What’s going on? Have a look at the church calendar.



It takes a lot of folding to prepare bulletins for five Christmas Eve services. Come help us at the Christmas Folding Party! There’ll be food, fellowship, & song. Tues, Dec 18 @ 9:30am in the Multi Purpose room.

Contact Mickie for more info at









reBOOT is Galilee’s premiere winter retreat event for youth. On MLK Weekend, we’ll head to Skycroft Conference Center in the Maryland mountains. Activities include games, inspiring worship, Bible study, team recreation, great food, awesome music, and a ton of FUN!

  • Dates: Friday, January 18 – Sunday, January 20, 2019
  • Cost: $120 per student
  • Deadline to register: December 3



Family Ministry – Youth

Check out what’s happening in December at Youth Group and in our youth ministry.



Family Ministry – Children

Check out what’s happening in Dcember with children on our kid’s page.



Help the Scouts to P.R.A.Y.

In support of the Girl and Boy Scouts seeking their Religious Emblem badge, Galilee will offer P.R.A.Y. classes for all scouts starting in January 2019. Programs of Religious Activities with Youth (P.R.A.Y.) is a nonprofit organization representing Christian churches. This program serves to help young people learn about their Christian faith.
The P.R.A.Y. program will be offered on four Sundays: January 6, 13, and 27 (no class MLK weekend) and February 3 at 9AM. The awards presentation will be held on Scout Sunday (February 10) at the 9AM worship. All classes will be held at Galilee United Methodist Church (45425 Winding Road Sterling). Please note, scouts must attend and participate in each class to be eligible for the award.

The cost per scout to participate in this program is $24. This covers the workbook, supplies, and awards. To discuss financial assistance, please contact Rebecca Makowski at

If your scout would like to participate in this program, please sign up below for the class appropriate to your scout’s age. There are only 10 spaces available per class. 




Stephen Ministry Class of 2019

Stephen Ministry  is taking applications for people interested in becoming a Stephen Minister at Galilee. The class begins early next year. If you’re interested, contact Mickie at


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid assists someone experiencing a mental health or substance abuse crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for aiding someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

This 8-hour course will be offered at Galilee UMC on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 9 am – 5 pm.

·  Date:  Wednesday, January 30, 2019
·  Time:  9 am – 5 pm (it is an 8-hour training)
·  Location:  Galilee UMC Adult Flex Room
·  Cost:  $25 per person includes lunch and course materials

Register here. For more information, call the church office at 703-430-2203 or contact Pam Bentley at


Loudoun Hunger Relief Fresh Food Initiative

We collect fresh food for Loudoun Hunger Relief on the last Sunday of the month.


Sunday Morning AV Help

Register online to volunteer and help here.

Training is available for soundboard, livestream, and video equipment. Join the AV team and learn a valuable skill. For more information, please contact Tim Frank.