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08.13.17 Worship
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When God Shows Up for Dinner

 Hospitality is different in Northern Virginia from rural Southwestern Virginia. In the mountains, someone might invite you over to sit a spell on their front porch, offering a glass of “sweet tea.” In Alexandria, in part because we don’t often have front porches, we are more likely to say, “Meet me at the Alexandria…See More
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When God Shows Up for Dinner

 Hospitality is different in Northern Virginia from rural Southwestern Virginia. In the mountains, someone might invite you over to sit a spell on their front porch, offering a glass of “sweet tea.” In Alexandria, in part because we don’t often have front porches, we are more likely to say, “Meet me at the Alexandria…See More
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As Good as Dead

This week we begin a sermon series on the life and faith of Abraham, an early figure in our religious history who shows up not too far into the book of Genesis. Abraham had quite a life, and a calling. He is considered a leading figure in three of the world’s major religions (Islam, Judaism, and Christianity), and though his…See More
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 play Things You Won't Find in the Bible: "Forgive and Forget" - Pastor Mary Beth Blinn

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Fairlington Flicks: Presents "The Iron Lady" at Fairlington UMC Room 114

July 27, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Academy award-winning actress Meryl Streep stars as Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman Prime Minister. With the spirit of her late husband by her side, Thatcher reminisces about her life, from the day she first enters Parliament through the culmination of her premiership. Sponsored by the Fairlington United Methodist Women. For more info see Karlene Masters karlenemasters@hotmail.com. See More
Jul 20
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 play God Doesn't Give More than You Can Handle - Pastor Devon Earle

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ATP Trip to Mt. Vernon July 20 at Mt. Vernon, Alexandria

July 20, 2017 from 10:30am to 2pm
NEXT TRIP Planned for September!The Aged to Perfection July outing is a visit to the historic Mount Vernon mansion, grounds and museum, followed by lunch at the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant. We will meet at the church lot at 10:30am. The tour starts at 11am, lunch is at 12:30. General admission tickets to visit the museum and mansion are available in advance for $16. Lunch will be on your own at the restaurant. If some are only interested in lunch and not the tour, we can arrange later…See More
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Another Saying That You Won't Find in the Bible

From Pastor Devon: “I'm that little bit of hope. When my back's against the ropes.”                                                           ~ R. Kelly “The World’s Famous” I love the song “The World’s Famous.” Many of us have had a time when it feels like our back is against the ropes or against a wall and there are…See More
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From Pastor Mary Beth: Things You Won’t Find in the Bible: “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves”

We often throw words around to prove a point or to bolster our position. There’s an extra punch when we say, “But it’s in the Bible!” This month we consider popular phrases that you won’t find in the Bible. We are on a search for the truths we will find there.And so we begin this week with the theme of grace. Grace is…See More
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When God Shows Up for Dinner

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 Hospitality is different in Northern Virginia from rural Southwestern Virginia. In the mountains, someone might invite you over to sit a spell on their front porch, offering a glass of “sweet tea.” In Alexandria, in part because we don’t often have front porches, we are more likely to say, “Meet me at…

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As Good as Dead

Posted on August 3, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

This week we begin a sermon series on the life and faith of Abraham, an early figure in our religious history who shows up not too far into the book of Genesis. Abraham had quite a life, and a calling. He is considered a leading figure in three of the world’s major religions (Islam, Judaism,…

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Another Saying That You Won't Find in the Bible

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 1:30pm 0 Comments

From Pastor Devon: 

“I'm that little bit of hope. When my back's against the ropes.”

                                                           ~ R. Kelly “The World’s Famous”

 I love the song “The World’s Famous.” Many of us have had a time when it feels like our back is against the ropes…

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From Pastor Mary Beth: Things You Won’t Find in the Bible: “God Helps Those Who Help Themselves”

Posted on June 30, 2017 at 11:30am 0 Comments

We often throw words around to prove a point or to bolster our position. There’s an extra punch when we say, “But it’s in the Bible!” This month we consider popular phrases that you won’t find in the Bible. We are on a search for the truths we will find there.

And so we begin this week with…

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When God Shows Up for Dinner

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Reconciling News

Pizza and a Movie! On Sunday night, July 16 at 6:00pm in the Fellowship Hall, we will show the documentary film “An Act of Love.” This 90-minute award winning film tells the story of the Rev. Frank Schaefer’s fight for LGBTQ inclusion in the United Methodist Church. Rev. Schaefer had his ministerial credentials revoked in December 2013 after officiating his son’s same-sex wedding; they were later reinstated upon appeal.  See  http://www.anactoflovefilm.com for more information about the film.  Contact: Mark Elder markuselder@gmail.com. This event is free and no RSVP is required, please come!

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.

 

Conversations on a Way Forward  Sunday, April 9 from 3:00 to 4:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.You are invited for conversation and an update on the Bishops’ Commission on a Way Forward, facilitated by Dave Nuckols, a Commission member. The Commission on a Way Forward was proposed by the Council of Bishops and approved by the 2016 General Conference (our denomination’s legislative body). It is tasked --to do a complete examination and possible revision of every paragraph of the UMC’s Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality; -- as well as explore options that will help maintain and strengthen the unity of the church. Tthe Commission’s work is tentatively scheduled to result in a called General Conference in 2019, that will determine the way forward and structure of our denomination. For more information, see the Commision website: http://www.umc.org/who-we-are/commission-on-a-wayforward. For other questions about this event, contact Mark Elder at markuselder@gmail.com.

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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