Sunday, January 04, 2009

January 4, 2009
Gayton, Virginia

Jim Riddell, interim pastor at Cambridge church, lays hands on Price McLean during a ceremony ordaining McLean a deacon.

Members of Cambridge church line up to participate in the ordination ceremony.

Meghan Tussing shares her experiences in Nigeria during the recent rioting there.

December 28, 2008
Gayton, Virginia

The youth praise team perform during Sunday morning worship at Cambridge church.

Shawn Jarrar with his Christmas gift, an electric guitar.

Claire Harey, a student home for the holidays, performs a solo during the service.

Win Davis, minister to students, speaks during the worship service as members of the praise team look on.

Chantilly, Virginia
December 26, 2008

Henry Smith and Max Dixon race along the front of the Smithsonian Air and Space facility near Dulles International Airport.

Short Pump, Virginia
Christmas Day

Shannon Bangham Dixon — "Click" — with Chi Chi and Guinness on Christmas morning along Copperas Creek.

A white tree, the newest addition to the Bangham Christmas decorations.

Max Bangham Dixon opening presents on Christmas Day.

Margaret Bryan on Christmas Day in the foyer of Spring Arbor Assisted Living facility.

December 21, 2008
Gayton, Virginia

The single rose is in honor of Aubrey Stillwell, born to Anna Wilson-Stillwell and Chad Stillwell earlier in the week.

Jim Riddell preaches to the congregation of Cambridge church the Sunday  before Christmas.

Price and Kelly McLean react to Jim's sermon.

Three nativity sets grace a table at Cambridge church. They are from, left to right, Madagascar, Nigeria and Peru.

The fourth candle on the Advent wreath — the candle of hope — is lit during the Sunday service.

Jenine Jarrar plays the part of Mary during the children's Christmas program at Cambridge church.

Jenine, Christopher Owens and Matthew Banholzer during the children's Christmas program.

Gayton, Virginia
December 14, 2008

Jay Smith delivers a sermon at Cambridge church. The church called him as their new pastor a week later.

Christopher Owens enjoys the children's sermon at Cambridge church.

Harriet Jones performs a solo during the worship service at Cambridge church.

December 13, 2008
Richmond, Virginia

Photo shoot with Crimson Flow for their first CD release.

Short Pump, Virginia
Crimson Flow concert at the Daily Grind

Malachi Haney listens as his parents perform in a concert at the Grind.

Malaki made the rounds of regulars during the concert, including Sam Jarrar, owner of the Grind.

Eric and Annisa Haney played a selection of seasonal songs during the special Christmas concert.

Grind concerts are always family affairs.

Richmond, Virginia
December 12, 2008

Firefighters arrive at the Pusey House in response to an alarm.

The alarm was set off when rain shorted out the system.

The Robin Inn, a favorite Italian restaurant in the Fan district.

Short Pump, Virginia
December 12, 2008

Sadie at rest.


knsayres said...

good to see you back! looks like you had an amazing christmas. and i love the image of jenine. happy 2009.

humanobserver said...

You just back with a bang....I don't what else to comment !