One Hundred Years Already?!
Our beautiful stone building was completed and already full of life when it was dedicated 100 years ago on April 15, 1923.
Celebrate decades of love, learning, and service at Cleveland Park Congregational UCC the weekend of April 15 & 16!
– Party with us on Saturday night, 4/15, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Potluck, music, and good friends! Dress for your favorite decade over the past 100 years!
Sign up here: 100th Anniversary Potluck Party
– Join us for a celebratory Rededication Service and Coffee Hour, Sunday morning, 4/16, 10:30 am
Processing from the temporary building to the newly built church, April 15, 1923
New to the Parlor
Racial Justice Library—Come see our new Racial Justice Library in the church parlor! You’re invited to borrow any book using the simple sign-out system. If there’s a book you’d like to donate or suggest, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not just drop off books at the church.
Little Food Pantry—Our children and youth are now collecting for a second month of contributions. We’re already receiving donations, including some from families of the Girl Scout troop that meets in our parlor during the week. Thank you!
Please bring non-perishable food, toiletries (including feminine hygiene supplies), and cleaning supplies for our little food pantry in the parlor cabinet. Requested items include regular size (not Costco) boxes of cereal, jars of peanut butter, cans of chicken, tuna, and salmon, and shampoo, soap, and toothpaste. Once a month, we’ll take your contributions to a local food pantry.
Dinner and a Movie, 3/31—A Catholic church of Montreal hires a group of young actors to reinterpret the annual passion play for modern times. When they do, they run into artistic conflicts, political roadblocks, and faith challenges. “Jesus of Montreal” (1989) will prepare us for Holy Week and our own interpretive questions. (In French, with subtitles.) We’ll have a light supper at 6:30 and watch the movie at 7. RSVP for dinner by Wednesday, March 29, at email@example.com.
Lenten Series: Grief & Loss, a Spiritual Encounter, 4/4—This group is meeting online from 7-8 pm once a week during Lent. We’ll talk about personal experiences of grief and loss in the context of our faith, using poetry, scripture, and memoir. For the schedule and Zoom link: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleveland Park Book Club, 4/11—We’ll meet in person and online at 9:30 am (book discussion begins at 10) to discuss Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman. For the Zoom link: email@example.com.
Lenten Series: Grief & Loss, a Spiritual Encounter, 4/11—This group is meeting online from 7-8 pm once a week during Lent. We’ll talk about personal experiences of grief and loss in the context of our faith, using poetry, scripture, and memoir. For the schedule and Zoom link: firstname.lastname@example.org.
100th Anniversary Potluck, 4/15—One hundred years ago, our congregation held its first worship service in our church building! Let’s celebrate our building, our congregation, and our 100 years at 34th and Lowell Sts. here in Washington, DC. Please join us at 6 pm in the Parlor. Sign up here to bring a dish.
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Stay at Home Yoga—Join Holly for a 20-minute stretch yoga break during your work/home day every Tuesday at Noon. No experience necessary!
Morning Meditation—Join Pastor Ellen for half an hour of peace and quiet via Zoom, each Wednesday at 8 am.
Sunday Morning Worship—We’ll meet in the Sanctuary and on Zoom each Sunday at 10:30 am.