Annandale United Methodist contains a wide variety of groups, classes, and activities, from those we sponsor to those we only host. Below is a list of our current groups. Come on by and try one out!
To confirm the date and time of a group's next meeting, check our calendar!
Visit the Academy of Discipleship page for details on adult Sunday School and mid-week classes.
Visit the United Methodist Women page for information about UMW circles.
Classes and Groups Sponsored by AUMC:
A Closer Walk Bible Study, Tuesdays, 7 p.m., Room 307. The group will be studying Hebrews in the fall of 2016. Leader: Pam Adams. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Alexandria Home Group, Thursdays, 6 p.m., in the home of Jerry and Margaret Bruce. Contact: Margaret Bruce, email@example.com. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Annandale Book Lovers' Club, third Sunday of each month except December in the main campus parlor, Room 203, 7 – 9 p.m. Contact David Barker, 703-323-6616.
Annandale Home Group, Sundays, 4 p.m., in the home of Deke and Anna Moeller. Contact: Deke Moeller, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Bailey’s Crossroads Group, Mondays, 7 p.m., City Diner Restaurant. Contact: Candace Means, email@example.com. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Bible Fellowship, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., main campus room 111/Media Center. This class provides in-depth study of scripture to incorporate Biblical truths into daily life. Leader: Jerry Beyer. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Bible Study, Tuesdays, 10 a.m., main campus room 300. This women’s Bible study class is studying the New Testament Epistles of Paul this fall. Leader: Ramona Thompson. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Brownies with Brown, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., Room 212C. A class for new members on what it means to be a disciple of Christ at AUMC. Leader: Dr. Clarence Brown. Check the current events page to see when the next meeting is.
Centering Prayer Group, Mondays, 9:30 a.m., main campus Prayer Room, 308. If you are seeking a meaningful way to begin the week in a quiet place away from the busy pace of life and to spend more time with God, Centering Prayer may serve your needs. This time includes a practice of silence in which we open the mind and heart to God’s transforming work. All are welcome from those with experience to those new to the practice. Our time together includes supporting one another and discussing a short piece of spiritual wisdom. Contact: Becki Stewart or Dottie Rogerson, 703-256-8330.
Chat and Chew, 2nd and 4th Sundays, 12:30 p.m. Young adults (under the age of 40) are invited to talk and enjoy some good food at various local restaurants. Contact: Rev. Eduardo Carrillo, firstname.lastname@example.org. Check the Young Adults page for more information.
Deborah Circle, 2nd Mondays monthly, 7:30 p.m., main campus room 210. A group of busy women involved in many different jobs and activities with a motto of “We do what we can.” Click here for details. Contact: Marilyn Deihr, Marilyn.email@example.com or 703-354-9088.
Disciple: Invitation to John, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., Room 210. This short-term Disciple study explores the Gospel of John (11 weeks). Leader: Rev. Eduardo Carrillo. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Earth and Spirit Group. Contact: John Dodge, firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-941-7533.
Exploring Faith in Life, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., room 303. This is a dynamic group of individuals who learn from each other and grow spiritually by exploring faith issues of everyday life. Leader: Harry Day. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Falls Church Home Group, Sundays, 5 p.m., in the home of Scott and Amanda Taggart. Contact: Scott Taggart, email@example.com. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Food Distribution, Heritage Drive campus, Thursdays. Distributes food to local families from 5 - 7 p.m. year-round. All are welcome in this program that gives back to our local community. Contact: Betsy Clevenger, 703-425-6424.
Grace and Truth Small Group, 1st/3rd Mondays, 7 p.m., main campus Parlor. Contact Gary FitzGibbon at 703-963-8707. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Immanuel class, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., Room 300. This class is studying Daniel: Spiritual Living in a Secular World by Douglas Connelly. Leader: Janet Woods. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
In His Steps class, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., room 302. Nowhere was the vitality of Jesus more visible than in his love. Compassionate, honest, powerful, humble, and sacrificial – Jesus was love personified, love walking among us. This fall, the class will study God of Justice, a discussion-based curriculum that explores the biblical narrative of justice throughout the whole of scripture. Leader: Bill Iwig. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Issues in Christianity, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., room 307. The class is currently focusing on the life and preaching of the Wesley brothers. Leader: Kevin Sabo. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Kairos Prison Ministry. This group seeks to show God's love to those in prison by visiting them to teach them the way of Christ and supporting them with cookies and cards. Contact Frank Svenson, 703-256-0718. For more details, click here.
