The Second Season group will be having a dinner/movie night out. The Second Season is a group of individuals who enjoy participating in activities (age 55 or older) in our congregation and in the community. We will meet at BJ’s restaurant in Gainesville for dinner at 5:00 pm and proceed to the Regal Theater for the 6:30 pm viewing of Sight and Sound’s “Noah”. Cost of the evening for both dinner and movie is $30 (pay at the event). See the Connections insert to sign up.
Pace West School hosted a thank you luncheon for the many community/”village” volunteers. Groups included Crossroads Connection, Dominion Women’s Club, Rotary, Regency Women’s Club, St Paul’s Episcopal Church, & Shepherd of the Hills. Students, elementary through high school shared their talents by reading self written poems, singing, dancing, playing musical instruments, and movie making. The outpouring of appreciation from the students was heart warming and treasured by all.
For over a thousand years, stories from the Bible have been the source of inspiration for beautiful works of art. To celebrate the Transfiguration of Our Lord (Sunday, March 3rd), we will have a special event between services that looks at two famous depictions of this miracle, Raphael’s *The Transfiguration *and Bellini’s Transfiguration of Christ. Artwork from congregation members will also be displayed around the sanctuary for you to enjoy. Join us for this special time of fellowship and discussion of thispivotal moment in Jesus’ ministry and the artistic endeavors it inspired. Pancake breakfast following both worship services this
WHAT: Dine out for donations! 20% of all sales will be donated to Crossroads-Connections WHEN: Monday, February 25th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM WHERE: Panera Bread 7351 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville, Virginia WHY: Raise money for the Crossroads-Connection Weekend Food Program You must show this flyer to the cashier to ensure that your order counts towards our fundraising totals. Thank you for being part of the Crossroads Community!
Save the Date: Second Season will present SOTH’s Warren Beeton who will discuss his recent visit to the West Antarctic Peninsula, Deception Island, and Tierra Del Fuego – the “End of the World.” His photographs will bring to life his encounters with local marine and terrestrial life and demonstrate the effect of climate change on the Antarctic and its wildlife. The program will be held at the Regency at Dominion Valley Clubhouse at 3 p.m. RSVP to the church office or sign up on the Connections insert.
All are invited to an outing on January 13th, to see the Pied Piper Theater’s musical production of Disney’s Newsies. We will meet at the Hylton Performing Arts Center (10960 George Mason Circle) at 2 pm for a backstage tour, and the show starts at 3 pm. The cost is $10 per ticket. Checks should be made to SOTH with “Newsies” in the memo. We need a final head count by January 3, 2019. We will meet at the Hylton Center (10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, Virginia 20109) at 2:00 pm for a back stage tour before the show
Come join the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve. We gather together for worship services with songs of the season and candlelight. Bring the children to see the annual live nativity with camels, sheep and more from 3 – 5 pm. Join us as we worship together and remember the true reason for the season. All are welcome!
Mid-Week Advent Worship All are welcome to join us for a pot luck chili dinner at 6:30 pm with a Holden evening prayer service at 7:30 pm
Family Fun Night March 3, at 5:00 pm, join us for an evening of fun! Staff from Caroline Furnace will be at Shepherd of the Hills for family fun night. Caroline Furnace will be providing dinner, games and a campfire for s’mores. Bring your questions about camp and retreat opportunities! Summer camp opportunities are open to those in first grade to 18 years of age, as well as family camp weeks. Sign up to attend on the *Connections*insert. This summer, the week of July 14-19, 2019, Pastor Darcy will be atCaroline Furnace serving as the chaplain. Visit the Caroline Furnacewebsite
The First Annual Crossroads-Connection Cookie Party was a great success. All proceeds collected through cookie sales will be used to purchase food for the 93 children supported by the Crossroads-Connection weekend food program. When: December 8, 2018 from 4 – 7 pm Where: Shepherd of the Hills – 4090 Sudley Road, Haymarket What: *Cookies ($8 for a small box or $12 for a medium box), folks filled boxes from our selection of over 500 dozen homemade cookies. The crowd enjoyed spending the evening sipping hot cocoa and eating cookies while listening to Christmas music and perusing our raffle prizes.