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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
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 a Read More
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 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

  • 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

  • This Week at Aldersgate, June 19
    October 17, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    What You Need to Know This Week at Aldersgate Read the June 19 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

  • Summer Sunday School Teachers
    May 9, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Summer Sunday School Teachers Sign up to teach a one-room Sunday school class this summer. We will have a one-room Sunday School for children from rising Kindergarten through 4th grade during the summer session (July 1-August 19). YOU DO NOT NEED TO TEACH EACH WEEK. Select the week(s) convenient for your schedule. Curriculum, craft supplies,

  • Children’s Summer Events
    April 12, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Children’s Summer Events Our faith should be shared in community with others. Aldersgate offers special events for children and their families throughout the year. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 3 yrs – 5th Grade This year’s theme is Rolling River Rampage. Join us as children discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and

  • Help Make VBS Special
    May 18, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    You Can Change a Child’s Life at VBS At Vacation Bible School each year, we welcome up to 250 local children. It is one of the primary ways we reach new families in the community. The people of Aldersgate make Vacation Bible School go. We need you to put on a great week for these

  • Youth Update, May 31
    September 28, 2017 / No Comments » / News

    The latest from Aldersgate Youth Ministry Read the May 31 Youth Update for the latest events and announcements.

  • Aldersgate’s Next Associate Pastor
    April 24, 2018 / No Comments » / News

    Meet Emily Moore-Diamond, Aldersgate’s Next Associate Pastor On July 1, we will welcome our new associate pastor, Emily Moore-Diamond, to Aldersgate. Emily is currently a chaplain at Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg while continuing studies in Clinical Pastoral Education, focusing on grief, spiritual assessment, and faith development. From 2013-2017, she was the pastor of Warsaw

  • 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 will

  • 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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