Way of Love Lenten Resources
The journey through Lent into Easter is a journey with Jesus. This Lent, faith communities are invited to walk with Jesus in his Way of Love and into the experience of transformed life. The Episcopal Church has assembled a fabulous array of Lenten resources , in both English and Spanish, for use at home or in church. 
Final Stop on the Diocesan Listening Tour
The final stop on Bishop Goff’s Recall and Reconnect Listening Tour will be Monday, March 4, 3-5 p.m. at St. Margaret’s School, Tappahannock . Can’t make it? Tune in via Facebook! God willing and technology permitting, we hope to broadcast this final session via Facebook live where we can also take questions and comments from our Facebook audience.  Follow us on Facebook.
The Creation Care Task Force needs you!
March 23, 10:00 a.m.
St. Stephen's, Culpeper

The Creation Care Task Force engages churches and parishioners in environmental action and supports creation care projects at churches throughout the Diocese including creating rain gardens, rain barrels, raised garden beds and environmental education classes. Join the next meeting to learn more about upcoming projects including storm water management at Holy Comforter, Richmond, environmental education at diocesan camps and a mini-grant program for 2019. Contact Lorne Field , Task Force Chair, for more information and carpool options. 
Certificates of Election and Confirmed Communicants in Good Standing Form
It is time to start the process to elect your church’s delegate(s) to the 225 th  Annual Convention. To simplify the process, the 2019 form combines the Certificate of Election and Confirmed Communicants in Good Standing forms into one document. According to the Canons, the Certificate of Election form is due to the Secretary’s office by April 15, 2019 .   Questions? Contact Bill Martin .
2019 Global Mission Opportunities
Looking to serve on a mission trip this year? Check out these 2019 global mission trip opportunities . Questions? Contact Mary Anne Bryant
Upcoming at VTS
Monastic Quiet Day at VTS: A Lenten Pilgrimage of the Heart
March 9 | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $75. Come for a day of silence, prayer, monastic wisdom and community as VTS becomes a monastery for a day. Register.

Author Talk: Living the Way of Love in Small Groups
March 14 | 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. The Rev. Mary Bea Sullivan shares insights on the use of small groups for practicing the “Way of Love,” our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s initiative. Register.

March 22 Deadline to Apply to Audit Summer Intensives in Doctoral Programs
Lifelong learners (clergy and lay) are invited to audit the following week-long classes: History and Philosophy of Education in America (June 17-21); Contemporary Spiritual Traditions (June 24-29); Pluralism, Ministry and the Holy Spirit (June 24-29); and The Bible through the Lens of Scripture (July 1-5). Click here to apply .
Church Events
March 5: Pancake Dinner Fundraiser A Shrove Tuesday fundraiser supporting the Pohick Episcopal Youth Community. Pohick, Lorton .
March 8: Rooted in Wholeness: Contemplative Prayer and Mindfulness E xamine God’s wholeness and how meditation and contemplative prayer can lead to greater unity of the body, mind and spirit. St. George's, Fredericksburg.
March 10: Music at Belmont: Thompson-Harley Duo A cello & piano concert at St. David's, Ashburn.