The Dwelling Place is a unique mixture of influences and practices. Everything that we utilize and observe in our worship and church life is based in the historical traditions and practices of the church. Since many of these are new or unfamiliar to many people, whether they have a church background or not, we want to explain some of the things we do and why we do them.


Christian Calendar

We live in a time of spiritual transition, a time when many Christians are growing weary of a


At the Dwelling Place, liturgy is seen as a way of life. Our life with God is a series of


In our culture that is permeated by media and technology, there is a growing awareness that

Weekly Communion

The practice of observing weekly communion is not unusual in many church traditions. At the


In the face of many current attempts to “stay relevant,” there is a growing desire for a


Among Evangelicals, Lent is largely misunderstood. Many people perceive it only as something