All are welcome for our special Christmas Pageant “A Christmas To Believe In!” It will be presented on Sunday, December 15th at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM, during worship service times.
Wild Women Retreat: Wine & Crafts at Caroline Furnace – Join us for a weekend of fellowship and renewal December 6-8, 2019 at Caroline Furnace. Feel free to bring a book, your latest crafting project, and your favorite snacks and drinks to share. Caroline Furnace will provide transportation to a local winery and lead a special craft. Feel free to invite a friend! For more information or to register, visit the Caroline Furnace website at www.CarolineFurnace.org or contact Laura W. through the church office 703-754-3640.
You are invited to the 10th Annual Christmas Tea themed, “Mary Did You Know?” All women are invited to meet at church to share a time of devotion, enjoy delicious goodies, and sing Christmas carols. Please bring your favorite appetizer to share. Doug Burroughs, owner of the Flower Gallery of Manassas, will work his magic with flowers. Come and pick up some pointers for making your own arrangements. A few lucky ladies will go home with one of his incredible creations. In addition, to support the Village of Hope in Haiti, we will feature a small table of handmade
You are invited to join us on Christmas Eve! Meet and greet the animals of the Nativity from 3-5 p.m. Candlelight services celebrating the birth of our Lord with songs and carols at 2:00, 3:30, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!
S.O.T.H. Volunteers enjoyed joining community members in preparing and serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to students and families of Pace West School. S.O.T.H. volunteers prepared stuffing, potatoes, desserts and rolls for the feast. The day of the feast some volunteers worked in the kitchen, while others served students and their families on the food line. Each year volunteers from different areas and clubs in the community come together to provide this special meal for students and their families that might not experience it at home. S.O.T.H. has been honored to serve in the Harvest Feast for over 6 years. The
Grief Support Group – Do you or someone you know need help and encouragement after the death of a loved one? If so, GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild lives. We know it hurts, and we want to help. GriefShare will meet at church on Sundays from 5 to 7 pm through December 15th (Please note, no meeting December 1st, over Thanksgiving Weekend). For more information, contact the church office firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the GriefShare web site.
Childrens’ Sunday School Sunday School is a wonderful way to build friendships with peers and caring, trusted adults. In addition, children learn about and experience God’s love through reading the Bible, hearing stories, and making connections between faith and life. Adult Study: Bible Backstory – a totally new study of the Bible! Bible Backstory – Old Stories…New Revelations is designed to acquaint you with the whole Bible in one Sunday School year! You know the old stories, but we will knit them together to reveal even more. No “Bible experience” required – we will advertise each week’s backstory –
Second Season is sponsoring a program called “Reformation Reflections” presented by noted local historian Dr. Rebecca Hayes at 3 pm, October 27, Reformation Sunday, in the SOTH sanctuary. Following the talk, fellowship will continue with dinner at Guiseppe’s Italian Restaurant in Haymarket. All are welcome. Please RSVP to the church office or email email@example.com.
Arts and Artisans will be selling handmade cards and jewelry for Haiti on October 19th at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Centreville. Other local programs will also benefit from the many crafts sold. Please drop by 14640 Soucy Place in Centreville from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturday, October 19th and check out the wonderful offerings. Get your Christmas shopping done early!
A Youth Retreat is being planned at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp near Luray, Virginia. It will be for 7th -12th graders. Confirmation students are expected to attend. All students/families are asked to pay part of the cost which is $50. We will be staying at the farmhouse at the camp and have opportunities to enjoy hiking, canoeing, campfires, games, and exploring the theme “I am a Child of God” together. Contact SOTH’s church administrator to register or with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.