On September 19, 2015, the Alexandria District hosted its 75th Anniversary celebration at St. Stephen’s UMC in Burke. Here are some photos from that event. If you have more to share, please send them to Sharon Sheldon. This slide show will be updated with more photos as they become available, and we are awaiting a video of the event that will also be posted here.
Alexandria District Roll Call – photos of each church, saints of the church, brief history: AX District Churches -roll call
Text of remarks delivered by Rev. Ray Wrenn – ALEXANDRIA DISTRICT remarks by Dr Ray Wrenn 09 19 2015
Text of remarks delivered by Virginia Conference Bishop Young Jin Cho – Sermon@Alexandria District Conf., Acts 16 (9-19-2015)
The commemorative booklet, “The Alexandria District of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church 1939-2014, A History,” edited by Myra P. Lindsey, was created to mark this anniversary. A copy was presented to each church on the District. To purchase your own copy of this 56-page booklet, please contact Martha Flanagan for more details. This is a complete history of the Alexandria District including narratives of District leadership.