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Meet Our Team

perry-photo Dennis Perry Lead Pastor
Dennis Perry Lead Pastor “I’ve been on the front lines of human transformation for nearly four decades. I’m fascinated by relationship, religion and business. And food. I like learning h Read More
micheli-photo Jason Micheli Executive Pastor
Jason Micheli Executive Pastor Jason blogs at Tamed Cynic and is a host of the Crackers and Grape Juice Podcast I’m the least well-rounded person in the world, having studied theology at UVA and at Princeton. Read More
KarlaStainedGlass2 Karla Kincannon Director of Spiritual Formation
Karla Kincannon Director of Spiritual Formation “Without creativity we cannot imagine a life faithful to the gospel. Imagination supports the restoration of soul in our Church and our world.” Rev. Dr. Karla M. Kincannon is A Read More
Michelle Matthews Michelle Matthews Campus Pastor, Kingstowne
Michelle Matthews Campus Pastor, Kingstowne Michelle Matthews is the campus pastor of The Kingstowne Communion, Aldersgate’s satellite congregation. The Kingstowne Communion is a new United Methodist church serving Read More

By the Numbers: Fall Kickoff

600 Worship Attendance
200 Children, Youth, and Adults in Sunday School
39000 Giving

News and Information

  • Day of Service
    September 29, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Aldersgate Day of Service October 30, 10:45 a.m-12:15 p.m. Come be part of Aldersgate’s Day of Service. There are many ways for you to help: Stop Hunger Now! Packaging meals for Stop Hunger Now at two locations (Aldersgate and Stratford Landing). We need a lot of volunteers to make this happen. Please sign up! Green

  • This Week at Aldersgate, October 14
    October 17, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Read the October 14 edition of This Week at Aldersgate for all the latest events and announcements. You can listen to or watch all of our sermons at If you don’t already receive This Week at Aldersgate in your email, subscribe today!      

  • Sixtieth Anniversary
    October 17, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Aldersgate’s 60th Anniversary, October 23 Aldersgate Celebrates 60 Years in Alexandria Renowned Theologian to Preach This Weekend Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, will mark its 60th anniversary during a church-wide celebration Oct. 23. American theologian, ethicist and public intellectual Stanley Hauerwas, named Time’s best theologian in 2001, will preach all weekend services. During

  • Day School Consignment Sale
    September 29, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Day School Fall Children’s Consignment Sale! Donate your clothing * bikes * cribs * toys * shoes * furniture * strollers. All donations welcome! Merchandise Drop Off Dates: Monday, October 17th, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 18th, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Shopping Dates: Wednesday, October 19th, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 20th,

  • Potpourri
    September 29, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    New Potpourri Class Begins October 9   Potpourri will begin a five-week DVD series and discussion of Half Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say by Adam Hamilton. The class will begin on Sunday, October 9, in Room 208 at 9:45 a.m. We will explore popular sayings that

  • Fall Update from the Executive Pastor
    September 15, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Fall Update from the Executive Pastor Now that we’re back from the summer, I thought it would be a good time to let you know how we’re doing as a congregation. Last weekend, we had 710 in our worship services, an approximate increase of 30 people from our kick-off in 2015. If you count online

  • Wednesday Night Dinners
    September 7, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    November Wednesday Night Dinner Wednesday, November 2, 6:15 p.m. Thanks to everyone who made the return of Wednesday Night Dinners so successful in October. Over 180 people attended and enjoyed Laura Knight’s Oktoberfest meal. The next dinner will be held on November 2 at 6:15 p.m., followed by a pre-election communion service, featuring the music

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