Upcoming Events

Church-Wide Clean Up Day

March 23, 2019
10 am - 2 pm

All hands on deck for a church cleaning and organizing extravaganza.

Cafe + Psalm Study

March 24, 2019
12 pm - 1:30 pm

Each Sunday in Lent, we’ll have cafe as usual after worship followed by a discussion of Psalms. 
Stay for whatever you can. 

Chair Dancing

March 26, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Meet others in the Merrifield community as you participate in low-impact seated exercise!

ESL Classes

March 26, 2019
6:45-8:45 pm

English classes for English students of all levels

Communion

April 3, 2019

Eat the bread and share the cup in remembrance of Jesus with us the first Sunday of every month. We practice open communion, so all believers are warmly welcomed at our table regardless of denominational background, etc.  

Palm Sunday

April 14, 2019
11:00 am

Celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem to kick off Holy Week.

Church News

Shining the Light

Today is Transfiguration Sunday when we remember Jesus conferring with Moses and Elijah on a mountaintop. Those guys were so full of God’s radiance that they literally glowed. What about us? How can we as people today reflect Jesus’s light into a world filled with darkness and trouble? John 1:5 tells us that “The light […]

Ash Wednesday + Ready, Set, Lent!

Ash Wednesday is the first day in the Christian season of Lent. We hope that you’ll join us for one of the two options for Ash Wednesday, which is March 6th: ☀️ Daytime (between 11am – 1pm) drop by the sanctuary for prayer and the gift of ashes 🌙 Evening (7-8 pm) Ash Wednesday service During Lent, […]

Thoughts after General Conference

As many of you know, United Methodists met over the weekend in St. Louis to determine a way forward on the inclusion of sexual minorities within the global church. The traditional plan won the day, meaning that the Book of Discipline retains bans on same-sex weddings and LGBTQIA clergy for now. For those who are […]

Cleaning Up

If cleanliness is next to godliness, we have some work to do! Eric Seiberling recently wrote a great article called “8 steps to declutter and make the best impression” about the importance of the church building itself being de-cluttered to better focus on the ministries of the church. He encourages congregations to look at their […]

Salvation Army Stockings

Thanks to everyone who took the time to fill a stocking or two this year.  We know your thoughtful gifts will delight the local boys and girls of all ages who will get them this Christmas season.  All 30 filled stockings were delivered on Wednesday.