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July 27, 1964: Church site purchased by Presbytery of Potomac

April 4, 1965: First worship services held at Garfield Elementary School, Springfield, Virginia

January 1966: Six Elders nominated, petition sent to Presbytery for organization

March 6, 1966: Seventy-one members received to official church body

April 3, 1966: Cornerstone Service for new church home on Carrleigh Parkway in Springfield

August 14, 1966: First Service held at Kirkwood’s new building, in what is now Fellowship Hall

April 2, 1972: Ground Breaking for the new sanctuary

October 6, 1974: Dedication of new sanctuary

April 1994: Thirtieth Anniversary of Kirkwood celebrated

April 1998: The congregation elected Kirkwood’s first Board of Deacons

September 2003: Began Concerts from Kirkwood series

January 2004: Began major renovation of the sanctuary and first floor

April 2007: Dedicated renovated sanctuary, offices, restrooms, conference room

April 2007: Celebrated 40th Anniversary of Founding of Kirkwood

March 2016: 50th anniversary celebrated 

March 2020: In-person worship paused due to COVID-19 pandemic; online worship begins

September 2021: In-person worship resumes; online ministry continues via new hybrid worship format

January 2022: In-person worshp paused due to COVID-19 Omicron variant; online worship continues

February 2022: In-person worship resumes; hybrid worship continues via YouTube

October 2022: Godly Play introduced as Sunday School for children

August 2023: Manse is sold; church engages with the Presbyterian Foundation's Project Regeneration


A Timeline of Pastoral Leadership

George N. Cayman, 1966-1968

G. Carswell Hughs, 1968-1972

Tom Davidson, 1973-1986

David Campbell, 1988-2000

(Associate Pastor Steven K. Arndt, 1994-1996)

(Associate Pastor Scott Bean, 1997-2000)

(Interim Robert Harris, 2001-2002)

Larry Lees, 2002-2018

(Interim Susan Wilder, 2019-2021)

Campbell Hackett, 2021-current

(Parish Associate Pat Futato, 2023-current)

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