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10 am Worship for July and August!

by Daniel

With temperatures reaching into the 90s today, we can tell its summer, making it a great day to reveal something cool for next month. July and August’s Sunday worship will be at 10am instead of 11am! Worship, sing, pray, and get on with your day. ūüėé

A Post for Pentecost

by Daniel

Today is Pentecost, the last Sunday of the Easter Season. We celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit in power not only long ago, but in our midst now working for the good in us to help us transform the world through our service. The fact that people from many places heard about God in […]

Happy Birthday, Pastor Ruth!

by Daniel

We are grateful for all that you do for us as a congregation and for the wider community.  We are blessed to have you ministering at Bruen Chapel.

Thank You, Daniel Viehland!

by Daniel

This year, Bruen Chapel was so blessed to have Daniel Viehland as a seminary intern. We are thankful for Daniel’s wisdom, humor, vision, and energy these last few months! We look forward to giving a proper lunch send off soon and welcoming him whenever he can come this summer. Daniel’s official intern duties wrapped up […]

Loving Conversations in a Polarized World

by Daniel

Thanks to everyone who stayed after church yesterday. ¬†In case you missed it, here is the video we used to start our discussion. ¬†The scripture to reflect on this week is from Ephesians 4:1-16, which encourages us to “lead a life worthy of the calling to which [we] have been called, with all humility and […]

Do You Want to Fast This Lent?

by Daniel

Pope Francis suggests that you: Fast from hurting words and say kind words Fast from sadness and be filled with gratitude Fast from anger and be filled with patience Fast from pessimism and be filled with hope Fast from worries and have trust in God Fast from complaints and contemplate simplicity Fast from pressures and […]

Ash Wednesday

by Daniel

Ash Wednesday reminds us we are made of dust and one day we will be dust again.  Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and is a somber 40 day period that concludes at Easter.  Wishing you a meaningful Lenten journey.

The Glean Team

by Daniel

Every Sunday through December 18th, the Mosaic District hosts a farmer’s market from 9:30am to 2:30pm. ¬†For the past several weeks, Bruen Chapel has helped to glean some of the unpurchased fresh fruits and vegetables for the hungry in our community at the conclusion of the market. ¬†Last week was the first time that we […]

Ten day countdown to welcome missionary Esther Gitobu

by Daniel

We are so excited to welcome Esther Gitobu and her daughters to Bruen Chapel on the 17th. ¬†We will share a Cambodian meal and hear about Esther’s work in Cambodia, one of Virginia’s main mission partners. ¬†This will be the first in a series of mission dinners focusing on the countries the Virginia Conference helps […]