Archive for November, 2010

Lessons and Carols Service & Dessert Potluck, Sunday, December 12 at 5pm

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
In place of our usual service of Holy Communion, next Sunday, December 12 will be a traditional Christmas Lessons and Carols service.  The sermon will be shorter, and appropriate for people who are not Christians.  Please invite your friends and neighbors!  For the potluck, please bring a dessert or an hors d’oeuvre to share. Read More....

Newcomers’ Dinner, Friday, December 3

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Each month we offer a dinner for newcomers.  It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the church and meet new people.  The next one will be on Friday, December 3 at 7pm.  To RSVP, contact Sarah, sarahtheadventurer[AT]gmail(DOT)com.

Sermon: In the Company of the King – November 21, 2010

Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled "In the Company of the King" on November 21, 2010.  You can download or listen here.

Guest Speaker Bishop Terrell Glenn, Ordination Service & Dinner, Sunday, November 28

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
Bishop Terrell Glenn will be our preacher next Sunday, November 28.  We will also be joined by the Church of the Incarnation from Harrisonburg, VA.  During the service, Bishop Glenn will ordain their new pastor, Dr. Aubrey Spears.  All are invited to stay for dinner immediately afterwards, which will be provided by Incarnation.

Women’s Christmas Party: Saturday, December 11

Monday, November 22nd, 2010
Please join us at the home of Ashleigh Gallo on December 11 from 2-4pm to connect, share and celebrate this Christmas season.  To volunteer to help for with this event or for more information, email Cris at CLogan[AT]rezchurch(DOT)org.  

Rez Office Moving Help Needed, Wednesday, December 1

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
God has provided a great new church office space in Dupont Circle. The Rez office will be moving the week after Thanksgiving and could use help in three shifts on Wednesday, December 1: 10 AM - 2 PM Load the truck (Above Kenny’s BBQ, 8th & Maryland NE) 5:30 PM -9:00 PM Unload truck (Toronto Building, 2000 P St NW, Ste 410) Approx. 3 PM Help clean the old office (Above Kenny's BBQ, 8th & Maryland NE) We also need packing help prior to December 1!  For more information, contact Read More....

Sunday Lunch Cafe, November 21 at 10am

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
Lunch Cafe is a ministry of Rez that provides warm, homemade meals to the homeless on the Hill. We are looking for volunteers to cook the meals, serve, set-up/clean-up and make a dessert.  For more information or to sign up, please contact Natalia Alger at naalge[AT]gmail(DOT)com.

Sermon: The Affliction of the Comforted is the Comfort of the Afflicted – November 14, 2010

Monday, November 15th, 2010
Dr. Scott Hafemann preached a sermon entitled "The Affliction of the Comforted is the Comfort of the Afflicted" based in 2 Corinthians 1:3-11 during the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, November 14, 2010.  You can listen or download here.

Sermon: Status Anxiety – Luke 14:1-24 – November 7, 2010

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
Matthew Mason preached a sermon entitled "Status Anxiety" based on Luke 14:1-24 on November 7, 2010.  You can listen or download here.

Mark your calendars! Mission Conference with Chris Wright, January 14-16, 2011

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010
RenewDC is privileged to host a conference on Mission with Chris Wright.  Chris is the International  Director of Langham Partnership International, a ministry started by John Stott.  He is an internationally respected theologian and a compelling speaker.  The conference is open to all.  Please mark your calendars.