The vestry of St. Dunstan’s has committed to the forming of Small Groups so that members of the community will deepen their relationships with each other and Christ. All small groups are expected to spend some time reflecting on scripture when they gather. If nothing interests you in these offerings, speak with the rector about initiating a new small groups. The possibilities are limitless.
Economic Justice Group
Meets periodically at the church.
Purpose: Studies moral societal issues around growing economic inequality, and what might be done to ameliorate it.
Contact/Convener: Mark MacCarthy
Meets the first Saturday of each month, 9-10:30 a.m.
Meets in the church kitchen for bagels and coffee.
Purpose: A men’s spirituality discussion, open to all men.
Contacts: Don Baker
Meets the Second Saturday of each month at church at 9:30 a.m.
Purpose: a women’s spirituality and discussion group, open to all women. Topics vary from month to month, with shared leadership.
Contact: Sue Carroll
Campus Ministry at American University
Parishioners share worship, meals, and discussions with A.U. students in the Anglican/Episcopal Student Fellowship on occasional Tuesday evenings. This ministry is suspended until the student's return in the fall of 2019
Wednesday Bible Study Group
Parishioners gather in the parlor 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays to study a book of scripture, led by the Rector. This welcoming group enjoys a wide-ranging discussion of issues relating to the Bible and its times, as well as our own times. This ministry is suspended until the fall of 2019.
Christian Formation Group
A group of parishioners who guide and implement our Christian Formation programs in the parish. We meet periodically in the evening, and welcome interested people. Contact: Sue Carroll
This creative group meets monthly (usually on a Monday afternoon) to plan engaging liturgies at St. Dunstan's, with special focus on the seasons of the church year. We aim to make liturgical texts as inclusive as possible, and highlight special events in our Sunday worship. Contact: Rosi Sweeney