Graduate Recognition Sunday

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Graduate Recognition Sunday

Time: June 25, 2017 from 9:30am to 12pm
Location: Fairlington United Methodist Church
Street: 3900 King Street
City/Town: Alexandria, VA 22302
Phone: 703.671.8557
Event Type: graduates
Organized By: FUMC
Latest Activity: Jun 12, 2017

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Graduate Recognition Sunday

June 25, 2017 (9:30 and 11:00 am)

Click here to list your graduate in our special insert

or email us at office@fairlingtonumc.org

Our church will celebrate those graduating from high school or with any post-secondary degree during both worship services.  All graduates will be invited forward at the end of worship for recognition and a blessing.

Be sure to come to the Fellowship Hall at 10:30 (between services) to enjoy cake with all our graduates! The Older Adult Ministry will present a special gift to our high school grads.

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9 Ways to Embrace Gratitude and Joy

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  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…
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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, markuselder@gmail.com

 

Follow this link http://bit.ly/5yearReconciling 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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