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Through our worship experiences, Bible studies, musical offerings, fellowship events and missions, we seek to connect not only with those gathered here on Sunday mornings but with the community beyond our building. Ultimately our mission and vision is grounded in the truth of the Gospel and the mission of The United Methodist Church to be Disciples of Jesus Christ who are lifelong learners and who influence others to serve.


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Information on the new mask mandate and what it means for the church.


Friday Devotional


A weekly devotional is posted every Friday.
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United Methodist Men Mulch Sale

August 16 - September 25

"Hey, your lawn looks really good this fall, what did you do?"   I spread beautiful mulch purchased from the Fairfax United Methodist Men. Best of all, the profits support outreach projects.   The UMMen are happy to deliver mulch on Saturday, September 25th to…

Lamb Center Meal Preparation

September 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the fourth Thursday of each month, individuals from Fairfax UMC provide lunch for the guests of the Lamb Center. The Lamb Center is a local ministry that provides important services to the local homeless population such as meals, showers, clothing and other social services.…

Online ESL Classes

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2021

The Fall 2021 ESL Class begins Wednesday, October 13 and runs through November 17. Our church works with Christ Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church to provide online ESL classes via Zoom on Wednesdays at 7:00pm. These classes include beginning, intermediate, and advanced English, as well as…

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Come, Listen In


Music has a way of brightening our mood, reframing our perspective, and stirring the soul.  Find out here what contemporary worship song has inspired Pastor Pamela this week.  You might just find yourself singing along.

10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) by Matt Redman

FUMC offers online and offline community for all ages!

Crusaders Bible Study

Sundays, 10:30am. The International Bible Series guides our open discussion of thoughts and experiences. Contact Jim Conklin for a Zoom link.

Women in Prayer

Conversation, laughter and prayer. Be a part of this special group on the second Thursday of every month, 12:30-1:30pm. Contact Leslie Carter.

Currently on break while Be the Bridge is in session. Discuss our monthly reads on Zoom (Thursdays, 11:00am) or in-person (Saturdays, 10:00am)! Contact Pastor Pamela Kipps to learn more, or click here to join the Zoom meetings.

Thrive Youth Ministry

The FUMC youth group is open to all youth grades 7-12. We meet in person on Sundays at 6pm for fellowship and fun. Contact Kyle Johnson for more information.

Fun Fridays with the Grow Kids Ministry

Fun Fridays is currently on hold while we seek a new Kids Ministry Director. Visit the Kid’s Ministry events page to learn more.

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Ministry Spotlight: English as A Second Language

The Fall 2021 ESL Class begins Wednesday, October 13 and runs through November 17. Our church works with Christ Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church to provide online ESL classes via Zoom on Wednesdays at 7:00pm. These classes include beginning, intermediate, and advanced English, as well as a citizenship class. All classes are free and are do not use textbooks. Each class emphasizes conversation and speaking. To register, fill out this form. Or for more information, contact eslatfairfaxumc@gmail.com or call or email Fairfax United Methodist church.


We are also seeking volunteers to help with the ESL classes as class instructors and virtual classroom hosts. If you’re interested, please complete the ESL Volunteer Form or contact Laura Zotian at Lzotian@cox.net for more information.




Kindergarten Registration Is Now Open!

FUMC Preschool offers an extraordinary Kindergarten experience! The class is in session five days a week from 9am to 2pm and is much smaller than the average public kindergarten. The kindergarten offers inspired high-level education and a great deal of detailed attention. Currently, the preschool has in-person openings for 5 and 6 year olds and is also accepting registration for next year for any child who is age 5 by December 31, 2021. It is a wonderful opportunity! Please call Laurie Seaton at 703-591-3177 or preschool@fairfaxumc.org to express your interest.





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(English as a Second Language)

ESL classes are expected to return October 13. Classes are free of charge. Learn more here.

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Come out this Saturday from 11:00-1:00 to help us stock the shelves in our food ministry room! All donations are appreciated!
We look forward to gathering today for Lunch Bunch!  Pack a lunch and join us for some social time on the parsonage screened porch across the street from the church.   Look for the sign at the end of the driveway.  Hope to see you!

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Thank you, Pam, for a wonderful get together. The parsonage is so welcoming!

We had a great time visiting and the porch is a great place. Thank you!!

Last day in Quimistan at the organic teaching farm with HIBS students - planting fruit trees and caring for the animals.  And thanking God for making great friends!  The team leaves for the USA Saturday.  Keep them in your prayers!
Honduras mission team report:  A new project for FUMC missions in Quimistan - health checks and screenings.  Also, lots of teaching opportunities with the children of HIBS.

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Wonderful outreach! “Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with …….. me/you/us!”

Proud of all of you!👍🇺🇸😌

Thankful for our Mobile Ministry volunteers who pack groceries, and drive them to families in need in our community.  Want to help make a difference in the lives of others?  Sign up at fairfaxumc.org.
The Fairfax team arrived safely in Quimistan, Honduras!  The week will include education with students, health clinics, and work at the organic-teaching farm. Keep the team in your prayers!

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Great picture! We are praying for you all and the people you serve!

What a blessing to all involved! Thank you.

Blessing your mission and all who you meet along the way.

Saying prayers for a safe mission U r all wonderful people involved in this work 🙏🙏

Great experience for Olivia !.


Prayers for a successful mission 🙏

An awesome group

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Shopped for groceries and now preparing meals for delivery to the Lamb Center tomorrow. Sign up for this great service opportunity and you’ll be filled with smiles too!  More info available at Fairfaxumc.org or call the church office to sign up.

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People interested in volunteering can go to our website and find the Lamb Center lunches under our Missions tab.

We look forward to seeing you at Fill-the-Van this Saturday!
We cant wait to see you today for Lunch Bunch at the University Drive parsonage across from the church! Bring a packed lunch and gather with us on the porch at 12:00 for community, conversation, and laughter.
Event CANCELLED due to weather.
FUMC’s Grow Kids Ministry is hosting a game truck party for kids this Saturday from 11:30 to 1:30 in coordination with the Fill-the-Van event. Come, have some fun, play some games, and connect with other kids. You may come and go at any time during the event. If you plan to attend, please let Tanya Fuller know by calling 703-591-3120, emailing tfuller@fairfaxumc.org, or signing up on the Kids Ministry Events Page (fairfaxumc.org/kids-ministry/kids-ministry-events). Hope to see you there!
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