Events

Events help us connect in community and build relationships.

The Longest Night (Worship) | Dec 21

The Longest Night (Worship) | Dec 21

A Christmas Service of Grief, Remembrance & Grace — Wednesday, 12/21 at 7:30 pm. This service acknowledges the space that grief leaves in our heart while simultaneously remembering that we worship a God who is with us in the darkest of times. In person and on YouTube.

Angel Tree | Return Gifts by Dec 11

Angel Tree | Return Gifts by Dec 11

LINK has over 3400 kids to provide for this season. Help provide gifts. Select an angel from the tree and return the unwrapped gift to Herndon UMC no later than 12/11. Angel trees arrive Thanksgiving weekend.

Make Your Own Advent Wreath | Nov 20

Make Your Own Advent Wreath | Nov 20

Stay after 10 am worship to make an Advent Wreath for your home or for a friend or neighbor! There will be hot chocolate, Christmas music, and warm company while crafting. Bring greens to share and drop them off in the Fellowship Hall before worship. Helpers wanted for set-up too!

Charge Conference | Nov 28

Charge Conference | Nov 28

The next Herndon UMC Charge Conference will be held on Monday, November 28 at 7 pm in the Sanctuary. We will vote to approve the new governance structure, the 2023 (January-June) budget, and offer thanks for the work of the Strategic Planning Team and Healthy Church Team.

Christmas Benefit Concert | Dec 10

Christmas Benefit Concert | Dec 10

HHS Madrigals and students from HHS instrumental groups will perform a benefit concert in the Herndon UMC Sanctuary. Donations made at the concert will go to support a Rise Against Hunger food packing event at Herndon High School in the Spring of 2023.

Christmas Greens Fundraiser | Dec 11-18

Christmas Greens Fundraiser | Dec 11-18

Help with this Herndon UMC tradition! Donate greens or “do-dads”, create arrangements, help organize or sell. All profits will go to support the missions and ministries of Herndon UMC’s four United Women in Faith circles.

Christmas Orchestra | Dec 18

Christmas Orchestra | Dec 18

Sign up now! Music available around Thanksgiving. Middle and high school instrumentalists along with adults from the community provide Christmas music for the 10am worship service. Participation includes rehearsal times. Click to learn more. Donations for Rise Against Hunger will be collected during the service, as well.

Virginia Bronze Concert | Oct 22

Virginia Bronze Concert | Oct 22

Herndon UMC Music Ministry presents Virginia Bronze, Northern Virginia’s premiere handbell ensemble in a concert of unpublished works by today’s handbell composers. Tickets will be available at the door and are priced at $25 for adults and $15 for students with valid ID. Bring food for the reception after the concert and get free admission.

Discover Herndon | Dec 11

Discover Herndon | Dec 11

Want to know more about how to get involved or what it means to be a member of Herndon UMC? This casual gathering is meant to be an opportunity to explore the ways you can serve and share God’s love through Herndon UMC. Attending this event does not mean you have to become a member of the church! It’s just an opening to see what church membership might look like in the community we serve. RSVP to welcome@herndonumc.org.

Amahl and the Night Visitors | Jan 7 & 8

Amahl and the Night Visitors | Jan 7 & 8

REHERSALS START 11/16. Singers and instrumentalists from throughout our community are invited to participate in this wonderful musical production. The shows will be around Ephiphany, 1/7-8/2023. There are other ways to get involved too. Learn more here.

Methodist Family Meeting | Oct 5

Methodist Family Meeting | Oct 5

Are you curious what all the changes in the bigger United Methodist Church mean for Herndon UMC? The hybrid session held last week was recorded and can be viewed on Herndon UMC’s YouTube channel.

Fall Women’s Retreat | Oct 14-15

Fall Women’s Retreat | Oct 14-15

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER, 10/2 — Herndon’s United Women in Faith invites all Herndon UMC women to an overnight retreat centered on how God heals our brokenness. The retreat will be held 10/14-10/15 at the Claggett Center in Adamstown, MD. Learn more and register at bit.ly/fallwomensretreat2022