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  • Welcome New Clergy Please help us welcome new clergy to the Alexandria and Arlington Districts. As of July 24 churches received new pastors or associates. Some are homegrown, some have come from other states, and several are starting their very first appointments. Learn more about them below. New Alexandria District Clergy New Alexandria Clergy Benson McGlone, Gainesville UMC – Bristow Church (or ... Read More
  • Day to Serve 2017 Day to Serve 2017 Clergy and Leadership Council Partnership in Fairfax County Thanks to the partnership between the Fairfax County Clergy and Leadership Council and Day to Serve, houses of worship are joining together in unified service. This year, you’re invited to join neighborhood churches, mosques, temples, synagogues, and other religious institutions to serve those in need ... Read More
  • Third Thursdays Ever feel like people aren’t getting your message? Despite your best efforts, does someone still say, “I never heard about that”? Well, we have some ideas that just might help get your message heard. Join us in the District Training Room (2nd floor, 3600 Chain Bridge Road) each third Thursday from 1:00-2:30 p.m. for communications workshops ... Read More
  • Give me Jesus Everyone knows Bishop Cho’s main focus; his great passion in his four years as our leader was prayer. Why prayer? Because every great revival; every great movement of the Holy Spirit throughout history has begun with prayer. Prayer is the doorway to living a life alive in Christ. Prayer turns us from seeking our will ... Read More
  • Got Church Leases? Does your church rent space to a preschool, congregation, or other tenants, either formally or informally? Were you aware that ALL leases and renewals of leases need to be run through the Board of Church Location and Building (CLB) at the District? And did you also know that we have sample leases that might help your ... Read More
  • 3 Books Worth Reading If you are wondering how to get better results for your efforts, but are not sure where to begin, then this may be the book for you. It is called Smarter, Faster, Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity, by Charles Duhigg (Random House, 2016). The author is a journalist who has gone on a ... Read More
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