Author Archive: Katie Shifflette

Annie the Musical!

Purchase tickets here! We would love to see you and your family at the show! The youth musical has been a long standing and beloved tradition at Sterling UMC. Annie will be the 16th production performed by the Sterling UMC Players with a cast and crew of youth from the church and surrounding community. We […]

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Interested in Joining Sterling UMC?

Have you been attending Sterling UMC for a while but have never gotten around to joining? Maybe you have been visiting and would like to know more about the church? Whether you are looking for a new church home, have been attending for a while or just want to learn about the membership process – […]

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Christmas at Sterling

Do you have plans for Christmas Eve yet? Not sure where to take the family or just looking for a place to celebrate with neighbors? Join Sterling UMC for one of three Candlelight and Communion Christmas Eve Services this year! There are services held at 7:00, 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24. Whether […]

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Children’s Christmas Program

Every year, the SterlingKids Choir produces a Children’s Christmas Program and this year is no different! They will be performing CAKE: Christmas Acts of Kindness Experiment by Jeff and Dana Anderson and cannot wait to share all of their hard work with the community on Sunday, December 22 at 9:00am. The program is directed by […]

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Blue Christmas Service

Is Christmas a blue time for you? The Christmas season is often associated with joy, love, generosity and unity. But for many, this time of year magnifies loneliness, anxiety, grief and despair. As others are celebrating it can make those who are hurting feel even more lost and alone. Sterling UMC’s Blue Christmas Service is […]

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Gloria: A Christmas Cantata

The Sterling UMC Music Department will be performing a Christmas Cantata to kick off the Christmas Season in a couple of weeks. It is always a wonderful way to celebrate the season and is also expertly performed by many talented musicians! The Christmas Cantata this year is Gloria by Vivaldi. A Cantata is generally a […]

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Annie: A Sterling UMC Players Production

We are proud to announce that this year the Sterling UMC Players will be producing the musical Annie! There is a long history of musicals here at Sterling UMC ranging all the way from Seusical, Into the Woods, Shrek, Charlie Brown and most recently Godspell. Annie is one of the biggest shows that Sterling UMC […]

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Fall Kickoff

As everyone is getting back into the groove of school and fall schedules, we are busily preparing for our Fall Kickoff! This is the time of year that we start all of our educational programs back up and get excited for another year of learning and growing together. Our kickoff this year is on Sunday, […]

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Drive In at Sterling!

Are you ready for some long summer nights and time spent with family and friends? Well, you can find all of those things here at Sterling UMC for our monthly “Drive In at Sterling” summer movie nights! Once a month from July through September, we will be showing a movie in our front parking lot […]

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Summer Fun at Sterling UMC

Looking for exciting programs to to thrill your kids this summer? Sterling United Methodist Church is offering a wide variety of engaging and exciting programs for kids of all abilities and ages preschool through elementary school! Starting in June and going all the way through August, our In God’s Backyard Summer Camp is offering Preschool, […]

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Easter Cantata

Sterling United Methodist Church’s Music Department presents In My Place: Remembering Christ’s Sacrifice of Love – An Easter Cantata this Palm Sunday, April 14. The Cantata follows the journey of Jesus to the cross in a beautiful narrated orchestration. The Cantata will be directed by Willis Rosenfeld, Sterling’s Music Director and features a full orchestra […]

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Easter Carnival

This year, we are excited to be hosting our annual Easter Carnival once again! Every year, the Easter Carnival is a time for celebration and fun for all ages – and this year is sure to be no different! As always, the carnival will feature lots of exciting games, fun photo opportunities and a moon […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month and we would like to celebrate the African-Americans who have played vital roles in the development of The United Methodist Church. These notable Methodists have played a great role not only in our Methodist history but also in the history of our country. Susan Angeline Collins was the daughter of […]

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Happy Pastor Appreciation Month!

This October, churches across the nation are celebrating Pastor Appreciation Month. Every year Pastor Appreciation Day, aka Clergy Appreciation Day, occurs on the second Sunday of the month. This is a day and a month set aside to celebrate the contributions of pastors, priests, reverends and ministers across the United States. It has been proposed […]

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Youth Connections – What’s in a Name?

The youth program here at Sterling UMC has a new name – Youth Connections. The goal of a new name relates to the idea that a name represents what a group is about and how it should operate. So, what does this mean for our new name, Youth Connections? Why this name and what does […]

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