Christian Church Disciples of Christ

Disciples Virtual Gathering

An Invitation to the Disciples Virtual Gathering! Virtual Gathering August 7 Dear Disciples, You are invited to participate in the 2021 Disciples Virtual Gathering, on Saturday, August 7, 2021! What is the Disciples Virtual Gathering? We are glad you asked! It’s a one day event on August 7 where Disciples from across the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in United […]

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Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday

Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost, and eight weeks after Easter Sunday. Trinity Sunday celebrates the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, the three Persons of God: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

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Easter/ Resurrection Sunday

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 […]

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Shepherd Park Christian Church

Good Friday Service

Good Friday is the first Friday before Easter which celebrates the commemoration of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and is observed as a day of sorrow, penance, and fasting. Jesus’ death and resurrection occurs around the time of the Jewish Passover. “Good Friday” comes from the obsolete sense “pious, holy” of the word “good”. It is also known as Holy […]

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Shepherd Park Christian Church

Maundy Thursday Service

Maundy Thursday is an alternate name for Holy Thursday, the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. It is the first of the three days of solemn remembrance of the events leading up to and immediately following the crucifixion of Jesus. The English word “Maundy” comes from the Latin mandatum, which means “commandment.” As recorded in John’s gospel, […]

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday is a Christian holiday that falls on the Sunday before Easter Sunday, the day we celebrate his Resurrection. It commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four Gospels [Mark 11:1–11, Matthew 21:1–11, Luke 19:28–44, and John 12:12–19], which takes place in the days before the Last Supper, his arrest on Maundy Thursday […]

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Ash Wednesday/ Lent Begins

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer, fasting, and repentance. Ash Wednesday derives its name from the placing of repentance ashes on the foreheads of participants to either the words “Repent, and believe in the Gospel” or “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” Ash Wednesday marks the start of a 40-day period which […]

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