Sunday Schedule

services are at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

On special occasions, the service schedule may vary. This is rare and will be listed in the Current Events section below the image grid of the front page.

sunday school is from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m., main campus

Visit the Children's Ministries, youth's The Grid, and adult's Academy of Discipleship pages for details about classes. Immanuel Sunday School is at 9 a.m. On days when only one service is held, Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m.

Locations

Main campus

6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Call us at 703-256-8330 or email office@annandale-umc.org.
Fax 703-914-8896.
Office hours are weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

AUMC Mission center

7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale, VA 22003

Check here for the latest news about what's happening at AUMC!

(To learn about our current missions and how you can help, click here.)

 

News

Our full-time Child Development Center has January openings for infants, and 3- and 4-year-olds. For more information, call 703-256-1772.

Buy pecans, help UMW missions! United Methodist Women are selling pecans (whole, in pieces, and cinnamon-covered), walnuts and
chocolate-caramel turtles after each Sunday worship service. To reserve a case of 24 or to make a special request, contact Sally Bizer at 703-256-3373.
Make checks payable to AUMW.

Donate used clothing to the Mission Center: Have you replaced your children’s coats and sweaters this fall with new ones? Consider donating them to the AUMC Mission Center. Our Children’s Clothing Closet serves the low-income families that visit the Mission Center each week. We are looking for all sizes, including coats, hats and gloves for adults. Donations can be placed in the Mission Center box under the coat rack across from the parlor.

Snow removal help needed this winter: We’re looking for some hearty volunteers to help us clear the sidewalks and doorways at AUMC when we receive large snowfalls. If you can help shovel or operate a snow blower, contact the office at 703-256-8330 or office@annandale-umc.org.

Every Week

Monday, 9:30 a.m.: Centering Prayer meets in Room 308, and all are welcome. If you are seeking a meaningful way to begin the week away from the busy pace of life, the Centering Prayer Group may serve your needs. This time includes a practice of silence in which we open the mind and heart to God’s transforming work. We also support one another and discuss a short piece of spiritual wisdom.

Thursday, 5 - 7 p.m.: Feed the hungry: help distribute food to the hungry at the Heritage campus, 7901 Heritage Dr.  Donations of non-perishable food are welcome! For more information, contact Betsy Clevenger, 703-425-6424.

Throughout the week: Altar Guild volunteers needed. Would you like to become more involved with worship services at AUMC? The Altar Guild prepares the altar for Sunday services, weddings and funerals. If you’d like to help, contact Jeanne Guidi at (703) 560-9392.

January 7 - 13

Sunday, Jan. 7: Academy Open House: AUMC offers a variety of small groups: Bible study, fellowship support, affinity, life-stage and more. Which one is right for you? Come learn about your options at our Academy Open House during Fellowship Hour. Small group representatives will be available to share what their groups are doing and answer any questions you may have.

Sunday, Jan. 7, 6:30 p.m.: A Brethren Epiphany Concert: Ring in the New Year with a message of good will and hope! Join the Brethren for an Epiphany concert. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, and will be sold between services.

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 10 a.m.: Open House for AUMC Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Programs. The open houses will begin in the WPS/ELP office, Room 122, with an information session followed by a tour. For more information, call 703-256-1100 for the Weekday Preschool and 703-256-8667 for the Early Learning Program. Also, our full-time Child Development Center has openings for infants, and 3- and 4-year-olds. For more information, call 703-256-1772.

Saturday, Jan. 13: Bi-District Training Day. Open to everyone in the Alexandria and Arlington Districts, the annual Bi-District Training Day will be held at Christ Church (7600 Ox Road) on Saturday, Jan. 13, 8:30–3 p.m. This year’s theme is Courageous Leadership, and the keynote speaker is Rev. Mike Slaughter. Learn more and register at www.NoVaUMC.org/BDTD-2018. Registration: $50 until Jan. 8; $75 on-site.

January 14 - 20

Sunday, Jan. 14, 12:30 p.m.: FaithJustice Forum presents its fourth annual “The State of the Dream” in Wright Hall. Panelists will share reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision of the beloved community and engage with audience questions. Lunch and child care provided. Click here to RSVP.

