Sunday Schedule

services are at 8:32 and 11 a.m.

The 8:32 worship is contemporary, while 11 a.m. is more traditional. On special occasions, the service schedule may vary. This is rare and will be listed in the Current Events section below the image grid of the front page.

sunday school is from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m., main campus

Visit the Children's Ministries, youth's The Grid, and adult's Academy of Discipleship pages for details about classes.


Main campus

6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Call us at 703-256-8330 or email
Fax 703-914-8896.
Office hours are weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

AUMC Mission center

7901 Heritage Drive, Annandale, VA 22003

We are a congregation that lives our love of God through service to those in need, whether they live in our neighborhood or on distant shores.  Acting on AUMC’s overall mission to Love God, Love Neighbor and Serve the World, we support our local community and the world through service, prayer, financial support and fellowship. Our mission outreach is structured to ensure that everyone, young and old alike, can participate.


Year-Round Missions

"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink..."

Volunteer to serve after-school meals at Poe Middle School. The commitment includes prepping, serving or going shopping one Tuesday per month. For more information, contact Sheila Kyer, 703-981-6080 or

Lend a hand with backpack meals: Our food ministry provides backpack meals to designated fourth- and fifth-grade students at Annandale Terrace and Braddock Elementary Schools. Volunteers are needed on Friday afternoons to pack the meals and on Wednesday mornings to deliver them. Contact Betsy Clevenger at 703-425-6424.

Feed those in need: Distribute food to neighbors in need at the Heritage Mission Center (7901 Heritage Drive) every Thursday, 5 – 7 p.m. Contact: Betsy Clevenger, 703-425-6424.

ACCA food drive: bring non-perishables on the first Sunday each month to help feed the community.

Heritage Drive Campus Food Drive: Donations of non-perishable food are welcome! Bring donations for the Heritage Food Site to Sunday services the third Sunday of the month. For more information call Betsy Clevenger, 703-425-6424.

"Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed."

The need is greater than ever. A special offering is taken on Communion Sundays (first week of each month) to help ACCA and for our neighbors in need. So when you see the plates by the communion rail, please give generously.

AUMC car magnets are available for a suggested donation of $5 each as a fund raiser for AUMC’s youth missions. (Please pay by check or with exact change.) The magnets can be purchased in the church office during the week. The Youth appreciate your support!

The AUMC Foundation was established to solicit and receive gifts, bequests and endowments; manage those assets; and disburse funds for the support and enhancement of the current and future ministries of AUMC. To find out more about the AUMC Foundation and how your legacy gift can benefit future generations, contact Bill Iwig at 301-365-7532.


"But Peter said, 'I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you. In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, rise up and walk!' "

Help with homework on Wednesdays: Be a part of our tutoring team on Wednesday afternoons, 3:45–5:45 p.m., in the Heritage Drive fellowship hall. Volunteers are needed to serve as tutors, readers and snack coordinators for students in grades 1–9. To volunteer, contact Jerry Beyer at 703-399-1395.

Hablas español? Spanish speakers are needed to assist on Thursdays at the food distribution site at the Heritage Drive campus. Many families who visit the site are Spanish speakers and need someone who can translate and explain the process or help fill out forms. If you can give an hour or two on some Thursdays from 5:30 – 7 p.m. please call Betsy Clevenger at 703-425-6424.

"For if the readiness is there, it is acceptable according to what a person has, not according to what he does not have."

Reuse plastic grocery bags by donating them the food distribution site on the Heritage Campus. Place clean, dry, plastic grocery bags in the Heritage Campus box under the coat rack or bring to the office. 

Reading Books for AUMC Tutoring Program: The Annandale UMC Tutoring Program at our Heritage Drive facility invites donations of any used reading books for children in grades 1 – 8.  Please place donated books in the bin marked for Heritage Drive Reading Books located under the coat racks near the front entrance to the church.  If you have any questions, please contact Barb Pearson at or 703-323-6114.

