We Think

“It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
Aristotle

THINKING is one third of our mission statement! What do we mean by that?

  • By and large, our members are educated. We like to think and study.
  • We believe that reason and faith are not opposites.
  • For us, science can support faith. For instance, we like to ponder where the hand of God is in awesome evolution.
  • We believe that doubt can strengthen faith.
  • While we revere the “basics” such as The Bible, The Apostles’ Creed, and the Lutheran Confessions, we also like to challenge the traditional understanding of these things.


WHAT ARE OUR “THINKING FORUMS?”

  • Weekly Sunday Adult Forums at 9:00 a.m. at the Reston Community Center, next door to CTS.
  • Periodic mid-week learning opportunities.
  • Coffee Houses. We hold them periodically.
  • Sunday Worship – the liturgy and sermons are designed for the mind as well as the heart.
  • “Salon Sunday” One Sunday per year a community leader, author, or theologian takes the pulpit to challenge us on contemporary issues.
  • Book Club
  • Kids think, too! We have Sunday School for all ages. 9:00 a.m.