About Meredith Schultz

Meredith Schultz is from central Minnesota, where she grew up on hearty diet of good books and family recipes. In 2009, she graduated from Patrick Henry College with a concentration in political theory. She was later accepted as a fellow of the Trinity Forum Academy (class of 2012), where she wrote about the opportunities for hospitality in a mobile age. Meredith now works on Capitol Hill and keeps an open home in nearby Eastern Market. One day she hopes to have a “small room on the roof” for visiting prophets (II Kings 4:8-37).

Blessed Are the Homesick: Hospitality for Mobile Millennials

The independent rootlessness of emerging adults presents potent opportunities for the practice of hospitality. Shana Tovah! It was Rosh Hashanah in Washington, D.C. I unexpectedly found myself on my neighbor’s patio, ringing in the lunar New Year with a small gathering of his Jewish friends. Everyone was in his or her twenties, a bipartisan collection of government staffers, advocacy workers, and writers. California. Georgia. New Jersey. Everyone was from somewhere else.Our host i … [Read more...]