Clopper Lake Cleanup

The Trinity Youth Group—joined by George and Nancy Mulholland—cleaned up trash from Clopper Lake and area streams using canoes and chest waders. Some of the group walked along the water’s edge trying not to get stuck in the muck. The group collected quite a bit of trash and even an old chair. Helping were: Spencer…

Vacation Bible School

At Sky VBS, kids imagine what it would be like to bounce among the clouds, soar with eagles, and reach for the stars. The Bible comes to life in new ways as kids explore why nothing is impossible with God! Vacation Bible School this year is from July 8 to July 12 from 6:30 to…

Nothing But Nets fundraiser

The youth challenged the adults. The youth won. But the real winners are kids in Africa and other parts of the world whose lives are threatened by malaria. Donations raised at the event will help buy bed nets to protect children from mosquito bites, which transmit deadly malaria. From the Nothing but Nets website: “Malaria…

Holy Week Events

Thursday, April 5 Maundy-Thursday Observance. Holy Thursday Service at 7 p.m. with communion at the church. Friday, April 6 Good Friday—Prayer Vigil and the Stations of the Cross Prayer vigil will be from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. A new event this year will be the Stations of the Cross, a self-guided tour through the stations…

Nothing-But-Nets Fundraiser to Fight Malaria

Last year the youth group raised $500 in donations to Nothing But Nets, a global, grassroots campaign to fight malaria, a leading cause of death in African children. The youths are planning a repeat event this year in April at the Gaithersburg Community Center.

Mission Trip to Haiti in June

Who: United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Team made up of volunteers from various churches. Age range: teenager to older adult in good health. You must agree to follow the UMVIM code of conduct and be tolerant of heat and humidity. What: We will be supporting the Institute of Grace in their efforts to build and…