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Sydenstricker United Methodist Church

8508 Hooes Rd, Springfield, VA 22153

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Service Times

8:30 am Traditional Worship

Sunday 9:30 am Sunday School

Sunday 11:00 am Traditional Worship

Saturday 5:30 pm Saturday Evening Worship

Congregation

207

Languages

English

Ministries

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Welcome

Welcome to Sydenstricker United Methodist Church. We are pleased that you are taking a moment to learn more about us and who we are. We are a friendly, loving neighborhood church, where all are welcome! We’re proud of our Methodist heritage of acceptance of a diversity of opinions, cultural traditions, ethnic backgrounds and beliefs within our church family.

Please visit us. Whether you’re looking for answers to questions about God or you’re a committed Christian seeking to grow deeper in your faith. You will find a caring, welcoming home at Sydenstricker.

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Welcome to Sydenstricker United Methodist Church. We are pleased that you are taking a moment to learn more about us and who we are. We are a friendly, loving neighborhood church, where all are welcome! We’re proud of our Methodist heritage of acceptance of a diversity of opinions, cultural traditions, ethnic backgrounds and beliefs within our church family.

Please visit us. Whether you’re looking for answers to questions about God or you’re a committed Christian seeking to grow deeper in your faith. You will find a caring, welcoming home at Sydenstricker.

As United Methodist, we don’t apply a doctrinal purity test to our members; instead, we welcome everyone into our church family. We respect and learn from our differences and grow and work together in our communal journey of transformation and service.

Please visit us. Whether you’re looking for answers to questions about God or you’re a committed Christian seeking to grow deeper in your faith, you will find a caring, welcoming home at Sydenstricker.

God bless,
Rev. James D. Thomas, Senior Pastor
Rev. Kathy Gochenour, Associate Pastor

You’ll feel welcome and comfortable from the first moment of your visit. Our worship services are easy to follow, and you’ll hear an inspiring message to help you grow in your faith. Music is an important part of our life at Sydenstricker, and you’ll hear all kinds here, from the great old hymns to new worship and praise songs. Whether you’re looking for answers to questions about God or you’re a committed Christian seeking to grow deeper in your faith, you’ll find a caring, welcoming home at Sydenstricker. You may come to us as a guest, but you’ll leave as a friend!

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Sydenstricker United Methodist Church
8508 Hooes Rd
Springfield, VA 22153

8:30 am
Traditional Worship
Sunday 9:30 am
Sunday School
Sunday 11:00 am
Traditional Worship
Saturday 5:30 pm
Saturday Evening Worship

What We Offer

We pride ourselves on our “Sydenstricker Spirit” of hospitality, devotion to God, and cheerful work to make our community and world more loving and just. Caring for each other and sharing the love of God through service is the heart of our fellowship.

Today

All Ministries

Lorton Community Action Center
All God's Children Camp
Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Project
Project Family
The Lamb Center
BUMP - Baltimore Area Food Bank
Disaster Relief Kits
KAIROS Prison Ministry
Volunteers in Mission
Overview

travel to Mississippi and New Orleans as well as Guatemala and El Salvador

UMCOR - United Methodist Committee on Relief
ECHO - Ecumenical Community Helping Others
TOT Teaching Our Toddlers Preschool
Date

Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Overview

Contact Shirley Edwards 703-644-6384 www.totpreschool.org

Boy Scouts 1518
Date

Every Monday from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Cub Scouts 1853
Date

This event occurs every third Thursday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Order of the Arrow, BSA
Date

Every Sunday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Softball Leauge
www.SydenstrickerUMC.org
Overview

website

The Steeple
Overview

Monthly Newsletter

Supper Club
Overview

groups are formed to share meals

UMW Crafter's Circle
Date

This event occurs every third Saturday of the month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Yoga
Date

Every Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

SUMC Book Club
Date

This event occurs every third Monday of the month from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive
Overview

4 times/year

Gleaning
Stop Hunger Now
Martha's Table
Date

This event occurs every first Wednesday of the month from 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Overview

making egg salad sandwiches for Capital Area Food Bank

Stephen Ministry
Valentine's Day Care Packages
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
GriefShare
Western State Hospital Christmas Gifts
Internet Prayer Chain
Overview

Prayer is important for us and we have an extremely active email based prayer chain.

Home Based Bible Studies
Overview

We have a number of home based Bible Studies. There are studies available 7 days a week at Sydenstricker.

Emmaus / Chrysalis
Overview

Many in church are involed in preparing for retreat weekends as well at attending

Several of our Sunday School and Bible Study Groups
Men's Bible Study
Date

This event occurs every first Saturday of the month from 7:00 am to 9:00 am

Pastor's Bible Study
Date

Every Thursday from 9:15 am to 10:30 am

Companions in Christ II
Date

Every Wednesday at 9:15 am

Sparlin Bible Study
Date

Every Monday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Overview

Meets at their home

Monday Night Bible Study
Date

Every Monday from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Altar Guild
Overview

prepares the church for service each week

Chapel Choir
Date

Every Sunday from 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Overview

Youth grades 6-12

Agape Bells
Date

Every Sunday from 3:30 pm to 4:45 am

Overview

Youth

Hosanna and Alleluia Choirs
Date

Every Wednesday from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Overview

PreK-1st grade and 2nd-5th grades

Jubilate Ringers
Date

Every Wednesday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Chancel Choir
Date

Every Thursday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Praise Band Rehearsal
Date

Every Tuesday from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Traditional Worship
Sunday School
Date

Every Sunday from 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Traditional Worship
Date

Every Sunday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday Evening Worship
Date

Every Saturday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Overview

A traditional service that meets in the old Chapel building.

Donald Andrew Jamison

Pastor

Donald A. Jamison

Pastor

Within the UMC Connection

Driving Directions

Take the Sydenstricker Rd./Gambrill Rd. exit off the Fairfax County Parkway. Look for our sign and the tall American Flag pole at the corner of Sydenstricker & Hooes Roads. The church entrance is on Hooes Road.

Virginia Annual Conference
www.vaumc.org
Alexandria District
www.novaumc.org
Model Church