Author Archives: Christine Forrest

2019 Backpack Drive

Did you know more than 56,000 children in Fairfax County Public Schools receive free or reduced-price meals? For these families, the prospect of purchasing backpacks and supplies their children need to start the school year is stressful, especially when they are struggling with basic needs.

Western Fairfax Christian Ministries is part of a collaborative effort through Collect for Kids to plan a yearly back-to-school campaign to ensure the neediest children in Fairfax County receive the supplies and backpacks they need to succeed in school. For the 12th year, WFCM is partnering with Kids R First, a 501c3 organization, to provide assistance for students in our community who are on free and reduced school meal plans. In western Fairfax County, WFCM provides new, quality backpacks through generous donations from local churches, businesses, community groups, and individuals. Kid R First, our community partner, provides school supplies. Continue reading

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Confirmed In Faith

This week Christ Presbyterian Church was blessed to welcome Zavier Kerwin and Maximilien Onga Nana Jr. into church membership as they affirm their faith as part of our confirmation process. Thanks to Terry Miller and Bruce Henry for being their Session mentors and to Sue Ferguson for organizing and teaching the sessions. Thanks be to God.

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Child Protection Policy

Christ Presbyterian seeks to be a safe place for all of God’s people.  We take this especially serious in the area of Children.  For more information on how we are committed to this principle please read our Child Protection Policy.

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