Past Events

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New Members’ Orientation

We hope if you’ve attended a few times you’ll think about taking the next step towards becoming a member – come to new member orientation! New member orientation is a time to get your questions answered about the United Methodist Church in general, and about Franconia UMC, specifically. If you’d like to attend this class, […]

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Caregiving E-Seminar Open to All

Join us for “Caregiving from the Heart: A Spirituality of Caregiving” Whether personal or professional, if you’re a caregiver, you know the joys – and the anguish – of providing care for another. Join us in our small kitchen at Franconia for this live, call-in event. Sponsored by The Upper Room, the Henri Nouwen Society, Gordon […]


Financial Peace University (Dave Ramsey)

In this time of economic uncertainty, wouldn’t it be great to have financial peace? Join us for a 10-week course 2/23-4/20 and hear about such topics as savings plans, money, budgeting, debt recution, purchase decisions, insurance, retirement, college planning, real estate and mortgages, and generous giving. Registration is now closed but if you would like […]

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Franconia Women to Package Meals for the Hungry

Gather in the church parking lot to carpool to James Madison High School in Vienna. Our group is registered to pack meals from 2-4 PM and we can discuss the experience over dinner if you are available. Contact Vikki Beaty to RSVP or if you have questions. For more information about this program, click Stop […]

Spring Concert is April 12

Join us for a concert featuring vocal and instrumental performances. Enjoy songs of the seasons – of the Easter season and of spring! Childcare is provided. This event is free; light refreshments will be served following the concert.


Easter Sunrise Service

He is risen! Join us for an outdoor sunrise service and bonfire (weather permitting). A free pancake breakfast will follow in Cokesbury Hall.


Living Last Supper – Maundy Thursday

The bible states that Jesus celebrated his last Passover meal with his disciples. During that meal he told them what he knew – one of them would betray him that night. Our “Living Last Supper” dramatization picks up the story right after those words were uttered. Hear the thoughts of the disciples as they search […]

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Wednesday Night Study – Renegade Gospel: The Rebel Jesus

“Central to the Christian faith is a man who denies all our pre-conceived notions about what God should look like. Joining his movement will mean coming to terms with the real Jesus, the rebel Jesus. Jesus didn’t come to start a religion. The rebel Jesus came with a renegade gospel to start a revolution. You […]