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Worship at All Saints Episcopal Church Sharon Chapel

All Saints is a ministry of all persons

Every Sunday morning (except during Summer and certain holiday mornings) there are worship services at 8:00 and 10:30 in the sanctuary of All Saints Episcopal Church – Sharon Chapel, located at 3421 Franconia Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22310and Sunday school programs at 9:15 (10:30 during summer) in Gunnell Hall (next to the Church) Additional worship services and changes to the usual schedule are listed on  the Special Worship Services calendar.

Summer Sunday Worship

  • 10:00 a.m. worship service follows Holy Eucharist, Rite II, from the BCP and also includes readings from the Bible, a full sermon, prayers, and Communion, as well as music led by the All Saints  Sharon Chapel choir.

 Sunday Worship and Sunday School (Fall, Winter, and Spring)

  • The 8:00 a.m. worship service follows the Rite I Holy Eucharist from the 1979 Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and is a quiet, contemplative service with readings from the Bible, a full sermon, prayers, and Communion.
  • At 9:15 a.m. (10:30 during summer), between the two worship services, there are Sunday school  programs for all ages.
    • The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Sunday school program for children ages 3-12 begins at 9:15 a.m. and continuesuntil the children return to their parents in the Church when it's time for Communion. Children may arrive any time after 9:15.
    • Adult Sunday school offerings include Kerygma Bible Study, Education for Ministry (in conjunction with St. Luke's Episcopal Church), and Inquirers' / Confirmation classes. Adult Sunday school classes meet at 9:15 a.m. on most Sundays.
  • The 10:30 a.m. worship service follows Holy Eucharist, Rite II, from the BCP and also includes readings from the Bible, a full sermon, prayers, and Communion, as well as music led by the All Saints Sharon Chapel choir.

Sunday Morning Schedule (Fall, Winter, and Spring) 

 

Time

 

Worship Services

 

Sunday School Classes

Children
3–12 years old

  Teenagers  

   Adults   

8:00 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

 

Holy Eucharist,

Rite I

     

9:15 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

 

 

Catechesis

of the

Good Shepherd *

 Sept–May: 9:15
Jun–Aug: 10:30

Teen

Sunday

School *

Adult

Sunday

School *

10:30 a.m.

12:00 noon

 

Holy Eucharist,

Rite II

   
* The Catechesis Sunday school class ends in time for children to re-join parents in the sanctuary for Communion during the 10:30 worship service; Catechesis (for children under 12) meets only at 10:30 during summer; Teen Sunday school meets during the school year ; Adult Sunday school meets most Sundays, but takes a break during Summer.

 

Nursery-room childcare (for children under 3) is normally available between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon to allow parents to attend Sunday school and the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service.

All who seek God and are drawn to the Christ are welcome to receive Holy Communion regardless of their church affiliation.

All Saints Episcopal Church Sharon Chapel is located in Fairfax County at 3421 Franconia Road, Alexandria, Virginia.

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Our parish prayer

Gracious God, we thank you for the blessings of our parish family and the ever-growing spirit we share through your grace. Guide us, O Lord, as you reveal yourself to us, both individually and corporately. Grant us the gifts of insight and discernment so we may share the warmth we enjoy through your love. Keep us ever mindful of the deep roots this parish has in our community, and your call to spread the branches of faith ever wider. Empower us, Lord, as we spread your word, and grant us peace, safe harbor, and unity for the sake of your Son, our Savior, Jesus Christ. Amen.


Our vision

  • Helping everyone establish a healthy spiritual life, including everyone in the ownership of our program and ministry.
  • Developing Christian leaders who value teamwork with Christ.
  • Mission outreach beyond our walls to serve Christ in our community and the world.