Sunday, March 7, 2021
Virtual worship will take place Sundays at 9 AM on Zoom:
Join Zoom meeting here:
To Dial in: (301) 715 8592
Meeting ID: 829 5300 3225
If you are unable to tune in at 9, know that a recording of this service will remain available on our YouTube channel.
The Children's Sermon and Gospel reading will still be included in…Read More »
Outdoor Worship has been suspended by the Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia due to the surging rate of COVID throughout our Diocese. Please stay tuned for updates. There will be no outdoor worship beginning Sunday, December 13, until further notice.
When we resume services, read below for what to expect.
You must register to reserve one of the 14 spots on the lawn, either online o…Read More »
Music is an important part of our worship together. The hymns we sing are found in the 1982 Hymnal and in the Wonder, Love and Praise hymnal. During the school year our Youth Choir sings at the 10:00 AM Sunday service at least once each month, and the Sanctuary Choir sings at the 10:00 AM Sunday service.
The Parish’s music program depends on parishioners to participate in the pra…Read More »
Worship at St. Michael's:
Whether you’ve been to Episcopal services all your life, or this is your first, we hope you’ll worship in the way that is most comfortable to you. The service instructions about standing, kneeling, and other directions are intended to help clue you into the habits of this particular community.
The words of our worship service are lifted from the Episcopal …Read More »
The root of the word “liturgy” is “the work of the people.” Meaning all that happens in the sanctuary with the community who gathers works because of communal participation. The beautiful thing about this invitation to participate is that who we are and what we bring is enough because God meets us here! Parishioners are invited to take a role in leading worship on a weekly basis …Read More »
Holy Baptism, one of the two primary sacraments of the Church, is initiation into the Christian Church. As the Book of Common Prayer states, "Holy Baptism is full initiation by water and the Holy Spirit into Christ's Body the Church. The bond which God establishes in Baptism is indissoluble."
Baptisms are held on the Sunday commemorating the Baptism of Jesus (the Sunday after …Read More »
Weddings are held at St. Michael's for members of the parish and their families. The Canons of the Episcopal Church require at least thirty days' notice for weddings. Planning requirements at St. Michael's usually require several months’ notice. Please contact the Rector for more information on preparing for weddings.
Funerals are held at St. Michael's primarily for parishioners and their families. Pre-planning of funerals in consultation with the Rector is encouraged.