Events

Start the new year celebrating our Lord!

Join us for worship on the first (and every) Sunday of the new year.   We’d love to celebrate the new year with you. Traditional service starts at 9:00 a.m. Spanish Language service (Amigos) starts at 10:00 a.m. Contemporary service starts at 11:00 a.m. What better way to start the new year than to celebrate our […]

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Second Sunday of Advent, 12-5-21

Advent is Here (already)! This Sunday, December 5, 2021, will be the second Sunday of Advent. Please join us for our Traditional Service at 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. for our Spanish Language Service, or 11:00 a.m. for our Contemporary Service this Sunday and every Sunday.

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Hanging of the Greens today!

It’s that time of year.  Today our youth group and volunteers  are decorating the church for the Christmas season!  We  can’t wait to see how beautiful the church is going to look.  Thank you so much to all our volunteers.  

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October is 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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Drive Thru Trunk or Treat – October 30

Get a jump on Halloween by attending our Drive Thru Trunk or Treat!  Who doesn’t want more chances to wear their costume, right?  So bring your Mummy and Daddy and neighbors too.  We’ll be giving out candy between 2PM and 4PM in the parking lot.  See you there!

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The Blessing of the Animals

  Any animal lover can tell you that their animals are a blessing. They’re a member of the family. They love us unconditionally. So, we should do something special to show our love for our animals. We should have them blessed! On October 3, 2021, from 1:00 pm till 3:00 p.m. Sterling UMC will host […]

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October 2021 Worship Schedule and Pre-registration

Though we are not necessarily back to “normal” we did kick off our new church fall worship season on September 12 and as of that Sunday we are back to our full worship schedule, Sunday School, and Bible Studies in the 10 a.m. hour! We are now offering three options for worship on Sunday mornings: […]

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In-Person Bilingual Worship Service

Starting Sunday, November 8, Pastor Marcela and Pastor Linda will be moving the 10 a.m. bilingual worship service inside to Gallihugh Hall! Check out this informational video for all of the details, but don’t forget: in order to participate, you must pre-register with the form below. On this sign-up, you will find the rules and […]

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A Message From the Healthy Church Team

From the Healthy Church Team of Sterling UMC July 8, 2020 Good Evening, The Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church has developed a Plan to Return to In-Person Worship and Gatherings.  This plan contains requirements that each local church must follow to resume in-person worship and to have other in-person gatherings.  Because we put a […]

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Online Worship

As a result of COVID-19, the Coronavirus,  and in an effort to reduce the possibility of spreading the disease, we have decided to cancel the 9am and 11am in person worship services. However, just because the church building is closed does not mean the ministry will stop! We will continue to praise the Lord through […]

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Letters from our Bishops

Last week, many bishops from across the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church wrote a letter to the jurisdiction as a whole addressing the racial disparities in the United States. There is a letter from the white bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction as well as a letter from a Leonard Fairly, a black bishop […]

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