Stories of hope

We are a welcoming community called to be an enduring beacon of faith, hope, and love

During these difficult times it's uplifting to hear stories about parishioners taking action to improve the lives of people in this community, this nation, and the world. 

Every week we'd like to highlight these stories here.  If you have a story you'd like to share, please email Andy, Kelly, or Casie

Because everyone likes to hear a good story...
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The Allvin Family

Let's Breathe

Here is the story of how the Allvin Family started Let's Breathe, a campaign to make cloth, reusable mask covers for healthcare providers. 

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Lia Gauthier

Supporting the SPCA

Learn how 12 year old Lia Gauthier turned her love of photography and nature into a fundraiser to help pets in need during COVID 19. 

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Jan Barrett

Lake Barcroft's "Mary Mask Makers"

Lake Barcroft’s “Mary Mask Makers” are busy making over 300 masks for neighbors and local nursing homes!

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Danielle Rampton

Feathery Houseguests

The Rampton family has some unexpected feathery houseguests during Covid-19! Click here to read more about their new friends.  

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Patty Heenan

VA Tech Face Masks 

Patty Heenan has taken her love of sewing and Virginia Tech to the next level by making masks to benefit local food banks.  

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The Jester Family

Support Local Families in Need

The Jester Family is leading the drive to collect grocery store gift cards for families in need at Timberlane Elementary.  

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Doug Sheeran

3D Printer Making Mask Straps

Doug Sheeran has been running his 3D printer 24/7 to make mask straps for hospital workers.  Click here to learn more! 

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Brett & Elizabeth Brown

50 lunches for a local homeless shelter

Brett & Elizabeth Brown found a way to help through New Hope Housing and their bagged lunch program.  

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Ben Kong

Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry in Alexandria. 

Kindness, random acts of charity, and a giving spirit abound a the Grace Episcopal Church Food Pantry in Alexandria.    


Kristin Stewart & Lisa Bockelman

Brownie Troop 50132 donates cookie sales

Read about how Brownie Troop 50132 took their cookie sales and chose to donate them to a local homeless shelter to help our local community.  

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