Sunday School at 9:30am Worship at 9:30am & 11


July 22      Embracing Laughter, Song and Dance

                 Preaching: Rev. Devon Earle

                Book Discussion at 6pm - details below

Our sermon series this month has been based on the book, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brené Brown.


If you are reading the book, please  join us for Dinner & Book Discussion this evening at 6pm at Jackie and Richard Wozniak’s home. Come enjoy a taco dinner and share your thoughts and reflections. Let us know you are coming and get the details by contacting Pastor Devon,

Looking for Ways to Serve?

Join others from our congregation to serve a meal at the Carpenter’s Shelter on Saturday, July 28th. They recently moved the shelter to Landmark Mall, 5701-D Duke Street in Alexandria. Let Pastor Devon know if you would like to make something to bring, or if you would like to meet there to serve, She’ll get the details to you.



ALIVE! Needs Summer Volunteers.

Help the Furniture Pick-up Saturday, July 28.

Help with Last Saturday Food Distributions (3 locations)

Set up on Friday, July 27 and/or

help distribute food Saturday morning, July 28.






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A little over a month ago,

we were grabbing dinner with some friends from our apartment building when one of them shared that she had been thinking about what makes her happy. She asked us what are the “happy moments” in your life? She shared that one of her happy moments is when she gets to sit on the couch and watch TV. I had been thinking of extraordinary moments like summiting a mountain or exploring new places on vacation. However, she invited me to think about ordina

ry moments that brought me happiness.

Over the next week, her question kept popping in my mind. What are my “happy moments”? That weekend we were at a friend’s wedding recep

tion and as I danced and sang (or shouted lyrics to…


Reconciling Notes

Download Here: Our 5 Year History as a Reconciling Congregation

We celebrate Fairlington's 5-year anniversary of becoming a Reconciling Congregation, intentionally welcoming all people as beloved children of God.

Our celebratory theme, “Love in All Colors,” reflects the breadth and diversity of God’s human creation as proclaimed in our church’s welcoming statement.

Check out our audio for personal testimonies from FUMC members. They share how being part of a reconciling congregation has personally affected them and shaped their faith journey.

~Mark Elder,


Follow this link to see the extensive work and accomplishments of this :church and its Reconciling Ministry Team over the last five years, since we became a reconciling congregation in February 2013.  Thank you church!


Fairlington UMC is a 

Reconciling Congregation with open hearts, open minds, and open doors. We proclaim and welcome every person as a beloved child of God regardless of age, race, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, family structure, faith history, or life experience.

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