We are an energetic Christian community in Leesburg, Virginia where diversity is intentionally and authentically engaged,
worship is wonderfully empowering, and your spiritual journey is enthusiastically embraced With Love.
WORSHIP INFORMATION & OFFICE HOURS
Sunday at 10am
English Language Service
Belmont Ridge Middle School
19045 Upper Belmont Place
Leesburg, VA 20176
Winter Weather Policy
The 10 a.m. service at Belmont Ridge Middle School will be cancelled when the Loudoun County administration cancels weekend school events.
A bilingual service will take place at 3pm at Saint James Episcopal Church unless there is an active storm. See notifications on the website, Facebook and email.
St. James: 14 Cornwall St. NW Leesburg, VA
Domingo a las 3:00 p.m.
Misa en Español
Iglesia San James
14 Cornwall Street NW
Leesburg, VA 20176
Estacionamiento detrás de la Iglesia en la Calle North esquina Calle Wirt.
Cancelación de Misa en caso de Tormenta
Si la administración escolar del Condado de Loudoun cancela eventos públicos en sus escuelas por el clima, se cancelará la misa en inglés a las 10am en la Belmont Ridge Middle School. En ese caso habrá un servicio bilingüe a las 3 pm. Si hay tormenta de nieve activa, se anunciará la cancelación de la Misa a las 3 por esta página de Internet, Facebook y por texto.
Chapel in the Woods:
Outdoor, pet friendly, bilingual worship at the Chapel in the Woods.
The next outdoor service at the Chapel in the Woods will be the Easter Sunrise service on April 21st, 2019 at 7:30 a.m.!
If it rains join us at 10am (Belmont Ridge Middle School) or 3pm - Misa en español, St. Gabriel´s @ St. James’.
Feel free to visit the Chapel anytime! You can walk the Stations of the Cross, sit at the Chapel, pray, and bring your pets for a walk any time of the year!
Located at the corner of Battlefield Parkway and Fort Evans Road, Leesburg. Park at the Middleburg Bank in the Fort Evans II Plaza. Cross Battlefield Parkway, walk toward Fort Evans Road (south), and you will see the entrance sign across from the two blue water towers.
St. Gabriel's Eucharist at Ashby Ponds
A service of Holy Eucharist and healing at 10 am on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the new chapel building at Ashby Ponds, a continuing care residential community.
21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd, Ashburn, VA in the Chapel.
Bible study, followHim, 4th Tuesday of the month in the Great Oaks building, 2nd floor meeting room at 10 am.
St. Gabriel's Parish Office
14 Cornwall Street NW
Leesburg, VA 20176
Dj Gunning, Parish Administrator
Monday 12pm - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Call for an appointment to meet with Fr. Daniel, Deacon Holly, or Kurt Aschermann (Lay Pastoral Associate)
Make a Donation or pay your Pledge here
CHRISTMAS WITH SAINT GABRIEL’S ~ SAN GABRIEL
ESTA NAVIDAD CON SAN GABRIEL
Whether you’re faithful, of little faith, or having trouble finding any faith at all, you’re welcome at St. Gabriel’s ~ San Gabriel, just as you are. Celebrate Christmas with us:
Todos son bienvenid@s: Personas con mucha fe, con preguntas de fe o explorado lo qué significa tener fe. ¡Bienvenid@s a San Gabriel ~ Saint Gabriel’s!
Celebre esta Navidad con nosotros:
Christmas Eve | Nochebuena
Monday, December 24, 2018 at Belmont Ridge Middle School (auditorium)
5:00 pm Carols & Music
5:45 pm Holy Eucharist (in English)
Día de Navidad Christmas | Christmas Day
Martes 25 diciembre, 2018 en la Iglesia St. James’
Mediodía - Misa de Navidad en español con Bautizos y Primeras Comuniones
Día de Reyes | Feast of the Epiphany
Domingo 6 enero, 2019 - January 6, 2019
Misa en español a las 3pm seguido por la distribución de regalos por los Tres Santos Reyes
a las 4:30pm. ¡Invite a familias con sus niños!
Mass in Spanish at 3pm followed by the distribution of Epiphany gifts by the Three Kings. Invite friends and families with children!
THE COMMUNITY OF ST. GABRIEL'S - SAN GABRIEL
Saint Gabriel's is a mission church in Leesburg, VA that was planted in 2002. Through prayer and action we live into our holy mission to "Encounter God, build meaningful relationships, and make a difference in the world" by offering inspiring worship, faith-building discipleship, warm fellowship, hearfelt pastoral care, active evangelism, outreach, and service to all.
We are a hospitable and authentically inclusive faith community open to people at any stage in their faith journey with Christ. You are welcome just as God made you! Feel free to dress up or dress down when you worship with us - God doesn't care what you wear, nor do we!
We invite you to help us continue building the kingdom of God in Leesburg, VA through prayer, love, commitment to God and to the community around us.
The Rev. Daniel Vélez-Rivera, Vicar
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO ON THE MISSION WORK WE DO
ON BEHALF OF CHRIST AT ST. GABRIEL'S
The office of Congregational Development that manages our Mission Enterprise Zone grant released a new video on the mission work of St. Gabriel´s. We are Christ´s missionaries and evangelizers, thanks be to God!
EPISCOPAL NEWS SERVICE ARTICLE ABOUT THE MISSION AND MINISTRIES OF
SAINT GABRIELS EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN LEESBURG, VA - JUNE, 2018
Two become one in this Virginia Episcopal mission St. Gabriel’s reaches out to Latinos, creating a Spanish-English congregation. Click here
MISA GUADALUPANA 2017 - FEAST OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE 2017
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THE GOOD NEWS
Human Trafficking in Loudoun County: An awareness and educational forum
You are invited to a multigenerational and bilingual forum on the impact of human trafficking in Loudoun County.
When: Thursday January 24, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: Parish Hall, Saint James Episcopal Church 14 Cornwall Street Leesburg, VA
The incidence of human trafficking in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties is increasing because of the proximity to Dulles International Airport. Even the Loudoun County Public Schools recognize the impact of human trafficking among teens and they are offering awareness forums also. Come and learn how to recognize human trafficking around you.
If human trafficking affects one person in our community it affects us all.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF ‘LOUDOUN NOW’ FROM A PARISHIONER:
Question from the editor: Are you looking for a new church home? With Christmas almost here, do you have a church you’re looking forward to attending on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day?
Response from our parishioner! Click here
SHELTER THE HOMELESS AND FEED MY SHEEP, SAYS THE LORD
Click here for information about the Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter. Scroll down on the linked page for detailed information.
SAINT GABRIEL’S UNITES WITH THE PEOPLE OF LOUDOUN COUNTY TO COMBAT HATE WITH FAITH AND LOVE!
eTrumpet - SAINT GABRIEL'S WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
Click here for the eTrumpet.
EPISCOPAL RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT
Do you want to make a financial contribution to help the relief effort for victims of natural disasters?
Click here to go to the ERD website where you can make your tax deductible contribution now. Go ahead, make a difference in the world.
ST GABRIEL'S IS A BELIEVE OUTLOUD CONGREGATION!
At the September 20, 2017 meeting, St. G's vestry voted to affiliate with Integrity USA and became a BELIEVE OUT LOUD congregation, check out their website. We explicitly welcome and affirm our LGBT sisters and brothers as members of the one Body of Christ.