…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.
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.…
A Ministry of Seekers Churchr
The Down the Road project emerged in 2018 from a series of meetings within the Seekers Church community in which we discussed our hopes, fears, plans, and ideas about how we might be a more supportive community for those among us who are dealing with issues of aging or disability in themselves or others.
The first accomplishment of this project has been to create a website (www.downtheroad.life) to provide a forum for Seekers to share information, ideas, resources, plans, and feelings about their own later years or those of their friends and families. The website is open to all, except for the Seekers Chat Room, which is for Seekers only.…
Reunion Road—Eleanor Ellis & Carol Hausner
CD Release: Short Time to Be here
As REUNION ROAD, Carol Hausner and Eleanor Ellis mix and match their rich, emotive blend of voice and guitar with songs in the bluegrass and folk roots traditions. The two first met and began singing together in the musical haven of Takoma Park, MD, during the 1980s, in the early days of the Takoma Park Folk Festival. When festival founder Sammie Abbott was mayor, he and his wife, Ruth, hosted many musical parties where members of this vibrant community met and exchanged songs and ideas.
Doors open at 7:00 PM.…
Tuesday evenings 7 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
March 26 –April 30
Classes are free and open to all. We serve a light vegetarian dinner before the class, for which we request a $5 donation. We value the conversation and sense of community we share during the meal and clean-up and find it deepens our connection to the classes that follow. Dinner starts at 7:00 and classes begin at 7:45.
We are offering the following two classes this term. You need not be a member of Seekers Church to participate.
Our Faith and Working for a Better World
Led by members of the Eyes to See Mission Group
Each class session will offer a meditation and discussion on a passage from the Bible; a story by a member of the Eyes to See Mission Group linking faith, work, and vision; and small-group discussions in which participants share from their lives about the relevance of biblical guidance for 21st century spiritual journeys, and about how our faith shapes our work and callings.…