Archive for January, 2010

Sermon: Dan Claire on ‘Forgotten By God?’ Gen 40-41 (Jan 24, 2010)

Sunday, January 24th, 2010
Dan continued the sermons series on Joseph tonight, and used Genesis 39:20-40:23 and Genesis 41:1-40, 50-57 as the text.  You may listen or download here, or read the text here<Read More....

Worship as Medicine for the Soul

Thursday, January 21st, 2010
By Emily L

Worship is like a medicine for the soul. Sometimes it tastes good, sometimes we can’t taste it at all, and sometimes it tastes bitter. Even so, we are instructed to worship:

“In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”—1 Thess. 5:18

“Sing to him, sing praRead More....

Understanding Islam & Christianity

Thursday, January 21st, 2010
This Sunday and next, at 7.30pm after our service, we will have two seminars with an expert on Islam, Christianity, and the Middle East.  Ziya has spoken at Rez several times before, and is with us as a guest of our Religious Freedom Group.  In session one (Jan 24), he will present an overview of Islam and current issues and trends. In the second one (Jan 31), he will speak on Islamic views of Christianity and questions or challenges Muslims often pose against the Christian faith. Please joRead More....

Sermon: Aaron Damiani on ‘When Death Is Exploited,’ Gen 38-39 (Jan 17, 2010)

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
Aaron Damiani's sermon on Genesis 39 is available for streaming or download here.

Help for Haiti

Friday, January 15th, 2010
From congregant Pete Howard: Haiti Earthquake: Please consider getting involved in supporting the relief efforts in Haiti.  Several reputable organizations to give to include: Food for the Hungry (, Salvation Army (, World Vision (, World Relief (Read More....

Urban Ministry Spotlight – The Porch

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Today's post highlights a great local ministry that Rez' Urban Ministry Council supports.  Several Rez member volunteer with The Porch each week, and Raj and Daniel agreed to share their testimonies with us.

Are you interested in learning more about this ministry and how you could be involved?

Contact Raj at 202.640.9909 or Read More....

Frog Orr-Ewing on ‘Seeking Wisdom in 2010’ – January 10, 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010
On January 10, 2010, Frog Orr-Ewing visited Rez and preached for us.  You may download or listen to his sermon here.

“Courageous Christian Engagement in a Complex World” on Sunday, January 10

Friday, January 8th, 2010

"Courageous Christian Engagement in a Complex World" with special guests Frog & Amy Orr-Ewing

On Sunday, January 10, Resurrection welcomes the Rev. Francis "Frog" and Amy Orr-Ewing from London, who will share their experiences as Christian heralds in cross-cultural settings around the world.

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Sunday Discussion & Potluck

Thursday, January 7th, 2010
Please join us on Sunday (Jan 10), immediately following the service for a discussion and potluck with Frog & Amy Orr-Ewing (bios below). Frog & Amy will be discussing sharing the Gospel with people of other faith traditions. For Potluck, please bring the following: Last Name A-P: Main Dish Last Name Q-Z: Side Dish or a Dessert **note, if you plan to stay and eat, please bring something to contribute. Bios The Rev. Francis "Frog" Orr-Ewing is the vicar of All Saints Peckham in Read More....

Rev. Matthew Mason’s sermon – January 3, 2010

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010
Matthew preached tonight on Genesis 37:1-28. You may listen to or download the sermon here.