The Social Ministries Committee

Social Ministries Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Copy Room.

Social Ministry Committee Members

  • Andie Wessell, Chair
  • Pastor Ralph Wiechmann
  • Penny Payne
  • Mary Miller
  • Jessica Wessell
  • Gwen Kennedy
  • Melissa Colvin
  • Eric Cuthbert

If you would be interested in joining our committee, please contact one of the above listed members.

Social Ministry Service Projects

For information on participating in any of the projects listed below, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Your request will be forwarded to the proper point of contact.

Service ProjectFrequencyPoint of Contact
Bread & Restaurant Food Collection
Pick up bread from Panera and food from other local restaurants for the needy
2-3 times a week

Pastor Wiechmann
Melissa Colvin

Flower Pickup
Pick up flowers from area stores
as needed Pastor Wiechmann
Interfaith Relief
Collection of non-perishable food items for local food pantry
ongoing Andie Wessell
Meals for Congregation
Providing meals for the members who are ill
as needed Cooking with Spirit
Good Shepherd Alliance
Liaison between OSW and Good Shepherd
as needed  Mary Miller
Loudoun County Homeless Shelter/Cold Weather Shelter
Collecting clothing, supplies, snacks, etc.
ongoing Andie Wessell
Project Linus LCJDC
Making blankets with residents for children who are ill
2 times a month Penny Payne
Mary Miller
Angel Tree
Providing Christmas presents for children of inmates, Bibles and more
yearly Penny Payne
Mary Miller
Mosaic-Virginia Pregnancy Services
Baby Bottle Campaign and Annual fund-raising dinner
2 times a year Karen Cecil
Life Ministry Team
March for the Sanctity of all Human Life at our Nation's Capital in January
yearly Karen Cecil
Thanksgiving Bags/Interfaith Relief
Coordinating food collection and packing events for local food pantry
October-November Penny Payne
Mary Miller
Andie Wessell
LC Homeless Shelter Dinners
Preparing and serving dinner at local shelter
monthly Gwen Kennedy
Stop Hunger Now
Assemble packaged meals for poverty stricken countries

Jessica Wessell
Gwen Kennedy

The Homeless Shelter meal calendar is now available on the bulletin board for sign up.

Contact Information

43115 Waxpool Road, Ashburn, VA 20148
Ph: 703-858-9254
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Sunday Worship Services

8:00 AM – Traditional
9:30 AM – Traditional (1st, 3rd Sundays)
9:30 AM – Contemporary (2nd, 4th Sundays)
11:00 AM – Contemporary

Holy Communion celebrated at all services
Nursery available Sundays 7:45AM – Noon

9:30 AM – Bible Study and Sunday School

11:00 AM - Bible Study

Our Mission

The mission of this church is to reach broken and hurting people with the saving and healing message of Jesus Christ.