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“too "traditional"!”

Fourth Presbyterian Church
Ranked #11 of 27 things to do in Bethesda
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Washington, DC
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“too "traditional"!”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

As the first review of Fourth states, it's a "traditional" service. I suppose by some definitions it is, but it's certainly not traditionally Presbyterian. As the reviewer says, it's "definitely evangelical," but it's just as definitely not what a traditional Presbyterian would be used to, nor is it what they would be comfortable with. It is much more conservative that traditional Presbyterianism.

If you're looking for a church that is more of a Southern Baptist church, you'll be comfortable here. And the size of the congregation is huge! It is so big that one cannot park on church property unless you get there very early. They even run shuttle buses from the Giant parking lot a half-mile away.

Visited June 2014
4 Thank daxenpax
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Traditional Service”
Reviewed May 25, 2014

Fourth Pres is a large church by most standards but not too large to find someone you plan to join for the service or meet someone new. They have an excellent nursery and children's classes on Sunday morning, additional worship services and programs are offered most other days of the week. Active ministries to support and involve their membership, definitely evangelical.

Visited October 2013
3 Thank Nabobs
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