About the United Methodist Church

Methodist Beliefs
Find out more about the beliefs of the United Methodist Church.
UMC Virginia Conference
Bethel UMC is part of the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Our bishop is the Reverend Young Jin Cho.
Alexandria District
Bethel UMC is in the
Alexandria District
Our District Superintendent is the Reverend Ken Jackson.


Upper Room
The Upper Room Devotional is available in our narthex, see today’s Upper Room devotional reading.
Our Daily Bread
Our Daily Bread is available in our narthex, see today’s Our Daily Bread reading.


Our congregation has found the Walk to Emmaus to be an excellent experience that moves people along in their relationship with Christ and in their faith journey.
Loudoun Valley Emmaus
Find out about our local Emmaus community.
Pilgrim Application
Download an application to attend an Emmaus weekend.
Team Application
Download an application to team on an Emmaus weekend.

Lectionary & Bible Studies

Common Lectionary
Our pastor typically preaches from the common lectionary. Find lectionary texts for this week.
Disciple Bible Study
Bethel UMC conducts Bible study using the Disciple Bible Study materials. The Disciple 1 group meets Monday evenings and the Jesus in the Gospels group meets Sunday evenings.


Wesley Theological Seminary
We are a partner with Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC, working together to help others understand God’s call for their lives.

Children’s Resources

Bible Story Coloring Books
Online coloring book of bible stories.

Local Charities

Fauquier FISH
Our purpose is to help those with urgent and unexpected needs, to help families get back on their feet. We actually help many, many more who live with continuous economic hardship. (540) 347-FISH (3474)