Women

United Methodist Women Stamps for Mission

The Virginia Conference United Methodist Women collects stamps and sells them to raise money for Missions. We have been doing this for over 32 years. Even common used postage can have value in bulk. The stamps will be sold and 100% of the proceeds donated to UMCOR. Below are some tips if you, your church, […]

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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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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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Half Truths

Sermon Series for April.  “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves” and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say.  Join us for worship at 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 AM and learn the truth about popular quotes we assume are “gospel truth” but miss the point of Scripture.  Based on the book by Adam Hamilton.  We look forward […]

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Church Activities for Wednesday, March 15

Due to Loudoun County Schools being closed, the church office is closed today. The CrossWalk meal, children’s activities (J.A.M.), and youth activities are canceled for this evening. The Aldersgate Choir and Contemporary Worship Team will rehearse as scheduled. Other Wednesday evening adult activities/studies will meet at the discretion of the leader of each group.  Please contact your group leader for information. There will be limited child […]

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Ladies Wednesday Night Bible Study

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in Room 103 Join us for a 6-week Lenten study using Scripture, devotional tools, and the writings of Ignatius of Loyola, John of the Cross, St. Augustine, John Wesley, Evelyn Underhill, and others. We will be using the book, Restored: Finding Redemption in our Mess, by Tom Berlin, which can be ordered […]

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Prayer – Our Focus During Lent

  During the season of Lent this year, our focus is on prayer.  We will be using The Circle Maker, by Mark Batterson, in a series of sermons to explore these questions:  “How big is your God?  Is He big enough to heal your marriage or heal your child?  Is He bigger than a positive MRI or […]

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UMW Superbowl 2017 Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, February 5, 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM MENU  PANCAKES: (Plain and Gluten-Free, Chocolate Chip and Blueberry) MEAT: Bacon (Regular or Turkey) or Sausage Patties SCRAMBLED EGGS FRESH FRUIT Tea, Coffee, Juice, Milk or Water Suggested Love Offering: 12 to 90 years – $6.00 5 to 11 years – $5.00 Children under 5 and Adults over 90 […]

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Sign Up for Spring Softball League

Sign up to play softball with the church team this spring.  League cost is $65 per person plus $10 if you would like to purchase an SUMC hat.  League play starts on April 3 and games are usually played on Monday nights.  Space is limited to the first ones who sign up.   Contact:  Pete Perhach […]

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Current Sermon Series

Questions God Asks Us.   Transformation comes from questions, not answers. We instinctively ask questions in the face of the things in life we cannot explain.  The Bible can be seen as a book of questions from God to us.  Our answers to His questions will draw us into a relationship of deeper intimacy with God. […]

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Folding & Stuffing Party

Wednesday, December 21 at 1:00 PM in Gallihugh Hall Join the fun of preparing our Christmas Eve bulletins, gift ornaments, luminaries and various other helpful tasks while chatting with friends and enjoying some Christmas cookies and treats. Questions?  Contact:   or call the church office at 703-430-6455.

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Folding & Stuffing Party

Wednesday, December 21 at 1:00 PM in Gallihugh Hall Join the fun of preparing our Christmas Eve bulletins, gift ornaments, luminaries and various other helpful tasks while chatting with friends and enjoying some Christmas cookies and treats. Questions?  Contact:  

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Blue Christmas

Sometimes the holidays bring a mixed blessing with extra stress or unexpected “blues” from pain or loss in our lives.  Sometimes we don’t feel like celebrating at all. If you feel this way or would like to lend your support to others, come on Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00 PM for a “Blue Christmas Service” of […]

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UMW Christmas Party

Sunday, December 4 2:00 – 4:00 PM in Gallihugh Hall Ladies:  You are cordially invited to the United Methodist Women Christmas Party the first Sunday in December.  We will have food, fellowship, and entertainment.  All women are welcome! Child care will be provided, but we need to know ahead of time how many children will be attending. […]

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Upcoming Mission Trips

The mission trips for 2017 have been selected! Click here for details and to download an application:  2017-mission-trip-application Contact:  Tom Land or the church office at .  

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Stewardship Campaign

November 15, 2016 Dear Sterling Church Family, We had a great day of worship this past Sunday where many of you made a commitment to support the church in 2017:  84 people made commitments totaling $287,146.  Of those commitments, 29 represented an increase over last year, and 8 persons made a commitment for the first […]

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Attention: All Bakers & Culinary Creators

Seize the Opportunity! Show off your delicious culinary creations at the UMW Bake Sale!! Bring your donations of baked goods to the church kitchen by Saturday afternoon, November 5. Questions?  Contact Tracey Brooks at .     Berry pie image shared from unsplash.com.

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Red Cross Blood Drive

SATURDAY, October 15, 2016 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM. in Gallihugh Hall Please click here to sign in, sign up and give the gift of life! Sterling United Methodist Church is sponsoring a blood drive with the American Red Cross.  For your convenience you can schedule your own appointment online. For more information or common eligibility questions, […]

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