AUMC has a wide variety of events for all ages – newcomers are always welcome! We have a list of our special events below, or you can check our room use calendar to learn what’s going on in our main campus building each day.

If you have any questions about the events, contact the church office at 703-256-8330 or office@annandale-umc.org

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Visit the Missions page to learn about other opportunities to help our community.

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Welcome Wednesday Open House, Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Program: For the next several Wednesdays, the Weekday Preschool and Early Learning Program at AUMC will hold open houses for those who want to learn more about the programs. schedule a tour by writing to wps@annandale-umc.org or call 703-256-1100.

Click here to learn about our children’s summer reading challenge!

New Childcare Supervisor needed! The Childcare Supervisor is responsible for ensuring a high standard of care for all children while supervising and supporting other team members. They are also responsible for scheduling the childcare workers for all worship services and other church requested activities that require childcare. The pay is $15.00/hr. To learn more and apply, please visit annandalechurch.com/employment.

New volunteer opportunity: Adult volunteers are needed each Monday afternoon to help unload food items provided by Food for Others, to crate those items, and place the crates on the tables or storage shelves. Monday afternoons from 2:15-3:45 p.m. (Tuesday if Monday is a federal holiday). Sign up on the SignUp Genius linked below.

New Online Class: Sept. 13-Oct. 25: Anchorman: Hope According to Hebrews. Jason Micheli and David King will be doing another class starting the Monday after Labor Day and continuing on Mondays through October from 7:00-8:15 p.m. on Zoom. Tony Robinson, Josh Munnikhuysen, and Todd Littleton will once again join as guest teachers. The book of Hebrews is a beautiful sermon that was written to encourage a people who were experiencing a crisis in their faith. The inevitability of persecution was rising, and with that came fear and a loss of hope. So the preacher writes to remind them that God has consistently taken the initiative to make Himself known throughout the ages, that He is a God who speaks, and that in these difficult days He has spoken fully through his Son. With beautiful relevance for today, we are reminded Jesus is still the final say of the Father and the Anchor of our souls. Click here to register.

Hypothermia Yard Sale, UMM Book Sale, and UMW Bake Sale, Saturday, October 16: Help raise funds for our Hypothermia Project with a yard sale, United Methodist Men’s missions with a bake sale, and United Methodist Women with a bake sale. This is a major fundraiser for these groups. Questions? Contact Jerry Beyer at beyerga@gmail.com. In the event of rain, we will cancel and donate all items to Am Vets. Iffy weather? We will try to proceed.

  • Drop off items for the yard sale, book sale, or bake sale at Door #2 on Friday, Oct. 15, noon – 8 p.m.
  • Come buy items on Saturday, Oct. 16, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Unsold items will be taken by AMVETS for distribution to families in need.
  • We are in need of volunteers too! United Methodist Men need help with the book sale. United Methodist Women need help with the bake sale. Hypothermia Prevention needs help with the yard sale…or you can do a little of all three!! Please sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080C44AFAC2AA2FC1-yard

Interfaith Communities for Dialogue (ICD) presents Faith Perspectives: Creation Stories and Their Present-Day Implications. Join the ICD on Zoom as panelists of the Bahá’í, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh faiths share their creation stories and the implications for our lives. In small breakout groups, we will explore what these ancient stories teach us about our relationships with the earth and its inhabitants. Join us next Sunday, Oct. 24, from 7-8:30 p.m. Register at https://bit.ly/3z3e7sJ to receive the Zoom link. Contact ICD at InterfaithCD@gmail.com with questions.

Join us for our upcoming Children’s Harvest Festival! Come hang out with us outside on Halloween from 1:30-3:30 p.m. for lots of fun activities plus the ever popular Trunk or Treat! To sign up to decorate your trunk, or for more information on Children’s Ministries activities, contact Meredith Lamarche at mbond@annandale-umc.org.

The mission committee has again agreed to provide money for 30 Angel Gifts to Rising Hope. The gifts are provided to children who may otherwise not receive a gift at Christmas. We would like to ask the congregation to provide $25.00 for each gift. Checks should be made payable to AUMC and in the memo to Rising Hope Angel gifts.  We need donations by Dec. 1. Could this information be put in all church correspondence, announcements and bulletins? Thank you. Any questions contact Gary Sherfey 571-278-3099.

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The Mission Center is now distributing food on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Current donation needs are for 1lb or 2lb bags of rice and adult diapers (all sizes). To join us in serving our neighbors, please sign up online at annandalechurch.com/foodsignup. Thank you for continuing to support this ministry.

Volunteers needed to help with our A/V needs: We’ve ordered new video cameras to improve our online worship experience. When the new equipment arrives, we’ll have opportunities for volunteers to learn how to use the cameras and help us record the services. This is a chance to learn about the latest technology and help your church! Contact our Director of Worship, Pat Vaughn, at pvaughn@annandale-umc.org.