Articles from January 2011
In particular, we are all invited—summoned, actually—to discover, through following Jesus, that this new world is indeed a place of justice, spirituality, relationship, and beauty, and that we are not only to enjoy it as such but to work at bringing it to birth on earth as in heaven. - N.T. Wright, Simply Christian One of the commitments that St. Brendan’s has held since our 2005 beginning is to give away for outreach purposes 30 percent of the tithes and offerings we receive. Although a small congregation, we are grateful to have met this commitment almost every year with the help of God, and the generous financial support of The Falls Church and other donors during our early years.
Our very own ADV Deacon, The Rev. John Nuzum (Associate Pastor, Church of the Holy Spirit in Leesburg, ACNA Diocese of the Holy Spirit), heads up the education arm of this ministry and is coordinating a short-term mission trip during Holy Week of 2011 (the week of April 17, 2011). Churches from Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia serve the mission of Pastor Pierre and his wife, Ermithe.