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.
A Sobering Lesson From History “To see Methodism … substantially united would be worth living for and sacrificing for through the toiling of long years.” The Long Road to Methodist Union, p. 108 On November 7, 1919, almost one hundred years ago, a...
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...
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...
November 2, 2019
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.