Evangelism

Trunk or Treat At Sterling UMC

Join us Saturday October 28 from 10 AM to 1 PM to and bring the kids to celebrate Halloween at SUMC with our annual Trunk or Treat event! We invite you to join us in your non scary Halloween costumes and visit the decorated trunks set up in our  front parking lot to receive nut free […]

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GRACE Ministry, Backpack Buddies, and Lent

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, this year on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, February 14!  Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word “lencten” which means “spring.” Lent lasts for 40 days, not counting Sundays, and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday.  In Western Christianity, Easter Sunday must always fall on the next […]

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Sterling UMC Presents the 2018 Summer Mission Trips, Local Missions Program, and Fundraiser

(Updated March 8, 2018) Sterling United Methodist Church has kicked off its 2018 Summer Mission Trip and local mission program schedule; and Sunday March 11 will kick off its first fundraiser for the 2018 efforts with its Red Envelope Campaign.  The Red Envelope Fundraiser involves red envelopes with donation denominations from $1 to $100 printed on […]

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Pop Tops and Box Tops and Other Ways To Serve

Last Friday afternoon, Mame Ward dropped off our latest “haul” of aluminum tabs to the Ronald McDonald House in Fairfax. The box of pull tabs totaled 14 pounds! According to Mame, “They were very excited to get them and appreciated the effort by our congregation in collecting them.” The Ronald McDonald House pop top or […]

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Local UMCOR Effort Underway to Support Disaster Relief

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is an organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. UMCOR’s work includes programs and projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies, and more.  According to a recent press release about UMCOR’s response to Hurricane Harvey:  “UMCOR-affiliated volunteers have been staffing emergency shelters, […]

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Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child

“Let my heart be broken with the things that break the heart of God.” These now famous words were written by Bob Pierce in his Bible after visiting suffering children on the Korean island of Koje-do. The result of that visit and his impassioned prayer is the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse which he founded in […]

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Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School

July 31-August 4, 2017 Registration begins March 15 and ends July 21. Cost $40 per child until June 15, with a maximum of $85 per family. After June 15, cost is $45 per child with a maximum of $95 per family. A little about this year’s program: Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on […]

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2017 Summer Camp Director Wanted

We are seeking a Director for “In God’s Backyard” camp during the weeks of July 10 and July 17.  If you are interested or know someone who might be, please contact Michelle Caldrone at by February 21.  Click here to view the job description. Camp planning for the kids begins this month.  Thank you!

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LINK Food Deliveries

  In the month of October our church partners with LINK to deliver food to local families in need. Click here to sign up and be a part of this community partnership. Questions?  Contact:  Amy Thomas  

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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 […]

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Seniors Luncheon, May 7

Saturday, May 7, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM All Seniors are welcome! Join us for great food, fellowship, and entertainment. Menu: Turkey and Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Stuffing, Green Beans, Corn, Rolls, Deviled Eggs, Cranberry Sauce and Pies for Dessert. This is a free event. Call the church office if you need a ride:  703-430-6455.   Volunteer cooks, […]

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El Camino con los Amigos

El 12 de marzo, 2016, despues del Ministerio de Gracia y almuerzo, Los Amigos de Sterling UMC vamos a ir casa a casa a decirles a la comunidad que estamos ahí para servirles. ¡En la area de Sterling Park!  Ven con nosotros!  Acompáñenos en las actividades de la mañana y el almuerzo o reunirse con […]

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