United House of Prayer Memorial Day Parade - Washington, DC

Each and every Memorial Day weekend, the United House of Prayer holds a parade that goes throughout the Shaw neighborhood in DC. For years I thought it was what was "wrong" with the neighborhood...a symbol of a church taking advantage of the needy. I was wrong.

While I am not a fan of a few of the churches in Shaw, this event reminded me that part of a community is what this is truly all about...