March 1, 2021

"[Jesus] recognized with authentic realism that anyone who permits another to determine the quality of his inner life gives into the hands of the other the keys to his destiny." Thurman, Howard. Jesus and the Disinherited (p. 28). Beacon Press. Kindle Edition.

Join us Wednesday, March 3 at 7pm ET for a reflection & community discussion online about Thurman's seminal work, JESUS AND THE DISINHERITED. Register at

Rev. Tonetta Landis-Aina is a native of North Carolina and moved to Washington DC in 2004. She holds a Masters of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary and is passionate about marginalized people finding their stories in scripture as well as about the new shapes the church will take in the 21st century. When Tonetta isn't geeking out on the Bible or trying to piece together what God might be doing in this beautitul city, she is enjoying time with her wife and 2.5 year old son who loves to assure everyone that he's grumpy.