Welcome to Fairlington

Fairlington welcomes 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.


Join us for Sunday Worship at 

9 AM and 11 AM

  • Online Worship

    Join us on YouTube for online worship, live Sunday mornings at 11 AM. Or, watch worship on-demand anytime throughout the week. 


  • Announcements & Orders of Worship

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

    9 AM Order of Worship

    11 AM Order of Worship


  • ALIVE! Pop-Up

    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 10-12 volunteers to hand out food to our neighbors. 

    Sign up to volunteer: 


  • Reconciling Gathering

    You are invited to join a gathering of reconciling United Methodists with Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson on Sunday, June 4 form 4-7 pm at Fredericksburg UMC, 308 Hanover Street in Fredericksburg.   There will be short worship and dialogue with the Bishop, ending with food & fellowship.   We are organizing carpools to leave from the church parking lot; please be there at 2:30pm on Sunday June 4.   The church van will be available (seats 15) and others can form carpools in addition.   If you are planning to attend, and if you are willing to be a driver, please contact Mark Elder at markuselder@gmail.com.

  • Capital Pride

    The Capital Pride Parade is Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 3pm.  Join over 100 United Methodists from VA, DC and MD who will march in the Capital Pride parade celebrating an inclusive church.  Plan to come to the meeting location (near 15th Street NW north of U Street, exact location will be announced closer to date).  Bring a drink.  Parade route is 1.5 miles and our contingent will be tossing small goodie bags to the crowd.  No need to RSVP, just show up!  Questions?  Contact Mark Elder at markuselder@gmail.com.

  • Summer Worship Times

    Please mark your calendar – starting Father’s Day, June 18th we will shift to summer worship hours. The Communion and Prayer service will be held at 8:30 AM and our worship service will take place at 10 AM. These Summer worship times will last until Labor Day weekend. 

  • Summer Ice Cream & Lemonade

    One of our favorite Summer traditions will be back at Fairlington before you know it! We will have Ice Cream and Lemonade after the 10 AM worship service during the months of July and August. For this to happen, we need some volunteers! It takes two people per Sunday and the time commitment is just 20 minutes immediately after worship. If you are able and willing to volunteer for one of the 10 Sundays in July or August, please contact Fred (fredlgeisler@comcast.net) to sign up. 

  • Preschool Registration open! 

    Preschool Registration is open! Come and see how we play! Visit the Fairlington Preschool website or call the office to schedule a tour and get our updated information. We are currently serving children ages 2.5 years old through 6 years old. We have a highly educated and experienced staff; we focus on diversity and inclusion, are play-based., and have a high-scope curriculum. Classes are held from August to June. Contact the preschool office for more information: https://fairlingtonpreschool.org

  • Note from FUMC Leadership

    Please take a moment to read the quarterly report from the FUMC Leadership Team and a note about our current church finances. 


  • Parking Lot update

    Hear the progress of the parking lot team as we share our thoughts on what we can do with this valuable asset and re-imagine Fairlington for the next 75 years. We are seeking your ideas! 


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