Children’s Clothes Closet: Donations of new or gently used clothing for infants and children are being collected for families who live around the Heritage Drive campus. A collection box is located on the third floor of AUMC Parent Resource Area (near room 311).



2018 Lenten Mission Projects

100,000 HOMES is a national movement to find permanent homes for chronically homeless people. Our goal is to raise $15,000 to support FACETS’ Rapid Re-Housing Program, which seeks to place homeless families and individuals in permanent housing as quickly as possible. For details, contact Cyndi Jones at or 571-212-8824.

ACCA, the Annandale Christian Community for Action, is a coalition of 26 churches serving the Annandale area. ACCA programs include: furniture, transportation, family emergency, Meals on Wheels, shelter assistance, housing repair and child development. This year’s Lenten Mission goal is $8,000 for ACCA. For details, contact Betsy Clevenger at or 240-682-2067.

CAMP HIGHROAD, located near Middleburg,is a Christian adventure camp operated by the United Methodist Church. May 18-20 will be AUMC’s weekend for fellowship, cleanup and repair work at the camp. Supplies purchased with a $10,000 Lenten Mission donation will support a variety of projects. For more information, contact Mark Bradley at or 703-930-2726.

FOOD MINISTRIES AND PROGRAMS at the AUMC Mission Center include tutoring on Wednesdays and food distribution on Thursdays. Each week, the Mission Center helps feed an estimated 290 family members. It also prepares 50 backpack meals for low-income students and 50 bag lunches for the Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter. During the summer, the Center makes 700 sandwiches per week for families of children who receive free meals during the school year. Our funding goal this year is $15,000. For details, contact Betsy Clevenger at or 240-682-2067.

The POE MIDDLE SCHOOL weekly meals ministry is much needed: 85 percent of the students at Poe qualify for a free lunch, and about 40 students have no permanent home. The $7,000 raised will help our teams prepare and serve 300 students a hot meal every Tuesday during the school year. To volunteer, contact Sheila Kyer at or 703-981-6080.

RISING HOPE UNITED METHODIST MISSION CHURCH serves those living in poverty along the Route 1 Corridor. Currently, Rising Hope is embarking on a three-year, $500,000 capital campaign to replace aging kitchen equipment and the building’s HVAC system. The funds will also be used to pay down the mortgage and purchase a new church van. Our goal is to make a $10,000 contribution to Rising Hope’s campaign.  

PUERTO RICO suffered unprecedented levels of destruction as a result of Hurricane Maria, devastating the lives of millions of people and leaving hundreds of thousands homeless and displaced. The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) and the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico are working together to develop a volunteer response plan to assist in the recovery. Our goal is to raise $5,000 towards relief and recovery efforts. 

STOP HUNGER NOW aims to end hunger by packaging and distributing meals worldwide. The organization’s low cost, highly nutritious meals can be easily shipped and stored. Our Lenten Mission goal is to raise $5,000 for this project. For more information, contact Mark Bradley at or 703-930-2726.

Our BRAZIL Lenten Mission Project will support construction and mission work in Brazil by the United Methodist Church. The $10,000 raised will help pay for construction materials for a mission trip this summer. To find out more about this year’s mission, contact Ryan Witkowski at or 703-635-6062.

The HAITI Lenten Mission Project will continue AUMC’s long-standing efforts to help the people of Haiti rebuild from earthquakes and hurricanes. Our goal of $10,000 will purchase supplies to help a mission team rebuild churches, schools, clinics and orphanages. Contact Mark Bradley at or 703-930-2726.

The MOZAMBIQUE Lenten Mission Project target of $5,000 will help purchase construction materials and pay for local labor for projects at the Cambine Mission Compound, which houses a high school, seminary, orphanage and the newly formed Methodist University of Mozambique. Contact Erin McKenney at or 703-403-1742 for information about future mission trips.


 The banner photo comes from the Stop Hunger Now event in 2013 in Wright Hall, where 44,000 meals were packaged and donated.