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

welcome

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.


* Stephens City Preschool Enrollment *

Preschool applications for 3-year-old and 4-year-old children for the 2015-2016 school year are available to all church members. The preschool offers 2, 3, 4 and 5 day programs. Please contact the preschool office at 540-869-1368 or stephenscitypreschool@gmail.com if you have questions.
Online Enrollment
Preschool Enrollment Package
Parent Handbook

Nursery Servants

We're always in need of nursery volunteers! If you feel the call to help there is a sign-up sheet outside the nursery or go online at: Nursery Sign-up

You can choose the date and time and a reminder emailed to you 3 days before your scheduled shift. For questions contact Tobye David at tadavid@comcast.net or 540-323-1410.



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 9:35a
Nursery newborn - 3 years
Age 3-5th grade, Rooms 201-207
6-8th grade, Room 114
9-12th grade, Room 101

Adult Sunday School
9:45am Partners in Faith Room 111
9:45am Faith Seekers Room 204
9:45am Koinonia Room 102
9:45am Daughters of Wesley Room 213
11:00am God Chasers Room 102


current events
Updated: 01/18/2015
Lunch Bunch
Because of the Butcher Block restaurant closing, the lunch bunch will not meet until further notice.

Middle School Youth
The Middle School Youth will go snow-tubing at Bryce Mountain Resort today, departing time is 1:30pm and return 6:30pm, cost is $20.

Playoff Time!
Please support our youth program by pre-ordering sub lunches for your family and friends for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1st. Order forms are in the bulletin, please make checks out to SCUMC MS Youth and drop in the collection plate or in the church office. Walk-up orders before services will also be taken, but pre-paid pre-orders help us to purchase the correct amount of groceries for the event. Thank you for supporting the ministries of our youth!

Council Meeting
The council will meet on Tuesday, January 20 at 7pm in the FH instead of room 200.

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 stephenscitypreschool@gmail.com if you have questions.

Join A Choir!
Join a choir!! Vocal and bell rehearsals resume at the regular times Wednesday nights at SCUMC. We welcome Donna Green as the new Junior choirs' director. She provides wonderful Christian choral teaching experience in addition to her accomplished accompanying. Donna is also working on her Doctorate in Vocal Performance at SU Conservatory of Music and offers private voice lessons. Jacquetta Owens leads the bell choirs and shares bell techniques learned from her bell cruise excursion. David Renner leads the adult vocal choir in the sanctuary. It all begins at 5:30 pm.

Annual Leadership Training
Winchester District Annual Leadership Training January 25, 2015 - This seminar is designed to give local church leaders training and access to resources that will help them fulfill their responsibilities, and help our churches to become "Vital Congregations". It gives church leaders the opportunity to learn from district and conference leaders. The sharing of ideas and thoughts will help the participants to gain a new perspective and learn to lead with passion, enthusiasm, imagination and vitality. We encourage ALL church leaders, clergy, staff, council members, team members, and committee members to attend! For a list of classes, cost, and other important information along with the registration form please contact the church office @ 869-2348, the Winchester District Office @ 662-7332 or you can pick up your registration packet in the Gathering Area of the church. Due to limited space for some classes, please register as soon as possible!

UMW-Looking Ahead
UMW is ready for another excellent year doing God's work. Please join us for fun and fellowship as we support mission work, locally and globally. January 6th (Tues.) @ 6pm- UMW Executive Board will meet in rm. 200 January 6th @ 7pm- Susanna Circle will meet in room 200. We will be making sandwiches for CCAP. Please bring a loaf of bread and/or a package of sliced cheese. January 22nd (Thurs.) @ 12:30pm Phoebe Circle will meet and prepare recycled Christmas cards to send to St. Jude's Ranch for Children UMW will be collecting used Christmas (and other) cards to send to St. Jude's Children's Ranch for recycling. Please bring your used cards into church and put them in the bags marked "Recycle Christmas Cards." Thanks for church wide support with this project. Looking ahead- UMW Book Club is presently reading The Well Women Crossing the Boundries by Ladine Housholder for our Feb. 25th 2:00 pm meeting. This book is under the Spiritual Growth category.

New Sunday School Class
The New Sunday School Class is finally here!! Shalom Zone, our new 8:30am Sunday school class, begins today. We are excited to welcome children with autism to join us for safe, educationally sound, and fun activities. Parents should plan to complete some information about your child so we can best meet his or her needs. Classes will be held in room 201. So when you see someone new, throw out the big SCUMC welcome and help these folks in their Christian walk.

Adult Sunday School
Adult Sunday School - "True Spirituality" is being held in room 102. This is a 13 week study, one week intro and 12 weeks video series by Chip Ingram. Fred Fonville has a few copies of the study guide left and there is also a book by the same title. This is a study on the Christian life based on Romans 12, which Chip sees as a summary of the first 11 chapters of Romans. Dale Sigler will be facilitating the class. Come join us!

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 Trustees, then pencilled in on the office calendar and input on the webpage calendar.

Kitchen Clean-up
With the many groups in our Church that utilize our kitchen, the Trustees ask that you share in the cleaning and maintenance of it. The Trustees are asking that groups of 3, 4, or more people work together to get this much needed job accomplished once a month. On the bulletin board is a sign-up sheet and the office has the list of tasks to be performed. For information contact Marty Dilg at 540-869-4813 or mdilg1@comcast.net.

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 stephenscitypreschool@gmail.com if you have questions.



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Pastor: Rev. Bob Gochenour
5291 Main Street, P.O. Box 428
Stephens City, Virginia 22655
Phone: 540-869-2348
Pastor's Email: scumcpastor@verizon.net
Office E-Mail: scumc@verizon.net