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  • 2022 Program Results
  • Nancy Calvert: Volunteer Speaker for NSB 2023

    Nancy Calvert: Volunteer Speaker for NSB 2023

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    Nancy Calvert retired from the Department of the Navy in 2019 following 31-1/2 years of federal service.  She began her career at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in 1987 as a marine machinery mechanic apprentice working onboard nuclear submarines, carriers, and cruisers. A few years after graduating from the apprenticeship, she was impacted by the 1994 reduction…

  • Tyrone King: Next Step Participant and STRIVE Graduate

    Tyrone King: Next Step Participant and STRIVE Graduate

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    Have you ever known the experience of being “stuck” in life’s ditch, in the metaphor of the Good Samaritan parable? You’re thinking, “No, not me!” but think again: All of us have been stuck, whether it’s a small “s” stuck or a big “S” stuck. We may not have been homeless or jobless or served time…

  • The 2023 Change Agent Award

    The 2023 Change Agent Award

    The Samaritan Ministry Change Agent Award is given quarterly and annually to any SMGW staff member – paid or volunteer, full-time or part-time – who gives exceptional service above and beyond their “regular duties.” Since one of our core values is “participating in one other’s transformation” this award invites staff to name individuals who stands…

  • Next Step Breakfast 2023

    Next Step Breakfast 2023

    Meet the Speakers! Our Corporate Sponsors! Photos from the Event! View More Photos Table Captains Table Captains are individuals, often from our partner churches and schools, who work with each other to invite others to attend the Next Step Breakfast. While all individuals wishing to learn more about our shared ministry in the community are…

  • The Merging of Ministries

    The Merging of Ministries

    At our last Partner Council meeting of 2022 on Nov. 29, we the Council officially approved the merger of Southeast Ministry (SEM) with  Samaritan Ministry. This means several things: First and foremost, it means that SEM students are now Samaritan Ministry participants!  Second, it means that the work of SEM is now our work at…

  • Season’s Greetings

    Season’s Greetings

    From Executive Director, Rev. David B. Wolf In this holiday season, I share with you a message of hopefulness and blessing. At its best, the holiday season embodies a spirit of generosity, especially for those stuck in life’s ditch, in the metaphor of the Good Samaritan parable. For many of us, this means acts of…

  • The Rev. Andrew T.P. Merrow: Emcee for Gala 2022

    The Rev. Andrew T.P. Merrow: Emcee for Gala 2022

    The Rev. Andrew Merrow of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church of Arlington, Virginia will be the emcee for this years 36th annual Gala. He speaks for a variety of regional civic, non-profit community organizations and represents St. Mary’s in state, national and international organizations connected to the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion, such as The Compass…

  • 360 Degrees of Giving

    By Jeff Hale One of the phrases we like to use when we talk about supporting Samaritan Ministry is “our donors generously give their time, talent and treasure.” That has never been more true than in the last year. Since the pandemic arrived, the needs of our community have been extreme, and so has the…