Daily Archives: August 31, 2014

Today at Pender UMC



At our 8:15 & 11:00 worship services on Sunday, August 31st, we return to a part of our heritage as Methodists, the Campmeeting. It will be a time to sing the old hymns, enjoy the upbeat worship and hear a sermon series based on the importance of “Revival.”

RevKev will be preaching on “Survival vs. Revival” (Psalm 51:10-13)
At our 9:30 Common Ground Worship Service, we will have a guest preacher, Suzanne Spencer.

Suzanne Spencer retired as a UMC pastor after serving three churches on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. God called her into pulpit ministry late in life after a career as a social gerontologist, doing clinical research in geriatric medicine and managing assisted living facilities in the Richmond area. Her association with Pender began with a trip to Greece and Turkey led by Pastor Kenny and has continued on short-term mission trips to Peru. Her sermon title for Sunday is “Who?” (Matthew 16:21-26)


Click on this link to find out more information about our upcoming sermons.

Also today:

Upcoming Events! Watch for more information:

  • August 31: Pender UMC Calendar Events
  • August 31: This Week at Pender email newsletter
  • August 31: Items of the week needed for Western Fairfax Christian Ministries to distribute to the needy in our area:
    • Pancake Mix and Syrup
    • 46 oz. bottles of oil, fruit juices, plastic bags and egg cartons are always needed and welcome too!

    Donations can be left in the blue grocery cart in the coat rack section.

  • August 31: The Pender Podcast is available in the iTunes Podcast series.  There is no charge to subscribe or listen to past sermons.  There are currently 164 sermons available.  More information
  • August 31: Blessing of the Backpacks; 9:30am worship service
  • August 31: New Directions Sunday School Class will begin a new study, “All In” by Mark Batterson. The following is a brief synopsis regarding the study – “Nothing belongs to you — not even you! Discover the radical act of dethroning yourself and enthroning Christ as King of your life!” New members are always welcome!! We meet in Room 206 at 9:30 AM. If any questions, feel free to contact Carol Wilson If any questions, feel free to contact Carol Wilson by email or at (703) 815-1744.
  • August 31: Sunday School Classes.  Read the brochure
  • August 31: Time Out for Parents,  9:15-10:30 am
  • August 31: Beginner’s Bible Study, 9:30-10:40 am for 12 weeks
  • August 31: Disciple II Bible Study, 4:00 pm

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