Articles from February 2011
Restoration Ministries (RM) seeks to bring healing to men, women and children who are trapped in the slavery of sex trafficking and lead them into the freedom of Jesus Christ. RM is a member of the DC Task Force for Human Trafficking and International Christian Alliance on Prostitution (ICAP), as well as a member of the Christian Association of Youth Mentoring (CAYM). ADV member parish St. Brendan’s in the City is very supportive of RM’s work.
I first heard of 40 Days for Life a few years ago, after I began attending Christ the Saviour Anglican Church. There were announcements describing the campaign in several of their newsletters, and I sensed the Holy Spirit’s nudging to not only join in the prayers and fasting for an end to abortion, but to actually go to the vigil site to pray. I had never done anything like that before, and the thought was rather intimidating, but with God’s help I finally gathered the courage to go. It turned out to be a blessing, and not difficult at all.
This past Super Bowl Sunday, February 6th 2011, Church of the Epiphany in Herndon Virginia participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring for their sixth year. The Souper Bowl of Caring is a national organization dedicated to supporting charities that feed the hungry and help the homeless across the nation and all over the globe. As of today, February 8, 2011, over five million dollars has been raised to help people in need.
St. Margaret’s hasn’t stopped at getting its free clinic operation up and running. The clinic has also turned into a catalyst for outreach. One example includes parishioners who contributed coats for patients, which are given out by the clinic staff as the need presents itself.