Youth

Youth December Activities

Sr. High Retreat, Dec. 9-11, Camp Caroline Furnace. We will be hanging out with old friends/making new friends while teambuilding and relaxing.  A time for fun and worship and listening for the voice of God. Musical Rehearsals: Tues, Dec. 6, 6:30-8:00 PM Thurs., Dec. 8, 6:30-8:00 PM   Christmas Party:        Sunday, Dec. 18, 5;30-8:00 […]

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We are happy to announce that this year’s show will be “Shrek, the Musical.”  It’s funny and family friendly and will make for another amazing show. Calling all actors in 6th-12th grades (experienced and not so much). You are welcome to join us! Musical Workshops:   November 7, 6:30-8:00 PM November 8, 6:30-8:00 PM. These workshops […]

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This Year’s Musical

Are you ready for this year’s Musical announcement?  …Well, you will have to wait a little bit longer! We are working out all the details behind the scenes to make another fantastic show. As always, we are looking for cast members to be in this year’s production.  If you are between 6th-12th grade, you are […]

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LifeSigns Youth Bonfire

October 23 5:30 PM All Middle School and High School students are invited to the LifeSigns Youth Bonfire. Bring a friend! Contact Nick Yother *protected email* 703-430-6455   Bonfire image by Alanah Heffez, 9/6/08.  Used under creative commons license from www.flickr.com.

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Blessing of the Backpacks

On Sunday, August 28 at the 9:30 AM worship service, and at the 11:00 AM Amigos service, we will be blessing our children and their backpacks in preparation for the coming school year. All school-aged children, including preschoolers, are invited to bring their backpacks to participate in this blessing.  We will commit the new school […]

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Fundraiser Dinner & Talent Show

Come enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner and join in the fun at the Sterling UMC Talent Show, which will showcase the abilities of some of our very gifted members!  You will encounter brilliant to artistic to clever.  Great entertainment at a great price for a great cause (advancing the Capital Campaign). Wednesday, May 25 6:00-8:00 […]

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Teacher Appreciation Sunday

Join us on June 12 for the last day of Sunday School and Teacher Appreciation Sunday. We will recognize our Sunday School teachers, Bible Study leaders, and Children’s Ministry helpers at the 9:30 AM worship service.  There will be a reception to follow. During Sunday school we will have our end of year party to […]

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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 […]

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Youth Sunday/Mother’s Day

May 8 is Mother’s Day and Youth Sunday! The youth will lead worship at all services that morning. Join us for an inspiring time of praise, teaching, prayer and introspection as the youth lead us into God’s presence in fresh and exciting worship experiences as only the youth can! And, of course, we will honor all […]

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Confirmation Sunday

On Sunday, May 15 our 7th Grade Confirmation Class will be completing their year of study as we celebrate the Rite of Confirmation during Sunday morning worship.  At the 8:15 and 9:30 AM worship services our confirmands will be presenting their statements of faith to the congregation.  At the 11:00 AM worship service we will […]

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Mission and Service Month

What is Sterling UMC GO! ? It is a month-long emphasis on mission and service.  We as Christians are called to go out into God’s world to serve and to touch the lives of others. Between April 3 and May 1, we will devote 5 Sundays to focusing on mission and service in our worship […]

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Lenten Devotional for March 24

Resurrection or Resuscitation Read: John 11:17-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” — John 11:25-26 (NRSV) Reflect: When Jesus brought Lazarus back to life, he knew Lazarus would […]

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Lenten Devotional for March 23

The Tragic Gap Read: Isaiah 43:19 Look! I’m doing a new thing; now it sprouts up; don’t you recognize it? I’m making a way in the desert, paths in the wilderness. —Isaiah 43:19 Reflect: When familiar contours disappear and the earth moves beneath our feet, where can we stand? We can stand in the tragic […]

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Lenten Devotional for March 22

God Weeps with Us Read: Romans 8:26-32 If God is for us, who is against us? He didn’t spare his own Son but gave him up for us all. Won’t he also freely give us all things with him? —Romans 8:32 Reflect: Paul introduces us to a God who groans. We are tempted to think […]

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Lenten Devotional for March 21

The Heartbeat of Jesus Read: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Every time you drink it, do this to remember me.” —1 Corinthians 11:25 Reflect: Overhead lights reflected through the tiny glass cup into the Communion grape juice. I was visiting a church where we waited until all were […]

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Lenten Devotional for March 20

Follow Me Read: Matthew 4:18-22 “Come, follow me,” he said, “and I’ll show you how to fish for people.” —Matthew 4:19 Reflect: “So how are we to live now? Can we bear the light of Christ into the darkness of our time? Jesus gave several directions that serve as signposts to guide us on that […]

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