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From Pastor Devon -- Serving God by Serving Others

Posted by FUMC on August 26, 2016 at 3:05pm 0 Comments

Our vision statement ends by saying,…


From Pastor Mary Beth: Nurturing Faith - Going Deep

Posted by FUMC on August 18, 2016 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Our first year of gardening at Juliana Place has been an experiment. …


Sunday, August 28th --Serving God by Serving Others

Our vision statement ends by saying, Fairlington United Methodist Church serves God by serving others. Today, we will have the opportunity to discover what this means and then actually do what we proclaim by serving our neighbors. Right after church, everyone is invited to participate in one of six service opportunities:

 ~Making home repairs with Rebuilding Together Alexandria (for youth and adults)

 ~Doing yard work at Max’s Place (open to all ages)

~Bagging produce with Arlington Food Assistance Center (1:30-3:30pm, open to all ages)

 ~Preparing bags and cards for the Potato Drop (open to all ages in the Fellowship Hall)

 ~Painting for the Center for Alexandria’s Children (for youth and adults)

 ~Creating and delivering cards to the local police (open to all ages in the Fellowship Hall)

 Even if you have not signed up we hope that you will join us as we serve God by serving others!

If you have any questions contact Devon Earle,
Follow this link to sign up:

From Pastor Mary Beth: Nurturing Faith - Going Deep

Our first year of gardening at Juliana Place has been an experiment.  Where is the best sun?  The best soil?  It turns out that the okra, planted by the fence, is going to be the best crop.  In this season of record heat and sporadic rain, I think I know why.  It’s the roots.  They are sturdy, deep and have multiple shoots going down.

 Our spiritual roots can also go deep, and when they do, we are healthy, fruitful and strong.  All of the opportunities being planned for fall here at Fairlington UMC are like the soil being prepared. Look at this wonderful list!   Think about how you would like to be planted in this soil. We will be nurtured together.

 ~~Pastor Mary Beth

United Methodist Basics: Wednesday, Sept. 14, 21, 28, 7:30 pm

Relational Small Groups: Organizing for the fall

Disciple Fast Track (Overview of Bible): Sundays at 7 pm

beginning Sept. 25 (24 weeks)

Spirituality in Nature Group (S.I.N.G.): Third Sundays, 1:15pm.

Growing in Faith: 7 Ways to Go Deeper: Sermon Series with

Activities beginning Sept. 4

Sunday School Classes for Adults: Sundays at 9:30 beginning

Sept. 11

Children’s Choirs; beginning Wed., Sept. 14

Chancel Choir beginning Thursday, Sept. 8

Band of Mothers: second Tuesdays at 7:45 pm

Women’s Book Study: Nov. 6 at 12:15 pm

The Upper Room Daily Devotional: pick one up in the


Family Night Dinner Nights: monthly starting Sept. 14, 6:00pm.

Youth Program and Dinner Night: Sundays at 6:00pm beginning

September 18th

Service Sunday: August 28 after worship

Adult Bible Study on the Book of Acts: Wednesdays 10:30am

beginning September 24th

Young Adult Dinners: Monthly

Aged to Perfection Outings: Monthly

 Check your bulletin, the SteepleTalk newsletter,, and Facebook page for more details and how to sign up




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