Archive for January, 2009

Audio from Apologetics Conference

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009
Click here to hear an audio recording from the recent conference, "Engaging Christian Culture", with Professor Jerram Barrs.

Night of Prayer, February 7

Monday, January 26th, 2009
The Church of the Resurrection is invited to gather with Christians from other congregations in DC to pray together for our city on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7 PM. This is the 6th such city-wide prayer gathering, and each one has been a precious, joyful, and reverent time.  Don't miss this opportunity to pray with believers from other churches for the coming of God's Kingdom.  Location: Christ Our Shepherd Church.

“As We Forgive” Book Signing Party

Monday, January 26th, 2009

As We Forgive Book Signing Party

You've seen the film--now read the book!

In the summer of 2007, Catherine spent two weeks in Rwanda where she interviewed survivors and perpetrators (several of whom are featured in Laura Water Hinson's award-winning film) of the 1994 genocide—all of whom are learning to navigate the path to reconciliation.

A year and a half later—nearRead More....

FREE Apologetics Conference!

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
Engaging Contemporary Culture
Grace DC, Christ our Shepherd, and the Church of the Resurrection will be hosting Professor Jerram Barrs for a conference on Engaging Contemporary Culture this weekend. Don't miss this opportunity to hear an excellent speaker address a crucial topic. The conference Read More....

Sanctity of Life Events

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The March for Life is this Thursday, January 22. The annual rally draws thousands of people from across the country on the anniversary of Roe v Wade to draw public attention to the injustice of abortion. If you have questions or are interested in attending and would like to coordinate with others from Church of the Resurrection, email Melissa Silvers atRead More....

Spanish Language Bible Study

Friday, January 16th, 2009
The Spanish Language Bible Study is a Christian community for Latinos and Spanish speakers. The aim of this ministry is a winsome fellowship in which unchurched Latinos can meet Christ through friendship and Bible study. For questions or to get involved, please contact Ana Lopez at  

Christian Hospitality in DC this Weekend

Friday, January 16th, 2009
Many visitors are coming to the city of Washington this weekend. They come to witness a historic inauguration and to enjoy the city. It is a time of enormous optimism and hope. Meanwhile, many Washingtonians are fleeing the city this weekend. Others are planning to stay indoors and stocking up. The way many locals are talking, it's as if they are expecting a hurricane rather than a new president. The early church was known for its faithful and courageous hospitality during times of war, econRead More....

Francis Schaeffer on Hospitality

Friday, January 16th, 2009
"Don't start with a big program. Don't suddenly think you can add to your church budget and begin. Start personally and start in your home. I dare you. I dare you in the name of Jesus Christ. Do what I am going to suggest. Begin by opening your home for community… How many times in the past year have you risked having a drunk vomit on your carpeted floor? How in the world, then, can you talk about compassion aRead More....

2008 Giving Receipts

Thursday, January 15th, 2009
Please stop by the table in the front foyer on January 18 and January 25 to pick up your 2008 Giving Receipt for charitable giving to the Church of the Resurrection. Unclaimed receipts will be mailed by January 31, 2009. Thank you!

Nursery Volunteers Needed

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
The littlest ones in our congregation need your help!  We're trying to increase seven-fold the amount of nursery workers at Rez.  You may never have thought of yourself as someone who could serve in this way, but we challenge you to reconsider.  Questions, or to request an application, contact: Katie Doherty & Miriam Rudolph or (202) 349-2158