Fall on Your Knees

Sitting in the nave of the National Cathedral last week, I felt shivers as we sang “O come ye to Bethlehem” with those gathered at Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem itself. It was the first time I had attended the Cathedral’s annual Christmas Prayer Service that connects the two churches via simulcast. The prayers and songs ring from both …read more »

The Legacy of Ryan White

August 18th marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Ryan White CARE Act, creating a program that has saved the lives of thousands upon thousands of people living with HIV. Earlier this year, Joseph’s House received a Partnership Award from the CAEAR Coalition as they prepared to go on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of funding for the …read more »

A Dream Coming to Life

We were blown away this weekend to win Make DC’s Designing Dreams competition. Of course, we are thrilled that our dream of a new healing garden as a gateway to Joseph’s House took a huge step forward. As the winner, Joseph’s House will receive $20,000 worth of donated design services to envision and design a fully accessible and welcoming healing …read more »

A Special Evening with Filmmaker Poet Nic Askew

Filmmaker Nic Askew spent a day at Joseph’s House sharing meals, talking with residents, observing the rhythms of the house before he picked up his camera to begin filming. Only when he had a sense of the place and the people, did he feel comfortable turning his lens towards us. You will immediately feel his slow, deliberate style when you watch …read more »

Do More 24: Small Acts, Great Love

In everybody’s life small acts of great love begin with fresh home-made biscuits, isn’t that right? It’s definitely true at Joseph’s House! Our theme for the Do More 24 campaign is Small Acts, Great Love. It’s what we experience at Joseph’s House every day. It means so much to us that after 23 years, the doors of Joseph’s House are still open. …read more »