Church of the Saviour lives out its call to the inward/outward journey together in different communities. Each has a distinct charism and style, but all share the tradition of deep commitment, listening for God’s leading, and servant ministry in the nation’s capital. Click HERE for a list of the churches and links to their websites.
Weekly Gospel Reflection
I’m imagining myself sitting with a movie producer, presenting my treatment of today’s Gospel passage* for adaptation into a short film. It’s a story, I’d tell him, about a massive crowd of people who have lost their way, and one apparently insignificant woman on whom our gaze will rest at the movie’s end. It’s an angle on the story of Jesus’ journey to Jerusalem, but it’s actually a parable for the times in which we find ourselves now. It starts with Jesus telling the disciples that they are all headed to Jerusalem. The disciples are puzzled: Why would Jesus head to the city that is home to the brutally powerful center of the nation’s political and religious regime? Then, when he shares what they can expect to happen when they got there, they are terrified. The screenplay would include many scenes from the book version, like the triumphant entry to … Read More
Faith, Mountains, and the Economy – Trip of Perspective
Faith & Money Network
Join us for A Trip of Perspective to Wise County, Virginia
November 8-11, 2018
Awareness – Witness the witness the devastating effects of Mountain Top Removal mining on Wise County communities of Central Appalachia, dismantle stereotypes, and build relationships
Lifestyles – Make the connection between our energy demands and the earth’s limited resources
Action – Become a part of the solution personally and politically
Program and Details
We will learn from and be inspired by individuals and groups who are bringing creative solutions to this environmental injustice. Each day we will meet and hear a variety of speakers, visit Mountain Top Removal sites, and have ample opportunity for dialogue with the residents themselves.
The trip fee of $200.00 covers activity costs, speaker honoraria, and trip leadership. Each participant is responsible for the cost of travel, housing, and meals. If you wish to reserve/share a hotel room or carpool with others from the DC area, contact Faith and Money Network.
We have borrowed from future generations by consuming unprecedented amounts of natural resources. Our economic future is linked to changing environmental conditions.
Deadline for applications is October 15, 2018. Some scholarships are available.
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