Hybrid Worship That Won’t Break You or the Bank

The small church ministry task force invites you to participate in the seminar “Hybrid Worship that Won’t Break You or the Bank” led by Steve Martin of the Lakelands Institute. This 60-minute Zoom seminar will help you navigate the difficulties of maintaining your worship reach with both those who come in person and those who

Collegiate Ministries Welcome Back Students to Campus

UKirk at University of Virginia UKirk at University of Virginia seeks to support students in their journeys of faith through an inclusive campus ministry and as a welcoming church community away from home. Sponsored by Westminster Church in Charlottesville, UKirk at UVA encourages students to join for worship Sundays at 11 a.m., followed by a

Presbyterians Help Afghan Refugees in Virginia

In July and August, following the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, more than 124,000 Afghan refugees were evacuated to the United States. Through Operation Allies Refuge, the U.S. military is coordinating care until the refugees can be resettled into more permanent accommodations. Government agencies, non-profit organizations, and faith communities also are coming to the

Worshiping Community Becomes a Church

Trinity Ghanaian Presbyterian Fellowship has organized as Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church, after 12 years as a worshiping community. The process was approved October 16 at the 109th presbytery meeting, with some of the church’s 40 members participating. Holy Trinity Church members gathered in 2017 for an outdoor worship at Camp Hanover. “We thank the leadership

Prepare Now for Earth Care Certification in 2022

Is your church active in earth care or interested in becoming more involved in being stewards of God’s earth? Become certified as a PC(USA) Earth Care Congregation by taking the “Earth Care Pledge.” Check off activities and projects in the fields of worship, education, facilities, and outreach that you’re already doing. Then submit your application

Presbyterian and Lutheran Congregations Share Faith and Space

Two local congregations, from different denominations, now have one address in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Campbell Memorial Presbyterian Church and Living Water Lutheran Church have begun a partnership that allows the Lutheran congregation to use space in and operate from the Presbyterian facility. The Lutheran congregation is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in