Swedish scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, &
(1688 - 1772)
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Church of the Holy City is a spiritual
home for people seeking a broader
sense of Christianity in Washington, DC.
The church offers a vision of an infinitely loving God, whose warmth and light
can deepen our inner life and give direction to our spiritual journey
The church holds that the highest form of
worship is to live a useful life in the world.
Church of the Holy City seeks to foster
vision of usefulness within this city.
We are part of the Swedenborgian
Church, an open-minded, forward
looking Christian denomination
drawing its faith from the Bible as
illuminated by the teachings of
Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772).
Swedenborg uncovered deeper meaning
in the Bible revealing a guide to
spiritual growth and the inner
journey toward the new self.
Swedenborg Reading Circle: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
– Currently reading and discussing
Our Life after Death, A
Firsthand Account from an 18th
Century Scientist and Seer, Emanuel
Swedenborg. Translated by George F.
Dole, with an Introduction by
Music with the Angels Concert: Sunday August 10 at 3 p.m. – Yana
Hristova, flute, Cristian Perez,
guitar. Reception following.
self-directed group of people interested in learning
and growing spiritually. We completed Emanuel
Swedenborg's Heaven and Hell, portions of
Swedenborg's Divine Love and Wisdom and also
perused Ernst Benz's Emanuel Swedenborg,
Visionary Savant in the Age of Reason, which
immerses the reader in the life and times of the
17th and 18th Centuries in Sweden and Europe. Join
us every Tuesday !