2024-06-17 12:14 AM

Church Defectors Seek to Divert Building Funds to Legal Defense

Facing an appeal filed this week to the Virginia Supreme Court of decisions made in their favor at the circuit court level last year, defectors from the Episcopal Church, USA, occupying the historic Falls Church property downtown in the City of Falls Church, are asking parishioners for permission to loot the church’s building fund to […]

Judge Rules Defectors Have No Claim on Endowment $

Buoyed by the ruling of Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Randy Bellows last week that defectors from the Falls Church Episcopal Church do not have a right to the church’s endowment fund, Falls Church’s “Continuing Episcopalians” are now mulling how to put the fund’s approximately $750,000 to its intended work of “furthering the Christian ministry in […]

Falls Church City News Briefs

Palin Due at Pricey Tyson’s Corner Fundraiser Oct. 13 Republican Vice Presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin will appear at a pricey fundraiser in support of the McCain-Palin ticket on Monday, Oct. 13, at the Ritz Carlton in Tysons Corner, it was announced yesterday.

Senator Mary Margaret Whipple’s Richmond Report

Affordable Housing is an issue of great importance in this high-priced region where not even our teachers and police personnel can afford to live in the communities they serve. It is a multifaceted issue that requires our best, most strenuous efforts to make a dent in the problem. Government, the private sector and faith communities […]

A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Grim, grim, and grimmer. That was the message delivered to the Board of Supervisors by County Executive Anthony H. Griffin on Monday as he released his proposed Fiscal Year 2009 budget for Fairfax County. The $3.3 billion General Fund budget, as proposed, holds county and school spending flat. The new budget reflects an increase of […]