Media

Newspaper Articles

(THE LATEST) SOS’s Efforts to salvage part of the historic Lebanon Grove / Sterling Baptist / Ethiopian Tawehedo church:

“Old Sterling Advocates Rally to Salvage History Before Second Historic Church Demolished” by Joe Dill for The Loudoun Tribune

Check out the following, written by SOS members and associates:

“Old Sterling Wheelwright Shop on Ruritan Circle now serves as a storage facility” by Mark Gunderman for The Patch

“Saving Old Sterling Schoolhouse” by Mark Gunderman for The Blue Ridge Leader

“The Last Chance to Save Old Sterling” by Mark Gunderman and Bill Ewing for LoudounNow’s “In Our Backyard”

“Sterling Ruritans […]” by Mark Gunderman and Tom Hummer for LoudounNow

“Saving what little remains of old town Sterling” by Mark Gunderman for The Patch

“Ethiopian Orthodox Church Grows in Sterling” by Mark Gunderman for LoudounNow

“Sterling Park Began as Guilford Station in 1860” by Mark Gunderman for The Patch

The following articles involve our efforts to save the historic Sterling Methodist Church building
(SOS was previously “SHHPC”):

“Davis Church Meets its End” by Renss Greene for LoudounNow

“Old Sterling Methodist Church built in 1897 demolished” by Mark Gunderman for The Patch

“Salvaging the Old Methodist Church” (Video) by Bill Ewing (YouTube)

“Historic Sterling church to meet its final fate” by Sophie Scheps for The Loudoun Times-Mirror

“In Sterling, Davis Church Deal Erodes” by Renss Greene for LoudounNow

“Fate of historic Sterling church remains a question mark” by Trevor Baratko for The Loudoun Times-Mirror

“Final BZA Appeal” (Video) by Bill Ewing (YouTube)

“Developer Proposes Compromise for Sterling’s Davis Church” by Renss Greene for LoudounNow

“A Fight Over a Falling Down Church” by Renss Greene for LoudounNow

Television

“Where antiquing and Lebanese food meet” — WUSA-9

“Residents fight to preserve historic Va. church” by Rich Reeve for ABC7

Newsletters

Feel free to print these out (2-sided, full color) and share with the community:

SOS Newsletter 002

SOS Newsletter 001

About Mona’s

It all Happens at Mona’s Cafe:

How it all started, why we care and what we’re trying to do — by Andrea Gaines in The Blue Ridge Leader