Upcoming Baptism Class: Interested in being baptized or having your child baptized? The next pre-baptism class will be held on Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 pm. Mark your Connect Card or call the church office to sign up or if you are interested in learning more.
Seeing Gray Teen Discussion Series: Hot Topics in Christianity: All students grades 8th - 12th are invited to come over to The Den (Old Church Building) starting January 20 from 11 am - Noon for a discussion series into some of the hot topics in Christianity. There will be FREE food, fellowship, and polite discussion hosted by our Student Ministry team leaders. The class is based off of Methodist pastor Adam Hamilton's book, Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White. Contact Caleb Mathews to sign up today or for more details!
Confirmation Orientation 2019: Confirmation is a time where teens are given the opportunity to respond to their baptism and choose a life following Christ. The class is open to students 6th grade and older who feel ready to take this next step and will begin with a student and parent orientation on Sunday, January 20 at 12:15 pm in Room 300. Come learn all the relevant details. Please mark your calendar for the meeting and the recommended retreat at Camp Highroad on February 1-2. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.
Next O.W.L.S. Gathering: Friday, January 18. Meet at Bella Vita Restaurant (9675 Liberia Ave.) at 1 pm. RSVPs are required so please RSVP to Marian Ludlow at 703-361-4390 or Lynn Furlong at 703-499-0243
UMW Potluck Brunch & General Meeting: Saturday, January 26, 9:00 am, Room 300. All women are invited, you do not need to be a member of the UMW. Bring a dish to share. We will be making Protestant Prayer Beads. See the article by Pastor Abi in the January Newsletter and check the curio cabinet in the Narthex for example. We will have kits available for purchase ($10 each) or you can bring your own beads. RSVP to attend & receive a supply list
How To Reduce Your Risk of Dementia: Join us for education programs led by Jane Priest and held here at the church beginning in February. Start the New Year off healthy!
Class 7 - 8:30 pm. Light refreshments 6:30 pm. For centuries we have known that the health of the brain and body are connected. Now with new research advancements, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your rain healthy and help to reduce your risk of dementia.
Calling All Youth and Parents of Youth! Please plan to join us for worship on Tuesday, January 15th in the Sanctuary at 6:30 pm as we begin to discern the next steps for growing our ministry with and for youth., Mark your calendars and the Connect Card to RSVP.
Loch Lomond Elementary School Looking for Readers: Like to read? Can you spare 15 minutes or more a day to read to children or listen to them read? We are looking to form a group of individuals that are willing to volunteer at our partner school, Loch Lomond ES (near Yorkshire) any day of the week to read to some of the children (or listen to them read). This would be during school hours, generally between 9 AM and 3:30 PM but the time is up to you. Questions? Contact Lori Perez at 703-967- 8863. Thank you for considering this mission opportunity to practice our belief that our God supplies MORE THAN ENOUGH. Sign up today on your Connect Card.