Tag: mission and outreach

An Imam and a Priest Walk into a Conversation…

At first they were unlikely friends: an Episcopal priest serving a parish in Northern Virginia and a Muslim Imam. But a meeting to plan an interfaith Thanksgiving Service turned into something more, enriching the lives […]

What is #GivingTuesday?

On Thursday, November 26, we’ll give thanks for family, friends, football, and turkey. On Black Friday, we’ll be grateful for countless deals on TVs, iPads, and video game consoles. On Cyber Monday, we’ll give thanks […]

Buck Mountain: Addressing Rural Poverty

Buck Mountain, an Episcopal mission in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, is doing its part to address the cycle of poverty. Its members are committed to sharing what they have learned in their […]

A Discovery of Community in the Philippines

In 1991, the General Convention of The Episcopal Church called on the Church “to view environmental stewardship as a matter of highest urgency.” As a response to that call, the Diocese of Virginia’s Stewardship of […]

Churches Working Together in Community

In some parts of the 80,000-strong Diocese of Virginia, The Episcopal Church is like a Starbucks coffee shop, with a church, it seems, on every corner. Those communities are being touched by God in many ways.