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

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Both/And Replay Pass

Both/And Replay Pass

BOTH/AND: Maximizing Hybrid Worship Experiences for Online and In-Person Audiences As we begin to consider going back to in-person worship, questions abound. On one hand, how do we avoid treating the online audience like observers paying no attention to their...

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HCT ( Healthy Church Team) Meeting

When: March 24 at 07:00 PM over Zoom.We will host another Zoom meeting on March 24 designed to allow your HCT members to meet with and have conversations with other HCTs.HCT Meeting: Registration Required. Please pass this information on to your HCT.

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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. 



Helping Haiti

Helping Haiti

The recent earthquake in Haiti left a deep and wide wound to the life of Haitian people. As the aftermath meets hurricane season, the need increases immensely. And all this has happened on the top...

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For Every Season

For Every Season

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:     a time to be born and a time to die,    a time to plant and a time to uproot,    a time to kill and a time to...

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Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: novadistricts@vaumc.org
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Meet Your New DS

Alexandria 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.

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