Pray First

It’s no secret that in busy Northern Virginia, we struggle with priorities. That’s the reason there is such traffic, because we’ve all got places to be. There are important jobs to do at work. There are relationships to nurture at home. We need to get to school, to the airport, the home improvement store, the gym. There’s sports practice, dates, appointments, groceries, you name it.

We have as many things on our minds as we do on our plates, and we struggle with what should come first. Some think that God should come first. And doesn’t that mean that in all things, prayer should come first?

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Camp Galilee

Summertime is coming……
Camp Galilee has something special planned for your family!
We are proud to announce our new summer camp offerings for children 3 1/2 to 11. At Camp Galilee, we combine faith, fun friendship and enrichment to create a unique summer experience for your child.

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Backpack Buddies
Gets A Facelift!

The Backpack Buddies Program has a new look for the 2014-2015 school year! We have launched a new user-friendly website that offers you the ability to stay connected, volunteer, and donate to the program.

Also, the next time you are at Galilee, please stop by the newly redesigned pantry (Room 304), which now offers our team the capacity to expand the number of children we serve and reduce packing times by half.

Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life?

Join us by visiting

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It's Here!

Ever wanted to access the Galilee Sermons, Calendar, GPS guides or other resources from your phone or tablet device?

There's an app for that!

The registration for our new Galilee Mobile App is complete and we invite you to download it to your smart phone or tablet as soon as you can.

The Galilee app is compatible with either Apple or Android devices, and can be downloaded through the iTunes App Store or on Google Play by searching for Galilee United Methodist Church.
It's free, give it a try today!

Welcome Jason & Jennifer

Galilee UMC has a new Lead Pastor - Reverend Jason Duley. Pastor Jason comes to us from the Winchester area. Jason serves as lead pastor of Macedonia United Methodist Church, a growing congregation in Frederick County, Virginia.

Husband to Jennifer and father to Kaitlin and Hannah, Pastor Jason holds bachelor’s degrees from Old Dominion University and a Master of Divinity from Duke University. When he’s not out hiking or biking, a kayak or a guitar often fill his free time.

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Pastor Jason's first service is June 29.

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Galilee United Methodist Church, 45425 Winding Road, Sterling Virginia, 20165