Posts from Pastor Brandon Carter

Dear Friends, I pray that you are well and that you are experiencing the peace of the Lord in this season of difficulty and change. This past Monday the governor issued a stay-at-home order for Virginia residents. Unfortunately, this means that our in-person worship gatherings are canceled until that order is rescinded. We will be […]

Hello Everyone! I hope you are staying well and having a great week! I have been very encouraged by the conversations I have had with many of you this week. Thank you for taking care of each other in the love of Christ. Here is the worship playlist as well as the Bible study for […]

Dear Friends, I pray that you are well and experiencing the abiding peace and love of God today. A lot has changed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. This week brought more news of closures and cancelations. Schools have been canceled for the remainder of the year and some businesses have been ordered to […]

Dear Friends, I am writing today to inform you that we will be canceling all activities through Sunday, March 29 in accordance with the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and the mandate from the governor of Virginia. As followers of Jesus, we wish to move forward in faith, knowing that we serve the […]

A few weeks ago, my six-year-old son informed me that this year we needed to set our Christmas tree up in our basement. Since we don’t really do anything but wash laundry and store junk in our basement, I was a bit puzzled by his request. When I asked him why, he answered, “Well, you […]

In just a few weeks, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving. The upcoming holidays often involve a frenzy of activity. There are parties to plan, gifts to purchase, meals to prepare. The list goes on. But in this busy season as you plan to gather around the table with family and friends, I want to encourage […]

St. Ignatius of Loyola was a Catholic priest who founded the Society of Jesus in the early 1500s. Members of this group are known as Jesuits, and they are recognized for their missionary efforts throughout the world. In his pursuit of Jesus, Ignatius sought to cultivate an attitude that he called “indifference.” When we hear […]