3921 Old Mill Rd.

Alexandria, VA 22309

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washingtonfarmumc.org

WFUMC INFO FOR September 3

Please check for * before the new items below.

*I will be out of the office from Tuesday September 8 – Friday September 11. I will have access to my church email account. The church office phone voice mail will be monitored daily. Pastor Christina will be in the office.

Live streaming links: For 10 AM Sunday Services

www.washingtonfarmumc.org

https://www.facebook.com/washingtonfarmumc/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsLMF5qohLaRnaGpdiDU1uQ

We will have our regular Sunday 10 AM On-line service as usual on Sept 6. We are going to have communion this Sunday. The Bishop has given us permission to do online communion. If you would like to have communion during worship, you will need to have bread or crackers, and grape juice ready for worship. It does not need to be in any special dish. A regular glass and plate are fine. 

Due to COVID concerns the Church Council voted unanimously not to have the Fall Yard Sale. The rational included that we cannot guarantee the cleanliness of donated articles and we cannot maintain the social distancing requirements while sorting, pricing, organizing or displaying the donations.  

*No Sunday School on September 6th.

*FALL SUNDAY SCHOOL

Children & Youth

Fall Sunday School begins Sunday, September 13th at 11 am!

K-5th grade will be led by Mel Hinton and Eileen Fraedrich

6th-8th grade will be led by Hannah Perkins and Shirley Watson

9th & 10th grade will be led by Pam Wolski and Bryan Bourne

11th & 12th grade will be led by Drew Barnes and Bob Enck

Adult Sunday School is on a break until Sunday, September 20th at 11 am.

Join Donna Julian and Steve Brown and journey inside the pages of Scripture to meet a personal God who enters individual lives and begins a creative work from the inside out. This fall will begin with a study of 1st and 2nd Corinthians. 

The study can be purchased at

Please contact Sam Barnes for your Zoom link or for more information!

education@washingtonfarmumc.org

CHRISTMAS TREE LOT

We are excited to be able to continue our tradition of distributing quality Christmas trees to our community!!! We have 750 Caneen, Balsam and Frazier fir Christmas trees coming on Saturday, November 21, BEFORE Thanksgiving. The lot will be set up for social distancing and safe donation practices will be in place. This will especially be a season of needing to pull together, to work hard. Having said that, it is a continuation of our congregation’s commitment to bringing the true Christmas Spirit into the homes of all in our community.

OUTREACH

*Mt Vernon Day to Serve: Help us collect food items and meal packets for children in our community who do not have food on the weekends.

Donations:

• Donate Food Items for the Meal Packets (Attached)

If you’d like to drop off items, please bring them to the church office between the hours of 8:30 – 12:30 beginning Monday, Sept 14.

• Prefer to make a cash donation? Please make checks payable to “Ventures in Community” with a note that it is for 2020 Day to Serve.

Assist with Packet Assembly (Saturday, September 19th) Mount Vernon Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: 2000 George Washington Memorial Parkway

Mondloch House Monthly Sign-Up to Resume in September

The Outreach Committee of WFUMC is to resume cooking and delivering meals for the eight residents on the third Sunday of each month.  We are asking for volunteers to begin signing up immediately for the following dates: 

Please contact outreach@washingtonfarmumc.org or Nancy in the church office to sign up, admin@washingtonfarmumc.org

As of now, if you are inter-acting in a church group, you will need to fill out a simple screening each week. The link will be on our washingtonfarmumc.org website front page. You may be asked to have your temperature checked. A mask is required for all church gatherings on campus and off.

Live streaming links: For 10 AM Sunday Services

www.washingtonfarmumc.org

https://www.facebook.com/washingtonfarmumc/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsLMF5qohLaRnaGpdiDU1uQ

GIVING – While our ministry, programs, and access are very different than a few weeks ago, the life of the church continues, as do our obligations. Our WFUMC family always has been generous with gifts and donations for our church, and to support our local outreach and connectional ministries as well as see to our staff and maintenance costs. Please consider all these needs as you look at your giving plans. You can mail donations to WFUMC, PO Box 36, Mt. Vernon, VA, 22121-0036, or give online. If you have any questions about online giving, please call or email Bob Enck: 571-329-5940, enckfamily2010@yahoo.com

Bible Study – We will start up again on September 9th with a study by Justo Gonzalez, “When Christ Lives In Us”. Copies of the student book can be picked up in the office.

*New info

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