SCUMC             Rooted in God's Word,Growing Disciples,
            Sharing Christ's Love with Word and Deed

We are located in downtown Stephens City, at 5291 Main Street. Take Interstate I-81, exit 307, and go west two blocks to the traffic light (intersection of 277 and US 11). Turn right (north), and the church is two blocks on your left. Parking is available in the rear of the building.

Vacation Bible School-2015

- Learn to trust God as you join Moses on the incredible journey through the wilderness!
- Discover first-hand what it was like to live in the Israelite camp!
- Join one of the 12 tribes of Israel for games, music, crafts and manna

VBS will take place July 19th through July 24th, from 6-8pm nightly . Grades are PreK (3&4 years old) to 5th. There will be a closing program Friday night with a family cookout at 6:00pm. You can sign-up in the church office or register on-line at: VBS 2015 Enrollment

For more information, please contact Jacquetta Owen at or 540-869-1764 or Betsy Sigler at or 860-416-3911.

Nursery Servants
We're always in need of nursery volunteers! If you'd like to volunteer please use the sign-up sheet located next to the nursery.

Worship Services
Early Traditional -8:30 a.m.
Casual Contemporary -9:45 a.m. (Fellowship Hall)
Traditional -11:00 a.m.

Children Sunday School at 9:45a
Nursery newborn - 3 years, Room 215
K & 1st Grade, Room 207
2nd Grade, Room 206
3rd Grade, Room 203
4th & 5th Grade, Room 200
6-8th grade, Room 114
9-12th grade, Room 101

Adult Sunday School
9:45am Fellowship Bible Room 201
9:45am Faith Seekers Room 204
9:45am Koinonia Room 102
11:00am God Chasers Room 102

current events
Updated: 07/02/2015
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School is scheduled for July 19th through July 24th, from 6-8pm nightly. Volunteers are needed for registration, teaching, crafts, snacks, and to run activities. Please contact Jacquetta Owen at or 540-869-1764 or Betsy Sigler or 860-416-3911.

The E-Team
The E-team (Evangelism Team) is looking for persons to set up coffee/cookies for the social time after the services once or more times a month for the 8:30 and 11:00 services. What a great way to welcome new folks or catch up with acquaintances! See Jacquetta Owen for your response or call 869-1764.

Mission Committee
The Mission committee are beginning plans to gather a team of servants from Stephens City UMC and Round Hill UMC in Winchester that will travel to Crisfield Maryland to help families rebuild after damage to their homes from hurricane Sandy. We plan to be in Crisfield Sunday, July 12th through Friday, July 17th. This is an adult team so you must be 18 yrs or older and no construction experience is needed. If you are interested in being a helping hand in this community please contact Kathy or Denny Lewis,, 662-4905.

Servants Needed
Sign-up sheets for July and August are in the gathering areas for Greeters and Communion Assistants. Please consider being a servant volunteer for one or more of these ministries.

Preschool Applications
Preschool applications for 3-year-old and 4-year-old children for the 2015-2016 school year are available to all church members. Please pick up an application in the church Gathering Area or go to the online registration on SCUMC website. The preschool offers 2, 3, 4 and 5 day programs. Please contact the preschool office at 540-869-1368 or if you have questions.

Facility/Room Request
A Friendly Reminder - Any time there is a need to use the facility for any reason, a request form is to be filled-out in advance, put in the admin box (on the secretary's desk) to be approved by the Pastor, then pencilled in on the office calendar and input on the webpage calendar.

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Pastor: Rev. Bob Gochenour
5291 Main Street, P.O. Box 428
Stephens City, Virginia 22655
Phone: 540-869-2348
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