Worship at Dranesville

We are resuming in-person worship gradually and with great care. Join us in-person or online at 10:30 a.m.

10:30 AM EST

Zoom Online Worship Service!

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We are a welcoming Christian community which embraces new opportunities to be in mission and ministry both locally and globally. Our congregation’s purpose is to connect God’s family by knowing, loving and serving so that the world might experience Christ’s love. 

Please click here to register for the Zoom Sunday worship service.  We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming Events

In-person activities at Dranesville UMC are cautiously returning. We have resumed in-person worship at 10:30 a.m., socially distanced in the sanctuary. You can also still worship with us via Zoom. 

Scripture Readings for Sunday, October 10, 2021

Sunday, October 10, 2021 Sermon

Join us at 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary or online via Zoom

to hear Pastor Lee’s sermon

Priest in the Order of Malchizedek

Wearing of masks is recommended and encouraged for all vaccinated individuals. The guideline for unvaccinated individuals remains the same – masks are required.

Our recommendation for wearing masks is consistent with guidelines from the UMC Virginia Conference, Gov.Northam and the CDC. We continue to monitor local conditions, as well as changes in conference and public policy, and to make changes in our plan as appropriate. 

Click here to submit a prayer request to the pastor

Theme: Dress for Fall!

Meet us in-person at Cafesano with seating us outside for Wednesday Night Dinner on October 20. Our theme is “Fall Attire!”  The address is 21305 Windmill Parc Drive, Dulles VA 20166.  We will need to reserve ahead so for those interested in joining us to please RSVP to Donna by text 703 244-2911 or email mdgirlinva@yahoo.com

Blessing of the Animals—Sunday, October 24th at 2pm Bring your pet after church to our entrance on Sugarland Rd. A Blessing of Animals is an opportunity to recognize God’s and the Church’s love, care, and concern for creation and our mutual interdependence with God’s creatures.

Once again it is time for our LINK collection, Sunday, October 24th.  Please bring your donations to church/ Sunday School and leave them in the big wooden box in front of the office.   We will no longer be bringing food and donations in the afternoon! Donations will be counted and transported to the LINK location on Monday.

LINK Wish List of Donations— HERE are some of the top needs – jelly, Peanut Butter, Hearty Soups, Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, etc.), Canned Corn, Canned Carrots, Canned Peas, Canned Potatoes, Pasta Sauce, Canned Tomatoes (diced type), Canned pasta (like Chef Boyardee), Boxed Potatoes, Hamburger/Tuna Helper, Snack items for kids, Baking products (oil, flour, sugar, etc.), Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap), Toilet paper and Paper towels.

LINK for others needs our help. Even months bring donation items. Odd months send in Grocery store Gift Cards. More ways to help LINK can be found here


Amazon Smile customers can support Dranesville United Methodist Church in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on Amazon Smile and start generating donations.
· Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
· Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into ‘Settings’
· Tap ‘AmazonSmile’ and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

October 30th at 10 AM in the Kitchen.

As we start to rev back up for the fall, the whole church is invited to share in the youth tradition of making applesauce in the church kitchen and distributing to the congregation. Contact Beth or Karen with questions.

Please join us at 9:00 on Sunday mornings.  Please contact Ed to connect via Zoom.

Draw the Circle
The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
by Mark Batterson

In Draw the Circle, through forty true, faith-building stories of God’s answers to prayer, daily scriptures and prayer prompts, Mark Batterson inspires you to pray and keep praying like never before. Begin a lifetime of watching God work. Believe in the God who can do all things. Experience the power of bold prayer and even bolder faith in Draw the Circle.

Mark Batterson serves as lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington DC.  One church with multiple locations.  NCC is focused on reaching emerging generations and meets in theaters throughout the DC metro area.  NCC also owns and operates the largest coffeehouse on Capitol Hill.

Please join us at 9:00 on Sunday mornings at church.  Please contact Ed to connect via Zoom.


A new boutique nursery and preschool is opening in the Fall of 2021. The experienced preschool owners are familiar with both early childhood developmental milestones and the Fairfax County Public School educational standards/curriculum. The Nest Preschool is located here at the Dranesville United Methodist Church, right off Sugarland Road. Its great location is nestled in a small neighborhood with lots of green space for children’s play and activities. Each light-filled classroom has doors leading directly out to the play area. Quality teachers will guide children’s learning through a play-based curriculum that focuses on social-emotional development. Tours are available.

Check them out on their website for more information and pricing. Call at 571-441-2540 or contact at inquiry@mynestpreschool.com with any questions.

Virtual Vacation Bible School

Dranesville Virtual VBS will continue to be available at www.dranesvilleumc.org/VBS. Please contact the office or Pastor Lee at pastor@dranesvilleumc.org for more information. Go to dranesvilleumc.org/VBS to check out the videos later in the month whenever it’s convenient.  

New to Dranesville?

If you are new to this part of Northern Virginia, new to the faith, or seeking a new way to grow in your faith, you will find a warm welcome at Dranesville United Methodist Church.

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October 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Adult Sunday School - In person or via Zoom
  • Worship In-Person & Virtually via Zoom
  • Boy Scout Troop 1018 Meeting
  • Prayer Group
  • Bible Study
  • Bible Study
  • Adult Sunday School - In person or via Zoom
  • Worship In-Person & Virtually via Zoom
  • Boy Scout Troop 1018 Meeting
  • Prayer Group
  • Bible Study
  • Bible Study
  • Adult Sunday School - In person or via Zoom
  • Worship In-Person & Virtually via Zoom
  • Boy Scout Troop 1018 Meeting
  • Prayer Group
  • Bible Study
  • Bible Study
  • Adult Sunday School - In person or via Zoom
  • Even 4 Others Collection
  • Worship In-Person & Virtually via Zoom
  • Boy Scout Troop 1018 Meeting
  • Prayer Group
  • Bible Study
  • Bible Study
  • Adult Sunday School - In person or via Zoom
  • Worship In-Person & Virtually via Zoom
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