Lock Lomond Elementary School: We would like to gather a team of 12 - 15 people to serve as liasons to Lock Lomond ES as we establish a partnership with them. (Sept. 2019 - May 2020). Sign up on the connect card or in the office to help make a difference in a child's life. To learn more, we will contact you.
UMW Patriotic Mini Bazaar: June 2nd, all morning long in the fellowship hall.
Coming Soon Summer Events: Save the date for these upcoming events for the whold family!
Vacation Bible School:
Outdoor Movie Night, Saturday, June 1st, 7:30 pm. We're kicking off the summer with an outdoor showing of "The Sandlot" on our front lawn, rated PG and run time is 1 hour and 41 minutes. Free and open to the public - bring your own lawn chair or blanket to sit on and a picnic to eat. Ice Cream nd Snow Cone Trucks will be on site that night for a special treat! Tell your friends and sign up today.
Ladies Spring Tea: The United Methodist Women are hosting their Spring Tea on Sunday, May 19 from 2 - 4pm. All ladies in the church are invited to hear Jennifer Lewis from Merrifield Garden Center. She will bring examples and speak about Perennials for Your Garden. Join us for fellowship and to learn about possible plants for your yard.
Spiritual Gifts Class: Through our baptism, we are commissioned to use our gifts to continue the ministry of Jesus and every disciple has a role to play. We are all called, gifted, and needed in the ministry of the church. Through this 3 hour class, we'll explore spiritual gifts in more depth, how God has gifted you, where God may want you to use your gifts, and the difference between servanthood and volunteering. This class will be taught by Pastor Abi at a time convenient to those interested in participating. Sign up to learn more in the weekly bulletin.
Church Picnic on Sunday, June 9 from 2-5pm at Northern Fauquier Community Park. Come join us for fishing, food, and fellowship! The Kitchen Ministry Team, Lay Leaders, and Outreach Committee will be cooking chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and bratwurst, but we need your help to provide side dishes and dessert! We're also looking for people to help with setup and clean-up. If you're able to lend a hand please sign up on your Connect Card.
Sunbeam Children's Center Registration: We are accepting registration materials for the 2019-2020 school year for our Preschool and Day Care. Our Day Care is open to children 6 weeks old to Pre-Kindergarten. You can visit our website at www.stthomasumc.org/sunbeam or stop by the front office Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 6:30 pm. Please ask for Veronica McGuin, Director or Sarah Hayes, Assistant Director.
Quilts 4 Kids: This quilting group meets on Wednesday mornings from 10 am until noon and makes or ties quilts to give to children in hospitals, foster care, homeless shelters, etc. No sewing experience required and group is open to men and women. Sign up today!
Calling all Crafters: The UMW crafters are now working on projects for some seasonal mini-bazaars as well as the Annual Christmas Bazaar, Thursdays at 9:30am in Room 300. Join to help out for a day or for the duration.
New Summer Camps for Kids: This summer, our children's ministry plans to host several day camps for 6 - 11 year olds in addition to VBS. Mark your calendars now so you don't miss out:
Registration opens March 1; cost is $125 per camp week, price increases to $150 after May 1. After Care from 4-5 pm is an additional $25.
D.C. Homeless Mission: Our next D.C. Homeless mission is June 2nd. For information on items needed, please see the list on the Welcome Table or visit our Website at stthomasumc.org. Sign up on the Connect card if you are interested in going on the trip.