Welcome to Fairlington

Fairlington United Methodist Church proclaims without reservation God’s unconditional love and grace, and affirms the dignity and worth of every person as created in the image of God.  We commit to extend Christ’s gospel of hospitality, creating a place of safety and spiritual sanctuary for all people.  Therefore, this community of faith welcomes into membership, participation and leadership all persons regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, family structure, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, economic background, political affiliation, physical or mental ability, faith history, or life experience.  We recognize among us differences in theology and biblical interpretation, and covenant to accept, respect, and love one another along our faith journeys.  

As God loves us, so let us love one another.

  • Summer Worship Schedule

    The Summer Worship schedule begins on June 19th.  Join us for worship outside in the habitat at 8:30 AM or at 10:00 AM in the sanctuary or online. 


    Join us on YouTube for online worship, live Sunday mornings at 10 AM. Or, watch worship on-demand anytime throughout the week. 



    Download weekly order of worship and announcements to follow along with online worship and stay up-to-date with everything happening at Fairlington. 

    10:00 AM Order of Worship


  • Alive! Pop-up Volunteers

    FUMC is continuing our partnership with Alive! by hosting a monthly food distribution pop-up. Every 3rd Saturday of the month we need a team of 6-8 volunteers to hand out food to our neighbors. 

    Sign up to volunteer: 


  • Summer Ice Cream & Lemonade: 

    Summer Ice Cream and Lemonade is  back after the 10 AM service in the breezeway! Interested in helping out? We need 2 volunteers each Sunday. Please contact Fred Geisler, fredlgeisler@comcast.net or call 703-671-8557.

  • Fairlington at Nationals Park

    Fairlington is heading to National’s Park, Wednesday, September 14th! Our own FUMC Choir will be singing the National Anthem at the Nationals Stadium for the Nationals vs. Orioles game. TO PURCHASE TICKETS in Fairlington UMC Section 110 (reduced rate $39). CONTACT: Jessica Mathews, Assistant Ticket Manager at 202 640-7824 or email ,jessica.mathews@nationals.com

  • Food Drive: 

    Donations are needed! We are helping to collect food items which are needed by immigrant and low-income families in our community. All food will be delivered through the ALIVE! Food Program. Items needed are: dried lentils, chickpeas, cooking oil, cereal, rice, dried fruits, and spices. Please bring your donations to the Fellowship Hall near the courtyard. You will find bins there to drop off your food donations. 

  • office Manager

    Fairlington United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA, a Reconciling Congregation, has an opening for the position of a full-time office manager. The position requires interpersonal skills and proficiency with Microsoft (including, Teams, Outlook, etc.) and Shelby database system (membership and finance modules). The role includes oversight of publication production, monitoring office supplies, building scheduling and assistance to other staff. Salary and start date are negotiable. Please send an email to janine@fairlingtonumc.org to indicate your interest, and to receive more information. 

  • Bring Your Shopping Bags to Church!

    FUMC continues its collection of reusable bags in an effort to assist low income households because the new tax on plastic bags is one more hardship. If you have or can purchase reusable bags with sturdy handles that can safely hold about 20 pounds of groceries, please place them in the big box in the Narthex. There will be a sample bag attached to the box. For more information, contact Anne Wilson, wilsanne@gmail.com.