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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sunday will be World Communion Sunday

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One of the special Sundays authorized by the General Conference to be observed with the taking of an offering throughout the denomination.

World Communion Sunday is observed the first Sunday in October. The observance focuses the attention of United Methodists on the universal and inclusive nature of the church.

Please join us this Sunday, October 2nd, at our 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship Services.

At our 8:15 & 9:30 Services, Pastor Dan will be preaching the final message in our series:“Shift Happens: Embracing What God’s Got Next.” (Isaiah 43:16-19).

At our 11:00 Service, Javaid Haroon will be preaching on “We are All One in Christ.” (Galatians 3:23-29)

 

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Today, September 25 2016 at Pender UMC

Please join us today Sunday, September 25, at our 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship Services.

 

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“Shift Happens”–a series looking at how we are to navigate change as followers of Jesus. In a world that is changing more rapidly every day, especially in Northern Virginia, we think this will be a timely topic.

September 25

Make the Change
Scripture:  Deuteronomy 30:11-20

Pender’s Vision Statement: 

By following Jesus and reaching out to others, we seek God’s transformation of ourselves and our world.

Listen to past sermons by Pastors Kenny Newsome, Dan Elmore and others in the Pender Podcast.

What to expect at Pender UMC

Directions to Pender

Sunday Childcare

Wondering where to take your children on Sunday mornings? Below is a summary. More detailed information is available at the Welcome desk located in the main lobby and here.

  • NURSERY CARE ~ Birth through 2 years, 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL 1 ~ 2 yrs. – Adults, 9:30 am – 10:40 am
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL 2 ~ Grades 4 – Adults, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
  • CHERUB CHURCH ~ 3 yrs.- Kindergarten, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
  • JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP ~ Grades 1-3, 10:45 am – 11:30 am
  • JUNIOR CHURCH ~ Grades 1 – 5, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Calendar of Events

Also today:

  • Pender UMC Calendar Events
  • This Week at Pender email newsletter
  • Items of the week needed for Western Fairfax Christian Ministries to distribute to the needy in our area:
    • Chunky Soups

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

  • The Pender Podcast is available in the iTunes Podcast series.  There is no charge to subscribe or listen to past sermons.  More information
  • Shop using AmazonSmiles and benefit the Capital Campaign! More information
  • Registration is open for Music Groups.  More information
  • Registration is open for Pender Men’s Stepping Up Weekend Event.  More information

  • Week 2 Shift Happens Small Group Discussion Guides are available here: More information
  • September 25-November 16: Disciple Fast Track 12 Weeks Old Testament More information
  • September 25: Traditional Service,  8:15 am. More information
  • September 25: Common Ground Service,  9:30 am. More information
  • September 25: Summer Sunday School continues. More information
  • September 25: Sunday School Classes.  9:30 am More information
  • September 25: New Directions Sunday School Class. We meet in Rooms 218-220 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.
  • September 25: The 10:30am Sunday School Class is reading a new study by Adam Hamilton entitled Seeing Gray in A World of Black and White: Thoughts on Religion, Morality, and Politics. Contact Angie Green for more information.
  • September 25: Sunday School II for adults. 10:45 am-noon
  • September 25: Traditional Service,  11:00 am. More information
  • September 25-28: Setup for the Flea Market/Women’s Boutique More information
  • September 25: Teen Sunday School. 11:00 am-noon
  • September 25: Turning Point Youth Group, 7:00-8:30 pm. Friends are definitely welcome, so feel free to invite as many as you like! More information
 

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Come Together!

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Please join us for a service and get together as families and friends on Saturday, September 24th, at 6:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Snacks and refreshments will be served.

This is a new outreach ministry to invite not only members of Pender who are from various ethnic groups, but also to encourage them to bring their friends who may be of other faith backgrounds.

Enjoy great music, a time of fellowship and connecting with neighbors, friends, and families from all over the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Please keep in mind that we will be meeting on a monthly basis on the 4th Saturday of each month. COME ONE, COME ALL!

 

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Pender Fall Flea Market

Flea Market and Boutique

 

Fall Flea Market/Boutique, September 29 – October 1st

We need you! The Fall Flea Market/Boutique starts setting up on Sunday, September 25th through Wednesday, September 28th, and much help is needed. Join us for a light lunch before we begin to set up on Sunday, September 25th, after the 11am Service.

