Lenten Season

Lent is the solemn Christian religious observance in the liturgical year commemorating the 40 days Jesus Christ spent fasting in the desert and enduring temptation by Satan, according to the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, before beginning his public ministry. It begins on Ash Wednesday. It is a period of grief that necessarily ends with a great celebration of [...]

Easter Offering

Several times a year, congregations receive a special offering to support the ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). These gifts are given above and beyond the regular core support of Disciples Mission Fund. The Easter Offering, received by most congregations on April 9 & 16, 2023, supports several of the general ministries of the Christian Church. Your gift [...]

Easter/ Resurrection Sunday

Shepherd Park Christian Church 7900 Eastern Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Easter, or Resurrection Sunday, is a holy day celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary circa 30 AD. It is the culmination of the week before Easter, known as “Holy Week,” which includes Maundy Thursday, commemorating [...]

2023 General Assembly

Save the Date When the General Assembly meets in Louisville, Kentucky July 29-August 1, 2023, it will be the first time in four years the church as a whole has gathered in person. The theme for the 2023 General Assembly is “The Kin-dom of God within Us, among Us.” The theme is based on three scriptures: Luke 17:20- 21, Genesis [...]