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Youth Group

Sundays, 6:30-8:00pm

Join us for fun, fellowship, and growth. Bring your friends! We also have some special events planned too.

  • June 3rd - Youth Group
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Young Adult Group (20s to 40s)

Every other Tuesday night at 7:30pm

Continues on May 15, May 29, June 12, June 26 (and so on…)

On May 1st we went to Bowlmor on Shady Grove Road where they have $2.22 Tuesdays! It’s $2.22 for shoes, $2.22 for a game, and $2.22 for tacos! We had so much fun that we want to continue with this kind of thing, change it up to something else, and even hang out at Panera on East Jefferson. The best way to keep on top of this is to contact Theresa Eggleston, Faith’s Office Manager and a participant in this group at .

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100 Hundred Envelope Challenge for Youth in Mission

In an effort to raise funds for the Senior High Work Trip to Lorain, Ohio, June 24-30 the Youth Group is asking for your help and support.  We have posted 100 envelopes in the Fellowship Hall numbered from $1-$100.  Each envelope contains a student’s bio and prayer requests.  We humbly ask that you consider helping to sponsor our trip by taking an envelope that correlates to a donation amount you are willing to make.

After this donation we ask that you keep that specific student in prayer through our trip at the end of June.  Thank you in advance for your support of our Youth Trip!

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Faith Foundation Grants

Deadline: June 1, 2018

Faith Foundation is able to provide grants to outside public charities. In the past, Faith Foundation awarded grants to many charities in our area. The outreach is basic to our Faith values.

We ask that each applicant be sponsored by a Faith member, so that we are certain the funds will be used in a manner that is connected to our Faith UMC community. Please contact Barbara Wege with questions ( ).

Download the Grant Application

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Final Benefit Concert for CMR

June 2, 2018, 7:30pm

The concert will feature Stravinsky’s “The Soldier’s Tale” and Mozart’s “Ave Verum” among an eclectic array of music that has been the hallmark of this series. Thanks to the generosity of so many Faith members, we have raised enough funds not only to remunerate our professional musicians, led by Stephen Czarkowski; we have also raised over $1000 towards Community Ministries of Rockville. Please invite friends and family, and make it a point to add this to your spring must-hear list!

Graduate Recognition Sunday

June 3, 2018, 10:00am Worship Service

Attention all 2018 graduates and families! If you or a loved one is graduating from high school, college, or graduate school please email JD Garris at or contact the church office. In your email please include a recent picture of the graduate as well as a brief summary of where they are graduating from and their plans for the future. This could include any intentions to attend higher education, military service, employment opportunities or what they plan to study next.

Graduates, please plan to attend the 10:00am worship service on Sunday, June 3 to be recognized and honored for your achievement!

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Celebration & Farewell for Pastor Kathryn & family

June 10, 2018

June 10 will be Pastor Kathryn’s last Sunday at Faith. We will have a potluck lunch after the 10:00am service to celebrate her time at Faith and wish her and Don the best of luck as they enter the next chapter of their lives. This event will allow us to express our gratitude and appreciation for all she has brought to Faith.

Please bring a dish to share as designated below:

  • People with last names beginning with A-J, please bring a side dish
  • People with last names beginning with K-P, please bring a main dish
  • People with last names beginning with Q-Z, please bring a dessert

Potluck contributions can be dropped off in the kitchen prior to the 10:00am worship service. Please feel free to mark your dish with baking/warming instructions and volunteers will get everything ready while you worship. Then come downstairs for some wonderful food and fellowship after worship. Please plan to be here on June 10 and enjoy this celebration of Kathryn’s time at Faith!

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the Other Book Discussion: “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” by James H. Cone

July 27, 2018, 7:30-9:00pm, Room 206

The next book in “the Other” series is The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James H. Cone (1938-2018), who was the Bill and Judith Moyers Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary. The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. In this powerful work, theologian James H. Cone explores these symbols and their interconnection in the history and souls of black folk…

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