By the Rev. Canon J. Fletcher Lowe Jr., Priest in Residence
Cross-posted from the Diocese of Virginia Newsroom
The following article by St. Paul's Priest in Residence Fletcher Lowe was originally published in the Diocese of Virginia Newsroom on February 2.
"St. Paul's is at the epi-center of downtown Richmond."
-- Jack Berry, CEO/President, Richmond Convention and Visitors' Center
Within walking distances of St. Paul's, Richmond are the State Capitol and the General Assembly, City Hall, the Medical College of Virginia, the Fourth Circuit Court, the Virginia Supreme Court, the John Marshall City Court, Center Stage entertainment center, the Library of Virginia , the banking, legal and brokerage centers, the Federal Reserve, several non-profits and new residential communities.
So what is St. Paul's Christian mission at this epi-center? What about those 85,000 folks who come downtown every Monday through Friday to work, and what about the increasing number who are moving in? Those are questions that are challenging St. Paul's these days.
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