All Virginia Conference churches are to cancel all in-person worship through April 26. This includes Holy Week and Easter.
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.
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...
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....
Rising Hope Mission Church in Need of Support for Vulnerable Population ALEXANDRIA, VA -- As the uncertainty around COVID-19 continues, the demand for Rising Hope’s services grows daily. More families and neighbors need help and safety through this...
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.