FUMM: Fairlington United Methodist Men

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FUMM:  Fairlington United Methodist Men

Welcome to our group!  All men who attend Fairlington are invited to be part of the Methodist Men.  FUMM strives to declare the centrality of Christ in every man's life, to promote the spiritual growth of men through effective discipleship, and to model the servant leadership of Christ in our daily lives.  We resolve to make the FUMM activities varied and focused on making a positive impact on our Church and local community.  

  

Please look for the event details on the home page of this website.  All men are welcome to participate and help support these events.  Whether you come to all or can only make it to one event, your participation is much appreciated!  

  

If you or your organization have any ideas for events, partnerships or funding needs, please send your request along with a statement of purpose to Robert Earle, FUMM President.  We look forward to working with your organization or group this year!  

  

The Fairlington United Methodist Men's group also sponsors Cub Scout Pack 350.  We invite you to learn more about the pack at  http://pack350.mypack.us/.

Here is the leadership team of FUMM for 2018 (click on their name for their e-mail address):  

President:  Robert Earle

Vice President:  Clint Janes           

Communications Director:  Alex Holder     

Treasurer:  Jerry Ruel            

Program Coordinator:  David Bissette.

  

Location: Alexandria, VA
Members: 26
Latest Activity: Jan 10, 2017

Recent Updates

Men of FUMC

Upcoming Fellowship and Volunteer Opportunites--

Our Father's Day Service will be on Sunday, 19 June.  

Volunteers are needed to donate blood at the Inova blood drive between 8:00am -- 12:30pm.  https://www.inovabloodsaves.org/index.cfm?group=op&es=true#dh_17075 

Search using Sponsor Name:  Fairlington United Methodist Church. 

We also need volunteers to:  lead the Call to Worship, read lessons from the Old Testament and New Testament, deliver the Opening Prayer, lead the Congregational Prayer, and be Ushers. 

Also, our occasional FUMM choir, "New Strength," will be singing an easy piece.  Contact our Music Director, Dr. Louise Wilson, for this:  louise@fairlingtonumc.org. 

For more information about any of this, contact Mr. Dave Moore:  cruguru@gmail.com. 

 


FUMM would like to thank the Fairlington Church community for their wonderful support of the Christmas Trees sale this year.  We hope that all of our customers had a wonderful and meaningful Christmas and New Year!  FUMM looks forward to working with our many partner groups in the Church to plan for important and useful ways to use the funds raised from the sale this year. 

 
 
 
Chicken BBQ - The Fairlington United Methodist Men (FUMM) holds our annual Chicken BBQ and Yard Sale in early September.  All proceeds from the BBQ go toward the many ministries supported by the FUMM.  Thanks to all those who volunteer and support this great event.

 

Photos -- Check out our new "Photos" page.  Click here!

Discussion Forum

"Islam: What do we have in common? What should we know and understand?”

Started by FUMC. Last reply by AH May 15, 2015. 7 Replies

In advance of our next meeting on Wed, May 20, 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, please enter your questions for discussion here.Continue

Tags: questions, understanding, Islam, FUMM, discussion

Comment Wall

Comment by Ingrid Sanden on November 17, 2011 at 9:18am

Once this group is up and running, I will leave the group : )

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Blog Posts

Overcoming Worry

Posted by FUMC on November 16, 2018 at 12:48pm 0 Comments

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had these dolls in my collection. Somewhere along the way I learned that they were from Guatemala and called worry dolls. According to Wikipedia, they were given to “brooding and sorrowful” children who would share their worries with the doll, then hide it under their pillow at night.  By the next morning, all the concerns would have been taken away by the worry doll.    

 

Matthew 6:15 says, “Do not worry about your life. . .” 

Is it as easy as all that?  Life is learning, over time, to put things in perspective.  It’s having ways to share and then let go of the anxieties that most paralyze us. What are you worried about today?  Who can you share it with?  What new perspective helps you see things differently?  

 

~Pastor Mary Beth

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Reconciling Notes

Immigration 101: 

 Sunday, September 23, in the Fellowship Hall immediately after the 11:00AM service. Light lunch to be served.

An Overview of U.S. Immigration Law

Do you ever wonder about immigration laws?

What’s a visa, a green card, DACA?

Why immigrants don’t just apply for citizenship?

Would you like to have a better understanding of immigration rules in a non-political format?

 

Lunch will be followed by Just Neighbors presenting an easy to understand overview of the ins and outs of our country’s very complex immigration system.

 

Regardless of your political views, this presentation will focus on facts about who is eligible for the various types of legal status in the U.S. and what the various types mean. There will be time for Q&A. 

 

No RSVP necessary, just come! For more information contact Mark Elder markuselder@gmail.com.

 

 

Co-hosted by FUMC’s Reconciling Ministry Team

and the Church in Society Team.

 

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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