When the United States Capitol Was a Church
So deep and strong was the connection of government to the Christian faith in early America that the relationship was recognized in a variety of ways. Few realize that the United States Capitol was used as a church for years before it was used to convene the United States Congress. For nearly three-quarters of a century, the United States Capitol was used for church services. In fact, it became a meeting place for a number of churches in Washington D.C. While secularists wish to keep this and many other similar historical facts quiet, this fact is one of thousands that witnesses to the spiritual heritage America’s Founding Fathers have bequeathed to succeeding generations.