Author: Jenny Cudahy

27 Jan Jenny Cudahy

Jenny Cudahy serves as our Director of Family Ministry and Communications, which means she wears multiple hats at Calvary. Jenny has served three churches in multiple roles: as Discipleship Director for a Lutheran church in Charlottesville, Va., as Director of Children’s Ministries in Centreville, Va.,...

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27 Jan Verona Dlamin

Verona Dlamin serves Calvary as our Children’s Ministry Associate and Nursery Caregiver. Verona is originally from South Africa and has been working as an Au Pair in the U.S. for 20 months. Verona joined the staff in July, and recently shared what she loves about...

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25 Jan Simplicity, Part 2

A few years ago I was doing some reading about Sabbath and Sabbath practices.   It is tragic that for many people, “Sabbath-keeping” is associated with all the things you aren’t allowed to have or do on Sundays.  A strict list of what can seem like...

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24 Jan Accompanist: David Maley

David completed the music therapy program at Shenandoah University and currently holds the credential, MT-BC (Music Therapist Board Certified). His undergraduate work was completed at George Mason University, where he earned a B.A. in Music, with minors in Psychology and Exercise Science.  David is currently...

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Jane Kerr

24 Jan Principal Organist:  Jane Kerr

After moving to Alexandria to be close to their growing family, Jane Kerr and John Kerr began searching for their church home. On Palm Sunday 2013, John and Jane worshipped at Calvary for the first time and knew immediately, they were home. We recently asked Jane...

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I have a dream sermon series

21 Jan Jonah’s Escape Room Strategy

Joel 2:1, 12-14 and Jonah 3:1-5, 10 January 21, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church It's a scenario straight out of a horror movie. You have been kidnapped and blindfolded. After some jostling and being moved from place to place, you finally rip off the blindfold and discover...

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18 Jan Simplicity, Part 1

Simplicity.  That is my word for 2018, and I am embracing it with a vengeance. One of the reasons that simplicity is my focus this year is that I recognize within me a deep hunger and longing for it.  I am coming off a year that...

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I have a dream sermon series

14 Jan Wanted: Dreamers for God’s Kingdom

Genesis 37:17b-37 and Revelation 21:1-5 January 14, 2018 M. Michelle Fincher Calvary Presbyterian Church It was one of the biggest speeches of his career, and he knew it. Martin Luther King Jr. was already widely recognized as the spiritual leader of the American civil rights movement. The podium set...

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11 Jan The Gift of Presence

I sit in my office this morning, fingers poised over the computer keyboard, awaiting words and inspiration and more words.  Because nothing is coming, at least not yet, I am suddenly aware of the loud cacophony outside my window:  horns honking, a man yelling, something...

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