Creation Care & Car Free Sunday, 4/23—In celebration of Earth Day (4/22), we encourage you to walk, bike, carpool or take public transportation to church. Let’s do what we can to lower our carbon footprint and care for God’s good earth!
Nature Poetry Hour, 4/23—Please join us this Sunday afternoon from 4-5 pm in the church parlor. Invite a friend and bring one or two poems on Nature to read (with copies to share). Questions? Lerowell@aol.com.
Mindfulness, Movement & Meditation, 4/25-5/23—Our spring spiritual practices series will meet on Tuesdays from 7-8:15 pm. Relax and renew through yogic breathing, gentle movements (can be done while seated), meditation, and the sound of the symphonic gong. RSVP: Rosemary Peters, firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWII Veterans Honor Flight, 4/25—Help welcome this group of veterans from Marion, IL at Reagan National Airport at 9 am Tuesday! Zion United Church of Christ (Ashley Holst’s family congregation) will send them off from Marion. To register for a gate pass: email@example.com.
Climate March, 4/29—The UCC is coordinating participation from churches across the country. Our congregation will gather with other UCC marchers at 11:00 am on 3rd Street between Madison Drive and Jefferson Drive near the Capitol. For specific details, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shaw Community Center: Scholarships for Students in Need—Please consider making a financial donation to Shaw Community Center’s scholarships for college students. The goal is $20,000 to support twenty $1,000 scholarships for students from inner city Washington. Most of these young people are the first in their family to go to college. Please make your check payable to “Shaw Community Center,” with “Scholarships” in the memo line, and send it to Shaw Community Center, 1701 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001. Or, go to www.shawministry.org and click “Donate.” Questions? Contact Melissa Herman, Shaw Scholarship Chair, at email@example.com or 301-897-5609.
Immigrants & Refugees—Our congregation is planning a Know Your Rights Information Session for the Cleveland Park Community. This event will provide an overview of the current political situation with written information for immigrants (documented or not). The intended audience is Cleveland Park residents who can share this information with domestic employees, schools, etc. Please contact Lisa Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to help organize this important event.
Children’s Sunday Service, 5/7—We’ll gather for our annual worship service celebrating our Sunday School program and volunteers. Children and Youth will play significant roles in the service and act out an overview of their Sunday School learning this year. Questions? Sundayschool@cpcchurch.org
Coffee Hour Conversation: Congregations and Climate Change, 5/21