Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Master Calendar

General Conference Resources

Neighborhood Seminary

Latest News & Information

Don’t miss what’s happening in the Arlington and Alexandria Districts. Our monthly email newsletter is published mid-month. (Sign up here or using the box below!)

In between receiving our news in your email, find out about events and happenings here. 



A Hopeful Legacy

A Hopeful Legacy

A Hopeful Legacy Last Sunday, September 15, 2019, I got to preach for the 175th anniversary of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. 175 years is not the oldest in our district, but still 175 years is a significant lifetime. The lifecycle of many...

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Stay Connected

Stay Connected

Stay Connected… Real wisdom, God’s wisdom, begins with a holy life and is characterized by getting along with others. It is gentle and reasonable, overflowing with mercy and blessings, not hot one day and cold the next, not two-faced. You can...

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Upcoming Events

For information about additional Bi-District events, please visit our What’s Happening page.
To see what is going on around the Conference or at other churches on our Districts visit our Master Calendar.

November 2, 2019

Finance Workshop

at Springfield UMC

Those involved with church finances should plan to attend the Church Finance Workshop on Nov. 2.

November 6, 2019

Pastor as Coach

The Vine Church (Graham Road)

Clergy: come build the skills needed to coach your key leaders and staff, encourage and support your team, and help the entire team stay the course.

November 9, 2019

Communications Boot Camp

at the Bi-District Office

Communications Boot Camp is designed for anyone who works on church bulletins, websites, newsletters, social media, and more! 

November 16, 2019

Small Church Checkup 2.0

at Wesley UMC (Vienna)

Kay Kotan, returns to lead a workshop for small churches. Each church will leave with action steps. 

Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: NoVaDiststricts@vaumc.org Alexandria DistrictArlington District