Sterling United Methodist Church
Thursday, April 17, 2014
304 East Church Road
Sterling, Virginia 20164
(703) 430-6455 
Sunday Worship Times 
Wesley Service with Communion 8:15 AM
Traditional Worship 9:30 AM
Contemporary Worship 11:00 AM
Servicio de Adoración y Alabanza 1:00 PM
Sunday School 9:30 AM

Nursery care and sound enhancement
devices are available at all services.
Amigos Latino-Americanos Ministry at SUMC led by Rev. Angel M. Martínez.  Click here for more information.
Ministerio Amigos Latino-Americanos dirigido por la Reverendo Angel M. Martínez. Para mayor información presione aquí

Holy Week and Easter

Please mark your calendar for the following 
Holy Week and Easter activities and services:

Easter Carnival, 4/12 from 1-3 PM
Palm Sunday, 4/13

Maundy Thursday, 4/17 at 7 PM
Good Friday, Prayer Chapel 9 AM - 9 PM; Tenebrae Service 7 PM
Easter Sunday, Sunrise Service at 6:30 AM, Celebration Worship at 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 AM, Servicio en Español 1 PM

The Hole in our Gospel
6-week Lenten Study and Sermon Series
Lenten Study groups are ongoing, but it is not too late to join one.  Check with the church office for dates and times.
Upcoming Sermons:
March 23:  "What's Wrong With This Picture?"
March 30:  "Putting the American Dream to Death"
April 6:  "Uncovering the Hole in the Church"
April 13:  Repairing the Hole in the World"
April 20:  Easter Sunday
April 26:  Community Outreach and Church Workday
Mission Trips
Applications now being accepted for teams to:
Bennettsville, South Carolina (July 6-12) 16 Spots left.
New York, New York (August 9-13) 10 Spots left.
Highlands, North Carolina (October 10-14) 4 Spots left.
Application process now closed for trips to:
Czech Republic
Check out the full line-up of mission trips for 2014.
Click here for more information.
To sign up as a prayer partner, click here.

Higher Education

SUMS has funds available for scholarships. Scholarship applications will be available at the church office, on the table by the Tree of Life at the church, or online.
For more information click here. 
Application deadline is May 3, 2014.

College Care Packages:
We would like to keep in touch with all our college students. Please submit the name and address of students to be included in our care package ministry to or call the office at (703) 430-6455. For more information click here.

SUMC 2014 Summer Camp

July 7-11 (Theme: Camp Rock, Jammin' with Jesus)
July 14-18 (Theme: Pirate Adventures, Searching for Treasure)
July 21-25 (Theme: Game Show Showdown, the Grand Prize)
Registration is now open!
Ages 3* through rising 5th graders. 
Click here for more information.

Vacation Bible School 2014
July 28 - August 1
9:00 AM - Noon
(Evening Program, July 31, 7:00 PM)

Registration is now open!
Ages 3* through rising 5th graders.

Building Blocks Summer Camp
For children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Camp Dates:  August 4-8, 2014
Camp Hours:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Ages: 3-12 (on August 4, 2014)
Camp Size:  10 children
Cost:  $150

Click here for more information

Upcoming Events

UMW Meeting @ Joe's Pizzeria

April 7
6:30 PM

SAG Ice Cream Social & Bingo
Tuesday April 8 from 2-4 PM

Next SAG Meeting: Sunday April 27 

Backpack Buddies

Next pack date: April 10
Donation deadline: April 7

Grace Ministries

Set Up: April 11
Distribution: April 12

Community Outreach Day & Church Workday
Saturday, April 26
A hands-on conclusion to our Lenten study series.

LifeSigns Oscar Night

April 27

Save the date!

 Blood Drive

April 27

Sign up
here or at the narthex

Dottie Escobedo-Frank is coming to SUMC!

Saturday May 17, 9 AM - 3 PM

More information and registration here!

May Choir Concert:

Potluck/Music Hall
May 16 beginning at 6:15 PM

More information coming soon!

 These are a few of the events happening at SUMC.  For information on all worship, education, service and fellowship activities explore our website or contact the Church office at (703) 430-6455.
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