Please join us on Saturday, October 28 from 9:30 to 3:00 PM at Pender United Methodist Church for a powerful women's retreat enabling you an opportunity to engage in corporate and individual worship and prayer.

The retreat is designed to bring women together for spiritual growth, personal reflection, and fellowship. The retreat Unshakable Faith will offer two powerful sermons, workshops, and a healing and anointment service that addresses, hope, healing, renewal, and overcoming doubt to stand firm in the midst of your trials.

There is a $25.00 fee that includes breakfast, lunch, and a swag bag with items to encourage your journey of faith and renewal after the retreat experience.

Walk-ins welcome!

RSVP here or use the QR Code below.
(Please note that you may need to update your Pender account. If so, email the church office for an invitation.)

"For nothing will be impossible with God" Luke 1:37 NIV

"I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it would move. Nothing would be impossible.” Matthew 17:20 NLT

"Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21 NIV

Don't forget!

Opportunities to Serve

GBE Backpack Meal Program Thanks and Update

We wanted to thank you all so much for your very active participation in filling the blue bags for GBE. Each time we put them out they are all taken and brought back full! We can't tell you how much we and the counselors and students at GBE appreciate this! The bags will once again be available this weekend and will need to be returned by February 25th.

You might notice that we will no longer be asking for Mac-n-Cheese and Milk. Thanks to WFCM, who has provided a refrigerator to the school, as of last week, they are also providing Mac-n-Cheese and fresh produce and refrigerated items.

In addition to filling the blue bags if you have any plastic grocery bags that you would like to recycle, they have said that would be of great help in distributing the additional WFCM provided items. Thank you again for your continued support. If you have any questions, please contact Jami Flemmons or Ann Hines

Rest Stop

Items can be left in the blue bin or in the church office labeled "Rest Stop".

Items often needed are: full size water bottles (They do not use the 4oz ones), hot cups, energy/protein drinks.

They also enjoy individual size bags of potato chips, jerky, cookies and nuts.

Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM)

WFCM pantry needs:

  • Canned peaches and canned fruit cocktail, no sugar added
  • Oatmeal, grits
  • Canned tomatoes, stewed or crushed
  • Risotto
  • Brown rice
  • Toiletries: toothpaste, lotion, toilet paper

JDC (Juvenile Detention Center)

Wanted: Volunteers to attend Pender's monthly church service at the Fairfax Juvenile Detention Center. Our next date is February 25. We meet at the jail at 12:30p, and are out by 2:00p. Our ministry at the jail is growing, and the young people thirst for the water of life because of their circumstances. It is easy fishin' as they already stepped out of their cell to come to church. It is a showing up thing. That's all you need to do... show up. Contact Arlet if interested.

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Stuff the Bus

New Location for Stuff the Bus benefitting WFCM

Would you like to help stock our shelves? In January, we provided groceries for more than 700 families, over 120,000 lbs. of food. We need your help to re-stock our shelves with the most needed items listed below.

During the Fairfax County Stuff the Bus food drive, you can bring non-perishable food and toiletry donations for WFCM to Giant located at 5740 Union Mill Road,Clifton, VA 20124 on Saturday February 17th 9am - 3 pm. Thank you.



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