DC National Cathedral Special Events – Feb 3
Special events with Episcopal Veterans Fellowship
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Free and open to the public. Registration required .
Healing pilgrimage for veterans and military community
9:30am-11am, Cathedral Nave
Veterans, military families and community members are invited to join this ecumenical pilgrimage of healing, connection, and blessing led by the Rev. David Peters.
Community conversation: Spiritual wellbeing for veterans and military families
2:00pm-4:00pm, Perry Auditorium
Free and open to the public; registration required
A community conversation on supporting the spiritual wellbeing of veterans, military families, and caregivers. Following a brief introductory talk by Rev. Peters, participants will hear from panelists, share their own experiences, and share ideas.
Special opportunity: If you or someone you know is a leader in the work to support healing for veterans, and may be interested in leading pilgrimages at Washington National Cathedral, contact Michelle Dibblee to inquire about an invitation-only event on Friday with Rev. Peters.
More about The Rev. David Peters and Episcopal Veterans Fellowship
3 minute video on EVF’s work for healing and hope [Link: https://youtu.be/Qt1bVPz2bj4]
The Rev. Dr. David W. Peters, founder of the Episcopal Veterans Fellowship and author of Post Traumatic God: How the Church Cares for People Who Have Been to Hell and Back, will host special events at Washington National Cathedral. Peters served as an enlisted Marine and Army Chaplain and was named in 2017 as one of five Fellows by the Episcopal Church Foundation.
The Episcopal Veterans Fellowship equips Christians for missional ministry to veterans through prayer, hospitality, and reconciliation. EVF offers educational workshops, consulting, and coaching so your Church can reach out with God’s love to the veterans who live in your community. Members of the Hospitallers of St. Martin, a new monastic Christian Community within the Episcopal Church, focuses on Prayer, Hospitality, and Reconciliation for veterans and all those who have been affected by war, poverty, and violence.