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Unplugged Worship

Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. Worship with communion Read More

Traditional Worship

Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Traditional worship with organ and choirs Read More

Contemporary Worship

Sundays at 9:45 a.m. Worship led by our praise band Read More
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Hands-On Service

Learn about how to serve others with Aldersgate! Read More


Find out what's happening at Aldersgate by viewing our events calendar. Read More


Video and audio of sermons in our most recent series. Read More


Educating since 1962, Aldersgate Day School is a weekday, half-day ministry for children 12 months old to pre-K. Read More

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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 Associate Pastor
Jason Micheli Associate Pastor Jason blogs at Tamed Cynic and is a host of the new Crackers and Grape Juice Podcast I’m the least well-rounded person in the world, having studied theology at UVA and at Princ Read More
Michelle Matthews Michelle Matthews Associate Pastor
Michelle Matthews Associate Pastor Michelle Matthews is the pastor of The Kingstowne Communion in Alexandria, Virginia. The Kingstowne Communion is a new United Methodist church serving the Kingstowne, North Lor Read More

By the Numbers: May

2500 Worship Attendance
725 Served by Service and Mission
1100 Children, Youth, Adults in Sunday School
-70000 YTD vs. Budget

News and Information

  • Dennis Perry to Take 5-Month Sabbatical
    June 17, 2016 / 1 Comment / News

    Dennis Perry to Take 5-Month Sabbatical July 11-December 11, 2016   On June 14, Aldersgate’s Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) recommended and the Church Council unanimously approved a five-month continuing education and spiritual growth program (sabbatical) for Rev. Dr. Dennis Perry. The sabbatical will begin on July 11 and he will return to Aldersgate on

  • Habitat for Humanity Build Days
    June 10, 2016 / No Comments » / News

    Aldersgate’s Habitat for Humanity team’s next build days are on Friday, June 17, and Saturday, July 23. The build days are at the homes on Clayborne Avenue, which are nearing completion. Siding and solar panels were added to the homes in mid-May. Inside, the drywall installation is complete and the flooring was installed (with help

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