Pohick Episcopal Church

Continuing the Christian Mission of George Washington & George Mason

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Our Easter Season continues this month through Christ's Ascension and Pentecost Sunday (May 20). It's a time of transition, when the apostles sadly bid Christ farewell but soon experience a newfound joy in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Along somewhat similar lines, we will be bidding farewell to our seminarian, Wesley Arning, who will be graduating from seminary, ordained to the diaconate, and taking over as Deacon-in-Charge of a parish outside of Nashville--all in the space of a month! We will be hosting a reception for him and Megan during the 9 am coffee hour on Sunday, May 6th, and we hope that many of you can be there to offer your good wishes to them as they conclude their time with us.

The next Sunday is Mothers' Day, and so we hope that you will join us in honoring our mothers in services that morning. Later that week, we will be holding our Hodge Podge Yard Sale over two days, Friday, May 18 (noon - 5 pm) and Sat, May 19 (6:30 am - 2 pm).

In this month's Post, our Rector writes about the theme of this year's Shrine Mont Parish Retreat (June 22 - 24), Christian Friendship, noting that this year we will be underwriting the cost of teens and young adults (21 and under) who will have to pay only $60 for the weekend. Elsewhere, our Sr. Warden writes about recent Vestry decisions, including our planned upgrade of the playground and addition of an elevator to the Parish House. Meanwhile, Don Brownlee gives his monthly round-up of news from around the Anglican Communion, while Linda Egan previews next month's Sounds of Pohick concert (June 2, 4 pm).

Read about these items and much, much more in this month's EPost!

Remember that our website makes use of Google Calendars, so if you have a gmail account (or sign-up for a free one), you can now superimpose the church calendar on top of your other calendars. And it's all updated in real time! Click here to add the church calendar to your account.

Also, if you haven't "liked" Pohick Church on Facebook, we invite you to do so to keep up with upcoming events and lots of photos of happenings at Pohick. We're up to 336 "likes," with new ones each month. There's also a linked Instagram account ("Pohick") for those who prefer that form of Social Media.

As always, don't forget to send your Pohick Post Articles and event photographs to Lori Buckius at raebuck@aol.com before the monthly deadline (15th).Pass on any comments or concerns about these pages in an email to Dick Heintze at heintzerl@verizon.net or the Rector at dbinder@pohick.org.

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May Events and Schedules

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Sunday, May 6 Scripture readings
Services 7:45, 9, & 11:15 am
Seminarian Farewell Reception, 10:15 am
Sunday School, 10:15 am

Sunday, May 13 Scripture readings
Mother's Day
Services 7:45, 9, & 11:15 am
Sunday School, 10:15 am

Fri, May 18 (12 - 5 pm) & Sat, May 19 (7 am - 2 pm)
Hodge Podge Yard Sale

Sunday, May 20 Scripture readings
Pentecost Sunday
Services 7:45, 9, & 11:15 am
Baptisms, 9 am
Sunday School, 10:15 am

Sunday, May 27 Scripture readings
Trinity Sunday
Services 7:45, 9, & 11:15 am

About Pohick Church

The mission of Pohick Church is to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, to advance the role of the Episcopal Church as an active participant in sharing the Gospel, and to create a nourishing Christian community of worship where Christ's love is experienced and taken beyond its walls.

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  • Email:
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  • Address:
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    Lorton, VA 22079
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