Spring Break Food Baskets

The CUMC Food Basket Ministry will be supporting local families with Spring Break Food Boxes.  Two hundred boxes will be distributed through Western Fairfax Christian Ministries at Grace Covenant Church on Saturday, March 27th.  An additional 150 boxes will be distributed through Centre Ridge Elementary that same week. Volunteers will be

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Weekly Lay Devotion 2-24-21

“We are unable to run from God without also running into God.” Steve Harper, in his book, “Five Marks of a Methodist”, wrote this sentence as a way of explaining God’s agape love for us. It is all around us, unending and unconditional. No matter what we face, not matter

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Weekly Lay Devotion 2-17-21

The story of the two pockets is one I am thinking about on this Ash Wednesday. It is attributed to Rabbi Simcha Bunim, and goes something like this: "Everyone must have two pockets, with a note in each pocket, so that he or she can reach into the one or

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Weekly Lay Devotion 2-10-21

It’s hard to face our own hypocrisy. We feel justified in our anger; even righteous about it. The other person? They hurt us or betrayed us. And we harden our hearts towards them a little bit. We just can’t forgive them. We don’t think they deserve it. But here’s the

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Weekly Lay Devotion 02-04-21

“You are invited to anonymously contribute a secret to a group art project. Your secret can be a regret, fear, betrayal, desire, confession, or childhood humiliation. Reveal anything—as long as it is true and you have never shared it with anyone before. Be brief. Be legible. Be creative.” These were

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