Upcoming Events

ESL Classes

February 1, 2016 – March 21, 2016
7-9 pm

Monday ESL classes continue for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students.

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Ash Wednesday Noon Service

February 10, 2016
12 - 1 pm

The sanctuary will be open at noon for a time of prayer, reflection, and imposition of ashes.

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Ash Wednesday Evening Service

February 10, 2016
7 - 8 pm

The sanctuary will be open from 7 – 8 pm in the evening for a time of prayer, reflection, and imposition of ashes.

Chair Dancing

February 11, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

ESL Classes

February 11, 2016
7-9 pm

Classes for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced students.

Chair Dancing

February 16, 2016
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Church News

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Calling All Youth! Youth Class Starting February 14th

Bruen Chapel will be starting a new Sunday School discussion class for youth starting Sunday, February 14th from 10 to 10:45 am.  Youth ages 11 to 17 are welcome for a discussion of scripture and its application for young people today.  Questions are welcome and encouraged!

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February 10th is Ash Wednesday

It’s hard to believe it, but Lent starts next week with Ash Wednesday on February 10th.  Bruen Chapel will offer the imposition of ashes from noon to 1 PM and then again in the evening from 7 to 8 PM.  Everyone is welcome. Ash Wednesday reminds us that we are dust and will return to […]

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Black History Month and Racial Justice

February is Black History Month.  It represents a time to celebrate the many accomplishments of African Americans in U.S. history but also compels us to recognize that racial justice is still a work in progress today.  What can we do to eliminate institutional racism and build bridges across races and cultures? In 1980, the United […]

No ESL January 28th

Fairfax County is closed today and tomorrow due to the snow and potential for ice, so Bruen Chapel will not have English classes tonight, January 28th.  We hope that the weather will cooperate on Monday and allow us to resume classes.

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Methodist Global Ministries

The world’s needs are so much bigger than just our congregation, but we are part of a much larger and global team.  As a Methodist church, Bruen Chapel is connected to the wider church and its mission through the General Board of Global Ministries.  There are active Global Ministries in over 130 countries around the world, all […]