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: In response to the coronavirus pandemic, some groups have stopped meeting in person and swapped to online meetings only. Others are still meeting with precautions. Contact individual group leaders for details. 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 and Cub Scouts Troop 150

Formed in 1928, Troop 150 is one of the oldest troops in Northern Virginia. Boy Scout meetings take place on Mondays from 7-8 pm at Annandale United Methodist Church and Cub Scout meetings are once a month on Mondays from 6-7 p.m.

Are you interested in more information about joining the fun, camping, and learning experiences? Learn more about our Boy Scouts here or our Cub Scouts here.

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

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 .

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 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: