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!
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.
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!
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!
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!