HR53: Commending David and Eunjoo Anderson.

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 53

Offered February 24, 2022
Commending David and Eunjoo Anderson.
Patron-- Kory

WHEREAS, David and Eunjoo Anderson, highly admired faith leaders, have worked diligently to maintain a pastoral presence in and around the Virginia State Capitol through their work with Capitol Commission; and

WHEREAS, the son of a pastor, David Anderson grew up in Virginia Beach and began to cultivate his deep and abiding faith at a young age; he attended a Bible college and was first ordained while serving with his father as a youth pastor; and

WHEREAS, David Anderson moved to California, where he met his beloved wife, Eunjoo, and graduated from The Master’s Seminary in California; and

WHEREAS, while considering work as foreign missionaries, David and Eunjoo Anderson were inspired by the writings of the Apostle Paul, who largely ministered in capital cities, and researched ways to help the nation’s leaders grow in prayer; and

WHEREAS, David Anderson was appointed as a state chaplain with Capitol Commission, a nonprofit organization that coordinates ministries in capitol communities around the country; and

WHEREAS, since 2003, David and Eunjoo Anderson have ministered to state legislators and other officials in the executive and judicial branches of government and hosted weekly expositional Bible studies at the Virginia State Capitol from January to June; and

WHEREAS, David Anderson has also offered his wise guidance to members of the Virginia Division of Capitol Police as chaplain; and

WHEREAS, David and Eunjoo Anderson have helped countless individuals at the Virginia State Capitol grow in faith and learn to better serve their constituents and the Commonwealth as a whole; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, That David and Eunjoo Anderson hereby be commended for their work to support and inspire state officials through the power of prayer and ministry as members of Capitol Commission; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to David and Eunjoo Anderson as an expression of the House of Delgates’ admiration for their exceptional contributions to the Commonwealth.