Friday, October 26, 2007

Our adventure continues

Today we will leave this conference center where we've been staying since Tuesday night and move to a hotel in Laurel, MD for a few more days. Sara's session with The Lewis Fellows ends today, but we have some exciting plans to explore a few churches in the D.C./Baltimore area over the next couple of days.

I'm really excited because today we're going to visit The Potter's House in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of D.C. Their ministry, since 1960, is social justice and hospitality, but they express that in so many ways. In their own words, "The Potter’s House is a coffeehouse, bookstore, art gallery and gift shop. We offer community, hospitality, and a listening ear to all who enter. We are thankful for all of the wonderful people with whom God has blessed us through the years. We want to consistently share the vision that we are all clay in the Potter's hands."

I'm not sure exactly how the relationships work (more later), but The Potter's House is one community in a network called The Church of the Saviour. It sounds like an interesting model! They also run a Friday night coffee house, which we may visit tonight if Rachel will tolerate it.

I'll blog more after we've had a chance to visit and talk with the folks at The Potter's House! I am so excited!

1 comment:

Andrew Conard said...

Allen - That sounds great! Despite living in DC for three years I did not have any interactions with Church of the Savior. I will be interested to hear your experience.