In Our Thoughts and Prayers

For those with health concerns:  Sara Barnes, Don Barnes, Trish Freeman, Jim Freeman, Doug Benney, Samantha Barnes, Helen Boyd, Fred Geissler, Bob Grayson, Marissa Fortunato, Carol McMillan, Carol Anderson, Dale Anderson, Jeff Lichtenfels, Scott Scherer, Janelle Jernigan, Lucy Skinner, Eva Pryor

For those deployed: Wes Millwood and all members of our Armed Forces


Please contact the church office with prayer concerns and updates.

Announcements

All Saints Day Celebration - Saturday, October 25 from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Fireplace Room.  There will be pumpkin carving, trunk-or-treating, and light refreshments.  Students are invited to come dressed as a Biblical figure.  Volunteers are needed to provide and distribute candy.


Piano and Guitar start this week - Beginning piano is at 2 pm, Beginning guitar is at 12:45 pm, and Intermediate guitar is Wed. at 6:15 pm. Thank you to Dwayne Moses and Megan Fuqua who will be taking the lead in these new musical ventures!  (We still have guitars available if any of the students, or their friends in the community, or any adults, are interested in taking part in the beginning guitar class.)


Operation Christmas Child - Starting October 12, flat cardboard shoeboxes and all instructions for selecting and packing the gifts will be available on the Friendship Patio after each Sunday worship service for several weeks.  Faith Armstrong and Anne Smith will coordinate again this year.  Filled boxes will need to be returned to church no later than November 16.


Halloween "Hustle for Hope" 5K run/1 mile "trick or trot" Benefit-- this may interest those families or individuals who like to run. Sat, Oct. 25, 9-1:30 PM at Lake Fairfax in Reston. The United Methodist Church, (Alexandria and Arlington districts), are sponsoring this event.  It is a 5k run for adults and a 1 mile “trick or trot” for children under 12. Proceeds benefit Rising Hope UMC (50%) and our own Service Squad (50%).  You register online, and there's a $20 fee ($50 max per family).


The Prayer Shawl/Craft Night will meet at Gail Dawes home, Monday at 7 PM. Christmas ornaments/decorations in October and November.


Cantata Choir rehearsals have begun! Every Wednesday evening at 8:15 PM, following Chancel Choir rehearsal from 15 October through the Cantata Performance on Sunday, December 21 at the 9 and 11 AM services. All of you who performed in the WFUMC Talent Show the end of May, We Want You!


UMW is looking for women of the church who would be interested in holding an office on the UMW Board.. Please contact Verna Baer or Shari Bredehoft.


Rising Hope Canned Food on Oct 26, please bring canned fruit and boxed stuffing mix for their holiday dinners.

Welcome to Washington Farm United Methodist Church

3921 Old Mill Rd, Alexandria, VA  22309

703.780.4696

This Week at WFUMC




























The Sanctuary is open every day for prayer.

Monday, October 20

    7:00 pm    Prayer Shawl/Craft Night


Tuesday, October 21

    7:00 pm    Church Council


Wednesday, October 22

    7:30 pm    Chancel Choir

    8:15 pm    Cantata Choir


Thursday, October 23

    7:00 pm    Disciple III


Saturday, October 25

    6:00 pm    All Saints Celebration


Sunday, October 26

    8:00 am    Bible Study

    9:00 am    Worship

    10:00 am    Sunday School

    11:00 am    Worship

    12:00 pm    Bell Choir

    2:00 pm    Piano