East of the River magazine is publishing a series of articles exploring worship communities in DC’s Wards 7 and 8. The series began in October 2015, and most installments take the perspective of a participant-observer, a roving Jew in the pew….
On-line versions of the stories are linked below. Print versions, which can be downloaded as PDF or read on-line, are available through ISSUU.
All stories and photos are copyright: Virginia Spatz, 2015-2016.
Moving Toward New Neighborhood Commitments.
October 2015 East of the River.
Learn. Build Community. Hang Out:
City Sundays and America’s Islamic Heritage Museum
November 2015 East of the River.
St.Luke Catholic Church:
A Close-Knit Community of Many Doors.
December 2015 East of the River.
The Bigness of God: A Yoruba Priest
Shares Struggles, Healing, Purpose.
January 2016 East of the River.
From Frozen to Bloom:
Snowzilla and the Jewish New Year for Trees.
February 2016 East of the River.
In and Outside Church Walls: Two Communities Share Approaches to Lent.
March 2016 East of the River
At the Crossroads: To ‘Change in Our Streets.’
April 2016 East of the River