Tagged: “Missions”

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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Summer Mission Opportunities!

Sterling United Methodist Church has announced two Summer Mission Trips for this year and applications are now available! The first trip is scheduled for July 7-12 heading to the UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) Sager Brown Depot in Baldwin, Louisiana. The UMCOR Sager Brown Depot is the hub of UMCOR’s relief-supply operations. Each year, […]

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Acting in Service to Christ

 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’  Matthew 25:40 New International Version (NIV)   This Sunday in worship we will learn what it is to be servants of God.  What it is like to act in […]

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Sager Brown Mission Team Thursday Update

Today was our last full day at Sager Brown! The time sure has gone by fast, but we won’t be forgetting it anytime soon. As always, we started the day with a good meal in the cafeteria, then went our separate ways to work on our projects. Several of our team members helped organize a […]

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Sager Brown Mission Team Update for Tuesday and Wednesday!

Tuesday: Tuesday was another day of hot weather, hard work, and great fellowship. A group of four went off-site to work at a senior housing complex in the morning. They cleaned two apartments and had a chance to chat with the residents at the apartments. Another group continued their work at Chez Hope, gathering materials for building and assembling shelves. The […]

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It’s Time for Summer Missions!

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I.  Send me!”   Isaiah 6:8 Sterling United Methodist Church kicks off its summer Missions program this Sunday with a commissioning of the mission team members at the 9 AM service.  All […]

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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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Come and Worship with Us This Sunday!

We are quickly approaching the last Sunday in January 2018! Soon we will be entering into the Lent season which begins with Ash Wednesday, this year on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, February 14! However, before we get to the season of Lent there is so much going on in the life of our church! This Sunday, […]

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What’s Happening at SUMC!

    Soup and Cookie Mix Holiday Gift Fundraiser  The annual SUMC Missions Soup and Cookie Mix Fundraiser  kicked off earlier this month and will continue through the holiday season.  Purchase your gifts of Chicken Noodle Soup mix, Minestrone Soup Mix, Cheese Soup mix, and Tortilla Soup Mix; and for baking; M & M Brownie Mix […]

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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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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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UMCOR KIT Instructions

  The following are instructions for United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) kits: School Kit  Value:  $11 per kit Place all items in cloth bag (see below).  1 pair blunt scissors (rounded tip only no plastic scissors) 3 pads of paper (8 1/2 x 11)  [Spiral notebooks or top-bound pads; 150 sheets  or less of […]

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Mission Trips 2014

In 2014, we are sending out the 7 mission teams.   For details about each team, click on the links below. 2014 Mission Teams: Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 28- July 5 Bennettsville, South Carolina, July 6-12 Canton, Ohio, July 13-19 Poust & Tachov, Czech Republic, July 25-August 7 New York, New York, August 9-13 Sager Brown, […]

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