V.O.W. is a volunteer, non-denominational Christian,
community choir specializing in soul-winning praise and worship for the glory of God and the edification of the body. All singers and musicians are dedicated to using their God-given musical gifts for excellence in worship. Under the musical direction of founder and accomplished singer/songwriter, pianist and instructor, Felicia Kessel Crawley, V.O.W. specializes in engaging audiences with its spirit-filled brand of praise and worship.


Since their debut performance at the "Battle of the Choirs" benefit concert for Haiti on June 7, 2008, sponsored by the Community Church in Ashburn, the group of seasoned musicians and singers has continued to perform and participate in national and regional religious observances, special events and concerts, and humanitarian-based sponsorship events. For engagements or audition, contact us at: www.kesselministries.com.


Felicia Kessel Crawley is an extraordinarily gifted and talented musical director, performer, composer and minister of music who has been training and directing choirs for more than 20 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in music from Boston University School of Music, a Master of Music Education in Music Therapy from Duquesne University School of Music and is in the process of completing her doctorate in Strategic Pastoral Counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. A private piano and vocal instructor, the former Duke Ellington School of the Arts music theory and piano technique instructor has played regularly as the pianist/keyboardist with the Reston Community Orchestra and The McLean Symphony over the past several years. She is also the director of the Symphony's Festival Singers.


To witness through our worship


To offer up our musical gifts in spirit and in truth to the glory of God and the love of Christ.


“Reaching the Ultimate Worship Experience Through our Praise”


"Praise Without Walls," is a public prayer and praise community outreach service, sponsored by V.O.W. , held on a quarterly basis in collaboration with local area churches: ministers, singers, praise dancers and musicians. There is no charge for this spirit-filled event which is open to all for the purpose of bringing together individuals from diverse communities of faith and beliefs for corporate prayer, authentic worship and an anointed word. Attendees are asked to bring donations of canned goods for distribution by the LINK network of churches.


If you believe God has called you to the music ministry and you have a heart for praising God through a spirit of Worship, V.O.W. welcomes you…….. Contact Felicia Kessel Crawley for audition and further information at: (703) 406-6140 or fkcrawley@gmail.com.



PERFORMANCES: 1) Community Prayer & Praise events
2) Special Events/Invitations/Holiday Programs –
(not to conflict w/ Sunday a.m. church services)
3) Regional observances of Nat’l Prayer events
4) Christian-sponsored competitive events


1) VOW Worship CDs
a. Praise & Worship & Original music
b. Hymns, Anthems, Gospel & Spiritual favorites


1) Ministry of Music: Biblical foundations of Worship
Understanding our Commitment as Levites and authentic Christians
2) Musical Skills Training: Sight-reading, Vocal Training
3) Vocal Performance Skills
4) Conductor’s training
5) Musical direction & training for musicians


Music selection is guided by the anointing of Minister of Music & VOW Director, Felicia Crawley. Recommendations are welcome and encouraged and will be prayerfully considered. (*Opportunities for solos and leads are available to all, but assigned on an individual basis by the Director.)


VOW singers and musicians rehearse twice a month (usually Thurs. evenings) @ 7:30 p.m. in Reston, VA. Additional rehearsals on Saturdays will be added for those unable to make weekday evenings. Location: Sunset Hills Montessori School - 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA 20191. (See Directions below.)


Felicia Kessel Crawley
Kessel Music Ministries
(703) 406-6140/office
(703) 725-5042/cell

For more information visit us at: "kesselministries.com" or send us an email at:  felicia@kesselministries.com

Directions to V.O.W. Rehearsals:

11180 Ridge Heights Road
Reston, VA 20191



Take Dulles Toll Road "East" (VA-267): from Leesburg, Sterling, area
Take Dulles Toll Road "West" from DC toward Dulles Airport/Leesburg


Take "WIEHLE Ave" Exit #13 off VA-267 Toll Road


Turn LEFT onto WIEHLE Ave from EAST-DC or RIGHT from WEST]


Move LEFT toward the MIDDLE lanes to stay on WIEHLE Ave


Turn LEFT at end of intersection onto SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE


Turn RIGHT at 2nd traffic light onto SOUTH LAKES DRIVE and get into LEFT LANE


GO THROUGH LIGHT and stay LEFT to LEFT HAND turning lane. Take first LEFT TURN onto RIDGE HEIGHTS ROAD


Make Immediate LEFT TURN into Parking Lot - Enter 1st doors. *If you get lost or the door is locked, call Felicia’s Cell: 703-725-5042. See you there!