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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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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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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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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121th Church Anniversary

Shepherd Park Christian Church (SPCC), The Church with the Heart of the Shepherd, is celebrating it’s 121st Year! and our 73rd Anniversary in the Shepherd Park community. In November 1899, congregants opened services at the Park View Christian Church on 16th Street in the District of Columbia. The congregation increased and, in the 1940’s it located a site in Shepherd […]

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SPCA Virtual Community Meeting – Wednesday, September 9th at 7pm

Dear Friend,   Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Shepherd Park Community Association (SPCA) Virtual Community Meeting on Wednesday, September 9th at 7 pm.  Please use this link to register and the virtual meeting details will be sent out shortly. For our upcoming September virtual community meeting, we have invited the DC Board of Elections (BOE) to a community […]

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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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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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