COVID-19 Updates

All Virginia Conference churches are to cancel all in-person worship through April 26. This includes Holy Week and Easter.

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

COVID-19 Information

General Conference Resources

Master Calendar

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. 



Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020 This April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! While events initially planned in the pre-COVID19 era must now be modified, our congregations can and hopefully will celebrate in various ways this month. The first Earth Day was...

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A Word of Advice

A Word of Advice The CARES act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security act) has created an unusual opportunity for churches to receive support from the government so that those who are employed by the church do not lose their income....

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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.

Telling the Old Story in a New Time

Best Practices for Worshiping Online and Beyond in a Physically Distanced World

With the social distancing practices preventing our physical gatherings, how do we connect and make our message resonate with a world in chaos? Now more than ever, the church has the opportunity to lead the charge in a world looking for spiritual answers. In order to lead effectively, we have to tell the story in a new way, for a new time and with a new medium.

Join author, creative worship and guest readiness coach Jason Moore for a 90-minute webinar for how to face these unique challenges to worship. Jason will lead your church into a deep dive through the questions and answers that must be asked and addressed as we worship today.

Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email:
Alexandria DistrictArlington District