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Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Traditional worship with organ and choirs Read More

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Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Worship led by our praise band Read More
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Educating since 1962, Aldersgate Day School is a weekday, half-day ministry for children 12 months old to pre-K. Read More

Current Sermon Series, "Wrong Words: What Not to Say When Others Hurt"

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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 Read More
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, Read More
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

News and Events

  • 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 the previous week’s sermon here for easy access. On Sunday, September 16, Emily Moore-Diamond continued our sermon series, “Wrong Words: What Not to Say When Others Hurt” with a reflection on “Everything Happens for a Reason.” Video at 11:00 Audio

  • Simple Supper Sermon Study
    September 20, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Food for thought Simple Supper Sermon Study Study scripture together with the pastors in this new series that meets on Wednesday evenings beginning October 3. We’ll discuss the previous weekend’s scripture and look together toward the next. Exchange ideas, questions, and thoughts as we share a simple meal around tables in Founders Hall. Food will

  • Last Sunday’s Sermon – September 9
    September 18, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    On Sunday, September 9, Dennis Perry kicked off our new sermon series, “Wrong Words: What Not to Say When Others Hurt” with a reflection on the (not) helpful, “God will not give you more than you can handle.” Video at 9:30   Audio at 11:00   Read the text of the sermon

  • Sunday School, Tribe Time, and Confirmation
    July 27, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Sunday School, Tribe Time, and Confirmation Register your children for Sunday School (age 3-third grade), Tribe Time (fourth and fifth grades), Confirmation (sixth grade), and Youth Sunday School (Jr. & Sr. High). For more information about each program, follow the links below. Sunday School Sunday School is offered at Aldersgate for students of all ages

  • This Week at Aldersgate, September 18
    October 17, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    What You Need to Know This Week at Aldersgate Read the September 18 edition of What You Need to Know: This Week at Aldersgate for all the latest events and announcements. Watch or listen to all of our sermons at If you don’t already receive What You Need to Know: This Week at Aldersgate

  • Register Now for Financial Peace University
    August 16, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Financial Peace University Register Now for This Fall’s Class Take control of your money, plan for your future, and transform your life. We are organizing a Financial Peace University class this fall. We will be offering a hybrid online/in-person class on Thursdays from September 20 until November 15. From 6:00-7:00 p.m., we will watch that

  • UMW Christmas Market 2018
    August 16, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    UMW Christmas Market 2018 November 10, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The annual United Methodist Women’s Christmas Market will be held on Saturday, November 10, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Watch this space for ways you can help. Once-Loved Jewelry for UMW Christmas Market Do you have an hour to clean out your jewelry box? Lydia

  • UMW Sewing Circle
    March 2, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    New United Methodist Women Sewing Circle   If you like to sew this might be the perfect group for you. We will have Christian Fellowship while we mark, cut, pin, stitch, and sew three projects that will help others locally and in Cambodia. We want all sewers to be able to attend so we have

  • Our Wellness Classes
    May 4, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    Wellness Classes at Aldersgate Aldersgate’s wellness program offers group fitness opportunities to the congregation and to the community at large. The classes are ongoing and they are a free gift from the church to the community. All are welcome to join class as long as their physician has given approval. Classes are taught by Judy

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