Renovation work on any 75 year-old building can be a challenge, but when the building in question is a house of worship, and a notably large one at that, the stakes are significantly higher.
Eight years after first becoming involved with the temple, the largest Jewish place of worship in the world, Tishman Interiors officials say work will be completed on the multi-million sanctuary renovation in time for the high holidays of Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah this fail.
"We worship in the building, we don't worship the building itself.
The Falls Church is actually two houses of worship in one.
But because the church building and property are owned by the diocese, the congregants would be forced either to migrate to one of the mega churches (banish the thought) or to build an entirely new church of their own, one where George Washington did not worship. So for now, while they may preach against the liberal-homosexual onslaught, the clergy and laity of The Falls Church will be staying right where they are.
Places of worships will be told of incidents of burglary, theft, vandalism and anti-social behaviour.
A neighbourhood watch style system has been set up for places of worship.
What, then, is the living liturgical tradition which worships in "ecumenical" worship?
Like many first-time participants in a large ecumenical gathering, my response to the World Council of Churches assembly in Harare, Zimbabwe, in 1998 was thoroughly conditioned by my experience of the assembly's worship life.
Her notion of femininity clashes with the ideal of self-sufficiency, since "hero worship requires another, one who is the object and recipient of worship" (though, to be fair, Rand believed that a woman had to be a strong person in her own right to be worthy of the hero she worships).
What this statement means, Michalson contends, is that a real woman does not define herself "in relation to men" but is "self-actualized and self-defined." Nice try, but unfortunately Rand was very specific about women's proper role in relation to men: "the essence of femininity is hero worship - the desire to look up to man." Indeed, the point of Rand's article was that it would be "meta-physically inappropriate" for a woman to become president - not because women were less qualified for the office but because it was inherently unfeminine.
29 -- According to the Quran, worship
of God controls one's character.