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Laity Sunday
Laity Sunday is coming up on October 26th. Stacey Stickley will provide the sermon.
Upcoming Meetings
  • Prayer Shawl Group Meeting, every Thursday, continuing October 2nd, at 7:00P.M.
  • Choir practice, every Wednesday, continuing October 8th, at 6:30P.M.
  • Trustees Meeting, October 13th at 7:00P.M.
Annual Apple Peeling Night, October 15th
Bring your entire family and some peeling knives to the church at 5pm! No, this is not some “Abraham and Isaac fright night”. Each year, the United Methodist Men make apple butter. They need YOUR help to peel the apples. Some will come early. Others will come later, but everyone’s help is requested for this annual event. We need 50 plus volunteers to get this done! Eat before you come, band with others to order pizza, or grab fast food on your way to church after work. You are on your own for food and drink, but this is really a great time for fellowship. Please come. Contact Bobby Dick (UMM President) for more information.
Apple butter time! October 17th and 18th
The United Methodist Men request the assistance of all men (and interested women) for Friday night and Saturday. There are many ways to serve. Some are needed on Friday to haul supplies. Others are needed to light the fires and probably stay up all night on Friday. Still others are needed to add ingredients and stir throughout the night and early morning. Finally, canners are needed to finish the process. The timing of various procedures is dependent on how the brew develops, so some need to be on call. Some of the work is performed in the church’s fellowship hall in our downtown campus. The cooking and canning occurs at our church’s Apple Pie Ridge campus directly across from Apple Pie Ridge elementary school. Again, please contact Bobby Dick if you wish to help out.
Hearing Assistance
Our worship leaders and sound system operators are doing their very best to help you hear what is happening in worship, taking in consideration the needs of the entire congregation. Our church has devices that should enable you to hear better. If you still have trouble hearing, please let one of our ushers know during the service.

Youth News

Parent’s and Youth meeting, October 19th at 4:30P.M.
Next week, the youth and parents will gather together for an important meeting. We will be choosing a potential location for a summer of 2016 International mission trip. Our options are: Costa Rica, Belize, and the Bahamas. All of these options have been thoroughly investigated by the leaders within the United Methodist Church and Rev. White; they are appropriate for our youth. We will also be talking about the Conference Jr. High and Sr. High Retreats, the 30hr. Famine, and the bowling lock-in. Please come.

Sunday School Classes

Nursery School
A new class has started for our little ones! As of September 7th the children will learn about Noah, Jonah and the Whale, and Joseph’s Coat of Many Colors in a structured (and fun!) environment.
The Golden Nightingales
This class currently meets in the overflow room (adjacent to the sanctuary). Sunday School teachers use “The Cokesbury Quarterly” adult Sunday School material. This class is open to women of all ages. They will be studying in the books of Jeremiah, Habakkuk, Job, and Ezekiel with the study centering around hope.
The Mavericks
This class will be studying the Modern Parables. Each Parable will cover two weeks. Week One will be dedicated to understanding the parables. Week Two will be directed to Living the Parable.
The Good Samaritans
This class is largely a senior male class, but is attended by others. The Good Samaritans listen to lectures, study one book of the Bible at a time, and have a discussion. They meet in the Chapel across from the Sanctuary and are continuing their study on Genesis.
The Living Faith
This class would like to invite the congregation to join us in the basement, (across from the Youth) at 9:45A.M. where they will be studying the book, “We Make the Road by Walking”. Please contact Terrie Shaffer or Amy Wilfong for additional information.
Journey of Hope
This class is fairly new to the roster and is taught by Susie Brown. Journey of Hope will be studying the book, “Crazy Love”. Please join them in “The Aaron Room” (second floor overflow room) for a time of fellowship and learning.
Youth (6th to 12th grade)
Join our youth in the youth room in the basement of the church. Donna White and Dianne Wright will be completing the first study series in “Animate Faith”.

Elementary School
The summer session for Elementary age Sunday School will be taught by Kathy St. Amand. Topics include:

  • “Becoming Church”
  • “Prayer and Praise
  • “Peacemaking”

A new topic will be studied each month.

Church Hours

Church Office:
Monday-Thursday except for holidays

Sunday Services are 8:30AM and 11:00AM
Sunday School is at 9:45AM

Phone numbers:
Church office: 540-662-3151
Preschool office: 540-665-1696

Church Accessibility

Parking is limited to the parking lot in back of the church and the small area next to the yard fence. You may also park in the Loudoun Street Parking Garage.

A wheelchair lift is located at the Braddock Street entrance.