"I was hungry and you gave me food, thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me..." Matthew 25:35
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church is dedicated to witnessing the teachings of Jesus Christ, especially the Gospel of Saint Matthew, Chapter 25:31-46.
Our parish offers a wide range of ministry opportunities. Whether you'd like to learn more, pray more, or serve more, we have a ministry for you.
Making an offering of our financial resources is an integral part of what it means to be a Christian. We have a variety ways to make it easy for your to support our church.
MESSAGE FROM THERESA, OLQP’S DRE…
It is with both joy and sadness that I share I will be moving away from the DC area and OLQP at the end of May 2019. My husband, Michael, and I will be moving to Bryn Mawr, PA, where Michael has just accepted a call as an associate rector at the Church of the Redeemer...I have so enjoyed my time here as a part of OLQP for the past year and a half. I am so grateful for the amazing mission lived out by even more amazing people in this wonderfully unique parish. Thank you all for welcoming me in...
FULL-TIME DIRECTOR OF FAITH FORMATION WANTED
OLQP is seeking a creative, dynamic Catholic who is skilled at leading youth (3 years - high school) in faith formation: a BS in Theology or related field is required; MA in Theology, Faith Formation, Education, Educational Administration or related field is preferred. Demonstrated competence in theology, catechesis, pastoral ministry and administration; experience with family catechesis or willingness to employ our family-based catechetical model; familiar with sacramental preparation; strong communication skills; ability to multi-task and be self-motivated, detail-orientated, and well-organized; ability to recruit, train and support volunteer catechists; able to supervise and collaborate well with staff; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, social media and technology; fluent in English and Spanish preferred. Detailed position description available upon request. Please apply with cover letter and resume to: Director of Faith Formation Search, Our Lady Queen of Peace, firstname.lastname@example.org
PART-TIME FOUNDATIONS & FAMILY CIRCLES COORDINATOR WANTED
OLQP is seeking a program coordinator for monthly catechesis classes, family Masses, and support for at-home group catechesis program. Ideal candidate is a practicing Catholic skilled in liturgy planning, catechist recruiting and training, and curriculum planning. Requirements include strong verbal and written communication skills, strong computer literacy and excellent work ethic. Detailed position description available upon request. Please apply with cover letter and resume to: Foundations Coordinator Search, Our Lady Queen of Peace, email@example.com.
OLQP BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM
Join us Saturday, February 23, 6:30 pm, Fr. Ray Hall with guest speaker Mr. Craig C. Syphax, President, Black Heritage Museum of Arlington who will tell the story of his family -- Arlington’s oldest Black family. The presentation includes birth of Charles Syphax at Mt. Vernon, home of our first President, and moves to the Custis-Lee estate (aka Arlington House)*. Hosted by OLQP’s UJAMAA Committee; please contact Veronica Dabney for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
FOOD PANTRY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The food pantry produce baggers need some help. If you have a couple of hours on Tuesday evening at 7 pm to come help bag the produce for the food pantry in Fr Ray Hall, we would love to have your help. Interested, please contact Alejandra Gonzalez: email@example.com.
MATT 25 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Do you have a couple of hours on Saturday morning to help sort donations? We need sorters from 9 am until 12 pm, Saturday mornings for the store to be stocked on Sundays. Interested and for info, contact Sally Diaz-Wells: firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-979-5580.
GABRIEL PROJECT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Gabriel Project is looking for volunteers with a large vehicle to help them distribute cribs for families with no means of transportation. Volunteers would be picking up the donated cribs and dropping them off to the family in need. Commitment is about twice a month. If you can help, please contact Marti Yates: email@example.com
CARPENTERS SHELTER DINNER - THURSDAY FEBRUARY 21st
Menu this month is fried or baked chicken, Mac and cheese, green beans, salad, fruit salad, brownies and lemonade. Jane Oates is coordinating this month: Janeoates2001@yahoo.com, 202-262-0974. Please email her to sign up if not using Google doc. Food can be brought to the Parish Office kitchen Monday - Friday between 8:30-4:30 labeled "Carpenters Shelter" and placed in refrigerator, freezer, or counter. If delivering the day-of, Thursday 2/21, bring to Father Ray Hall between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. Please do not leave food in the Founders Room kitchen or Fr. Ray Hall kitchen. If bringing food directly to Carpenters Shelters, label clearly “OLQP, Dinner, Thursday February 21”.
Sunday 2/24 - Young Adult Potluck - 7:15 pm - Founders Room
Our Lady Queen of Peace
2700 South 19th Street
Arlington, Virginia, 22204, USA
Office hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm (closed on federal holidays)Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 5:30pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:15am,
6:00pm (Young Adult Mass)