No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.
Iftar First Church has been invited for the fourth year to join with the Ezher Bloom Mosque in Fairfax, VA, to break the fast that Muslims practice during Ramadan.  Please arrive at the mosque by 8:00 p.m.  The meal will begin at approximately 8:40 p.m. (at sunset).  This meal recognizes an interfaith heart and openness to others.  The mosque is located at 10359-B Democracy Lane in Fairfax.  If you want to attend or want to learn more, please contact James Ross at jamesdrossii@gmail.com. Read more...
Young AdultCapital City Brewing Company.  Our next 20’s & 30’s fun will be on June 26th after church.  We will gather for brunch at Capital City Brewing Company, around the corner from the church (1100 New York Avenue NW @ the corner of 11th and H Street NW).  Check out their brunch menu at www.capcitybrew.com.  If you think you will make it, please contact Monica Carmean at MonicaCarmean@gmail.com or 202-567-1384 and she will make a reservation.  Last minute additions will also be welcome! Read more...
Holy ConversationsDuring the past month, the newly-formed Advance Working Team (AWT) has hosted 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 is one more opportunity to attend:  Sunday, June 26, 9:00 AM.   Read more...
Gentile HeresyBiblical Literalism: A Gentile Heresy by John Shelby Spong.  Please join us as we engage scholar John Shelby Spong’s most recent work that uncovers biblical literalism as a misunderstanding created over the centuries by Gentile ignorance of Jewish culture.  Using the gospel of Mathew as a guide, Spong explores the New Testament's literary and liturgical roots - its grounding in Jewish culture, symbols, icons, and storytelling tradition – to explain that the events of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection must be understood from its first century Jewish authors and social context. Read more...
Break Away!  A 30-minute meet-up for meditation, silence, and prayer, Wednesdays between 12:15 and 12:45 p.m. a time of meditation and silence in the chapel.  No matter your faith or religion, you are welcome here for a time of silence, to sit with others and meditate. Read more...
Live at 10th and G smallIf you want to keep up with who's having a concert, a lecture, a public forum, etc. in our sanctuary/concert hall/lecture hall, go to the Live! at 10th & G Facebook page and like us.  Then, when cultural and public events get posted to the page, you'll be in the know! Read more...