Archive for November, 2011

Sermon: The Light of Life

Monday, November 28th, 2011
On November 27, 2011, Matthew Mason gave a message based on John 1:1-18,  entitled “The Light of Life”.  You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Sermon: Christ the King

Monday, November 21st, 2011
On November 20, 2011, Dan Claire gave a message based on 1 Samuel 31:1-10 and 2 Samuel 1:17-2:4a,  entitled “Christ the King”.  You may listen to or download the sermon here.

God’s Hidden Deliverances

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
By Matthew Mason. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. In this post we consider 1 Samuel 27-30. In chapters 24 and 26, when Saul was given into David’s hands, David refused to take revenge. But even after this, Saul still sought his life, and so in desperation David flees once more to the Philistines (27:1). Read More....

Sermon: Praying the Triumph of God

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
On November 13, 2011, Matthew Mason gave a message based on Psalm 52, 1 Samuel 21:1-9, and 1 Samuel 22:6-19, entitled 'Praying the Triumph of God'.  You may listen to or downloaRead More....

Lessons & Carols Christmas Service | December 11

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Our annual Lessons & Carols Christmas Service is coming up at 5pm on Sunday, December 11th at National Baptist (in Columbia Heights, where Church of the Advent meets - 1501 Columbia Road, NW). This is a traditional candlelight service with Christmas readings and Christmas songs. This service will also be joint with Church of the Advent, our sister church that normally meets in Columbia Heights, where the service will be held.
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Learning from a Knucklehead

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011
By Matthew Mason. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. In this post we consider 1 Samuel 25. 1 Samuel 24 and 26 tell very similar stories.  In both chapters, Saul pursues David, seeking to get his hands on him, but instead, God gives Saul into David’s hands. Yet both times David refuses to take revenge on his enemy; instead he spares Saul’s life, entrusting himself to God’s just judgment, knowing that God willRead More....

Sermon: Loving Your Enemies

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
On November 6, 2011, Matthew Mason gave a message based on 1 Samuel 24 and 1 Samuel 26,  entitled “Loving Your Enemies”.  You may listen to or download the sermon here.

Friday Night Fellowship: Money, Nov 11, 7pm

Friday, November 4th, 2011
Our next Friday Night Fellowship is Friday November 11, 7-8:30pm at Christ our Shepherd Church.
We'll be considering the topic of money and stewardship. Brian Hollar and Jonathan Henry, two members of our stewardship team, will help us consider some basic principles of personal finance, and how to manage wisely and generously the resources God has given us.
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Missional Community Info Meeting | Wednesday Nov. 9

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
Wednesday Nov. 9, at 7:30pm at Christ Our Shepherd Church. Tommy Hinson from Advent, along with Rez pastors, will present  the vision for Missional Communities in RenewDC churches, with plenty of time for Q&A. This is one of  the visions we are currently considering as a way to evolve as a community and build on the solid foundation laid thus far, moving from thriving to overflowing. We would love for you to be a part of the conversation, so please come!

Why Has God Wrecked My Perfect Life?

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
By Aaron Damiani. This is part of a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. In this post we consider 1 Samuel 21-22. Some of us have memory of a better time.  Perhaps you can recall a season of your life when all seemed to be right, especially compared with your present circumstances. Your idea of “the glory days” is probably different from mine, but it might include the innocence and promise of youth, professional success, satisRead More....