No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.
you are welcome here.
First Church will participate in the 33rd Annual Capital Pride Interfaith Service, and all members and friends are invited to attend. The service will be held from 7:30 until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, 3845 S. Capitol Street. SW. The theme of the service is “Celebrating the Magic of Faith and Pride,” which complements Capital Pride’s 2016 theme “Make Magic Happen.” Read more...
Days of Prayer & Action for Colombia, Sunday, May 29, 10:30 AM, Sandy Sorenson from National UCC to preach. The theme “building peace from the ground up” is an invitation to pray and act for peace in Colombia. The theme also acknowledges the role grassroots peace-building has had in tilling the soil for the emerging peace agreement, and the critical role it will play in nurturing a sustainable peace in Colombia. Read more...
During the upcoming months, the newly-formed Advance Working Team (AWT) will host a series of Holy Conversations. The AWT has been charged by First Church to do critical preliminary work as we move toward calling a new Senior Minister at the end of January 2018. All are encouraged to attend at least one of these 90-minute conversations. Childcare and light fare will be provided. There are two more opportunities to attend: Sunday, June 12, 12:00 Noon; Sunday, June 26, 9:00 AM. Read more...
Saturday, June 11 at 7:00 PM. Please join us for HVS former student, Sean Yongjoo Lim’s Graduation Recital. This recital will feature works by Kreisler, Paganini, Handel-Halvorsen, Piazzolla, Strauss, and Hubay. Collaboration with Brad Clark and Frank Conlon, piano, and Mairead Flory, cello. Read more about 16yr old violinist Sean Yongjoo Lim: http://
www.seanlimviolin.com. Read more...
Faith in Action!! First Church Helps DC’s Elderly Stay in their Homes We raked! We mowed! We weeded! We hauled mulch! We worked hard and we had fun by serving God and loving our neighbor! On a beautiful morning in May, First Church served Seabury Resources’ Age in Place Program. This program helps older Washingtonians in Wards 4, 5, and 6 stay in their home by providing volunteer landscaping, gardening, and landscaping services. Thank you Julia, Raine, Nan, Nancy, Mike, John, and Susan! We can’t wait to serve again! – Rev. Sam Read more...
Sunday Worship at 10:30am
Downtown at 10th and G, NW
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