Annual Conference 2022
The 2022 Annual Conference session will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16 to noon on Saturday, June 18, in person, at the Hampton Convention Center based on
The District Initiative Core Team has been working feverishly to respond to the Bishop’s request for all Districts to begin the work of planning to combine their two districts into one new district.
Learn more about the District Initiative Process here.
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.
…So they are no longer two, but one… (Mark 10:8, NRSV) The District Initiative Core Team has been working diligently to respond to the Bishop’s request for all district superintendents to...
Rev. Larry Thompson The Alexandria and Arlington Districts are excited to announce the addition of Rev. Larry Thompson to the staff. Larry will serve part-time as Director of District Operations. In...
Is your church offering Confirmation this year? The Bi-District, Arlington & Alexandria, is offering a single-day Confirmation Retreat at Camp Highroad. This event is designed for small...
From Your District Lay Leader John Meeuwissen, Alexandria District During the last twenty-one months, many people the world over have longed to be back “in-person.” Some to be with family, some to...
Change is hard. It’s messy, it’s uncomfortable. But change can also be positive. It can allow for growth and vitality and opportunities! This past July, Bishop Lewis appointed eight district...
Jesus Prays for All Believers20 “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, 21 that all of them may be one, Father, just as you...
Bi-District Training DayJanuary 15, 2022
Bi-District Training Day was held online this year. Rev. Michale Beck was our Keynote Speaker and was AMAZING! Missed BDTD2022? There’s still plenty of time to enjoy all we have to offer– 31.5 hours of pre-recorded content plus all 4 live hours with Michael Beck. Grab an All-Access Pass today!
Meet Your New DSAlexandria District Laity & Clergy are invited to Onboarding
The Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert is transitioning into her role serving as the District Superintendent for both Alexandria and Arlington. As part of that transition, we are offering an opportunity for Alexandria District clergy and laity to get to know Sarah through a process called ‘onboarding’. This process gives participants a chance to offer advice and ask questions for DS Calvert and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster.