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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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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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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Christmas Offering Is Vital to the Mission & Ministry of the CCCA

Give to Disciples Mission Fund Received in many congregations on Dec. 13 and 20, 2020 Our gifts support the work of regional ministries this Christmas. Your regional ministry works to: Connect congregations to each other Foster faith development Gather Disciples in camps, conferences, and assemblies Nurture the development of a new generation of pastors Assist churches in calling new ministers […]

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Thanksgiving Offering

The Thanksgiving Offering benefits the Colleges, Universities, Seminaries, and Divinity Houses affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Higher education has been an important focus for Disciples since the very beginning of the movement. Throughout our history, Disciples have founded institutions of higher learning to educate students and form leaders to make a difference in the world. The Christian Church […]

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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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