Enjoy a wonderful time working together and spending time with others in our Church family. Donations to be sold at the Flea Market/Boutique are now being accepted. Start clearing out your closets now! One man’s junk is another man’s treasure!

Light lunch is provided for workers on Monday through Wednesday. Cashiers, baggers & cooks are needed throughout the event. Please sign up at the Sign-Up Center in the Church Lobby.

Also, we are coming up on Historic Centreville Day, on October 15, where we will be purchasing a booth and distributing Free

1)      children’s books

2)      New Bibles

3)      Lemonade

 

We are still looking for volunteers from the church to staff the booth, and represent both the Pender Regift Thrift Store and the church.  

 

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Today, September 18, 2016 at Pender UMC

Please join us today Sunday, September 18, at our 8:15, 9:30 and 11:00 am Worship Services as we continue our Sermon Series,“Shift Happens”— a series looking at how we are to navigate change as followers of Jesus.

 

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New Sermon Series, began Sept. 11th:

“Shift Happens”–a series looking at how we are to navigate change as followers of Jesus. In a world that is changing more rapidly every day, especially in Northern Virginia, we think this will be a timely topic.

Both Pastor Kenny & Pastor Dan will be preaching on“Shift Happens: Dancing Through Change” (Genesis 12:1-5)

Pender’s Vision Statement: 

By following Jesus and reaching out to others, we seek God’s transformation of ourselves and our world.

Listen to past sermons by Pastors Kenny Newsome, Dan Elmore and others in the Pender Podcast.

What to expect at Pender UMC

Directions to Pender

Sunday Childcare

Wondering where to take your children on Sunday mornings? Below is a summary. More detailed information is available at the Welcome desk located in the main lobby and here.

  • NURSERY CARE ~ Birth through 2 years, 9:30 am – 12:15 pm
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL 1 ~ 2 yrs. – Adults, 9:30 am – 10:40 am
  • SUNDAY SCHOOL 2 ~ Grades 4 – Adults, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
  • CHERUB CHURCH ~ 3 yrs.- Kindergarten, 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
  • JUNIOR FELLOWSHIP ~ Grades 1-3, 10:45 am – 11:30 am
  • JUNIOR CHURCH ~ Grades 1 – 5, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Calendar of Events

Also today:

  • Pender UMC Calendar Events
  • This Week at Pender email newsletter
  • Items of the week needed for Western Fairfax Christian Ministries to distribute to the needy in our area:
    • Chunky Soups

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

  • The Pender Podcast is available in the iTunes Podcast series.  There is no charge to subscribe or listen to past sermons.  More information
  • Shop using AmazonSmiles and benefit the Capital Campaign! More information
  • Registration is open for Music Groups.  More information
  • Registration is open for Pender Men’s Stepping Up Weekend Event.  More information

  • Week 1 Shift Happens Small Group Discussion Guides are available here: More information
  • September 18-November 16: Disciple Fast Track 12 Weeks Old Testament More information
  • September 18: Traditional Service,  8:15 am. More information
  • September 18: Common Ground Service,  9:30 am. More information
  • September 18: Summer Sunday School continues. More information
  • September 18: Sunday School Classes.  9:30 am More information
  • September 18: New Directions Sunday School Class. We meet in Rooms 218-220 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.
  • September 18: The 10:30am Sunday School Class is reading a new study by Adam Hamilton entitled Seeing Gray in A World of Black and White: Thoughts on Religion, Morality, and Politics. Contact Angie Green for more information.
  • September 18: Sunday School II for adults. 10:45 am-noon
  • September 18: Traditional Service,  11:00 am. More information
  • September 18: Teen Sunday School. 11:00 am-noon
  • September 18: Turning Point Youth Group, 7:00-8:30 pm. Friends are definitely welcome, so feel free to invite as many as you like! More information
  • September 18: Turning Pouint Parent Meeting, 7:00 pm.
    All parents are invited to attend this informational meeting for parents of current Turning Point Youth Group attendees, as well as those who are new to Pender. Learn more about the program and upcoming events. Meet and spend time with other Pender parents. A sign-up sheet will be available to sign up to bless our teens with meals before youth group each week. More information
 

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