Frequently Asked Questions

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HOW DO I WORSHIP? I don’t know any of the songs!

Don’t worry. We didn’t at first either.

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT THIS CHURCH REALLY BELIEVES?

Take a look at our Core Values. Observe how we worship God. Contact the pastor.

HOW DO I MEET PEOPLE? 

– Stay after worship for a time of fellowship

– Visit one of our Home Groups

HOW DO I GET ONE THOSE COOL NAME BADGES WITH A TREE ON IT?

If you’re going to be here regularly, please request one on your Info Card and we’ll make a reuseable one for you.

HOW DO I GET IN TOUCH WITH THE PASTOR?

E-mail is the best way. pastor@EvergreenChurch.net. The phone is good too. (703-737-7700)  He’s gladly available by appointment.

CAN I INVITE A FRIEND NEXT WEEK?

Absolutely!!!

WHERE DOES OUR INCOME COME FROM?

Our operating funds come from our offerings. These monies are used according to the annually approved budget to carry out the work of God’s kingdom locally and internationally. We also have a building fund to which we can designate special gifts above and beyond our tithes and offerings.

WHO ARE THE GREENHOUSE TEACHERS?

They are faithful Evergreen members who love children and love teaching God’s Word. Teachers typically serve in teams of three) one month on, two months off). There is also an assistant in each class each week, on a rotation basis. The more on the rotation, the fewer times they miss worship. Please volunteer for the assistant rotation.

HOW CAN I LEARN ABOUT UNITED METHODISM? 

Virginia: www.vaumc.org 

Worldwide: www.umc.org

WHERE CAN I GET A BIBLE?

The greeting table in the Fellowship Center has free NIV Bibles. And there’s lots else to borrow in the Resource Center.

WHERE DO CHIP’S MESSAGES COME FROM? 

Short answer: The Bible & prayer.

Longer answer (from Chip): “My messages will usually be in series… either topical, or from a book of the Bible. I “AIM” to make them Accurate, Interesting and Memorable. (You can let me know how I’m doing.)”

WHO IS COMMUNION FOR?

Jesus invites everyone who sincerely desires to turn from our sin and to live as a follower of Jesus.

WHAT IS BAPTISM & WHO’S IT FOR?

Like to learn about baptism for you or your child? Contact Chip. We celebrate baptisms every few months.

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