Who We Are

Welcome to the Northern Virginia District

We are the Northern Virginia District of the United Methodist Church.

We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. The Northern Virginia District is one of the eight districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Prior to July 2022 we were the Arlington and Alexandria Districts.

For Clergy

Northern Virginia District Clergy can find information about Resource Groups, Clergy meetings, and more online in our Clergy section.

For Laity

Our laity make ministry happen at their local churches, in their communities, and throughout the world. Find resources for laity and more on our Laity page. 

NoVa District Training Day

Saturday, January 20, 2024


This year Training Day will focus on “The E Word” as we all continue to work to make disciples for the transformation of the world. We are excited to lean into sessions and conversations about evangelism in different ministry contexts. Participants will experience the Keynote Presentation as well as two workshops of their choice on January 20 and then will have access to all 13 workshops until July 20.


Training day is HYBRID in 2024. Both In-person and Virtual tickets can be purchased.


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Find information about these upcoming events and more on our EVENTS page.

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Training Events


Our District Staff strives to help churches reach their communities by providing training and resources.

Coaching & Consultation


Our District Staff seeks to empower clergy and laity in their ministry by providing tools and resources as well as offering retreats ans consultations.




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Find resources for your ministry on our Resources page!

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