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Today at Pender UMC ~ October 15, 2017

Please join us today at our 8:15, 9:30 and 11am Worship Services.
Pastor Dan will be preaching his final sermon in his series based on our church-wide study, “Solve: Finding God’s Solutions in a World of Problems” entitled ” The Beauty of Name-Dropping” (Nehemiah 3:1-5).

Last week’s sermon:

Flea Market and Boutique Set Up Begins today.

Enjoy a BBQ luncheon (provided by the UMW) immediately following the 11am service and then help us get a start on all of the set up and unpacking of boxes!
Our Pender men will return from their retreat later in the day, so we really need as many hands on deck as possible to make this happen! Please remember, these are the biggest fundraisers for the UMW and UMM and allow us to raise all of our budget for missions throughout the year!
Of course we will continue to need help throughout the week with getting everything in its place, so consider helping then as well or you can be a cashier during the event.
We would also love to have extra bakers for our women’s bake sale. Donations for the flea market will be accepted beginning this Sunday through Wednesday.
We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact our leaders below:

 

WFCM’s Current Request for Donations:
Fresh Oranges, Apples, Potatoes & Onions
All donations may be left in the blue grocery cart located in the coat rack area. Financial contributions are also accepted (cash, check or through our website). Please mark your tax deductible donation “WFCM Food Pantry.” This will be recorded on your giving statement.
Please note: We do not accept any items that have been opened.

Save the Date

Oct. 15-18 – Flea Market/Boutique Setup
Oct.19-21 – Flea Market/Women’s Boutique
Oct. 27 – Women’s Movie Night
Oct. 28 – Dinner & Movie in the Pumpkin Patch
Oct. 29 – Farewell Celebration for Pastor Kenny & Mary Dale
Nov. 5 – Deadline for Donations for Operation Christmas Child
Nov. 11 – Rise Against Hunger
Nov. 12 – Chicken Chili Lunch sponsored by Ruth Circle
Nov. 13-20 – Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Collection
Nov. 17 – Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Pizza Dinner
Nov. 19 – Thanksgiving Basket Assembly
Nov. 20 – Thanksgiving Basket Distribution
Nov. 20 – Charge Conference
Nov. 22 – Thanksgiving Eve Service at Pender
Dec. 3 – Christmas Cantata
Dec. 8 – Gingerbread House Decorating – Session 1
Dec. 9 – Gingerbread House Decorating – Session 2
Dec. 10 – Carols, Cookies & Coffee
Dec. 13 – Christmas Comfort Worship Service
Dec. 16 – UMW Christmas Breakfast
Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Services: 10am (followed by potluck lunch), 5:30, 7:30,11:00pm
 

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Pender L.O.S.T (Local Outreach Support Team)

Let’s put our Church-wide Bible study into action!

Join us and help Puerto Rico recover! If you were moved by the devastation and impact of recent storms and by the needs of the people in Puerto Rico, then we can turn “your inward movement into an outward action”! A member of Pender whose family lives in Puerto Rico has provided us with a list of current needs for the people of Puerto Rico. (These items can be gently used as long as they are in good shape.)

The deadline for donations is Sunday, October 8.

  • clothes, shoes, socks
  • towels
  • soap, tooth brushes, tooth paste
  • feminine products, deodorants
  • bed sheets, pillows, sleeping bags
  • table games, crayons, coloring books
  • reading books
  • trash bags
  • dish washing soap, cleaning supplies
  • walkie talkies
  • dog food, pet supplies, dog crates
  • tarps, tents
  • hammers and nails
  • first aid kits
  • flashlights and batteries AAA, AA, C, D, 9V

These donations can be dropped off between 10am-4pm through October 8th at:

Dynamic Animations Systems Inc.
14320 Suite A Sully Field Circle
Chantilly VA
 
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Posted by on October 7, 2017 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Today is World Communion Sunday ~ October 1, 2017

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World Communion Sunday offers us an opportunity to experience Holy Communion in the context of the global community of faith.

The first Sunday of October has become a time when Christians in every culture break bread and pour the cup to remember and affirm Christ as the Head of the Church.

On that day, we remember that we are part of the whole body of believers.

