CSA Church

Rev. Susan Brown

Rev. Sue to Retire in July 2018 

April 29, 2018
Are You Listening
Matthew 17:1-9

God has been speaking to humanity since creation, but humans often ignore the message. Are we listening?

May 6, 2018
Be Ready
Matthew 24:36-44

No one knows when this world will end, or when our own lives will end. Be Ready.

May 13, 2018
Mothers’ Day

May 20, 2018
Fired Up
Luke 12:49-50

Over 2000 years ago a small group of defeated people hid and hoped, gathered and prayed. Their testimony is that God descended on them in the form of the Holy Spirit, and they were forever changed.

May 27, 2018
The Main Thing
John 6:22-42

Here’s the deal: to obtain eternal life, we need to have a faith that is dynamic, growing, and active. We need to be focused on the things in life that have eternal value.
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He Is Risen!

The women went to the tomb to anoint Jesus’ body. Confused and distressed at finding an empty tomb, they were further bewildered to hear the words of “a young man dressed in a white robe. . . ‘[Jesus] has risen! He is not here . . . Go, tell his disciples and Peter . . .” (Mark 16:5-7). 

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Resources for Stewardship and Financial Planning

The Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation was founded to "[foster and support] benevolent ministries in the name of Jesus Christ...". From planned giving to stewardship workshops for congregations to retirement planning, the foundation offers helpful guidance, financial management, and education. Click here for more

How to Thrive in Culture of Shouting

Does the current discourse make you feel like the guy in The Scream? Do you sound like the guy in The Scream when you engage with others on topics about which you disagree? David F. Watson offers solutions for remaining sane in a culture where everyone seems to be shouting all the time. You can elevate the discourse and tune out the noise that seems to pervade the news and our own interactions. The article is posted on Ministry Matters and you can read it here.
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Bethesda Preparatory Preschool Coming to CSA

CSA will be the home of the Bethesda Preparatory Preschool beginning on September 1, 2018! The school's founders signed a three-year lease with CSA on March 26, 2018. The Christian preschool will be a year-round, full-day program open to all children from ages 2 - 5. Read the announcement here.

Annual Yard Sale and Book Fair - June 9, 2018

The Annual Yard Sale and Book Fair will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9AM - 1PM - rain or shine! If you'd like to sell your treasures, you can reserve a spot with a table for just $35, checks payable to United Methodist Men. You can download a flyer here or contact the church office for more information. 

Rev. Sue is Retiring!

After close to 25 years in pastoral ministry and 4 years at CSA, Rev. Sue will be retiring in July 2018. Our congregation has come to love Rev. Sue and Terry and we wish them God's grace and blessings on this new chapter in their lives. You can read Rev. Sue's letter here.

New Year, New Service Times

Starting on Sunday, January 7, Concord-St. Andrew's UMC's morning worship time will begin at 11:00AM! We hope that you'll come early and join us for coffee, tea, and treats in the Fellowship Hall beginning at 10:00AM. Youth are invited to fellowship with their peers before the morning service for Epilogue, our youth Sunday School discussion and missions group.

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A Little Bit About Us: Concord Methodist Church was formed in 1819, making it one of the oldest Methodist churches in Montgomery County, MD. St. Andrew's Methodist Church formed in 1956 to serve a growing suburban population. The two churches merged in 1976 to become Concord-St. Andrew's United Methodist Church. Learn more about us here.

Whether you are visiting or searching for a church home, you are always welcome to worship with us. Our address is 5910 Goldsboro Rd., Bethesda, MD 20817.

Worship lifts our spirirts and strengthens our relationships with God. It also stirs our imaginations, fills us with wonder, and offers us fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. Come as you are! Be our guest! Experience the love of God and Christian community.

Sunday worship starts at 11:00 am, and we invite you to join us for coffee, treats, and fellowship at 10:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.


CSA Church

5910 Goldsboro Road

Bethesda, MD 20817