PO Box 36 Mount Vernon, VA 22121 admin@washingtonfarmumc.org 703.780.4696

Christian Education

Bible Study and Other Growth Opportunities

Elementary School (K-6)

Each week in Sunday School,  the Elementary students enjoy a Bible lesson and crafts and activities to reinforce the lesson. They meet Sundays in person at 9:00 AM.

Middle School thru High School (6th-12th)

School Sunday School students enjoy Bible study and fun fellowship. They meet in person every Sunday at 9:00 AM and engage in Bible lessons and Fellowship while enjoying breakfast.

SNL (Sunday Night Live) On Sundays between 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM, students in grades six (6) thru twelve (1) meet in person for Sunday Night Live (SNL) Youth Fellowship and dinner. The students will grow in faith and friendship through opportunities for service, Bible study, socializing with friends, games, activities, and occasional outings.


The Adult Sunday School Class is continuing their study of the Book of Isaiah. They meet at 11:30 AM in person and on Zoom.

For more information or Zoom links, please contact the church office at 703-780-4696 or admin@washingtonfarmumc.org

Bible Study will resume in-person classes on Monday mornings at 10:00 AM beginning October 2nd. For information, location, or books please contact the Pastor Claire at 571-565-4229 or admin@washingtonfarmumc.org

Acolyte Ministry

Students in grades 3 and up are invited to participate in Washington Farm’s Acolyte Ministry. Interested students will be trained in how to perform the duties of an acolyte —lighting and extinguishing the candles, assisting with baptisms and communion, and aiding the Pastor. Please contact the church office at 703-780-4696 or admin@washingtonfarmumc.org if you are interested in participating in this ministry.

Confirmation Class

In the United Methodist Church, students in middle and high school are offered the opportunity to participate in Confirmation class; this class teaches students about basic Christian beliefs, helps them in their personal profession of faith, and prepares the students for membership in the church and for leading a life of Christian discipleship.

Information regarding the 2024 Confirmation class will be available after the new year.

Other Growth Opportunities

Throughout the year, a variety of activities are planned for children and their families. Highlights have included Winter Group Piano lessons, Service opportunities, Music Camp, a church-wide picnic, VBS, Youth and Children’s Fall parties, family caroling, our family Christmas program involving all children and youth, and more!

If you or members of your family would like to join one of these groups, or you have questions, please contact the church office at 703-780-4696 or admin@washingtonfarmumc.org

Various Small Groups: From a men’s breakfast group, a group meeting over lunch, the United Women in Faith, we have a variety of small groups that meet on a regular basis to maintain connections and share similar interests. If you are interested in being part of a small group the church office at 703-780-4696 or admin@washingtonfarmumc.org

Stephen Minister’s are a group of individuals dedicated to learning and supporting one another in continued growth as they minster to the congregation and community.  If you would like to learn more about how to be part of this ministry, please contact the church office.