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Twins Kensie Marie and Amelia Rose, daughters of Charles and Melissa McLeod, were joyously received into Christ's Church by Holy Baptism on 20 Nov. 2011. Archpriests Alexander and Michael were assisted by the twins' grandfather, Subdeacon Charles McLeod Sr. May God grant many years to the children and their parents!

As many as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ!

On 1 Sep. 2011 we were most pleased to welcome Archpriest Alexander Webster as our new rector. He and Matushka Kathleen are residents of Ashburn VA. Fr. Alexander brings a wealth of pastoral, academic and military experience to our parish. More information can be found at the tab labeled Meet Our Priest.

The Parish's Sisterhood prepares items for the Bake Sale at Aquia Church

Following early morning Liturgy, we traditionally meet Sunday afternoon at a parishioner's home for Vespers, fellowship, and a joyous Pot Luck meal.

Many thanks to Jim Kosch and his son Russ for donating and installing a magnificent lampada!

Master Iconographer and Hieromonk Mefodii gives us a tour of the Skete's Chapel and Icon Studio in Palmyra, VA. Three of our parishioners receive iconography instruction there.

Thanks be to God, our iconostasis was completed and blessed on 7 Nov. 2010! We express our sincere gratitude to to everyone who generously contributed their money, time and talents to this worthy project.

Therefore we also . . . are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses . . .

Steve and his son Philipp constructed and installed our new cross in loving memory of Steve's son and Philipp's brother, PFC Winston James Miroy, U.S. Army.

Memory Eternal!

O God, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance; grant victories to the Orthodox Christians over their adversaries and by virtue of Thy cross, preserve Thy habitation.

Our children go horseback riding with Susan and George at the B&R Ranch. It was a wonderful day of expert instruction, food and fellowship!

After Liturgy on July 25, 2010 the parish surprised Fr. Michael Sekela with a joyous commemoration of his 70th Birthday at a local restaurant. Many Years!

Many thank to Eagle Scout Candidate Cian and Scout Troop 63 for the construction and installation of our new playground!

Some of our parishioners receive iconography instruction in the ancient tradition from a variety of accomplished iconographers.

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