AUMC hosts a variety of groups. Learn more about them by reading below! Feel free to contact the group leaders for more information.
Coronavirus update: Weekday classes and groups will follow the determinations of Fairfax County public schools regarding whether or not to meet at AUMC. Currently that means all in-person activities at the church have been canceled; check https://www.fcps.edu/ or contact individual group leaders for the most recent updates. Check our coronavirus response page to learn more about how we are handling this crisis.
Annandale Book Lovers
This group meets the third Sunday of each month to discuss a book. Newcomers are always welcome! Check our Current Events page for information on our next meeting.
Boy Scouts Troop 150
Formed in 1928, Boy Scout Troop 150 is one of the oldest and one of the best Boy Scout troops in Northern Virginia. Normal Troop meetings take place on Mondays from 7-8 pm at Annandale United Methodist Church.
Are you interested in more information about joining the fun, camping, and learning experiences? Visit our website to learn more.
Pastoral Counseling Center
Pastoral counseling encompasses the professional approaches of traditional psychotherapy combined with the wisdom of spirituality and faith traditions. Our counseling is grounded in a deep respect for the connections we all share, honoring the individuality and uniqueness of each person. In addition, we offer a variety of educational groups and workshops. Click here to learn more.
Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry that provides high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting or going through difficult phases of life. Stephen Ministers are lay members who have received 50 hours of training that teaches the principles and skills needed to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered emotional and spiritual care. Care receivers are AUMC members and others in the community who are struggling through a difficult time in life—experiencing grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, or some other life crisis. If you would like to speak with a Stephen Minister, or are interested in becoming one, please contact our AUMC Stephen Leader, Pat Sherfey, at 703-354-9676 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
United Methodist Men
United Methodist Men (UMM) is a creative, supportive, fellowship of men who seek to know Jesus Christ, to grow spiritually, and to seek daily God’s will. As stated on its national web site, the purpose of UMM is “helping men grow in Christ, so others can know Christ.” Annandale UMM meets on the first and third Sundays of the month at Jukebox Diner (7039 Columbia Pike) for a 1 Kings Bible Study, as well as hosting yearly steak dinners, used book sales, and other activities. They also sponsor Troop 150 of the Boy Scouts. For more information, contact Gary FitzGibbon at email@example.com or 703-963-8707.
United Methodist Women
This group provides an opportunity for women to grow in spirituality together. There are several different circles of the UMW, with different meeting times:
- Lydia Circle meets the second Thursday of the month at 10 a.m. in Room 209. Contact Sally Bizer at 703-623-3359 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Martha Circle meets the last Monday of the month at 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall at the AUMC Mission Center (7901 Heritage Drive). Contact Betsy Clevenger at 703-425-6425 or email@example.com.@verizon.net.
- Mary and Martha Circle meets the third Saturday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at the home of Pat Sherfey. Contact Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Elizabeth Circle meets the second Sunday of the month at 12:30 p.m. in Room 209. Contact Beth Ann Eadie at 703-750-1867 or email@example.com.