Pohick Church, the colonial church of George Washington & George Mason, will commemorate Good Friday with a traditional three-hour liturgy. It will include the Stations of the Cross, the Good Friday Liturgy, a dramatic reading of the Passion Narrative from St. John's Gospel, and four Meditations on the events surrounding Christ's arrest, trial and crucifixion.
The Service will be led by the Rev. Donald D. Binder, PhD, the Rev. Diane G. Murphy, Ph.D.,the Rev. Ruth E. Correll, Ed.D, the Rev. Thomas A. Costa, D.D., and Wesley Arning, Seminarian. Devotional hymns will be played by Linda Wilberger Egan, SMM. All are invited to attend any part of the three hours, as personal schedules permit.
Historic Pohick Church is located in the southern part of Fairfax County, Virginia, at the intersection of US 1 and Telegraph Road. See below for directions.
Take I-395 south to I-95 south to the Fairfax County Parkway exit towards Lorton. Head East until the Road ends at US 1. Turn right and proceed to Telegraph Road. Turn left at this light and make an immediate right into the Church parking lot. If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.
Take I-95 North to the Mt. Vernon exit (#161), just after the Occoquan River, towards Lorton. This ramp becomes US 1 North. Proceed about three miles to the corner of US 1 and Telegraph Rd. The Church will be on the right. Turn Right and into the parking lot immediately on the right.If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.
Take the Fairfax County Parkway to the Rolling Road exit. Proceed East on Rolling Road across I-95 (just prior to this overpass the road becomes Pohick Road) towards Lorton. Proceed all the way to US 1 and turn left at the light. Go to the next traffic light, which is Telegraph Road/Old Colchester Road. The Church is on the right. Turn Right and into the parking lot immediately on the right. If that lot is full, proceed 1/8 of a mile and turn right into the church's lower parking lot.