PO Box 36 Mount Vernon, VA 22121 admin@washingtonfarmumc.org 703.780.4696


WFUMC INFO Feb 25, 2021

Please check for * before the new items below.

*As this Sunday, February 28, is the Fourth Sunday of the month, it is Rising Hope Food Collection Sunday. As in the past few months, please leave your donations on the front porch of the Education Building, or drop it off at Sy and Sandy Berdux’ home, 4201 Pickering Place.

*Attached to this edition of the Blast, you will find a Financial Update from the Finance Committee as well as the Attendance and Financial Report for January 2021 from Donn Julian. Don’t forget to open them 😊.


Requirements: Full time student in the Fall; preference given to high school senior;

Active Participant at WFUMC; 3.0 grade point average; Commitment to church, school and/or community within past two years

Renewals: Full time student; Active participant at WFUMC: 3.0 grade point average; Continued commitment to church, school and/or community within past year.

Apply at: https://forms.gle/XSaFm3DxDLL8H9Cw8

Questions contact the Church Office, admin@washingtonfarmumc.org; 703 780-4694


We are asking all of you to share some of your Covid 19 experiences to be included in our SOWER Special Edition next month. How have you and your families survived 2020 and Covid? Schooling from home, not going out for dinner, not seeing friends from church, work, school etc. Have you found any new hobbies, recipes, good books during your time at home? How did you survive the holidays? Via zoom, Facetime, outdoor dinners in warm clothes and face masks? Just something fun to connect us during this time of not being able to be together. Perhaps you have pictures to share of some of your activities. Just a paragraph or two. Email them to admin@washingtonfarmumc.org, by Thursday, March 18. I will get them to Faith Armstrong, our SOWER editor extraordinaire!


We still need folks to sign up on Sign Up Genius to provide the food and sack lunches for the Hypothermia Shelter at the South County Government Center for our next date of March 21. You may use the sign Up Genius for Washington Farm below to sign up for the March date also.

HYPOTHERMIA SHELTER – WFUMC dates February 21 and March 21, 2021. Food needs to be delivered to the South County Government Center, 8350 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309 by 6 PM on the above dates. Sign Up Genius for Washington Farm to sign up to provide food for Hypothermia Shelter, https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0449a5ad29a75-alexandria1

All items must be delivered to South County Government Center by 6 PM on  March 21, 2021

– Provide food only this year – no volunteers on site to serve or spend the night as chaperones
– Provide enough food to serve 50 people at the South County Government Center this season.
– Provide dinner, bagged breakfasts and bagged lunches
– Dinner meal should arrive ready to serve (if at all possible).  Soup and sandwiches are fine. 
– Breakfast bags – Protein (vienna sausage, boiled egg, bagel, cheese stick)  fruit cup or piece of fruit,   granola or fruit bar, drink.   If you provide boiled eggs it may be easier to leave them in the carton (once boiled). 
– Lunch bags can be a sandwich OR tuna/chicken salad kit (sold at Aldis for .89), fruit, treat and drink.

Questions, contact our Outreach Chair, Scharn Robinson, outreach@washingtonfarmumc.org

Rising Hope’s paper grocery bags collection is an on-going need. Drop any that you are able to donate to them off at the church office in the Ed Bldg, or drop them in the Rising Hope box by the door of the Ed Bldg.

At this time it is permissible to resume Small Group meetings with no more than 10 attendees, to meet inside. Fairfax County is now at 7.6%. If it goes back over 15%, they will return to meeting outside.

Live streaming links: For 10 AM Sunday Services




*Our regular 10 AM On Line Service will be this Sunday, February 28.


*The next UMW Women’s Outdoor Gathering will be held Tuesday, March 2 at 10 AM, behind the Education building. Bring your mask, your chair and a cup of coffee. Don’t forget to fill out your Health Acknowledgement Form.

Children & Youth

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

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

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

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

If you wish to enroll your child in Sunday School Zoom Classes Sunday at 11 AM, or if you would like to join the adult Sunday School class that also meets at 11 AM,contact education@washingtonfarmumc.org to register and for class zoom links.

Adult Sunday School – Sunday, 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. 

*Bible Study every Wednesday evening at 7 PM. Join Zoom Bible Study Meeting: Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 882 9208 0074
Passcode: 339354

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


GIVING – Our Washington Farm family is wonderfully generous and faithful. You make the important work of Christ happen in our community. To make a contribution, 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

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