PHOTOS

Blessing of the Animals
10/20/2018

In celebration of the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi (Oct. 4) we held a Blessing of the Animals service.

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
9/23/2018

We were blessed to have Dn Shannon Ramey, from St. Timothy’s Anglican Church in Poquoson, VA, visit and serve alongside Fr Hess during our Holy Communion service.

Mathews Market Days
9/8/2018

We were awarded a grant from the Mathews Market Days Committee to go towards our phase one HVAC fundraiser.

No Walls Community Day
8/25/2018

A joint effort amongst Mathews County Pastors, Churches, and Community Leaders to pull our resources together to make an impact in our community. Our first effort is to supply backpacks and school supplies to school age students.

Celebration Reception
7/1/2018

An after service reception with our parishioners, and friends, to celebrate Fr Jason’s ordination to the priesthood.

First Sunday Following Ordination
6/24/2018

Fr Jason’s first Sunday preaching and celebrating Holy Communion as a priest.

Ordination Service @ the 54th General Convention
6/22/2018

At the opening night of the 54th General Convention of the Orthodox Anglican Church, our then deacon-in-charge, the Revd Jason Hess was ordained a priest along with two others by Archbishop Gordon.

Consecration Sunday
5/13/2018

Archbishop Thomas E. Gordon’s first episcopal visit. He consecrated the building, baptized a congregant, preached the Word, and celebrated Holy Communion.

Connect Youth Mission Project
5/6/2018

The youth group from Bellamy United Methodist Church in Gloucester helped spruce up the outside.

Easter Service
4/1/2018

Our first service in the church building.

Everything is Finally in Place
3/31/2018

Dcn Hess and a few volunteers set the worship space up in time for our first service on Easter morning.

Out with the Old, and a Glimpse of the New
1/14/2018

The old pews – having been previously removed from the building – have now been dismantled, and hauled off. Their removal was a huge sigh of relief.

#StThomasRoadTrip
12/9/2017 – 12/10/2017

Big thanks to all the volunteers! This was a 25 hour trip in which – using two 26′ U-Hauls – we picked up church furnishings that was donated to us by two churches in WV.

Rag Party (Church Clean-up)
Mostly on 12/2/2017

Big thanks to all the volunteers! We cleaned up the interior and the exterior.

Finding Home
10/2017

Thank you to Ps Robert & Barbara Gibbs for allowing us to resurrect the old Oak Grove church building and call it home!