AUMC has a wide variety of events for all ages – newcomers are always welcome! We have a list of our special events below. Click here to read our January 14 Witness newsletter for details, news, and more.

If you have any questions about the events, contact the church office at 703-256-8330 or



Check our Human Sexuality page to learn what determinations were made at General Conference, how AUMC is responding, and to read transcripts of Rev. Jason Micheli’s Bible study on “Sexuality and the Bible.”

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jan. 18, 5:30-8 p.m.: Kairos informational dinner. Is God calling you to serve in prison ministry? Our Kairos Prison Ministry team shares the love of Christ with the men at Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, VA. There are opportunities to serve for both men and women. If you would like to learn more about Kairos, join us for our next informational dinner, Saturday, Jan. 18, 5:30–8 p.m., in Wright Hall. RSVP to Bill Iwig at 301-365-7532 or

Saturday, Jan. 18, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Bi-District Training Day. The annual training day for clergy and laity in Northern Virginia will be at Floris UMC, 13600 Frying Pan Road in Herndon. The keynote speaker this year is Rev. Dr. Rodrigo Cruz, lead pastor at The Nett Church. This year’s theme is “Diversity in Church: On Earth as it is in Heaven.” Registration is $60. On-site registration is $75. Find out more and register at

Sunday, Jan. 19: State of the Dream 2020 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. The FaithJustice Foundation’s sixth annual panel discussion on the state of Dr. Martin Luther King’s dream is today at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 1601 South 13th Road in Arlington. There is a lunch at 1:30 p.m. The panel will discuss civil rights, voting rights and voter mobilization in an election year. Panelists include: Rev. James Victor, pastor, Mt. Olive Baptist Church; Rev. Terrance McKinley, racial justice mobilizing director, Sojourners; Rev. Kevin Agee, presiding elder, CME Washington-Virginia District; and Rev. Cynthia Johnson-Oliver, founder and president, FaithJustice Foundation. Details and registration are available at

Sunday, Jan. 19, 7 p.m.: The Annandale Book Lovers meet in the parlor. The group will be discussing Beloved by Toni Morrison. All are welcome to attend. Contact David Barker for more information.

Feb. 9-16: Bailey’s hypothermia overflow. Many thanks to the 78 members of our church who helped make Hypothermia Week a huge success. We served between 37 and 47 guests each night. Now we have an opportunity to help the Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter. We will serve as an overflow site Feb. 9–16. We do not provide meals, but we do offer guests a warm place to stay in the Media Center. If you can help that week in the evening (6:30–10 p.m.) or in the morning (5:30–7 a.m.), contact Teresa Beyer at

Saturday, Feb. 15, 8 a.m.: Men’s Scouting Breakfast. AUMC men are invited to learn about Boy Scout Troop 150 at a breakfast for the United Methodist Men in Wright Hall. This will be a time of fellowship as the troop updates us on its activities. Boys are also invited. RSVP to Gary FitzGibbon, or 703-963-8707, or Stan Witkowski, or 703-941-2935.

Previous Witness Newsletters

2019: January 15February 12, March 12April 16, May 14, June 18, July 16, August 13, September 17, October 15November 12, December 17, January 14

2018: January 16, February 13, March 13April 17May 15June 12July 17, August 14, September 18, October 16November 13, December 18