Upcoming Events

Chair Dancing

December 1, 2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Meet others in the Merrifield community as you participate in low-impact seated exercise!

Choir Rehearsal

December 1, 2015
7:15 pm

Join us for choir rehearsal the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:15 pm in the Sanctuary.  All are welcome!

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Wednesday Night Bible Study

December 2, 2015
7:15 pm

Join us for our Wednesday night bible study in the sanctuary every first and third Wednesday of the month.

Chair Dancing

December 3, 2015
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Meet others in the Merrifield community as you participate in low-impact seated exercise!

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December 6, 2015
12:00 pm

Join us after our worship service for snacks, coffee, and conversation in the fellowship hall.  All are welcome!

Church News


How Much Do You Know about Advent?

Advent started last Sunday and will run through Christmas Eve.  But how much do you know about this special season?  The UMC site has a daily question to test your knowledge and guide you to resources to learn more.  It is like an interactive trivia Advent calendar for the season!  We hope you will check […]

Called to be the Light

In a world filled with darkness and violence, we as Christians are called to carry the light of God’s love.  We pray for those dealing with the recent attacks in Beirut, Lebanon and Paris, France.

Charge Conference on Discipleship

Just a reminder that Bruen Chapel’s charge conference will take place this Saturday, November 15th at 11 am at the church.  The United Methodist Church uses the phrase holy conferencing to describe this kind of meeting and discussion, which is appropriate for a discussion of discipleship and deepening faith.  While everyone who participates in the […]

Real Discipleship Survey

We have handed out Real Discipleship Surveys to many of you in advance of our charge conference meeting on Saturday, but here is the Real Discipleship Survey as a PDF.  This assessment will help frame our discussions for how the church can best support our spiritual growth and discipleship in the year ahead.  Jesus meets us right […]

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Guest preacher Rev. Keith Lee this Sunday

This week, we are pleased to bring Rev. Keith Lee to the Bruen Chapel pulpit.  Rev. Lee is the associate minister at Trinity UMC in McLean.  Please join us in giving him a warm welcome on Sunday at 11:00 am.