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Loving and Just

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Advent Begins!

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This Sunday we begin the season of Advent.  As Lawrence Stookey puts it, “It is about the future, about the Christian hope for a new heaven and new earth as a gift from God.”  Jesus, whose birth we celebrate at Christmas, is glimpse of…




This Coming Sunday!!

Sunday Sermon - 9:30am and 11:00am

Loving and Just

Almost a year ago,

some of us from Fairlington gathered together with people from United Methodist churches in the Alexandria and Arlington districts. The speaker, Dr. Joseph Daniels, asked us what does your heart break for?

In seminary a line from the contemporary worship song, Hosanna, became my repeated prayer, “Break my heart for what breaks yours.
In response to the question Dr. Daniels asked, you have shared with me where your heart breaks.
Some of you have come into my office, fearful, grieving, upset, not thinking about that question but still sharing with me your heartbreak.
Through my repeated prayer I have prayed to know where God’s heart breaks.
These instances have revealed to me what breaks God’s heart and where injustices exist. What injustice breaks your heart and what breaks God’s heart? How can you help justice come on earth this Advent?

Advent Program for Children and Families



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