Justin B. Fung

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Not easy; but definitely right

Hey friends, Sorry for being incommunicado the last month—as I alluded to in my last email, things began getting a little busy with the addition of my ONE job; and they really didn’t let up in March. Here’s a quick update on both fronts: ONE: we were aiming to have 250 signups for our Lazarus Sunday […]

My First Sermon

Previously on “Justin @The District Church” Washington, DC: Chapter 2 (October 11, 2010) Beginning November (and the Leadership Residency) (November 1, 2010) Why The District Church? (November 18, 2010) Dear friends, Well, I did it: this past Sunday, I tried something new … I preached for the first time ever! I gave the second message […]

Why The District Church?

Hey friends, Having shared some of my personal journey in Washington, DC: Chapter 2, I thought that you might appreciate knowing a little more about the church. (Let me warn you now: this email is long. Like, really long.) A Church for the City At The District Church, we want to be centered around and […]

Pasadena, CA ≠ Columbia Heights, DC

A little bit about the area (thanks to Rose Berger, an associate editor at Sojourners): The population of Columbia Heights is ethnically predominantly black, with large Salvadoran, Ethiopian and Vietnamese contingents. In 2007, the population distribution of D.C. in general was 55.6% black, 36.3% white, 8.3% Hispanic (of any race), 5% other, and 3.1% Asian. […]

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