Get ready for this week!
We invite you to join us! Come and experience a service. we are deeply rooted in Falls Church and in the greater DC area. we hope you’ll join us for worship and one of our upcoming studies or events. This weekend, May 25 and 26, we will be gathering at Bishop O'Connell High School (6600 Little Falls Rd.) as we thank God for His 40 years of faithfulness to us through the ministry of Susan and John Yates.
SATURDAY, May 25 • 4:30-7:30 p.m. • Bishop O’Connell
4:30-6:00 p.m. refreshments and 6:00-7:30 program
childcare for ages 0-4
SUNDAY, May 26 • 10 a.m. • Bishop O’Connell
Please note that this will be our only worship service for the weekend.
The Rev. John Yates will lead worship for the last time as our rector, and Bishop Guernsey and many old friends will join as we all worship together. The bishop will bless John and Susan and formally launch Sam Ferguson as our new rector. We encourage you to join us for these monumental events! Childcare will be provided for ages 0-4.
It’s American culture, especially, to have a Puritanical or Protestant work-ethic. It’s a documented phenomenon and it’s a main contribution to why, even to this day, Americans work slavishly to fulfill the towers they set out to build. Yes, it involves ego and envy and greed, but it also has in it a noble goal to achieve and avoid sagging rafters and leaky houses.
There are several examples of mothers in the Bible that hold exemplary places in our thoughts. There are also mothers who are hardly mentioned, but we see the fruit of their instruction in how their children live out their faith.
If you are a follower of Jesus, you are invited into the great responsibility of shepherding others into the truth and mystery of our God come to die and live again. It’s the core of everything we do, everything we are. Paul says in I Corinthians 15:14, “And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith”.
“Son,” a voice says. A shadowy figure rustles the darkness in the damp corner and steps forward. Nearby is the lifeless body of Jesus.
It’s heavy; I don’t know if I can bear it; the whips are driving into my back; my feet are sore; beneath me the riveting rocks press in; my eyes sting from the sweat; I am hot; I am cold. “Why don’t you save yourself?” jeers someone close to me from the lynch mob that has surrounded me.
If the title makes you smile, you’re not alone. If it’s a bit confusing, you’re also in good company. For most of us, if we think of any bird that symbolizes the Holy Spirit, it’s a dove. As Christians, we know that God is three in one: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.
Hear from the supportive community of youth leaders that crafts Breakaway weekend, helping high school and middle school students to draw close to God and to each other.
“We run great risk if we avoid spiritual disciplines,” writes Virginia Watson (age 95) who shares some ideas that shaped her long life. She includes a reading list of Christian biographies that encouraged her through the years.
Virginia Watson, a longtime member of The Falls Church Anglican, provides three ways to contend for the Persecuted Church. She shares her story of how God gave her a series of “nudges” to begin praying in earnest.
The Financial Counseling Ministry is a team of parishioners experienced in personal finance who are available to provide confidential help. Contact David Rix (703-506-4480) or email email@example.com.
Join us in at Bishop O’Connell High School for our celebration of John and Susan Yates and their 40 years of ministry at our church. God is indeed faithful.
Join the class of 2023 in a weekend retreat filled with fun, fellowship, and discussion on how to transition well into your high school years.
Come pray for our nation on Saturday, June 1, from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the Learning Center, Room 110. God values our time to reach out to Him in love and concern for this nation and people.
Join our Evening of Abiding Prayer on Tuesday, June 4, from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. on the Concourse level. Come when you can and stay as long as you like. Soak in the presence of the Lord.
Join us in Cranmer Chapel at 4:30 p.m. for a late afternoon of Anglican choral tradition as we glorify our Lord with prayer and song during a reflective time of worship. Our theme for this service is humility.
An amazing week filled with fellowship, worship, speakers and awesome service projects! Come grow and learn!
Paul is on a mission, a mission to share the good news of Jesus Christ. Come follow in his footsteps as we journey through the dangers of missionary life with music, games, performances, and activities that put you into the shoes of this man of big faith who told us that “In Him we live and move and have our being” (Acts 17:28).