Christians celebrate the communion liturgy in as many ways as there are congregations. World Communion Sunday can be both a profound worship experience and a time for learning more about our wider community of faith.

Come, celebrate at Pender today at 8:15, 9:30 or 11:00 AM

Pastor Dan will be preaching at all 3 services and will continue his sermon series based on our church-wide study, “Solve: Finding God’s Solutions in a World of Problems.” This week’s sermon is entitled “Food Network Solutions (Nehemiah 5:1-19).

What to expect at Pender UMC

Directions to Pender

Also today:

Celebrating Children
October 1, 5-6pm in the Fellowship Hall
Please try to attend this service — as a time for supporting the efforts of our children, and as a time for showing appreciation for our praise band’s service at Pender. We believe you will experience the goodness of our “Good Good Father” and His love for His children of ALL ages!!

 

WFCM’s Current Request for Donations:
Canned Spaghetti Sauce, Tomato Paste & Tomato Sauce
 All donations may be left in the blue grocery cart located in the coat rack area. Financial contributions are also accepted (cash, check or through our website). Please mark your tax deductible donation “WFCM Food Pantry.” This will be recorded on your giving statement. 
Please note: We do not accept any items that have been opened.

 
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Posted by on October 1, 2017 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Sing ‘n Celebrate ~ Celebration of Children

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Sing ‘n Celebrate Celebration of Children at October 1 at 5:00

Save this date for your family’s opportunity to hear Pender kids sharing about the beautiful story of “Good Good Father” — which will leave your children with a greater understanding of who God is and of who they are because they are loved by Him.

We read in Matthew 7:12 – “Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you”, which is commonly known as the Golden Rule.

This statement, as Jesus formulated it, is the foundation of active goodness and mercy — the kind of love God shows to us every day.

We have a special opportunity next Sunday to be witness to our children and grandchildren demonstrating in words and acting this type of love.

 

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World Communion Sunday is October 1, 2017

world-communion

World Communion Sunday offers us an opportunity to experience Holy Communion in the context of the global community of faith.

The first Sunday of October has become a time when Christians in every culture break bread and pour the cup to remember and affirm Christ as the Head of the Church.

On that day, we remember that we are part of the whole body of believers.

Christians celebrate the communion liturgy in as many ways as there are congregations. World Communion Sunday can be both a profound worship experience and a time for learning more about our wider community of faith.

Come, celebrate at Pender this Sunday at 8:15, 9:30 or 11:00 AM

What to expect at Pender UMC

Directions to Pender 

 
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Posted by on September 25, 2017 in Get Involved!, Pender UMC

 

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Today, September 24, at Pender UMC

 

Please join us this Sunday, September 24th, at our 8:15, 9:30 and 11am Worship Services.
Pastor Dan will be preaching at all 3 services and will continue his sermon series based on our church-wide study, “Solve: Finding God’s Solutions in a World of Problems.” This week’s sermon is entitled “Let’s Do This!” (Nehemiah 2:11-16)
Juvenile Detention Center
This Sunday, September 24, join us in worship with the young men and women at the Fairfax County Juvenile Detention Center. Your participation matters to the residents, as the staff repeatedly tells us how we make a difference in the young men’s and women’s lives and the lives of the staff!
All you need to do is show up and worship! We meet at 1:00 at the Juvenile Detention Center. Hope to see you there!
WFCM’s Current Request for Donations: 
Hamburger Helper & Boxed Mash Potatoes
All donations may be left in the blue grocery cart located in the coat rack area. Financial contributions are also accepted (cash, check or through our website). Please mark your tax-deductible donation “WFCM Food Pantry.” This will be recorded on your giving statement.
Please note: We do not accept any items that have been opened.

 

 

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The Pumpkins are Coming!

 

On October 6th at 4pm the pumpkin truck will arrive at Pender! We need all the help we can get to get the pumpkins off the truck and into our patch!
After that, we need volunteers to sit in the patch from 11am-7pm daily (except Sunday). Please consider taking a shift or many! Your time supports the Pender Turning Point Youth, the Navajo Indians in Arizona who grew our pumpkins and of course Tim.
Also…teenagers, if you need service hours, this counts!!
Thank you and see you in the Patch!
 
 

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