Upcoming Fall Events
- Church School/Choir Registration, available now!
- Registration – Pohick Episcopal Church
- Community of Hope Pastoral Care training as a Potomac Region Initiative: Pohick Church together with St. Aidan’s and St. Luke’s will coordinate a twelve-week in-person Pastoral Care Training Program based on St. Benedictine Spirituality. Training sessions will be held on Sunday evenings (6:30 pm-9 pm) through Sunday, December 3. Those in Pohick’s class: Community of Hope Training: Carney McCullough, Nancy Sage, Doug Comer, Lorraine Parrish, and Tanya Reams.
- Apple Butter weekend is September 29 – October 1. Sign-up sheets will be available in the Parish Hall. More details to come. Contact Stew Remaly (firstname.lastname@example.org) or John Pasour (email@example.com) for more information.
- Get your favorite Apple Pie recipe ready for the Apple Pie Contest at the Country Fair. Applications/information available on table outside the Church Office or on the Communications Center in the Common Room. Return forms to the Martha Guild mail slot in the Church Office by Oct. 4. Questions — contact Connie Myers.
- POHICK COUNTRY FAIR: is Saturday, October 7, 10 am to 3 pm. There will be food, music, games, and more for all to enjoy! Please contact Chris Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org) for information.
- SUPPORT THE POHICK FAIR by donating fresh baked cookies, breads, jelly, jam, and other goodies to the Country Store. Items should be individually wrapped or sealed in zip lock bags. Your donations can be dropped off in the Parish Hall kitchen the Friday before or at the Country Store booth the morning of the fair. Any questions, contact Angela Edgemon at email@example.com or Wendy Remaly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Country Fair Car Show! Are you a gear head? Do you have a car or motorcycle that you think is worth showing off? At this year’s Pohick Country Fair we will have our very own Car Show. It is open to any parishioner with a vehicle of interest: Sports cars, classic cars, muscle cars, hot rods and motorcycles. Please contact Paul Leon (PSVA.email@example.com) for information.
- The Golden Dove Gift Shop will be open in the Vestry House. Come see us on Fair day!
- Blessing of the Animals, Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. Sunday afternoon, Oct 8 at 4 pm at the Dogwood Chapel, below parking lot.
- Families of Pohick – You are invited to join us for an evening of fellowship at Pohick on Friday, October 13th at 6pm (or whenever you can get everyone together and to the church). Childcare will be provided for families of little ones. Group activity/games provided for the teens. Bring your own dinner (it’s a carry out/no cook night) and your beverage of choice and plan to spend some time enjoying fellowship with other parents of Pohick! It’s a great place to meet other Pohick families and a place to reconnect with families you see in passing on Sunday. Questions? Call or email Jen Crump-Strawderman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Aaron Ross at email@example.com
- George Mason’s Gunston Hall: Storytime Oct. 15 and 18, 10:30-11:15 am! Program for preschool-age children and their families, includes hands-on-activities and read-aloud story. Visit gunstonhall.org or call 703-550-9220 for tickets. Gunston Hall requires at least one adult to attend for every two children participating in the program. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Emily Elston (email@example.com).
- The next Pohick Church history refresher session will be held on Saturday, October 28, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Parish House Annex. Lunch will be provided. There will be a virtual link available. Please RSVP with a contact email for virtual or in person attendance to Fred Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-994-5236.
The Way of Dispossession: A Spiritual Uncluttering Year C, Luke 14:26-33 Sermon to Pohick Church 9/2/22 Rev. Dr. Lynn Ronaldi, Rector I don’t know about you, but it seems like I am always trying to get rid of clutter in my life! It feels like I’ve just emptied my in-basket or e-mail, and it’s full…