Sunday, Jan. 14, 5:30 - 9 p.m.: Youth Rampathon! We ask all students to bring $5 for pizza, along with a snack item to share. Come out for a night of “Winter Olympic Sports” - and YES, we will be playing Murderer! Be sure to bring a friend!

Monday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.: Youth Council meeting at the DiPetto/Poole house (be sure to message Trish for the address). ALL youth and parents are welcome to come and participate! Agenda for this Youth Council meeting includes upcoming fundraisers and the summer mission trip to Brazil.  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

January 21 - 27

Sunday, Jan. 21: Join us in saying thank you to Sherri Kenski for all she has done for the Children’s Ministries at AUMC. We will honor Sherri during the
11 a.m. service and hold a reception afterwards. 

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m.: Open House for AUMC Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Programs. The open houses will begin in the WPS/ELP office, Room 122, with an information session followed by a tour. For more information, call 703-256-1100 for the Weekday Preschool and 703-256-8667 for the Early Learning Program. Also, our full-time Child Development Center has openings for infants, and 3- and 4-year-olds. For more information, call 703-256-1772.

January 28 - February 3

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.: Open House for AUMC Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Programs. The open houses will begin in the WPS/ELP office, Room 122, with an information session followed by a tour. For more information, call 703-256-1100 for the Weekday Preschool and 703-256-8667 for the Early Learning Program. Also, our full-time Child Development Center has openings for infants, and 3- and 4-year-olds. For more information, call 703-256-1772.

February 4 - 10

Sunday, Feb. 11: Items for Haiti mission trip due. Our mission team to Cayes, Haiti, will be leaving Feb. 16 to do construction work and host a Bible school program. As in past years, the team will be collecting supplies and asking for cash donations to be used for the vacation Bible school.
The following donations are requested:
• 10 regulation-size soccer balls (deflated) and two hand-operated air pumps
• 10 Chinese jump ropes
• 20 regular jump ropes 14’ or 16’ long (jump ropes available at Amazon)
•  eight plastic beach balls to use with the parachute
• stickers (anything child oriented) and
• 350 boxes of 8-count Crayola crayons (this box size and brand only)
Place donations in the marked boxes in the atrium by Feb. 11. All cash donations will help purchase a snack and juice box for children attending VBS. For many, that will be their only meal of the day. We anticipate at least 350 children each day! For more information, contact Mark Bradley at bradleyfam@aol.com.

Feb. 16 - 28: Haiti Mission Trip: AUMC’s ongoing relationship with our Haitian brothers and sisters continues with a mission trip to assist in Hurricane relief efforts and a two-day Vacation Bible School program, including a proper meal, drinks and snacks. We will be traveling to Cayes, Haiti, and be hosted by Pastor Jacob Presumé. As in past years, the team will collect VBS supplies to take for the children. A list of needed supplies will be published in upcoming Bulletins and online. For more information and to inquire about joining the team, contact Mark Bradley at bradleyfam@aol.com. The team has limited spaces due to housing and ground transportation, so sign up early!

February 11 and onward...

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m.: Open House for AUMC Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Programs. The open houses will begin in the WPS/ELP office, Room 122, with an information session followed by a tour. For more information, call 703-256-1100 for the Weekday Preschool and 703-256-8667 for the Early Learning Program. Also, our full-time Child Development Center has openings for infants, and 3- and 4-year-olds. For more information, call 703-256-1772.

Friday, May 18 - Sunday, May 20: Camp Highroad Family Weekend. Plan ahead for this annual weekend for fun, fellowship and service, with activities and work projects for all ages and abilities! Join other AUMC families, friends, groups, and individuals at the beautiful United Methodist Church camp near Middleburg,  just 40 miles from Annandale.

Friday, June 1 - Sunday, June 3: The 2018 AUMC Women’s Retreat will be at the Eden Resort in Lancaster, PA. The theme is “Everyday People...How Their Lives Are Changed.” Our speaker for the weekend is Rev. Debra Colbert Cline. The Sight and Sound Theater show, “Jesus,” and dinner at Good and Plenty are optional. Registration forms will be available in Wright Hall after each service, or contact Cyra Doty at radu94@aol.com.

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The banner image is of the main campus courtyard as it looked in July 2013, right after the children of Vacation Bible School finished planting new plants and adding other decorations to it. In a previous year, children made the cross in the center. The thumbnail photo is from the 2013 Haiti Mission Trip.