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16 May 2017

The Connection between Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal

By |2017-05-17T17:01:45-04:00May 16, 2017|News|

Living Sacrifices: Repentance, Reconciliation, and Renewal June 6-9 at Nashotah Theological Seminary  I’d like you to know about an important international conference coming in a few weeks. The conference features several leaders of the Anglican Communion. I covet your prayers as I will be one of 8 plenary speakers (see schedule [...]

17 Jan 2017

Finding a Place to Belong, NOVA Style

By |2017-01-17T16:47:41-04:00Jan 17, 2017|Alpha|

At the end of every Alpha course we ask guests what they thought—what they liked, what could be better. I expect them to talk about the food, the talks, the small groups the retreat, all of the pieces of Alpha. It surprises me how many say that the best thing [...]

25 Jul 2016

Hello My Name Is

By |2016-07-25T12:27:03-04:00Jul 25, 2016|Alpha|

I’m new here. No one in Northern Virginia knows my name. My last [home/posting/assignment/school] was in [state/country/base/ship/school other]. Hello, my name is… Excited Stressed Resigned Nervous Lonely Homesick Jumbled emotions Living out of boxes Looking for a [house/doctor/preschool/job/vet/trash company/other] Where do I start? Someone from home told me to try Alpha: Food, friends, [...]

07 Jul 2016

A Meal with Karen

By |2017-11-15T12:08:50-04:00Jul 7, 2016|Our Community|

I love it when people cook for me. I don’t care what they make (I can pick out any yucky green peppers from my plate), I don’t care if their house is clean, I don’t care if there are toys scattered around, I don’t care how they are dressed or [...]

23 Jun 2016

Lots of “friends,” but still lonely

By |2016-06-23T09:57:16-04:00Jun 23, 2016|Alpha|

College days. You're surrounded by friends, by people at the same stage of life. Surrounded in classes, surrounded in your dorm or apartment, surrounded all over campus. Graduation approaches, and you're heading into a new life! Rocketing into your career, taking on adult responsibilities. Everything's going to be amazing! You move, [...]

04 Nov 2015

What Will Happen on Alpha This Friday?

By |2017-11-15T12:08:50-04:00Nov 4, 2015|Alpha|

Everyone is welcome at Alpha this Friday at 7:00 - and you can just walk in to try it! We like registrations because they help us plan food, but we don't need them. Just come give it a try. So how does it work, you ask. Well, when you come, [...]