Don’t worry if you’ve already decided to reboot your Lenten plans? I never make a graceful entry into Lent,  in fact there is usually so much energy and activity around Ash Wednesday, that… Continue reading


Of course you missed the mission presentation at the Diocese of Virginia’s annual meeting this weekend… but here’s a Prezi of full of a Richmond version of modern mission.

Virginia Pridefest 2013

Embodied Prayer

At the Yale ISM Congregations Project, we’ve been experiencing lots of prayer represented in different forms – dance, song, art… Here is a prayer for each participant’s home congregation, expressed through ribbons. (St.… Continue reading


Introduce your community…. St. Paul’s choirmaster, one of our devoted young leaders, and I have taken a week to be immersed in conversation with some great minds at the Yale Divinity School. When… Continue reading

RVA Creative

Richmond area artist, Sara Perkins, to anchor St. Paul’s celebration of creative RVA at First Friday, June 7, 2013. Sara is an educator and graduate student whose art explores the limits of our… Continue reading

Holy Saturday

An Ancient Homily for Holy Saturday Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is… Continue reading

Good Friday Stations

Observe Good Friday and join us in a walking meditation on the via dolorosa at site of the historic Richmond market. Good Friday Stations @ 17th Street Market Friday, March 29, 2013 – 5:30pm… Continue reading

Where to find Imposition of Ashes

Remember you are dust… beautiful dust.  Imposition of Ashes: In the church – St. Paul’s on 8th and Grace – 7:30am Rev. Melanie – at the Bus stop on Broad and 9th –… Continue reading


 Today is Ash Wednesday, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will be offering “Ashes to Go,” for the second year in a row. Ashes to Go is a nationwide movement that has clergy and… Continue reading