“Shine as a light” in our community
In our baptismal covenant, we pledge to seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves. As members of St. Paul’s, we also pledge to shine as a light in the world to the glory of God. Together, we pledge to seek, serve, and shine by devoting our time, talents, and treasure to serve the most vulnerable in our community and around the world.
Explore all the ways to serve within St. Paul’s — for example, as an acolyte, on our Altar Guild, or in one of the children or adult choirs — and outside St. Paul’s through our many outreach ministries.
The mission of the St. Paul’s Lazarus Ministry is to provide emergency financial assistance, food bags, and counseling to residents in the City of Alexandria. We serve the working poor, homeless, disabled, and those who are experiencing unexpected hardship. We treat clients with dignity and respect, maintaining an attitude of kindness and support while we provide comfort to those…Read More »
Alexandria Involved Ecumenically (ALIVE!)
ALIVE! is a nonprofit organization of volunteers from nearly 40 religious congregations and the community, working together to help those in need in Alexandria. Founded in 1969, ALIVE! is the largest private safety net for the needy in the city, addressing both short- and long-term needs for those less fortunate in the community. ALIVE! se…Read More »
Pennies from Heaven Fundraiser
Each summer, we raise scholarships for young students to attend elementary school in Renk, South Sudan. A gift of $300 covers tuition, food, and school uniforms for one year. To make a donation of any amount, write “Pennies from Heaven” in the memo line of a check to St. Paul’s.
St. Paul's South Sudanese Congregation
For well over a decade, South Sudan…Read More »