…As followers of Jesus, the Jewish prophet for justice whose life reminds us to, “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Mark 12:31) we hear the cries of women and men speaking out about sexual abuse at the hands of leaders in power and we are outraged.
A southeastern North Carolina native who now calls Herndon, Virginia, home, CRYS MATTHEWS blends Americana, folk, jazz, blues, bluegrass and funk into a bold, complex performance steeped in traditional melodies and punctuated by honest, original lyrics. Having been compared to everyone from Toshi Reagon to Tracy Chapman to Ruthie Foster, Matthews’ eclectic infusion of genres has won her honorable mentions at the 2017, 2013 and 2014 Mid-Atlantic Song Contest and extensive radio play from Woman of Substance radio to WTJU-Charlottesville and WMRA-Harrisonburg to KBOO-Portland.
Equally at home in an acoustic listening room and on stage at large music festivals, Matthews has gathered a loyal following on the east coast playing such prestigious venues as the Sundance Film Festival, the Birchmere, the Hamilton, and Jammin’ Java.…
Tuesday evenings 6:45 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
October 29–December 3, 2019
Note new times for dinner and classes!
Dinner begins at 6:45. Classes begin at 7:30 and end at 9:00.
Rethinking Call in a Changing World
Led by Marjory Bankson
- Does God have a “good work” for me now? At this time in my life?
- Is there a new way for us to listen and respond together?
Explore the concept of call as a spiritual journey, unfolding throughout our lives. This six-week course will include individual and group exercises, along with discernment of gifts and ministries in the ordinary structures of our lives — at home, at work, and in the hurting world around us.…
Handmade Paper & Mixed Media Sculpture
November 10 – December 15, 2019
Opening Reception is Sunday, November 10th at 11:30
This installation features sculpture created from handmade paper by Sandra Miller. Sandra is the curator of the Seekers Church gallery and a long-time Member and Steward of Seekers.
To arrange a viewing, other than Sunday mornings after worship services, please contact Sandra: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seekers Church continues to support many missions and ministries in the United States and other countries. The amount budgeted for international giving this year approaches 20% of what we expect to receive in offerings over the course of the year. Once our budget for the year was approved, and the overall amount available for international giving had been determined by the Stewards of Seekers Church, all Seekers were invited to request support for missions or ministries where they are personally involved.
After worship on February 19th the community met to determine how our international giving will be distributed. At that community meeting we affirmed support for 13 international missions and ministries:
Seekers Church continues to support many missions and ministries in the United States and other countries. The amount budgeted for domestic giving this year is about 22% of what we expect to receive in offerings over the course of the year. Once our budget is approved each year and the overall amount available for domestic giving has been determined by the Stewards of Seekers Church, all members of the faith community are invited to request support for missions or ministries where they are personally involved.
For 2019 the community affirmed support for 26 domestic missions and ministries listed here. For easy access to more information, the name of each organization is linked to its website.…