Upcoming Events

Chair Dancing

April 23, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am

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

Onsite Health Screening

April 26, 2019

Pre-register if you would like a preventative health screening from Life Line Screenings.

Communion

May 3, 2019

Eat the bread and share the cup in remembrance of Jesus with us the first Sunday of every month. We practice open communion, so all believers are warmly welcomed at our table regardless of denominational background, etc.  

Palm Sunday

May 5, 2020
11:00 am

Celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem to kick off Holy Week.

Church News

New Pastor Announced

Yesterday, our Staff Parish Relations Chair Rob Higginbotham announced that Bruen Chapel will be welcoming Dr. Don Ferris-McCann as pastor this summer when Ruth Burgess retires. We are excited to welcome Dr. Ferris-McCann and his wife Lisa to our congregation and are grateful to our Methodist leaders for finding such a suitable match with a […]

Shining the Light

Today is Transfiguration Sunday when we remember Jesus conferring with Moses and Elijah on a mountaintop. Those guys were so full of God’s radiance that they literally glowed. What about us? How can we as people today reflect Jesus’s light into a world filled with darkness and trouble? John 1:5 tells us that “The light […]

Ash Wednesday + Ready, Set, Lent!

Ash Wednesday is the first day in the Christian season of Lent. We hope that you’ll join us for one of the two options for Ash Wednesday, which is March 6th: ☀️ Daytime (between 11am – 1pm) drop by the sanctuary for prayer and the gift of ashes 🌙 Evening (7-8 pm) Ash Wednesday service During Lent, […]

Thoughts after General Conference

As many of you know, United Methodists met over the weekend in St. Louis to determine a way forward on the inclusion of sexual minorities within the global church. The traditional plan won the day, meaning that the Book of Discipline retains bans on same-sex weddings and LGBTQIA clergy for now. For those who are […]

Cleaning Up

If cleanliness is next to godliness, we have some work to do! Eric Seiberling recently wrote a great article called “8 steps to declutter and make the best impression” about the importance of the church building itself being de-cluttered to better focus on the ministries of the church. He encourages congregations to look at their […]