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


July 15  Embracing Meaningful Work

                                     2 Corinthians 12:6-10

Preaching: Rev. Christian White

Would You Like to Make a

Difference in Our Community?

All Young Adults are invited to bag produce at Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) from 1:30 to 3:30pm on Sunday, July 15th. AFAC distributes groceries free of charge to nearly 2,200 families a week who cannot afford to purchase enough food to meet their basic needs. We will meet for lunch right after worship at Damn Good Burger in Shirlington (4251 Campbell Avenue) and then go over together. You can also meet us there! Let Pastor Devon know you are coming,


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.



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9 Ways to Embrace Gratitude and Joy

Posted by FUMC on July 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

  1. Keep a gratitude journal or calendar where you write down one thing each day for which you are thankful.
  2. Make a gratitude jar or box for the same purpose.
  3. At mealtimes say grace and then share around the table one thing for which you are thankful.
  4. Thank the people who serve you each day: the barista, clerk, banker, trash collector, etc.
  5. Write a letter of gratitude to a teacher, coach, old friend or mentor, or former pastor.
  6. Find a gratitude partner and share together daily or weekly.
  7. Tell someone how much they mean to you.
  8. Put a positive spin on your negative thoughts (You’re home with a sprained ankle but you get to read the book you’ve had by your chair for months.)
  9. Go on a gratitude walk, carefully observing and saying thank…

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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