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gathering in fellowship

Life is better connected. Whether it be at a block party on the street outside St. Paul's, discussing Buddhist wisdom in a book group, or over a beer at Young Adult Trivia Night, it's important that we spend time outside of worship connecting with one another.

Read more about opportunities to gather with your neighbor in the weekly email update. You can also connect through social media using the hashtag #stpaulsrva on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Check out the latest Instagram #stpaulsrva photos.

Upcoming Events

  • You’re welcome to take part in St. Paul’s Book Club, which typically meets third Tuesdays each month. Readings are primarily secular, fiction and non-fiction, and include both contemporary literature and classics. Next selection: News of the World  by Paulette Jiles. Nov. 21, 7:30 pm, 4022 Fauquier Ave. Contact Beth O’Leary, 359-5494,
  • The Greening of the Church will take place Sunday, December 3, immediately after the 11:15 a.m. service. Please join us for this joyous time of hanging the greens. Many hands make light work. We would love to have your help. Questions? email Chris Baum at or call her at 804-447-1375.
  • Please join us for a little pre-Thanksgiving fellowship at the next Foyer Dinner on Sunday, November 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 in the Parish Hall.Foyer Dinners are pot-luck dinners that are a great opportunity to see old friends and make new ones.  At the November dinner, we will hear a presentation about the Emmaus Ministry and we will be collecting warm clothes for our Emmaus guests (socks, hats, gloves, scarves, hand warmers, jackets) and donations for the food pantry (no sugar added fruit, no salt added vegetables, peanut butter, canned tuna, low sodium canned soup, pasta, canned beans). Sign up by using this link, calling the parish office or using the sign-up sheet in the Gathering Space.  Wine and beer will be for sale, and we will also have tea, water and coffee.  If you need child care, please indicate that when you sign up.