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Posts from April 2015

McClendon Scholar in Residence Program on May 9

Please come and join us at the next McClendon Scholar in Residence program at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church. On Saturday, May 9th, from 10 AM to 12 noon, Arnie Graf, Senior Organizer of the Industrial Areas Foundation, and the Reverend Roger Gench, Senior Pastor of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, will discuss “The Church and Community Organizing: Theology from…

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance responds to earthquake disaster in Nepal The death toll from the massive earthquake in Nepal continues to rise. Nearly 4,000 are known dead and more than 6,000 were injured when the 7.8 quake struck just west of the capital of Kathmandu on April 25. The quake, the worst in more than 80 years, along with many serious aftershocks has…

Palestine & Zion: The Journey for Civil Rights (Register Now)

Sabeel DC Metro Presents the 4th Annual Spring Program Palestine & Zion: The Journey for Civil Rights Saturday, May 2, 2015 9 a.m.—1 p.m. **Registration Required** Location Sixth Presbyterian Church 5413 16th Street NW Washington, DC 20011 (corner of 16th & Kennedy Streets) Exploring ways that African American Christians & churches can encounter and respond to the suffering and discrimination experienced every…

Be a Hero of the Anacostia River!

Please join the Peace and Justice Committee as they volunteer with the Anacostia Watershed Society in the area’s premiere annual Earth Day Cleanup. Join the force for good with over 2,000 AWS volunteers cleaning up our neighborhoods, parks, streams, and the Anacostia River. Date: April 25, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Location: Riverside Park, 5801 Riverside Dr, Riverdale, MD 20737 Before…

The church office is in transition

As you may know, Judith McGovern, our previous Church Administrator has retired. Upon her departure, Jamille White was hired as the new Church Administrator. With this transition, the office is working to ensure that all of our technology and systems reflect these changes. At this time, mass emails to the congregation and ministers, such as the…