He is a familiar sight, smiling and waving to drivers as they pass the Church of Our Redeemer on Route 50. He is the Rev. John Sheehan, the waving priest of Aldie.
Fifteen minutes before the start of each worship service, no matter the weather, Sheehan stations himself outside the front doors of the 125-year-old church and waves to passersby. He keeps waving until the service begins, pausing only to greet worshipers as they arrive.
The Washington Post, March 29, 2015
Two Leesburg churches are uniting to offer a “Blue Christmas” community worship service for people who are experiencing sadness and loss during the holiday season.
Washington Post, December 17, 2014
People with low incomes who lack health insurance can get medical services at a new free clinic in Chantilly. The Adams Compassionate Healthcare Network, a nonprofit arm of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, formally opened the clinic June 8 with an inaugural ceremony at the ADAMS Sully Center.
June 16, 2014
The first chapter in the story of Riverside Presbyterian Church in Sterling has quietly closed, with the sale of five acres of prime real estate in Cascades to a developer.
Washington Post, June 9, 2014
On the evening of June 11, Community Table of Loudoun will serve a free sit-down dinner at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Ashburn for anyone who would like to attend.
Washington Post, June 2, 2014
On the first day of spring, after a long, snowy winter, about 40 people gathered outside the Loudoun County Courthouse at noon Thursday to witness local members of the clergy giving their blessings to couples in committed same-sex relationships.
Washington Post, March 22, 2014
Meadowkirk, a 358-acre conference and retreat center near Middleburg, has been sold, according to officials of the National Capital Presbytery, the property’s previous owner. Loudoun County land records confirm that the property was sold July 15 to Delta Farm LLC for about $11.6 million.
Washington Post, July 28, 2013
An interfaith Babe Ruth League baseball team that emphasizes practicing good values was rewarded with what the parent of one player called the “experience of a lifetime” — playing at Nationals Park in the District.
Washington Post, May 28, 2013
Meadowkirk, a 358-acre retreat and conference center near Middleburg, is for sale, after its owner, the National Capital Presbytery, decided that it could no longer afford to keep the property.
Washington Post, February 25, 2013