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Religion events from around the Washington area

3 days agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Registration has begun for Camp Hanover Day Camp. The program runs Aug. 3 to Aug. 7 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Church of the Covenant, 2666 Military Rd., Arlington. The camp is open to children who are rising kindergarten to sixth grade. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Registration has begun for Vacation Bible School from July 20-24 at Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale. This year’s theme is “God’s Camp — Discovering Faith.” The cost will be $20, and $10 for a second child per family. Show More Summary

Religion events from around the Washington area

3 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.: All-you-can-eat monthly community pancake breakfast, featuring applesauce and regular pancakes. Proceeds go to the United Methodist Committee on Relief 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 >>

Looking back and connecting faith, family and values

4 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Devin Gist, 25, is a physical trainer in the Arlington office of Egoscue, a postural therapy program. He lives in Herndon, where he attends a Lutheran church. This is an edited transcription of his interview with writer Laura Sessions Stepp.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

4 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to noon: Volunteers are needed for a Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging event. The meals will be sent to areas of the world where food is scarce. Annandale United Methodist Church, 6935 Columbia Pike, Annandale. 703-256-8330.Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

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Saturday, 10:30 a.m.: The annual Anzac service will remember and honor those who died in 1915 in World War I’s Dardanelles campaign, in which the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps fought against the Turkish military. Washington National Cathedral, Nave, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org. Read full article >>

Religion events from around the Washington area

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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 monthReligion / 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

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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

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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

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

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 monthReligion / 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.’

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

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 monthReligion / 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

last monthReligion / Islam : On Faith

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 months 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

2 months agoReligion / 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

3 months agoReligion / 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

3 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

3 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 >>

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