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Regional Congregational Choir Project!

We are launching a virtual Regional Congregational Choir Project to be released on Oct 2-3 this year at Regional Assembly. The word Congregational is an important word here:  As long as you are part of every Sunday’s congregational singing before the shutdown – whether as a worshipper or as a choir/praise team member – you are who we need! In brief, we […]

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Stewardship Weekly

Moment for Stewardship (from John 4:28-30) Have you ever been desperately thirsty? Imagine being thirsty enough to talk to a stranger, asking for a drink! That would be strange enough, but John tells an even stranger story of Jesus, asking a Samaritan woman, to give him a drink. What would you do, if Jesus were to ask you to give […]

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The Coronavirus/ Covid-19 and CCCA Congregations

Greetings in the name and by the grace of Jesus Christ. I wanted to reach out to you as concerns about the recent outbreak of the Covid-19 “Coronavirus” has spread to the United States and into our Region. Certainly the confirmation of cases at a local church, including with the pastor, has heightened fears about communal gatherings, including church services. […]

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Regional Minister Resigns, Concludes Ministry June 30, 2020

At the February 1 meeting of the Capital Area Regional Board, the Rev. Allen V. Harris offered his letter of resignation as Regional Minister. Please read the entire letter here. The Rev. Delancy Catlett, Moderator of the Region, will be working with others within the leadership of the Region as well as with denominational leaders to ensure a smooth transition […]

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Applications Open for HELM Scholarships

The Leadership Fellows program is a leadership development program for Disciples undergraduate students. Each of the four years of undergraduate education has a different focus: Community, Transformation, Global Awareness, and Mentoring. Click here to learn more about the Leadership Fellows program and to access the online application. For Disciples students pursuing a PhD in the field of religion, HELM offers […]

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2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute & Action Honors Rev. Brenda Cardwell

The 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute and Action, sponsored by the Commission For Congregational Life of the Capital Area Region was a faithful and joyful occasion. Clergy and laity from around the Region gathered at Henson Valley Christian Church in Fort Washington, Maryland on Sunday afternoon, January 19 to remember the life, words, and witness of Dr. […]

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days Focuses on Climate Change, April 24-27, 2020

Climate change affects everyone and disproportionately affects those struggling to overcome poverty. 2020 will be a pivotal year for the United States and the world with a general election that will set the course for the next four years – with an enduring impact on climate and economic justice. Save the Date for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020, April 17-20, on […]

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Salt & Light Leadership Training Day Offered Incredible Wisdom and Skills to Laity & Clergy Alike

The biennial Salt & Light Leadership Training Day, planned and hosted by the Christian Church Capital Area Commission for Congregational Life, brought laity and clergy together to be inspired, educated, and sent forth. The signature event of the Region was held on Saturday, October 19 at National City Christian Church in Washington, DC. The Rev. Dr. Douglas Powe, Director of […]

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