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Religion events from around the Washington area

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “An Anchor of the Soul,” a women’s retreat that will provide an opportunity for spiritual renewal, new friendships, rest and fun. Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Centre Pky., Burke. 703-250-6100. www.burkeumc.org. Read full article >>

Chaplains on front lines in struggle to heal ‘moral injuries’

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

War is such a constant in the American experience that most of us are all-too familiar with the names we have given its emotional consequences in the past century: shell shock; battle fatigue; operational exhaustion; and now, post-traumatic stress disorder. Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 12:30 p.m.: Carillon concert. Edward M. Nassor performs. Washington National Cathedral, Bishop’s Garden area, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org.Saturday, 4 p.m.: Organist Paul Skevington performs works for the spring season on the Di Gennaro-Hart pipe organ. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 10 a.m.: A Jewish chanting and meditation service is offered for those wanting to find personal meaning, experience the peace of Shabbat and connect to a deeper spiritual self. For children, a service designed to give an opportunity to connect to the spiritual aspect of Judaism through songs and stories is offered. Show More Summary

How I stood on principle and stepped on to a path to spiritual fulfillment

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Kathryn Burton, 66, is a certified association executive and consultant to nonprofit boards of directors and CEOs. She lives in Kensington, Md. This is an edited transcription of her interview with writer Laura Sessions Stepp.Read full article >>

She asked God, ‘Are you serious? If you don’t want me to do this I will stop.’

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Becky Zartman, 29, is assistant rector at St. Thomas’ Parish, an Episcopal church near Dupont Circle in Washington. She lives in Southeast Washington. This is an edited transcript of her interview with writer Laura Sessions Stepp.Read full article >>

The blanketed sculpture on a D.C. bench? That’s ‘Homeless Jesus.’

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The District has joined a growing number of places across the country in making space for “Homeless Jesus,” a seven-foot-long bronze sculpture of Christianity’s central figure shrouded in a blanket and lying on a park bench, identifiable only by the crucifixion wounds on his feet.Read full article >>

Obama participates in long-requested meeting with Muslim American groups

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

President Obama’s schedule this month epitomizes the complicated relationship he has with his most supportive group of religious voters: Muslims.On Thursday, the president took to the podium before an annual D.C. gathering of Christians...Show More Summary

Bishop T.D. Jakes talks about ‘Healing the Racial Divide’ forum

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It’s been more than a half­-century since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. urged white religious leaders to join the civil rights movement in his famous “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” an essay that helped spark an interracial wave of nonviolent protest. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.: All-you-can-eat monthly community pancake breakfast. Proceeds go to West River United Methodist Center and the St. Paul’s Hunger Ministry. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 10401 Armory Ave., Kensington. $6.50; $2 for ages 11 and younger; $18 family maximum. 301-933-7933.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.: “Gathering the Wisdom of Women: Water to Wine,” a bilingual conference for Catholic women. The English keynote speaker is author and journalist Colleen Carroll Campbell; the Spanish keynote speaker is attorney and theologian Lucia Baez Luzondo. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Lenten quiet day. Come for a day of meditation, quiet reflection and prayer. The Rev. John Branson, interim rector, will lead a journey through the wilderness with the Desert Fathers. Christ Church, 118 N. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 months 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

2 months agoReligion / 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

2 months agoReligion / 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

2 months agoReligion / 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months agoReligion / 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

3 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

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