1 Kings Men’s Bible Study, 1st/4th Saturdays, 7:30 a.m., Jukebox Diner (back room). This men’s group meets for breakfast, fellowship, encouragement, and Bible Study twice a month at the Jukebox Diner, utilizing the Master Builders Bible for Men. The group regularly provides financial support for programs at AUMC. All men of the church are warmly invited to join. Leader: Bill Iwig. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Lydia Circle, 2nd Tuesdays monthly, 10 a.m., main campus room 209. A women’s circle with the goals of supportive fellowship, inspiration, spiritual growth, and service. Click here for details. Contact: DeEtte Johnson, 703-750-3448.
Martha Circle, 4th Mondays monthly, 7 p.m., Heritage Drive campus Fellowship Hall. A women’s circle that studies women of the Bible and does service projects. Click here for details. Contact: Betsy Clevenger, 703-425-6424.
Mary and Martha Circle, 3rd Saturdays monthly, 8:30 a.m. A women’s group for shared journeys and friendship. Click here for details. Contact: Pat Sherfey, 703-354-9676.
Parents and Promises, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., main campus room 305. The Parents and Promises class provides a supportive Christian community of parents for sharing and learning together about nurturing a family. Leader: Jim Harrington.
Prayer & Praise Bible Study, Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m., room 307. This group meets weekly to pray together, study the bible, and hear from various guest speakers, including clergy, missionaries, and Christian world leaders. Leader: Rudy Meekins. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Prayer Shawl Ministry, every other Tuesday, 1 p.m., main campus room 303. Join this crafty and congenial group to knit shawls for AUMC members who are homebound or in the hospital, along with other projects. Contact Rosemary Perdue, 703-354-6645.
RAMP, Sundays, 6–7:30 p.m. during the school year, Hughes Hall. This is AUMC’s youth ministries program for grades 6 through 12. Contact: Trish Bradley, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Elizabeth Circle, 2nd Sunday of the month, 1 p.m., Room 209. Click here for details. Contact: Beth Ann Eadie, 703-750-1867.
Stephen Ministry, first Wednesday each month, 7:30 p.m., main campus room 303. Stephen Ministers are trained to offer one-to-one Christian support to those going through a rough time, whether it's from illness or death in the family, divorce, or anything else. If you need someone to talk to, they're there. Click here for more information on the Stephen Ministry. Contact: Pat Sherfey, 703-354-9676.
Thursday Night Bible Study/Disciple Fast Track, Thursdays, 7 p.m., Room 209. This class is designed for persons new to the Bible or who want an in-depth study of the Bible. Leader: Dr. Clarence Brown. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
United Methodist Men. A creative, supportive, fellowship of men who seek to know Jesus Christ, to grow spiritually, and to seek daily God’s will. Click here for details.
United Methodist Women (UMW). A community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church. Each UMW circle has its own mission focus as programs and fellowship. Contact: Erin McKenney, president of Annandale United Methodist Women, email@example.com. For details, click here.
Williams Bible Class, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., main campus room 118. The Williams Bible Class is the oldest class at AUMC. Recently, it has evolved into a women’s group with scripture study and informal discussion. Leader: Ramona Thompson. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Women in Search of Truth, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., main campus room 306. This fall, the class will study To Live is Christ: The Life and Ministry of Paul by Beth Moore. Leaders: Tracy Carney and Brenda Poole. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Women of the Day, Sundays, 9:45 a.m., main campus Parlor. This fall, the class will begin Risen, a four-week DVD study of Clavius. Leader: Julie Montgomery. Visit the Academy of Discipleship for more details.
Young Adults Bible Study, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Room 210. Young adults are invited to Bible study where we will go deeper and wrestle with God’s word for our lives. Contact: Rev. Eduardo Carrillo, firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Young Adults page for details.
Groups Hosted by AUMC:
Alcoholics Anonymous, Mondays, Wednesday, Sundays, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, 7 p.m., Room 306.
Boy Scout Troop 150, Mondays, 7 p.m., Hughes Hall.Contact: Larry Wood, 703-759-4197. Click here for more information.
Center for Pastoral Counseling (lower level near Door #7). Pastoral counseling encompasses the professional approaches of traditional psychotherapy combined with the wisdom of spirituality and faith traditions. Click here for more information.
Cub Scout Pack 150, once a month on Mondays (varies) at 6:30 p.m. in Wright Hall. Contact: email@example.com. Click here for more information.
Fairfax Choral Society, Mondays, 4 p.m., various rooms, including sanctuary. Contact: Pat Vaughn, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Genesis 12, Sundays, 8 a.m., Little White Church. Click here more for details about this Christian Fellowship Church.
New Light United Methodist Church, Sundays, 7:45 and 10:30 a.m., Heritage Drive Campus Fellowship Hall. This is a Korean-speaking congregation.
Annandale Spanish Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Saturdays (all day) and Sundays, 6 - 8 p.m., Heritage Drive Campus. This is a Spanish-speaking congregation.