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Discipleship Plan Planning Coming Soon!

by Daniel

We are pretty excited to get cracking on the Bruen Chapel Discipleship Plan and are developing our plan for the plan.  Think of it as the pre-game. We will be using Phil Maynard’s Membership to Discipleship book as a resource (see Ruth if you’d like a copy; a CliffsNotes version/short synopsis will be coming soon).  Maynard defines […]

Annual Conference Livestream

by Daniel

Just a friendly reminder that the church office will be closed this Thursday and Friday as Ruth heads to Annual Conference.  Pray that the decisions and connections made there will strengthen our witness and ministry in Virginia.  If you want to see what’s going on in Hampton, you can check in on the conference livestream […]

Daniel V.’s Commission

by Daniel

Sharing some happy news that Bruen Chapel’s first official seminary intern, Daniel Viehland, has …🥁 drum roll please… been commissioned as a provisional elder in the Mountain Sky Conference.  In layman’s terms, he is going to be a pastor up in Montana.  We are so happy for Daniel and know he will bless many, many people […]

Montessori Kindergarten Graduation 2018

by Daniel

Congratulations to all the wonderful Kindergartners from the Montessori School at Cedar Lane who graduated in the sanctuary today.  We have been blessed to share our church building with you throughout these early years of education!  Thanks to the teachers and parents who helped ensure it was a great program and for Pastor Ruth for […]

Joe and Daniel Goodbye Celebration

by Daniel

We have been so blessed to have Joe Jueng as our seminary intern for the past year.  This Sunday, we had to say goodbye to Joe who is headed to New Jersey to minister to college students at Rutgers.  We sent Joe and his wife Sam off in style with a Methodist potluck and a […]

One for the Books: The 2017 (Outdoor!) Charge Conference

by Daniel

Thanks to everyone who participated in today’s Charge Conference and discussion with Arlington District Superintendent Cathy Abbott.  This year, we took our conversation outside to enjoy the perfect fall day! We talked about our congregation’s “circles of influence” and how we can bear witness to Christ’s love to people we already know from our school, […]

Tweet @BruenChapelUMC

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Are you on Twitter?  Did you know Bruen Chapel is too?  You can follow us at the Twitter handle @BruenChapelUMC.  Thanks to Lucy for being Bruen Chapel’s little birdie in the microblogosphere.

Welcome to Our New Seminary Intern!

by Daniel

We are so blessed to welcome a new seminary intern into our midst this academic year.  Joe Jueng is a third year student at Wesley.  We are excited to see where our faith journey takes us together.  Joe got off to a running start as liturgist last Sunday.  Welcome aboard, Joe!

Praying for Those in the Storms

by Daniel

The past few weeks have been full of storms–Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean, making its way to Florida.  One of our former ESL students asked us to specifically pray for Puerto Rico, which sustained damage in the storm, and reminding us that our ESL ministry connects us to neighbors near […]