We are Social Creatures

How are you feeling about the approaching holiday season?  As we near the end of 2022, our first “Post Pandemic” year, we know that re-entry into society has taken on different forms for different people. For some, it has presented a real challenge.  As we prepare for upcoming holidays, Tysons Interfaith is pleased to offer […]

Invisible

How are you feeling about the approaching holiday season?  As we near the end of 2022, our first “Post Pandemic” year, we know that re-entry into society has taken on different forms for different people. For some, it has presented a real challenge.  As we prepare for upcoming holidays, Tysons Interfaith is pleased to offer […]

Healing for the Holidays

How are you feeling about the approaching holiday season?  As we near the end of 2022, our first “Post Pandemic” year, we know that re-entry into society has taken on different forms for different people. For some, it has presented a real challenge.  As we prepare for upcoming holidays, Tysons Interfaith is pleased to offer […]

Make a Real Difference in Someone’s Life:  Volunteer with Work Life

I wanted to share with you an exceptional program I have been involved with that is currently seeking volunteers.  Work Life from Jobs for Life, is an eight-week Biblically based program that seeks to break the cycle of joblessness and poverty by giving people the tools they need to find and maintain meaningful employment. Mentors, […]

Venture Into Volunteering Virtual Fair (October 12-14)

Have you been thinking about volunteering and you’re wondering what organizations are out there needing help?  Here is a great opportunity for you to explore. On October 12, 13, and 14, 2022, Fairfax County will host a virtual “Venture Into Volunteering Fair.”  More than two dozen non-profit organizations and Fairfax County agencies will share how […]

Shiloh Baptist Celebrates 150 Years of Service to the Community

Shiloh Baptist Church, the beautiful church that sits on a rise just south of the intersection of Lewinsville Road and Spring Hill Road, celebrates 150 years of service to the community this year. Founded in 1872 by Cyrus Franklin Carter, who also founded other churches in the area (First Baptist Church of Vienna and First […]

Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish High Holidays are about to begin, starting at sundown on Sunday, September 25th.  This first holiday is Rosh Hashanah (head of the year), the Jewish new year. You might assume that since this is the new year on the Hebrew calendar it is the fist day of the first month, but in fact […]

Butterflies, Capitalism and the Golden Rule

A recent lead article in the Christian Science Monitor Daily really caught my attention.  On September 15, editor Mark Sappenfield published a piece entitled “Butterflies, capitalism, and the golden rule.” Butterflies, capitalism, and the golden rule When the world gathers in New York next week for the United Nations General Assembly, Kim Polman will be […]

Interview Fail

Open mouth. Insert foot. I usually make at least one big mistake during a job interview. The moment I’m asked a question: the truth comes out and the delicate facade I carefully construct collapses. During a Goldman Sachs interview, the interviewer noticed my focus was in the arts, not finance. She asked me, “Are you […]

International Day of Peace, September 21, 2022 – What Tysons Interfaith is Doing to Support It (Part 4 in a Series)

Over 40 years ago the United National General Assembly established the International Day of Peace. In 2001 they unanimously clarified the day as being dedicated to strengthening the ideals of peace among all nations and peoples of the earth.  This year’s Day of Peace theme is End Racism. Build Peace With all the serious challenges […]