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Religion events from around the Washington area

5 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: An author roundtable will feature Ruth Kassinger, Laura Lippman, Naomi Harris Rosenblatt and Lauren Francis-Sharma. Coffee will be served at 9 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., the four authors will speak and read from their books. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

“Passages.” A 14-week program for people struggling with separation or divorce starts Feb. 24, 7 to 9 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. Program is free; materials cost $20 (scholarships available). Register at Passages@ViennaPres.org, 703-938-9050 or www.viennapres.org.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

“Passages.” A 14-week program for people struggling with separation or divorce starts Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., at Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. Program is free; materials cost $20 (scholarships available). Register at Passages@ViennaPres.org, 703-938-9050 or www.viennapres.org.Read full article >>

She does God’s work by making a wedding dress

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Cheryl Lofton, 57, is a third-generation tailor. Her shop, Cheryl A. Lofton and Associates, is in the District’s U Street corridor and draws customers from the Washington area. She grew up in the District’s Brookland neighborhood and lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her partner of 31 years. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

3 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

“Passages.” Vienna Presbyterian Church invites those struggling with separation or divorce to its 14-week healing program that starts on Feb. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. The program is free; materials cost $20, scholarships available. Register at Passages@ViennaPres.org. 703-938-9050 or www.viennapres.org.Read full article >>

Texas sheriff allows Sikh officers to wear beards, turbans on patrol

3 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

In a high-profile gesture Friday to one of the nation’s largest communities of South Asian Sikhs, the county sheriff of greater Houston announced that a serving Sikh officer will be allowed to wear his faith’s traditional beard and turban while on patrol.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 12:30 p.m.: Weekly carillon recital. Edward M. Nassor will perform Preludio No. 4 in D minor by the Flemish composer Mathias van den Gheyn. Washington National Cathedral, Bishop’s Garden area, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.Read full article >>

Religion events around the Washington area

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Application deadline: Feb. 1. Young Organists Competition, co-sponsored by the D.C. chapter of the American Guild of Organists and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, scheduled for May 17 at the monastery. Three organists will be selected from a taped preliminary round to compete for cash prizes. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Application deadline: Feb. 1. Young Organists Competition, co-sponsored by the D.C. chapter of the American Guild of Organists and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, scheduled for May 17 at the monastery. Three organists will be selected from a taped preliminary round to compete for cash prizes. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Daily through Tuesday, 10 a.m.: Cathedral creche exhibition, an annual display of Nativity scenes from around the world. Washington National Cathedral, lower-level crypt outside Bethlehem Chapel, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW. 202-537-6200 or www.nationalcathedral.org.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Daily through Dec. 28, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.: Epiphany, an Episcopal Church in Herndon, hosts a hypothermia shelter for Fairfax County’s homeless. Operated by FACETS, a Fairfax County-based poverty relief organization, the shelter can serve as many as 49 homeless men and women. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will sponsor a dinner on Christmas from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. for those who are alone or in need. Volunteers are needed to feed the expected 1,600 people. Some will be fed...Show More Summary

Myles Munroe, evangelist, author and lecturer, remembered as font of wisdom

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

People anticipated something special every time Myles Munroe spoke. Whether it was a beautifully crafted sermon in front of thousands or the quiet advice he offered heads of state and corporate leaders, Munroe, a globally admired evangelist with ties to the Washington area, was known to offer a unique, simple wisdom. Read full article >>

What are megachurches without their star pastors?

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Can a megachurch survive the departure of its megastar pastor? For Seattle’s Mars Hill Church, it’s an open question. Mars Hill announced last week that it would dissolve the network of 13 churches across the Northwest that took root...Show More Summary

What is the mikvah all about?

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Last month, D.C. police charged Barry Freundel, a prominent Modern Orthodox rabbi from Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, with secretly video­taping naked women at his synagogue’s mikvah. So what is a mikvah, anyway, and does it have anything to do with sex? We explain. Read full article >>

Sound of silence: After decades as haven, a Va. spiritual retreat will close in 2015

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

“Tell me again why you’re going on this week-long silent retreat?” my daughter Mary Elizabeth asks, still trying to get her arms around the concept. “So you can hear yourself think, right?” Almost, except not. Read full article >>

Need a place to find silence or meditate?

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Where to turn to find silence and learn to meditate: Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW) 202-986-2922 Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Stephen Ministry introductory workshop. This half-day, three-session workshop is designed to help congregations catch a vision for strengthening their caring ministry through equipping laypeople as caregivers. Show More Summary

Seven takeaways of the Vatican synod on family life

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Pope Francis and senior Catholic leaders wrapped up their two-week Vatican summit on the challenges of modern family life Sunday without reaching a consensus on some hot-button topics. So, where does that leave Francis’s papacy and the church? Read full article >>

Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput ‘disturbed’ by debate on gays, remarried Catholics

3 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

NEW YORK — Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, a leading culture warrior in the U.S. hierarchy, says he was “very disturbed” by the debate over church teachings on gays and remarried Catholics at this month’s Vatican summit, saying it sent a confusing message and “confusion is of the devil.” Read full article >>

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