SMGW Joins in Responding to Hate with Love

As many of you already know from news accounts, on Saturday night one of SMGW’s partner parishes and satellite sites – Church of Our Saviour, Silver Spring – was desecrated by an act of hate. Scrawled on a sign for the church’s Sunday service in Spanish and on a wall of the church’s memorial garden were the words: “Trump Nation. Whites Only.” As a result, our faith community, led by our Bishop Marianne Edgar Budde, and several other clergy leaders including the Rev. David B. Wolf, our Samaritan Ministry's executeive director – stood in solidarity with our Latino brothers and sisters at Our Saviour at their Sunday afternoon mass. Inspired by words from Fr. Francesco Valle and Bishop Marianne Budde that, as Christians, our response to hate is love – we g

The Next Step Program

Sometimes we just don't have what we need to solve life's problems on our own. We end up going in circles, discouraged, or not knowing what to do next.  That's why Samaritan Ministry offers the Next Step Program, to assist you in setting your own goals and, with our support, taking manageable steps toward your goals.