Amy Ziehm – Quilter

Amy Ziehm is a member of the Arlington Church of the Brethren. She love to make quilts! Scroll down to see some of her beautiful creations and to learn more about Amy’s inspirations. What do you create?  I love to quilt!  I enjoy the design and color aspect, as well as the precision required to…

Suzanne, Maple, & Marylynne Lay – Multidisciplinary Artists

From jewelry making to painting to graphic design, this is a family of artists and creators! Suzanne grew up at Poages Mill CoB in the Virlina District and is the Communications Minister at Arlington CoB in the Mid-Atlantic District. The three of them love art night at Washington City CoB!  What do you create? Marylynne…

Jacob Crouse – Musician

Jacob is a DC based musician and serves as a music leader at Washington City as well as running projection, audio, and recording. He is also a member at Warrensburg Church of the Brethren in the MO/ARK District. In college, Jacob came up with his own definition of music:  “Music is the aural expression of…

Adriana Perez Barrios – Baker

Adriana attends the Washington City Church of the Brethren in DC. She has been baking cakes for over two years. Enjoy photos of some of her cakes and her process in creating them! To keep up with Adriana and her beautifully baked creations, follow her on Instagram @manosenlamasa Describe how your spirituality connects with your…

Merle Crouse – Poet

Merle is a member of the New Covenant Church of the Brethren in the Atlantic Southeast District. He has been attending Washington City since our Sunday worships went online. Merle has been writing poetry since he was 50 years of age. When asked about how his writing has been affected by the pandemic, he wrote,…

BLUE, PURPLE, AND CRIMSON YARNS

Exodus 35:4-34 Monica McFadden In my first ever art history class in college (World Art I), my wild professor, Scott Montgomery (who looked exactly like you want your art professor to look—long white Dumbledore hair and beard, barefoot but wearing a suit), introduced the class to the very beginnings of Christian art. Back when Christianity…