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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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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Christian Church Disciples of Christ

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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Shepherd Park Christian Church

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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