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 SCHEDULE AND oFFICE HOURS
Sunday at 10am
English Language Service at
Belmont Ridge Middle School
19045 Upper Belmont Place, Leesburg, VA 20176
Domingo a las 3:00 p.m.
misa en español en
la Iglesia San James
14 Cornwall Street NW, Leesburg, VA 20176
Estacionamiento detrás de la Iglesia en la Calle North esquina Calle Wirt.
Catequesis Primera Comunión. Llame al 571-293-0070 para inscribir a su hijo/a y para más información.
Saturday's monthly outdoor services - 6 p.m.
Chapel in the Woods - Weather permitting
Outdoor, pet friendly, bilingual worship service at the Chapel in the Woods @ 6 p.m. on the following Saturday's:
DATES: Next service: September 9
In case of rain the service will be cancelled.
Sunday services will continue as usual, 10 a.m. at the Belmont Ridge Middle School and 3pm en español, Saint Gabriel’s @ St. James.
The Chapel in the Woods is located at the corner of Battlefield Parkway and Fort Evans Road, Leesburg. Parking is available at the Middleburg Bank in the Fort Evans II Plaza.
After parking your car cross Battlefield Parkway, walk toward Fort Evans Road, and you will see the entrance sign across from the two blue water towers.
Feel free to use the Chapel or the labyrinth at any time for walks, reflection and prayer!
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 Ashby Ponds - A Residential Retirement Community.
21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd, Ashburn, VA in the Chapel
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)
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VEA LA PÁGINA EN SU IDIOMA
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
2016 - 2017 Strategic Plan - click here to familiarize yourself with our congregation's strategic plan and think of ways that you might participate in the vision and actions set forth in this living document. Please contact Sr. Warden Carla Rhoads (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Fr. Daniel Vélez (email@example.com). The Strategic Plan is continously updated throughout the year.
2017 ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2016 Click here
CHECK OUT THE VIDEO ON THE MISSIONARY 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!
VIRGINIA BISHOPS ON CHARLOTTESVILLE: WHAT WE SAW, WHAT YOU CAN DO - Click here
ST. GABRIEL'S NEWSLETTER
Click here for the eTrumpet.
ART DAY WITH BISHOP GOFF - SATURDAY AUG. 26th. From 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Roslyn Retreat Center Picnic Pavillion. Only $30, price includes lunch.
Come enjoy the day with Bishop Goff and become co-creators with God! No art experience is required. A wide variety of material, found objects and tools will be provided. If you have a stash of objects that you'd like to share - buttons, bottle caps, tin cans, dolls eyes, whatever - please bring them. Call 804.288.6045 to make a reservation! RoslynCenter.org
VIRGINIA THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY - FAITH LEARNING FOR ADULTS
Interested in adult faith learning? Come explore at a free informational event on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 from 6:45 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Click here for more information.
BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACK COLLECTION We are collecting NEW backpacks and school supplies for students in need through August 20th. On Sunday, August 20th, we'll fill the backpacks with the supplies, make cards of encouragement, and bless them during our Back To School Blessing of the Backpacks. The following week Deacon Holly will distribute all the filled backpacks to students with limited financial means so they may have the same opportunities as their peers, by receiving the basic tools required for academic achievement.
CHAPEL IN THE WOODS - OUTDOOR, PET FRIENDLY, BILINGUAL WORSHIP AND POTLUCK - A monthly Saturday 6p.m. outdoor worship service. All are welcome!
Dates: Next service September 9, weather permitting!
Outdoor services are a wonderful way to be in communion with God, friends, and family surrounded by nature. Bring friendly pets to the beautiful Chapel in the Woods and invite others to join you!
In case of rain the outdoor service will be cancelled.
CLASES DE ALFABETIZACIÓN PARA NIÑOS Y DE ESL PARA ADULTOS: Clases de alfabetización en español. Para más información envíe un correo electrónico a firstname.lastname@example.org, con el título, "Justicia Social: Alfabetización".
eCOMMUNIQUE - DIOCESE OF VIRGINIA'S BIWEEKLY NEWS - By signing up for the E-Communique, you'll receive updates from the Diocese, including important announcements, news about events and other pertinent information. The Diocese also uses this list to distribute timely updates regarding important events. Click here and stay connected to the Diocese of Virginia!