A year after the election, more find a haven in church

A year after the election, more find a haven in church

Congregations grow as people seek solace, social action activities
Isabelle Melese-d’Hospital, facing the camera at center, embraces Charleen Ward during a service at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia. “I needed to come after the (2016) election. ... I needed to have that family support of the church,” Ward said.
The Rev. Richard Weinberg shuts the doors of the parish hall at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia.
Pamela Perry, left, and Patrice Eubanks talk during a St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church’s choir rehearsal.
Helen Templin, left, and other members of the choir rehearse between services on a recent Sunday.

A year after the election, more find a haven in church

Isabelle Melese-d’Hospital, facing the camera at center, embraces Charleen Ward during a service at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia. “I needed to come after the (2016) election. ... I needed to have that family support of the church,” Ward said.
The Rev. Richard Weinberg shuts the doors of the parish hall at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in the District of Columbia.
Pamela Perry, left, and Patrice Eubanks talk during a St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church’s choir rehearsal.
Helen Templin, left, and other members of the choir rehearse between services on a recent Sunday.
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