What if the Church were a Baseball Franchise?

What if the Church were a Baseball Franchise?

Many people work hard and give their best to the professions of their callings. Those who work at high-threat vocations need a release from the almost constant burden of their jobs. Skill and dedication are needed, but so are rest, recreation, prayer, contemplation,...
Faithful Offering

Faithful Offering

In 1941, Dorothy Sayer’s mother wrote to her adult children a love note at the height and horror of the bombing of London. In part she penned, “In the Christian life we are converted to a great mission that began before we arrived, is larger than the present age and...
World-class concerts at Bethesda

World-class concerts at Bethesda

At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, we will enjoy the first in a new series of world-class events at our beloved Bethesda. The idea is to invite some of the best performers from around the world for concerts that are not available anywhere else in the region and...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

The nice thing about travel, some say, is in the homecoming. Many of us enjoyed trips this summer, even if they were merely short-day travels to a swimming pool, to grandparents’ houses, or to the beach. If you’ve been away some during the past several months, welcome...
Christianity and Everyday Life

Christianity and Everyday Life

The relationship between the Christian faith and the working world has often been uneasy, especially between Jesus’ ethics and the business community. In many ways the church has contributed to the split between our Sunday life and what we do all week. Its focus tends...
Dogs and Church

Dogs and Church

An Updated Guideline for Bringing Dogs to Bethesda-by-the-Sea Among our beloved community are our pets. One of the highlights of the year is the Blessing of the Animals — this year on Sunday, October 2 at 9:00 a.m. We value all of our furry friends; they are in so...