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Stories from the body of Christ - Chris Wimmer

In addition to posting news about events and opportunities to serve and worship, we would like to use this space to tell stories that come from fellow Christians in the D.C. area. Here, Chris Wimmer, the former youth pastor at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Ashburn, tells one story of faith and faithful doubting.

In my seven years at Crossroads United Methodist Church one of the most transforming experiences came in 2009 when I journeyed with a group of leaders in the Crossroads community to New Mexico to experience the Emerging Church Conference and the wisdom of Richard Rohr, Brian McLaren and others. I was exposed to a new way of following Jesus, a way that says, “there is no one way”; a way where all expressions are valued and collectively the ecclesia thrives. This experience marked an important milestone on my journey; the Christ life is not only a theological belief but a missiological practice. It’s a life that transforms the inward core of our being and everything we st…

The Justice Conference 2015 - Participate from DC!

Saturday, June 6th 9am - 4pm

Join The JUSTICE CONFERENCEin Washington, DC!
This year's DC simulcast host is The Table Church, meeting at 1020 H St. NE (Douglas Memorial UMC). It will feature simulcast of video from this year's conference in Chicago and a group of local leaders speaking to justice in your own neighborhood in DC.
Drawing together a diverse group of voices, the JUSTICE CONFERENCE has emerged as a premier gathering for Justice practitioners, students, and learners from all over the world. We hope this year's DC gathering is only the beginning of the conversation about justice in Washington, DC! 
Each year The JUSTICE CONFERENCE hosts world-renowned visionaries, thought leaders, justice practitioners, faith leaders, worship leaders, and local justice voices. This year you'll hear from leaders like Cornell West, Bob Goff, Gabriel Salguero, Rend Collective, and many more! 
If you care about seeing justice in our world and cannot make it to Chicago, you don…

Tonight! Capitol Hill Group Ministry - Homelessness and Youth

You are invited to CHGM's  
May Community Night  TONIGHT Join us as we take a look at how homelessness' impacts the youth in our area. There will be displays created by the local Capitol Hill Day School and a presentation by Sasha Bruce Youthwork
Capitol Hill United Methodist Church 421 Seward Sq SE Tuesday, 5/12 6:00pm - 7:30pm  Contact Emily Powers for more information at
--via Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Ravi Zacharias on Suffering at McLean Bible Church April 22

Join Ravi Zacharias, a thoughtful proponent of Christian faith, at McLean Bible Church,  8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA on April 22, as he helps offer God's perspective on the age-old question of suffering in life. Invite your friends freely: it's a topic relevant to everyone.
Free registration at