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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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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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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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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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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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120th Church Anniversary Service

Shepherd Park Christian Church (SPCC), The Church with the Heart of the Shepherd, is celebrating it’s 120th Year! and our 72nd Anniversary in the Shepherd Park community. All are welcome for worship, music, praise and – of course – food. Please join us! In November 1899, congregants opened services at the Park View Christian Church on 16th Street in the […]

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Salt & Light Leadership Training Day: Lay Leadership in the 21st Century

Register Now for Salt & Light Leadership Training Day Cost includes continental breakfast and box lunch Under 30?  Just $25/person! Just $35/person through Sept 20th. $40/person afterwards Register Early! Wesley Professor to Keynote October 19 Salt & Light Leadership Training Day Rev. Dr. F. Douglas “Doug” Powe, author, professor at Wesley Seminary, will speak to the question “What are the […]

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