 Weekly Update.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Please click here for the February 27 Weekly Update.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Please click here for the February 20 Weekly Update.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Please click here for the February 13 Weekly Update.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Please click here for the February 6 Weekly Update.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Please click here for the January 30 Weekly Update.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Please click here for the Construction to Begin Letter.

 

 

 

 

 

Worship Services on Schedule for Tomorrow

Worship Services on Schedule for Tomorrow

Sterling UMC will hold all scheduled worship services tomorrow morning. The “hill” coming up from the street is clear and the sidewalks are clear.  There is a light dusting of snow on the parking lot but efforts are underway tonight to clear that. Please join us for worship tomorrow at 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 AM as we begin a new sermon… Continue Reading

Year End Information

Year End Information

Year End Information Our church office will be closed this year between Christmas and the New Year’s Day holiday, and will reopen Tuesday, January 3.In case of an emergency that requires pastoral care, please call the church office (703) 430-6455, and leave a voicemail for Pastor Steve (Extension 25), or other staff members at their extensions.… Continue Reading

UMC Council of Bishops’ Response to Orlando Shooting

  Our Sympathy and Prayers go out for the victims,survivors and families of the recent terrorist shooting in Orlando on June 12.  Below you can read the response of the Council of Bishops of the United Methodist Church to this horrific act of terror. United Methodist Communications Office of Public Information FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2016 Minneapolis,… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 27

Knowing God’s Presence Read: Mark 1:9-13 At once the Spirit forced Jesus out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness for forty days, tempted by Satan. —Mark 1:12-13 Reflect: Our love for God grows and deepens when we keep the faith during dark times. When we begin our journey with Christ, we often feel… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 26

Light Divine Read: John 8:12-30 Jesus spoke to the people again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me won’t walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” —John 8:12 Reflect: Come, Christ-light, undying, inseparable Light of love, we celebrate The offering of your eternal Hope. A light into our… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 25

The Light of Life Read: John 9:1-7 Jesus answered, “While I am in the world, I am the light of the world.” —John 9:5 Reflect: One of my favorite sayings is “let’s shed some light on this.” It’s a familiar expression to use when you want to take a closer look at an object or… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 24

Spiritual Fullness Read: 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13 May the Lord cause you to increase and enrich your love for each other and for everyone in the same way as we also love you. —1 Thessalonians 3:12 Reflect: Mother Teresa of Calcutta was a pint-size missionary nun, whose road to saintliness took her from her home country… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 23

Emptied to Be Filled Read: Mark 10:17-22 Jesus looked at him carefully and loved him. He said, “You are lacking one thing. Go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor. Then you will have treasure in heaven. And come, follow me.” —Mark 10:21 Reflect: I like to imagine that each of… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 22

Every Day God Comes to Us Read: John 6:25-40 Jesus replied, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” —John 6:35 Reflect: Every day God waits for us to pray in gratitude and trust, asking for what we and what… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 21

Break Thou Bread of Life Read: John 6:1-25 Jesus said, “Have the people sit down.” There was plenty of grass there. They sat down, about five thousand of them. Then Jesus took the bread. When he had given thanks, he distributed it to those who were sitting there. He did the same with the fish,… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 20

Knowing God’s Satisfaction Read: Luke 12:14-31 “Don’t chase after what you will eat and what you will drink. Stop worrying. All the nations of the world long for these things. Your Father knows that you need them.  Instead, desire his kingdom and these things will be given to you as well.” —Luke 12:29-31 Reflect: C.… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 18

Bread for the Journey Read: John 6:25-35 Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.” —John 6:35 (NRSV) Reflect: “Are you hungry? Are you thirsty?” Our mother always asked us these questions the moment we came… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 17

God’s Name Is “I Am” Read: Proverbs 3:5-6  Trust in the Lord with all your heart; don’t rely on your own intelligence. –Proverbs 3:5 Reflect: Have you ever wished God would do more to assure you? Have you ever waited to act faithfully until feeling adequate? Have you ever delayed saying yes to a challenge… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 16

Knowing the Great “I Am” Read: Exodus 3:1-14 God said to Moses, “I Am Who I Am. So say to the Israelites, ‘I Am has sent me to you.’” —Exodus 3:14 Reflect: Moses very likely hoped for something more satisfying than what he got from God on Sinai—a little reassuring information, perhaps an explanation that… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 15

In God’s Presence Read: Psalm 16 You teach me the way of life. In your presence is total celebration. Beautiful things are always in your right hand. —Psalm 16:11 Reflect: God is active in the world and in our lives in many ways. We may feel the mystery of God as we view storm clouds… Continue Reading

Lenten Devotional for February 14

The Thirst for God Read: John 4:7-15 Jesus answered, “whoever drinks from the water that I will give will never be thirsty again. The water that I give will become in those who drink it a spring of water that bubbles up into eternal life.” –John 4:14 Reflect: The thirst for God is universal because… Continue Reading