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Join us for fun, fellowship, and growth. Bring your friends! We also have some special events planned too.
- Saturday, October 21st - Trunk or Treat, 3:00-5:00pm
- October 29th - Youth Group Costume Party
- Friday, November 10th (7pm check-in) to Saturday, November 11th (8:30am check-out) - Lock-in
- November 19th - Youth Group
- December 3rd - Youth Group
- December 10th - Youth Group
- December 17th - Youth Group Christmas Party
Trunk or Treat
October 21, 2017, 3:00-5:00pm
The Youth Group will be hosting our annual Trunk or Treat event. The parking lot will be transformed into a festive, safe place for families to test out their Halloween costumes, get some candy, and play games. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to join us for this fun community event!
Life Transitions: Successful Communication with Loved Ones With Memory Loss
October 24, 2017, 6:30-8:15pm, Fellowship Hall
Our second meeting of the new monthly series, “Life Transitions: Navigating the Narrow Passages”, will feature Asbury Methodist Village’s resident counselor, Gary Clark. It is designed to address two issues: …
Youth Group Costume Party
October 29, 2017, 6:30-8:00pm
Did you miss Trunk or Treat? Are you itching to wear your new costume? There will be food, fun, and games. For more information, contact JD (email@example.com ).
First Friday Film Night:
“The Hudsucker Proxy”
November 3, 2017, 6:30-9:00pm, Room 205/206
We will be shifting to more comedic holiday fare with the Coen Brother’s The Hudsucker Proxy (rated PG). This screwball comedy from 1994 features Paul Newman, Tim Robbins, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.…
Mission Auction Concert
November 4, 2017, 7:00pm
Glenn and Karen Simpson invite you to share an evening of music and fellowship at their home. Bob Holder, Nancy Kuhn, Kay McCarty, and friends will provide the music. We have about ten or fewer tickets still available at $50 each. Contact the Church Office.
What is the Apocrypha?
Sundays, 8:45am, in the Parlor beginning November 5, 2017
Join Hunter Prillaman and Phil Dawson in a study and discussion of these books that are part of the Bible in some Christian traditions, but not others. We’ll learn about their history, what they meant to the early Church, and what they have to say to us today. This ongoing study will begin on Nov. 5, but you can join any time (there will be frequent recaps). Bibles with the Apocrypha will be provided.
Support the Concert Series: A Night at Il Porto’s
November 6, 2017, 5:00pm-Close
Join Faith members and friends in supporting our wonderful music program by attending our fundraising night at Il Porto’s. The owner has graciously agreed to give the church 20% of his sales that evening. There will be a kids’ menu so the event is family-friendly. Come anytime during the dinner hour, identify yourself as part of Faith UMC’s group, and enjoy delicious food and great company. No reservations needed. Il Porto Restaurant is located at 245 Muddy Branch Road in Gaithersburg.
the Other book discussion: “Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving
November 17, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm
From Debby: “Not so long ago, if someone had called me a racist, I would have kicked and screamed in protest. That’s because I thought being a racist meant not liking people of color or being a name-calling bigot. For years I struggled silently to understand race and racism. I had no way to make sense of debates in the media about whether the white guy was “being a racist” or the black guy was “playing the race card.” I wanted close friends of color but …