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Meet Our Team

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
Emily Moore-Diamond Pastor
Emily Moore-Diamond Pastor I was blessed to join the ministry team at Aldersgate on July 1, 2018. I’ve served in ministry for over twenty-five years, as a resident chaplain at Mary Washington Hospital,
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

News and Events

  • A Big Announcement by Dennis Perry
    January 15, 2019 / No Comments » / News

    A Big Announcement by Dennis Perry This morning’s snow cancelled our plans for worship. And cancelled a dialogue sermon Emily and I wrote just for you. So, I am sending this note this afternoon with the sermon we preached at the Saturday evening service. In the sermon we announce that I’m retiring this June. You

  • Big Little Lies
    January 2, 2019 / No Comments » / News

    New Sermon Series Big Little Lies We Believe About God Is God like Santa Claus? Is God male or female or none of the above? Why pray if people sometimes only get worse? It is time for a little upending, unpacking, and unloading of things we thought were true about life, about church, about God.

  • January Mission Focus
    January 2, 2019 / No Comments » / News

    January Mission Focus Hypothermia Shelter During the coldest winter months (December through March), we work in partnership with other churches and Ventures in Community Hypothermia Outreach Program to provide emergency shelter for persons who are homeless. The temporary homeless shelter is located on Route 1 at Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church. The shelter provides

  • January UMM Dinner
    October 25, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    January UMM Dinner on Scams in Mount Vernon Tuesday, January 22, 6:30 p.m. in Wesley Hall Come to the United Methodist Men dinner on Tuesday, January 22. Our speaker that night will be Officer Robert Urps, the Crime Prevention Officer from the Mount Vernon District Station. His topic is “Common Scams in the Mount Vernon

  • Great Decisions: 2019
    December 21, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Great Decisions: 2019 Coming Soon Our award-winning Aldersgate foreign policy discussion group will be starting up again in February for its 32nd year. Topics this year are:   * Refugees and Global Migration * The Middle East: Regional Disorder * Decoding U.S.-China Trade * The Rise of Populism in Europe * Nuclear Negotiations: Back to

  • Last Sunday’s Sermon
    September 11, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Last Sunday’s Sermon Each week, usually by the end of the day Tuesday, we post video and audio of the previous week’s sermon here for easy access. On Saturday, January 12, Dennis Perry and Emily Moore-Diamond had a dialogue about images of God. During the sermon, Dennis shared a big announcement. The text was 1

  • This Week at Aldersgate, Dec. 25
    October 17, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    What You Need to Know This Week at Aldersgate Read the December 25 edition of What You Need to Know: This Week at Aldersgate for all the latest events and announcements. Watch or listen to Last Sunday’s Sermon here. Listen to all of our sermons at aldersgate.net/sermons/. If you don’t already receive What You Need

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