Save The Date: Virtual Gala

Jeff Hale and Michele Lewis-Muzzatti Save The Date NOW! Make plans now to join us on Saturday, November 14 at 7pm for our VIRTUAL GALA – Together in Spirit, Onward in Action! Like many organizations, the COVID-19 Pandemic has forced us to alter our plans for the Gala this year, but we still have an exciting program planned, featuring all …

Interning in the Time of COVID

by Abigail Chamblee I began my internship with Samaritan Ministry in the middle of August, and in the middle of a global pandemic. I didn’t come in with many expectations as Covid was very much present at the time of my interview, and although I hoped it would be gone by now, I knew that it could still be causing …

Hot Tips from Samaritan Ministry: The 2020 Census!

An accurate account for all households is necessary for fairly distributing federal funding for programs like transportation, employment, healthcare, housing and representation in Congress. 2020 Census shortened · The US Census Bureau recently announced that the deadline for completing the 2020 Census was changed to September 30, one month earlier than expected. · As of August 6, D.C.’s self-response rate …

Samaritan Sunday at St. Thomas’

We pray for our brothers and sisters whose lives were already in turmoil before COVID-19 and now are seeking the services of Samaritan Ministry to help sustain them during this most challenging time. Holy spirit, be with them. (taken from the Prayers of the People on July 12, 2020) Rev. David Wolf and Antoinette Green, one of the star graduates …

Remembering a Samaritan Saint: Gene Zartman

Please join me in pausing to remember a true Samaritan Ministry Saint – Eugene Rufus Zartman, or “Gene” as we all knew him here in the NW office where he served as Front Office Coordinator or “FOC” for the past 5 years.  Gene was here in the NW office as recently as early March, but became ill later in the …

A View From The Street

One of the many major changes that has marked 2020 is the newly revived conversation about the treatment of black people in America. Many were shocked and saddened by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, and Ahmaud Arbury. However, these are only the recent victims. Black people and allies have been fighting for years to bring justice …