The Worship Experience
301 A Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
This Monday evening meditation group is based in Buddhist teachings and traditions, applied to our lives today. Newcomers welcome!
Join us for a short men’s course in October ( 4 Monday evenings + weekend retreat at Rehoboth). We will explore the dynamics and navigate the meaning of being a whole and authentic man in today’s world.
We will begin the new season discussing religious fundamentalism. Co-coordinators: Bill Jones and Kathleen Grant.
On October 23 at 6:30 pm in Baxter Hall, U.K. Rev. Dr. Stephen Sizer will speak on “Understanding the Dangerous Significance of Christian Zionism: Roadmap to Armageddon? The historical roots …
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