We're thrilled you're here! You're invited to visit us for a worship service or event, or listen to a sermon online to get to know us.
We’d love to learn more about you, where you are in your walk with Jesus, and how we can welcome you into the Pender Church family.
Our Vision Statement: By following Jesus and reaching out to others, we seek God's transformation of ourselves and our world.


Address: 12401 Alder Woods Drive, Fairfax, VA 22033
Phone: 703-278-8023
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What to Expect on Sunday

  • A warm welcome, and an opportunity to worship Jesus and connect with others. Wear what's comfortable, and grab coffee and a goodie in our fellowship area.
  • Sunday School for children and adults takes place at 9:30 a.m.
  • Sunday School for adults is also available at 11:00 a.m.
Traditional Worship - 8:15 & 11:00 a.m.

The 8:15 and 11:00 a.m. worship services take place in the Sanctuary and feature choir and organ music. Children are joyfully welcomed in worship. During the 11:00 service, there is a children's message, and then children age 2 through second grade are invited downstairs for Children's Church, similar to a Sunday School program, with a lesson, craft, and playtime. Nursery care is available during the whole 11:00 service for children through age 2. Learn more about our SPARK programs for kids. 

Learn more about our Traditional Worship services

Common Ground Band

Common Ground Contemporary Worship - 9:30 a.m.

The 9:30 a.m. Common Ground worship service takes place in Fellowship Hall and features a live band playing contemporary Christian music. Children are joyfully welcomed in worship, or may go to the nursery downstairs (through age 2), or Sunday School (age 2 through 6th grade). Learn more about our SPARK programs for kids.

Learn more about Common Ground Contemporary Worship

Next Steps


Request Prayer

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Listen to a Message

Watch or listen to one of our worship services.


Learn about Groups and Activities

Find community and connection.

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