Kairos is a ministry of Christ’s love to those in prison. Similar to Cursillo or Walk to Emmaus it includes a four-day weekend where a trained team of women from All Saints’ Church travel to a correctional unit in Richmond, VA to share the gospel with inmates.
Homemade cookies are a tangible way that the team shares God’s love and concern to those who seldom encounter either in the course of their daily lives. Approximately 30,000 cookies are needed for each weekend.
The next Kairos weekend is Oct. 17-20 and you can help! First, keep the weekend in your prayers for safety and Holy Spirit driven unveiling of truth and light in the darkness. Second, send cookies! Homemade cookies provide a vital bridge between the inmates and ministry team, so much so that each team member is asked to bring 30 dozen! If you’d like to help, the deadline for collection is Oct. 15. Requirements for cookies are quite specific. Find the guidelines and recipes here: http://www.kairosva.org/bake-cookies
Questions? Contact Anne Coppersmith at 703-730-0455.
Serving the Homeless
Helping Serve Those in Need
The All Saints' family prepares and serves a home-cooked dinner to those in need in our community. If you'd like to prepare something special, serve it to someone special, or just hang out with someone special, stop by the sign-up table in the Atrium prior to each event.
The Hilda Barg Homeless Prevention Center, operated by Northern Virginia Family Services, is a 30-bed family shelter open 24/7 year-round. Services include:Family Emergency Shelter, Case Management, Housing Location Services, and Emergency Food Assistance.
Location: 14945 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Woodbridge
Streetlight Ministries exists to provide the area homeless population with vital services which include providing hot meals. All Saints' Church provides meals three to four times each year. To volunteer for this ministry, sign up at the Streetlight table in the Atrium.
Location: Pathway Vineyard Church, 1550 Prince William Pkwy., Woodbridge
Upcoming opportunities to serve at Streetlight:
October 30 and December 11 (Christmas Party).
Please contact The Rev. Andy Terry by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to serve.
All Saints’ Church Food Pantry
All Saints' Church has established a small food pantry to help area needy, many of whom are without transportation and cannot easily get to places like ACTS. Although small in comparison to other area providers, we believe such a pantry would have significant impact in this community, as the needs are great, particularly as this is such a heavy-traffic area.
We're asking parishioners to consider adding ONE item to their grocery lists whenever they shop, to be deposited into the bins provided at the church. Please consider easy-to-open, easy-to-eat foods, such as tuna in a pouch, flip-top ravioli, Compleat® meals, Ensure®, etc. As the project continues, we will keep you informed as to its progress and any specific needs that arise.