Events & News
Faith Calendar & Newsletters
The Good News , Faith’s monthly newsletter
What’s Working at Faith , Faith’s weekly email newsletter in html format.
A Faith to be Faithful to Me , Rev. Laura Norvell’s blog
March 1, 2020 - Confirmation (5:00-6:30pm) & Youth Group (6:30-8:30pm)
March 8, 2020 - Confirmation (5:00-6:30pm) & Youth Group (6:30-8:30pm)
Ash Wednesday Worship Service
February 26, 2020, 7:30pm
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, the time of preparation for the Great Celebration of Easter. On Ash Wednesday, we confront our own mortality – “You are dust, and to dust you shall return” – and confess our sin before God and the community of faith – “Repent and believe the gospel.” On this evening, we focus on the dual themes of sin and death in the light of God's redeeming love in Jesus Christ.
Faith & Film: “The Professor and the Madman”
March 6, 2020, 6:30-9:30pm
We continue with two themes we have stumbled upon this past season - many of the movies begin with “The” and many of them involve relationships, random encounters, and the way God works through relationships to transform us (even if the film doesn’t explicitly say this.) Our next film is a 2019 biographical drama film: Professor James Murray (Mel Gibson) begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century …
Trio Illumino and Friends in Concert
March 27, 2020, 7:30pm
Join Trio Illumino members Stephen Czarkowski (cello) and Neil Brown (trumpet) and friends Elizabeth O’Hara (viola), Sally McLain and Amelia Giles (violins) in a night of beautiful and eclectic music. Stephen and Neil will lead off the program, and the second half celebrates Beethoven’s 250th with a performance of his String Quartet, Opus 132. Donations will be received during the program to benefit Kenya Educational Service Trips, run by Faith UMC Member Lloydie Zaiser, whose mission is to educate Americans to be responsible and effective global citizens both by serving and learning on the ground in Kenya, and to develop a US-based network of volunteers to provide sustainable support to improve the quality of life for Kenyan communities in need.
Partnering for Pints Interfaith Blood Drive
April 26, 2019, 9:00am-3:30pm
Interfaith blood drive will be held at B’nai Israel Congregation 6301 Montrose Road Rockville, MD 20852 on Sunday, April 26th. Partners include the American Red Cross, B’nai Israel, Faith United Methodist Church, and St. Elizabeth Church.
For detailed information about donor eligibility requirements, the power red program, and to schedule an appointment, call 866-236-3276 . You may also access www.redcrossblood.org and click on the donate blood link. Appointments are strongly encouraged!