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03 Jun It’s Been a Year, God

Litany from the May 25, 2021 National Capital Presbytery Worship Service Adapted from The Well Preaching Group It’s been a year, God.Maybe not for you, but that’s a long time for us to go without a lifeline.Because we trust your love above all else,we take a moment to...

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25 May Running the Race!

Dear friends, I am excited to announce that this week we are launching the Calvary summer reading plan! Both adults and children will be “running the race” of faith as we dig into the Bible together over the next few weeks.  Just as a marathon is...

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19 May Gathered in the Spirit

Dear Friends, It was a real gift to be with my family in Denver for Mother’s Day.  Thank you, Gene Kendall and Mary Pullen, for covering the pulpit while I was away.  I heard wonderful reports of both worship services, technical difficulties notwithstanding.  And my thanks...

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27 Apr Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

Dear Friends, The feather flags have been installed.  The side door has been repainted, along with the trim on all the windows that face North Kings Highway and School Street.  With the “Lift Every Voice and Sing” banner and the work that has been done in...

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20 Apr Engage, Learn, Disagree & Explore

___________________________________________________________ Dear Friends,  The death of George Floyd on May 25th last year propelled discussions of race and systemic racism to the forefront of American life.  The images of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s knee on Floyd’s neck were impossible to ignore or escape.  As I sit...

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13 Apr Unrelenting Hope

Dear Friends, My emotions have been all over the place lately.  On Monday I received my second vaccine shot, and I was flooded with relief, gratitude, and joy.  It feels like I just won a “Get Out of Jail Free” card, and I am counting down...

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06 Apr From the Pastor’s Desk (Yay Bears!)

Dear Friends, Do I need to tell you that I am on Cloud Nine today?  Monday night my alma mater prevailed to win the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.  With apologies to Gonzaga fans, Baylor’s stifling defense and electric offense were fun to watch.  And just a...

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01 Apr Stations of the Cross

This year we offer a virtual, downloadable "Stations of the Cross" experience for Holy Week. These six stations walk us through Jesus’ final hours, moving from the Garden of Gethsemane, to Jesus’ arrest, to his crucifixion and burial, to Saturday, the day of waiting.  A...

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30 Mar From the Pastor’s Desk

Dear Friends, Our experiment with hybrid worship is officially off the ground and all things considered, it went very well indeed.  It was exciting to have people back in the sanctuary waving palms on Palm Sunday.  It was a delight to have Children’s Time with a...

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10 Mar Stations of the Cross

March 9, 2021 Dear Friends, This Sunday is the fourth Sunday in Lent which means that Holy Week is right around the corner.  As with all things in this pandemic-laden year, our observance of Holy Week will be different than in the past.  A virtual “Stations of...

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