Saints Peter & Paul Orthodox Mission
Culpeper, Virginia
Diocese of the South OCA
A New Catechumen!

On Saturday, 2 March, we enrolled Gary as a catechumen at Ss Peter & Paul Mission parish in Culpeper. Many years Gary! 

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1st Annual Meeting 10/08/22

20th All American Council in Baltimore

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Fr. Philip Kontos Visit

Our mission was blessed with the guest visit of Rev. Fr. Philip Kontos, Rector of St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Lake Worth, Florida. Fr. Philip is a seminary classmate and dear friend of Fr. Adam and now a friend of our mission parish. Many years, Father!

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Patronal Feast of Ss Peter & Paul

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Blessing of a Local Diner

Fr. Adam was blessed to be the guest of Kyriakos "Charlie" and Litsa at their Diner on Main St. in Culpeper. Glory to God for new frineds who share our faith and who wish the very best for our mission's success!

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Theophany 2022 - Great Blessing of the Waters at Pelham Lake

On Saturday, 22 January, 2022, Ss. Peter & Paul Mission parish participated in the blessing of the waters for the Feast of Holy Theophany at Pelham Lake, the main municipal water resevoir for the town of Culpeper. Christ is Baptized! In the Jordan!

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Blessing of the Animals

On Saturday, 11/06, we hald a blessing of the animals open to the public at Yowell Meadow Park in Culpeper's Downtown.

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Inaugural services for Ss. Peter & Paul Mission

On Octhober 15-16/2021, Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox mission celebrated the inaugural Vespers and Divine Liturgy in the parish hall of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in the heart of Culpeper, VA. We are grateful for the gracoius accomodation of St. Stephen's. 

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DOS Assembly Miami 2021

The Diocese of the South met together in Assenbly in Miami Lakes, FL at Christ the Savior Cathedral. During this assembly, His Eminence, Archbishop Alexander, signed and delivered the antimens to Fr. Adam for Ss. Peter & Paul Orthodox Mission in Culpeper, VA!


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Molieben to the Holy Spirit at the Beginning of Any Good Work - 09/26/2021

On Sunday evening, 9/26, Ss Peter & Paul Mission gathered again at Springhaven Farm to celebrate a Molieben at the start of any Good Thing. We enjoyed a picnic and bonfire and live music. We were happy to welcome many guests and well wishers who are desiring to see this mission in Culpeper succeed. We anointed the faithful with oil from the tomb of St. John of Shanghai and the relics of St. Job of Pochaev were also available for veneration. Both of these Holy men are patrons of our mission parish. Ss Job and John, pray to God for us!

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On Sunday evening, 22 August, 2021, we gathered for the first time at Spring Haven Farm in Boston, VA- just outside of Culpeper. We enjoyed a picnic, bonfire, and wonderful fellowship. Fr. Adam greeted us with a motivating message encouraging us to lay the cornerstone properly. Christ is that cornerstone!

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