Monthly archives: April, 2018

Who Is My Neighbor?

Our Lord foresaw those tremendous difficulties for his disciples–including us–in fulfilling the commandment, “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” One of them is the question he was asked, “And who is my neighbor?” In Old Testament times it was much easier to distinguish between good and bad. It was always either white or black, clean or …

Believe

Last week in D.C. was all about walking and listening. People from different religious groups shared one concern: racism is sin and should be stopped. The Rally against Racism was initiated by the Council of Bishops and started with a three-hour ecumenical worship service in St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The sanctuary was packed. If …

God Loves All

The Museum Hill District has changed plenty over the last 150 years. The rich built mansions above the city. Prosperous merchants wanted to be close to work. Retirees and working-class families now populate the historic neighborhood. Francis St First UMC remains dedicated to serve its neighbors and provide sanctuary for all in search of a …

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