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Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Worship led by our praise band Read More
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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

  • Fall Kick Off
    July 27, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Fall Kick Off Celebration Join us for our back-to-school/back-to-church fall kick off celebration Sunday, August 26, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Save the date for our back-to-school/back-to-church fall kick off celebration. With Fairfax County schools opening on August 28, we’re going to jump right into our fall schedule the weekend before. Make your plans now to

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

    Sunday School, Tribe Time, and Confirmation It’s time to register for Children’s 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

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

    What You Need to Know This Week at Aldersgate Read the August 14 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

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

    September UMM Dinner on U.S. Army Museum Tuesday, September 11, 6:30 p.m. in Wesley Hall Our speaker is from the Army Historical Foundation. He will tell us about the new National Museum of the United States Army, which is the official museum of the U.S. Army. It is currently under construction on the Ft Belvoir

  • Congratulations 2018 Graduates!
    June 14, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Congratulations Graduates! Congratulations to the graduates in our congregation. You have accomplished a lot, and your futures await. We asked you to send in the names of graduates in your family. To add your graduate to the list, please write to Best wishes to these 2018 graduates: Charlotte Bratten, Strong Beginnings Pre-K Program, Cody

  • Meditations of the Heart
    June 4, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Meditations of the Heart Wasaba SoulQueenWu Sidibay This summer, a series of paintings by Wasaba Sidibay will be on display in the hallway between the sanctuary and Founders Hall. Titled “Meditations of the Heart,” the series is a documentation of her meditations and prayers. A student at Wesley Theological Seminary, the works are the result

  • Aldersgate Art Show
    April 18, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Summer Art Show Register Now! Calling Aldersgate artists of all ages and abilities! The next show in our hallway gallery will be the work of artists at Aldersgate. We are accepting all mediums that are ready for hanging. If you have a framed photograph, painting, sketch, needle work, or any other displayable art, sign up

  • 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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