Events

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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Ash Wednesday, the Season of Lent Begins

Ash Wednesday, February 26, marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent lasts for forty days, not counting the Sundays, and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. During this period of repentance and renewal, we recall and relive the resurrection story to understand the meaning of Christ’s death and resurrection that gave […]

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What’s Happening in Adult Education

Sterling United Methodist Church has many opportunities for adults to meet in fellowship and Christian education. Sunday morning small groups meet at 10 a.m. during our Growing Deeper at Ten hour.  There are currently four classes to choose from. Our Spirit Seekers Adult Sunday school class is our longest running adult Bible study. They are […]

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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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The 2020 Summer Mission Program

Sterling United Methodist Church has announced its summer Missions trips and the applications now available on the Sterling United Methodist Church website Resources page. This year’s program includes two opportunities to serve in mission.  The first opportunity is the Youth trip in support of the Appalachian Service Project (ASP) located in the southwest Virginia and […]

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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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Wednesday Night Fellowship at Sterling UMC

Sterling UMC’s Wednesday Night Fellowship program is a time for fellowship and growth with catered meals provided by local restaurants followed by small groups for all ages and interests. The fellowship meal is served in the Gallihugh Fellowship Hall at 6 PM.  There is an option to RSVP online before the meal, but all are […]

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LINK Coat Drive on November 16

LINK, Inc. provides emergency food and financial assistance to those in need in the Sterling, Herndon, and Ashburn, Virginia communities. The workers at LINK, Inc. are all volunteers comprised of dedicated local churches, organizations, and individuals.  It is supported primarily by donations of food, funds, and other needs for special distributions such as the LINK […]

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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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Backpack Buddies for the New School Year Begins August 18

According to Feeding America’s website, twenty-two million children receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program. For many of these children, school meals may be the only meals they eat. As a result, fifteen or so years ago, Feeding America started their BackPack Program to help make […]

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Ordinary Time? No Way

The season after Pentecost, is the season known as Ordinary Time in the United Methodist Church. The word ordinary, according to the dictionary means with no special or distinctive features; normal. So does that mean that there is nothing special going on at Sterling UMC this summer?  There is nothing distinctive?  Everything is just normal? Actually […]

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2019 Local Missions Week

Sterling UMC will once again host a week of local missions work focusing on serving those in our local Sterling and Loudoun community. The opportunities to serve will occur the week of July 8 through July 13. The Sterling United Methodist Church has supported our local seniors with luncheons over many years and starting with […]

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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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