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Meet & Greet

Mondays at 1:00pm | Thursdays at 6:30pm   As Fairfax UMC prepares to return to regular in-person worship, we would like to start gathering again as a church family for fellowship in small groups. Join us on Mondays at 1:00 pm or Thursdays at 6:30 pm at

General Conference update

Many of you read or heard the news coverage on Friday, January 3rd, related to the United Methodist Church.  Sixteen United Methodists representing progressive, centrists and conservative interest groups and caucuses indicate they will submit a plan to General Conference this May which would create a “spin off” traditional-conservative Methodist denomination. 

VBS on the Road

VBS on the Road was a great success on Saturday, June 29 at Kutner Park. FUMC served 25 children from the Providence Elementary community and their families. Thanks is extended to all of the FUMC volunteers. We are grateful to Eileen Payne for assisting

Rebuilding Together 2019

The Rebuilding Together project on April 27 was a very successful experience for 23 team members. They enthusiastically completed a long list of safety and life-quality projects for a group home in Annandale. Thank you to the congregation for your prayers, words of encouragement, and

Special-Called General Conference

Dear Fairfax United Methodist Church and Friends: This letter is meant to pastorally address voting results of the special called General Conference in St. Louis, which concluded yesterday.  I know this letter reaches people who are in grief and also those who feel relieved.  I am

Staff Transitions

We are are grateful for the magnificent contribution that Charlie and DJ Whittaker have made during the past three months serving our congregation and the music program. Their willingness to commute from Williamsburg each week and share their musical talents with us has been amazing.

Stewardship 2019

Multiply the Blessings at Fairfax Church! As we thank God for our blessings, a large crowd in our community and around the world await the sharing of our blessings. As we look toward these new opportunities for ministries, we give thanks for $802,801 in pledged

Information Session

An information Session is scheduled on the future of The United Methodist Church related to human sexuality. A special General Conference has been called for February 23–26, 2019 to address the issue of human sexuality in The United Methodist Church. This General Conference has been

Bibical Hospitality

Pastor Amy Grant What comes to mind when you think of hospitality? A warm cup of coffee and a friendly welcome? Those are great starts, but God’s hospitality is much more! The earthly way of hospitality is usually based on a transaction. Often this transaction is financial—I

Staff Celebration and Farewell

Fairfax Church celebrates the ministry of Jay Campbell, our Youth Director. At the Virginia Annual Conference in June, he will be commissioned as a Provisional Elder in The United Methodist Church and begins a pastoral appointment on July 1. Jay has served Fairfax Church since