The Worship Experience
301 A Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Newcomers welcome to this Sunday morning adult bible study. We will be studying First Samuel, the Hebrew Scriptures. Each class consists of a discussion of the text assigned for that day.
Reformatted by popular demand! “Help me get closer to God by myself.” That’s a quote from a young child who expressed very concisely the underlying principle of the Catechesis of …
This Monday evening meditation group is based in Buddhist teachings and traditions, applied to our lives today. Newcomers welcome!
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.
Bartimaeus is seeking to regain his sight—but even more than that. He is seeking to regain his whole life back. And so, what I expected was for Bartimaeus to say, after regaining his sight: “Okie dokie Jesus, thanks! See ya later,” and return home so that he could rebuild his life and regain all that he had lost. But this is not what happens. More
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