Posts tagged movies

"If one prays for patience, do you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If they pray for courage, does God give them courage, or does he give them opportunities to be courageous? If one prayed for their family to be closer, you think God zaps them with warm, fuzzy feelings? Or does he give them opportunities to love each other?"

"If one prays for patience, do you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If they pray for courage, does God give them courage, or does he give them opportunities to be courageous? If one prayed for their family to be closer, you think God zaps them with warm, fuzzy feelings? Or does he give them opportunities to love each other?"

No Excuses: Using motivational movie clips, quotes and more this video inspires us to push forward to success… no excuses.

"You just decide… who you’re gonna be and when you’re gonna do it."  Listen to Will Smith discuss success, talent, and pushing down walls in this inspirational video.  

Family Movie Night - August 10th!

Family Movie Night Friday August 10th at 6:30pm– Children’s Council will host a family movie night in the Social Hall. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket and a pillow and join us for an evening of fun and fellowship. We will serve pizza for dinner. Be sure to invite your friends and neighbors!

Gossip: "This comedy about the inappropriate use of prayer requests stars Kate Flannery (The Office), Victoria Jackson (Saturday Night Live), and Beth Grant (No Country for Old Men) as women in a prayer group who tear down their fellow church members through gossip."

Cinema Sundays for rising 10th-12th graders!

All rising 10-12th graders are invited to join in Cinema Sundays this summer! Join us each Sunday from 6:30-9:00 PM for movie and ice cream.  Bring your favorite movie!  Questions?  Contact Grace.

Family Movie Night - Feb. 3rd!

Family Movie Night Friday Feb. 3rd at 6 p.m. - Mark your calendars now all children and their parents are invited to join children’s council to eat pizza and watch a family friendly film in the social hall. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and pillows to get comfy while we view the movie together.  Questions?  Contact Carrie.

Screening of Film “Incompatible with Christian Teaching”

You are invited to two Northern Virginia screenings of the documentary film “Incompatible with Christian Teaching,” followed by a QA session with director Anne Brown:

  • Saturday April 30th, 10am to Noon:  Community of Faith UMC, 13224 Franklin Farm Road, Herndon VA
  • Saturday, May 7th, 10am to Noon:  Mt. Olivet UMC, 1500 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA

This film will examine the stories of clergy, laity, and GLBT persons in response to the United Methodist church’s social principles that state “homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching.”  The screenings are sponsored by Virginia Reconciling United Methodists (VRUM).  For more information, contact Mark Elder at 703-212-8528 or email virginiarums@gmail.com.

Soul Surfer: Looking for a family friendly flick this weekend about perseverance and faith?  Consider the new movie Soul Surfer, based on a true story:

A teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.  Starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, and Carrie Underwood.