Pictured taking a break during the Clergy Breakfast are (from left): Rev Jeffrey Haugh, Vale United Methodist Church; Rev. Donald Ferris-McCann, Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church; Rev. Kristen McBrayer, Emmaus UCC; Vienna Mayor Laurie DiRocco; and Del. Mark Keam, (D-35).
Photo courtesy of SCOV
The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) recently held their fourth annual Clergy Breakfast at host church, Vienna Baptist Church. The purpose of SCOV’s Clergy Breakfast is to connect clergy in the community with each other, to recognize and address awareness of the issue of loneliness/isolation, to introduce SCOV’s vision statement: “A World Without Loneliness,” and to share results of clergy visits regarding commonality of their priority needs and concerns. This annual SCOV Clergy Breakfast is open to all faiths. The event was sponsored by AFCM Services, LLC.
Guests at the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) annual Clergy Breakfast joined in a round table discussion about addressing the issue of loneliness and isolation in the community.
Clergy and/or representatives from the following congregations were in attendance: Antioch Christian Church; Bruen Chapel United Methodist Church; Church of the Good Shepherd; Andrew Chapel UMC; Church of the Holy Comforter; Emmanuel Lutheran Church; Emmaus UCC; Oakton United Methodist Church; Vienna Baptist Church; St. John Neumann Catholic Church; Unity of Fairfax; Unitarian Universalist Church of Fairfax; Vale United Methodist Church; Vienna Presbyterian Church; Vienna Baptist Church and Wesley United Methodist Church.
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