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Older Adult Trip to Lincoln's Summer Cottage at Parking Lot at FUMC

July 19, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
 Attention Older Adults: Our ATP  Trip Is on for July 19th –  The magic bus leaves the church parking lot at 10am and heads out to Lincoln’s Summer Cottage in DC. Sean Keyser is driving, the cost is $15 per person. Please pay cash or check to FUMC asap as the tickets have to be bought ahead of time.  We will take the Senior tour and afterwards come back out to Arlington to eat lunch at Olive Garden. They have some good lunch specials. For more information feel free to call Barbara Keyser (703)…See More
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Older Adult Trip to Lincoln's Summer Cottage at Parking Lot at FUMC

July 19, 2018 from 10am to 3pm
 Attention Older Adults: Our ATP  Trip Is on for July 19th –  The magic bus leaves the church parking lot at 10am and heads out to Lincoln’s Summer Cottage in DC. Sean Keyser is driving, the cost is $15 per person. Please pay cash or check to FUMC asap as the tickets have to be bought ahead of time.  We will take the Senior tour and afterwards come back out to Arlington to eat lunch at Olive Garden. They have some good lunch specials. For more information feel free to call Barbara Keyser (703)…See More
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FUMC posted a song

 play Embracing Gratitude and Joy - Pastor Mary Beth Blinn

07.08.18 Worship
19:24
Jul 9
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9 Ways to Embrace Gratitude and Joy

Keep a gratitude journal or calendar where you write down one thing each day for which you are thankful.Make a gratitude jar or box for the same purpose.At mealtimes say grace and then share around the table one thing for which you are thankful.Thank the people who serve you each day: the barista, clerk, banker, trash…See More
Jul 5
FUMC posted a blog post

9 Ways to Embrace Gratitude and Joy

Keep a gratitude journal or calendar where you write down one thing each day for which you are thankful.Make a gratitude jar or box for the same purpose.At mealtimes say grace and then share around the table one thing for which you are thankful.Thank the people who serve you each day: the barista, clerk, banker, trash…See More
Jul 5
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The Van Dorn Habitat Project Clean Up at Parking Lot at FUMC

July 7, 2018 from 8am to 11:30pm
The Creation Care team and the Trustees, working with the Arlington Regional Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalist program, are using a grant from the Northern Virginia Audubon Society to “renovate” the woods next to our Van Dorn Street parking lot. We need your help. To volunteer, meet  at the Van Dorn parking lot at 8:00 AM Saturday June 30. We will stop at 11:30 to avoid the worst heat of the day. BRING GLOVES and WEAR LONG PANTS.…See More
Jul 5
FUMC posted a song

 play Embracing Authenticity - Pastor Mary Beth Blinn

017.01.18 Worship
20:09
Jul 3
FUMC posted a song

 play How Do We Find Peace in the Storm? - Pastor Mary Beth Blinn

06.24.18 Worship Service
21:41
Jun 26
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The Van Dorn Habitat Project Clean Up at Parking Lot at FUMC

June 30, 2018 from 8am to 11:30pm
The Creation Care team and the Trustees, working with the Arlington Regional Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalist program, are using a grant from the Northern Virginia Audubon Society to “renovate” the woods next to our Van Dorn Street parking lot. We need your help. To volunteer, meet  at the Van Dorn parking lot at 8:00 AM Saturday June 30. We will stop at 11:30 to avoid the worst heat of the day. BRING GLOVES and WEAR LONG PANTS.…See More
Jun 26
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The Van Dorn Habitat Project Clean Up at Parking Lot at FUMC

June 30, 2018 from 8am to 11:30pm
The Creation Care team and the Trustees, working with the Arlington Regional Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalist program, are using a grant from the Northern Virginia Audubon Society to “renovate” the woods next to our Van Dorn Street parking lot. We need your help. To volunteer, meet  at the Van Dorn parking lot at 8:00 AM Saturday June 30. We will stop at 11:30 to avoid the worst heat of the day. BRING GLOVES and WEAR LONG PANTS.…See More
Jun 26
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Coming Up at Fairlington

Dear Fairlington Members and Friends,This Sunday many important things will be happening. In worship, we will focus on finding peace in the midst of storms while we light candles to represent prayers for ourselves and our world. Our three summer mission teams will be commissioned at 9:30 and 11 am, and a reception honoring newly ordained Pastor Devon will be held following each service.A workday is being organized on Saturday, and again June 30, 8:00-11:30 to help renovate the woods near the…See More
Jun 21
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Kingdom Market at Fellowship Hall

December 2, 2018 at 10:30am to December 16, 2018 at 12:30pm
Selling all sorts of things for Christmas -- all profits benefit the actual artist and craftspeople who have created themSee More
Jun 19
FUMC posted a song

 play Track 01 - Paul Winfree

06.17.18 God as Father
12:40
Jun 18
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Sealing and Painting the Parking Lots at Parking Lot at FUMC

June 26, 2018 at 6am to June 27, 2018 at 10pm
NOTICEAll FUMC Parking Lots Will Be Closedfor Sealing and Re-StripingPlease move your cars by10pm Monday Evening June 25.Work begins early Tuesday, June 26through10pm Wednesday Evening June 27th. You are welcome to park across the street in the Presbyterian Church parking lot during this time.Questions? Please call the office (703)671-8557. Thank you to the FUMC Trustees and Fairlington Presbyterian Church for making Fairlington beautiful! See More
Jun 18

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9 Ways to Embrace Gratitude and Joy

Posted 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…
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Coming Up at Fairlington

Posted on June 21, 2018 at 4:42pm 0 Comments

Dear Fairlington Members and Friends,

This Sunday many important things will be happening. In worship, we will focus on finding peace in the midst of storms while we light candles to represent prayers for ourselves and our world. Our three summer mission teams will be commissioned at 9:30 and 11 am, and a reception honoring newly ordained Pastor Devon will be held following each service.

A workday is being organized on Saturday, and again June 30, 8:00-11:30 to help renovate…

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 This Sunday is United Methodist Men’s Sunday. The men are excited to be leading worship and we are delighted that member Paul Winfree will be speaking. Paul is an economist and once wrote a paper wh…

Posted on June 15, 2018 at 5:06pm 0 Comments

  This Sunday is United Methodist Men’s Sunday. The men are excited to be leading worship and we are delighted that member Paul Winfree will be speaking. Paul is an economist and once wrote a paper while in graduate school about church attendance during times of national crisis, economic recessions, and bad weather (FYI, people are less likely to attend when it’s sunny or raining). Prove him…

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Confirmation Sunday

Posted on June 7, 2018 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Since February, seven of our 8th graders have been exploring the Christian faith together with their mentors. It has been a time to ask questions, discuss beliefs and build relationships. After a time of reflection, they have each decided to say “yes.” They are saying yes to their baptism, a sign of God’s grace in their lives. They are saying yes to following Jesus each day. And they…

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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…
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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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