May 19, 2017

But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness.” James 3:17-18

May Scripture Memory Challenge:

John 14:6 

“Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life.

No one comes to the Father except through me.” 

For more devotionals on this month’s verse, visit our 

Scripture Memory Challenge page on our website.

Congregational Meeting

May 21 (10:00am)

The Session has called a congregational meeting to be held during the Sunday School hour in the sanctuary. The purpose of this congregational meeting is to elect the 2017 Congregational Nominating Committee and open conversation on the life on the church. Sunday School will be in session as usual for children during the meeting.

Youth Ministry Upcoming Events:

High School Youth Group

May 21 (5:30-7:00pm)

Join us for games, Chinese food, and wisdom. Please let us know if you’re coming for planning purposes at or 703.209.7125.

Middle School/Christian Connection Bowling Night

May 26 (6:30-8:00pm)

Join us for bowling with 4th-8th graders at Bowl America in Manassas. Bring $15 cash for bowling and show rental. Parent chaperones welcome! Let us know if you can make it at or 703.209.7125.

Family Picnic @ Windy Knoll Farm

June 4 (5:00pm)

Join us for a fun picnic-potluck offsite at Don & Helen Taylor's farm! Sign up to let us know you’re coming at: Perfect Potluck

Quilt Show

June 4

Our annual quilt show will be held in the lobby from 8:00am to 12:30pm. Do you have a quilt to show? Contact Lisa House at 703.594.2308 or

Second Saturday Group

June 10 (4:00pm)

Join us for a picnic at the home of Pierre & Sarah Bouscaren. The main dish (something on the grill!) will be provided and you are asked to bring salads, sides or desserts to round out the menu. Our pool is open and ready for you to swim if you’d like, so bring a swimsuit. Please RSVP to Judy Colucci at 703.743.1301 or by June 5.

Upcoming Women’s Ministry Opportunities:

Women Without Spouses

May 20 (12:00-2:30pm)

Bring a sweet dish to share and join us in the youth rooms. We’ll be planning our activities for the next several months, so bring ideas! Please RSVP to Diane Carroll at by May 20th.

New Women’s Bible Study Forming

We would like to begin a new women’s Bible study on the 2nd & 4thTuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30pm at Greenwich. To pilot the study, we’d like to gather interested folks twice this Spring on May 23 and June 6. We’ll begin with a regular study on September 12. Interested in being a part of something new? Come join us! For more information, contact Deb Clinard at or 540.326.5583.

“I call on the Lord in my distress, and he answers me.” Psalm 120:1