Introducing the members of Christ’s Body in Washington, DC to one another, facilitating cooperation in ministry and promoting mutual love among those who worship in all the diverse churches of this area. The Holy Spirit is using God's people and churches to glorify the Lord and to demonstrate His love through service, so that people will believe that God has sent Jesus into the world, and has also loved them even as He has loved His Son (John 17). Twitter.com/TheChurchinDC
On Nov. 3, First Baptist Church of Silver Spring (MD) will host a Homecoming Celebration and say farewell to its current church building on the corner of Wayne and Fenton Streets in Silver Spring. The church will be moving to a location nearby but must vacate the building by December 1. A light reception of cake and punch (a Baptist tradition) will be held after the morning worship service at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend. Visit www.fbcss.org for more information.
Time To Fly Foundation is devoted to helping abused women and their children regain their God given worth, break the generational cycle and strengthen the family unit with the unconditional love and transforming power of Jesus Christ!
It is hosting FREE Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention Workshops on Dec. 3 (Tues, 6:45-9pm), Dec. 10 (Tues, 6:45-9pm), and Dec. 14 (Sat, 9:45am-12pm).
Jewish Rocker-turned-Pastor Launches Arlington Church
by Ethan Rothstein | October 30, 2013 at 1:15 pm
It’s not every day that a new church starts in Arlington, but musician-turned-pastor Scott Maurer
of newly formed West City Fellowship has a background even more unique.
Maurer, 46, was raised Jewish, played in a rock band for five years in the mid-Atlantic region and
worked in the D.C. tech industry for 10 years before deciding to join the ministry. West City Fellowship, which is a nondenominational Christian church, held its first official service
Sunday morning in a lecture hall at Wakefield High School, where it will continue to hold weekly
services at 10:30 a.m.
Raised in Alexandria, Maurer’s father was a “very religious Jew,” but his mother wasn’t observant, so when they divorced, Maurer said he was drifting spiritually. As he grew up, he had a natural
curiosity; studying Eastern philosophy and several other Western religions, but shunning Christianity.
“I was extremely hostile…