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Bethel University

Serving In Washington, D.C.
March 11, 2023
Community: Capitol Hill, Southeast DC
Partner: David's Tent, Embassy Church, Food For All DC, Martha's Table, Seabury Resources for Aging
Staff: Josiah Durie, Magdalene Dorsey

Embassy Church

by Josiah Durie | March 12, 2023 8:20 PM

After arriving in D.C. late on Saturday night we attended church at Embassy Church on Sunday. We enjoyed getting to know the members of this church and worshipping with them! 

Embassy Church

National Monuments

by Josiah Durie | March 12, 2023 8:22 PM

On Sunday afternoon we went into the heart of D.C. to see some national monuments. We got to see the MLK Jr Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, and WWll Memorial. 

National Monuments

Martha's Table

by Josiah Durie | March 13, 2023 6:09 PM

On Monday morning we volunteered at Martha's Table, which is an organization that provides food for underserved communities. We unloaded various food items and also helped out with their marketplace. 
Martha's Table

Martha's Table

by Josiah Durie | March 13, 2023 6:10 PM

Sorting greens! 
Martha's Table

Martha's Table

by Josiah Durie | March 13, 2023 6:11 PM

We are excited to serve here again tomorrow! 
Martha's Table

David's Tent DC

by Magdalene Dorsey | March 14, 2023 1:54 PM

This afternoon, after serving at Martha's Table, we lead worship at David's Tent. It was an amazing time of worship and praise!

David's Tent DC

Working with the Elderly!

by Magdalene Dorsey | March 15, 2023 1:45 PM

Today we got a chance to serve the elderly in the community. We split into two groups to serve two amazing people. My group got to clean this wise ladie's house! It was amazing hearing her speak about God's goodness!!!

Working with the Elderly!

Yard Work

by Josiah Durie | March 15, 2023 3:49 PM

On Wednesday morning we partnered with Seasbury Resources for Aging. This group worked on raking the yard for an elderly woman. 

Yard Work

Museum of the Bible

by Josiah Durie | March 15, 2023 3:50 PM

On Wednesday afternoon we visited the Bible museum!
Museum of the Bible

Food for All DC

by Magdalene Dorsey | March 16, 2023 3:52 PM

This morning we served with Food for All DC. We had a blast! It was so cool getting to know the long term volunteers who had been with Food for All DC for over 10 years!

Food for All DC

Late Night D.C.

by Josiah Durie | March 17, 2023 11:41 AM

On Thursday night we went downtown to see some of the Washington DC sights lit up. It was a great way to end our week! 

Late Night D.C.

Heading Home

by Josiah Durie | March 17, 2023 11:42 AM

After a week of serving and fellowship in Washington DC the team started their drive back to Minnesota on Friday morning. Thanks for a great week! 
Heading Home

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