The Worship Experience
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Washington, DC 20003
We will begin the new season discussing religious fundamentalism. Co-coordinators: Bill Jones and Kathleen Grant.
St. Mark’s Reading Group meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Dozier library downstairs opposite the nursery at 12:30 pm. Find out what we’re reading this season, and join us!
If you have a free moment this summer, the Wednesday Bible Class invites you to drop in for an hour of Bible study, a brown bag lunch, and fellowship. No reservations or advance reading required.
Our Reclaiming Jesus group will continue to meet on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm, with a repeat of this session on Thursdays at 10:00 am, downstairs in the Dozier Library. Anyone …
Prayer is about quieting our minds and our hearts enough to hear that “still, small voice” speaking to us, that voice of sheer silence that is God speaking in our midst. Some Buddhists, when asked to describe meditation, use an analogy. They say the the mind is like a pond: if it is full of waves and ripples, its surface is confused. But if it is still, that surface becomes calm and it can reflect something beautiful and true. I think the Christian practice of prayer is similar. We have to still our hearts and minds enough to hear that quiet voice. More
…you know, hypocrisy is a funny thing. It’s easy to accuse others of hypocrisy. And it’s actually fun–delicious really–to accuse people I don’t like or don’t agree with of hypocrisy. But it’s not so easy or fun to look at myself and consider whether I’m a hypocrite. More
Jesus said: “those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them…the one who eats this bread will live forever.” This is the way Jesus starts his dialogue with some of his students this morning–and it’s important to note that the people he’s speaking to are his disciples, not his opponents. And yet look at the pushback he gets! And you can understand why–what is Jesus talking about? Is he telling us we should be cannibals? More