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Getting to Know Us

We are pleased you are visiting and hope you get to know a little about us through these pages.

Convenient Location

We are located in Arlington, Virginia, just minutes from the Clarendon Metro. Drop by for a visit.

Holy Week Services

Join us as we follow the path of Jesus in His final week on earth - From Palm Sunday to Easter.   All are welcome.  Childcare available at all services.  For more information, contact church office (

Arlington Bunny Hop - April 14

There’s a new 5K on the block. The Arlington Bunny Hop 5K will raise money for Bridges to Independence ( an Arlington charity which leads local individuals and families out of homelessness and into stable, independent futures. The race takes place Saturday April 14 at 8 a.m. at Clarendon UMC (606 N.

Upcoming Events

Social Justice Book Club - Half the Sky

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 7:30pm

Our next read for our popular Social Justice Book club is Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by authors Nicholas Kristop and Sheryl WuDunn.  This Pulitzer Prize winning couple has written this passionate call to arms against oppression worldwide through inspiring stories.  All are welcome.

Lenten Journey - 40 Day Challenge

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, March 31, 2018 (All day)

Our shared Lenten Journey begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14 and ends with the resurrection of our Savior on Sunday, April 1. Our Lenten Study Revival has several class options.  We also are including a 40 Day Living Lovingkindness Challenge.  We ask you to show a random act of kindness everyday of Lent.  Small or large, by yourself or with others, annonymously or shared on Facebook. (LLKindness)

Wings of Caring - Fuel Fund

Saturday, January 13, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, April 1, 2018 (All day)

Clarendon UMC has supported Wings of Caring (WOC), a faith-driven and heroic medical, aviation-based ministy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR), for many years.  For more information check International Outreach.  Please join us by making a donation. (

Parents Night Out

Saturday, April 7, 2018 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Parents:  You are invited to bring your children to our church for a fun, creative and safe place while you take time off and enjoy dinner or just a night out.  Contact Diane Smith to register (

Time:  5:00 - 8:00 pm

Place : CUMC Corry Hall

Caregivers:  Our Youth and responsible Adults 

Cost:  $20 per child  $35 max. per family

VBS - Babylon: Daniel's Courage in Captivity

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to Friday, August 17, 2018 - 7:30pm

Lions! Babylon! Daniel!  Come join us for Vacation Bible School to follow Daniel as he show courage, obedience to God, and trust.  We will be meeting at 5:30 for dinner and then classes for children and adults.  Children classes are for 4 year olds through 4th grade (rising 5th graders).3 year od siblings welcome.  For complete information click on Registration Form.

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