By Day by day Mail Columnist
Published: 20:52 BST, 18 Walk 2012 | Updated: 00:20 BST, 19 Walk 2012
President Obama gone to benefit today at a noteworthy church that is steps away from the White House what’s more, regularly frequented by sitting presidents.
Obama was went with by his wife, Michelle, what’s more, daughter, Sasha, on the cloudy, energetic morning as they strolled through Lafayette Square to St. John’s Episcopal Church.
Eldest girl Malia did not go to the services.
Off to church: Obama was went with by his wife, Michelle, what’s more, daughter, Sasha as he strolled through Lafayette Square to St. John’s Episcopal Church
Historic: St John’s Church, found steps away from the White House, has been gone by by all sitting presidents since James Madison
Sunday best: To begin with Woman Michelle Obama wore a sharp purple overcoat, while a devoted Sasha was dressed from head-to-toe in red, white what’s more, blue
The to start with woman wore a snazzy purple overcoat, while her little girl dressed head-to-toe in red, white what’s more, blue.
Secret Benefit operators swarmed around the to begin with family as they made their way through
The benefit included sacred text readings from Numbers 21, Ephesians 2, John 3 what’s more, the singing of ‘Amazing Grace’.
Security: Mystery Benefit operators could be seen around the to begin with family as they made their way to St John’s Church
Family affair: Cameras taken after as the to begin with family left from the church
The going to pastor, Rev Thomas Reid Ward, Jr., reflected on the words of the well known song composed by John Newton, what’s more, told the gathering that God’s beauty ingrains confidence what’s more, courage.
‘All we have to do is believe,’ he said.
The Obamas taken part in the group of onlookers welcome of welcoming seat neighbors what’s more, in Sacred Fellowship some time recently strolling back to the official mansion.
St Johnâ€™s, fabricated in 1816, is known as â€˜the church of the presidents,â€™ with each commander-in-chief since James Madison going by the structure.
Heading home: The Obamas partaken in the gathering of people welcome of welcoming seat neighbors what’s more, in Blessed Fellowship some time recently strolling back to the White House
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