Jan
23
10:00 AM10:00

Wednesday Morning Bible Study : "God with Us When We’re Powerless"

The Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group invites you to join them for the next session. The group meets in Geneva Hall from 10:00 – 12:00 noon on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.This week the topic is "God with Us When We’re Powerless". Join us for a time of Bible study, fellowship and spiritual growth. 

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Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Allyson McKinney Timm - Open Forum Speaker and Guest Preacher

As part of our Season of Justice: Building Bridges, CCPC welcomes Allyson McKinney Timm J.D., MDiv on Sunday January 27, 2019. Allyson will be our Open Forum Speaker and guest preacher for the day.

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Allyson McKinney Timm is a theologically trained human rights lawyer whose commitment to justice ministry has been inspired by her faith journey. Her writing has appeared in Sojourners, California Lawyer, USA Today and The Independent.

Previous to founding Justice Revival, as the Robert M. Cover-Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights at Yale Law School, Allyson taught and supervised students in the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. Earlier in her career she established and led the Uganda Field Office of International Justice Mission; worked as an associate with Latham & Watkins LLP; and served pro bono with the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Office of the Prosecutor. Allyson is an elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Justice Revival inspires, educates, and mobilizes Christian communities to respond faithfully to the call to justice by standing in solidarity with the oppressed and defending the human rights of all.

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Feb
3
10:05 AM10:05

A.C.T SUNDAY

All-Church Together Sunday with an intergenerational hands-on reconciliation project between services.

The first Sundays of the month are All Church Together Sundays.  Everyone is invited to gather in Chadsey Hall for a joint coffee hour. On these ACT Sundays there are no programs between the services and no scheduled meetings.

For our Season of Justice A.C.T. Sunday join, us between services in Chadsey Hall for an intergenerational gathering that involves fellowship, food, and three different hands-on projects where you can help build bridges across different divisions.

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Feb
10
10:15 AM10:15

Open Forum : An Introduction to Interfaith Dialogue

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An Introduction to Interfaith Dialogue: with guest speakers Gary Sampliner, Bethesda Jewish Congregation; Faisal Shirazee, Idara-e-Jaferia; Jeanne Tustian, Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Head west on Bradley Lane and you’ll find a structure built on interfaith relationships. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church and the Bethesda Jewish Congregation share a building, but together they’ve shared a robust dialogue with the Muslim community as well. Come hear their story of how reaching out has blessed their faith communities in a myriad of ways.

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Feb
17
9:00 AM09:00

Andrew Hanauer - Open Forum Speaker and Guest Preacher

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To close out our Season of Justice: Building Bridges, CCPC welcomes Andrew Hanauer on Sunday February 17 2019. Andrew will be our Open Forum Speaker and guest preacher for the day.

Andrew Hanauer is the Director of the One America Movement, an organization founded by faith and community leaders in the aftermath of the 2016 election to fight polarization. Under Andrew’s leadership, One America has launched projects that bring Americans together across divides to address race relations, opioids, poverty and religious differences across the country, from Utah, to Oklahoma, to Puerto Rico, to West Virginia, to some of our nation’s largest cities. In addition to running projects that unite Americans across divides, One America trains religious leaders on the dynamics of polarization and division.

 Andrew is a frequent public speaker at houses of worship of all kinds, and at venues including the United Nations, the National Press Club and Congressional briefings. His work has been published or featured by The Washington Post, National Public Radio, The Times of Israel, Voice of America, Inter-Press Service, the Christian Citizen and media outlets across the US and abroad.

 Andrew holds a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College and a Master’s in International Studies from the University of San Francisco.

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Feb
17
4:00 PM16:00

Peter and Will Anderson Trio

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The Anderson twins, Peter and Will, jazz virtuosos of the clarinet and saxophone, grew up in Bethesda, attended Walt Whitman High School, and then Julliard.  Now based in New York, they travel the world playing “with a passion, unpredictability, and sense of discovery.” (All About Jazz)  They are joined by guitarist Felix Lemerle.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Mar
24
2:00 PM14:00

42nd Annual Bach Marathon

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
This beloved Washington tradition presents ten organists in half-hour programs on our wonderful 3-manual, 50-rank, 2,500-pipe Rieger tracker organ. The theme this year will be the “Schübler Chorales.”  Come when you can; leave when you must.  The concert is followed by a traditional German dinner.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Eric Owens

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS

We are excited to present world-renowned bass-baritone Eric Owens, international star of the Metropolitan Opera and other houses. You will experience an artist with exceptional ability and desire to communicate through song. We are honored to present him in a recital accompanied by Mark Markham.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Jun
2
4:00 PM16:00

CCPC CHANCEL CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
Join us as the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir presents an afternoon of music for choir, organ and instruments.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

 

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Jan
20
4:00 PM16:00

The Apollo Orchestra

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In a concert made possible through the generosity of the Downing Family Foundation, the Apollo Orchestra returns in a program highlighted by the 3rd movement of Ottorino Respighi’s “Suite in G” for organ and strings as well as the “Variations on a Rococo Theme” of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Michal Balas, Cello, Co-winner of the 2018 Johansen Competition.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Jan
20
10:05 AM10:05

Open Forum w/ Guest Speaker George Derek Musgrove

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George Derek Musgrove is an Associate Professor of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  He is the author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics: How the Harassment of Black Elected Officials Shaped Post-Civil Rights America (University of Georgia Press, 2012) and a number of popular and scholarly articles on post-civil rights era black politics and Washington, D.C. He received his Ph.D. in U.S. history from New York University in 2005, and lives with his wife and two sons in Washington, D.C. 

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Jan
16
7:30 PM19:30

Middle East Lecture: The Crisis in Yemen

The Speaker for the Middle East Lecture Series on January 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Geneva Hall will be Professor Daoud L. Khairallah. He will be speaking on the Crisis in Yemen.

Professor Khairallah is adjunct professor at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. He is Of Counsel at the firm of White & Case LLP. Professor Khairallah was Deputy General Counsel for five years at the World Bank and prior to September 1994 he was Deputy General Counsel at the International Finance Corporation Legal Department, an affiliate of the World Bank. He has been an adjunct professor

in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University, and an occasional lecturer on project finance at the International Law Institute.  He teaches international investment law at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University. He has also lectured on international law and international organizations at the Lebanese University.

 

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Jan
13
10:15 AM10:15

Confirmation For All: The Grace of Christ

Confirmation For All: The Grace of Christ
Sunday January 13 | 10:15-11:05 am | Geneva Hall

This is CCPC 101! Ever wanted to brush up on your dogmatics? Need a refresher in the faith? Looking to push the boundaries of your doubts and questions in a safe space? Join our Confirmands in a new monthly Open Forum we're calling Confirmation-for-All. Pastor Eric and Pastor Molly will guide us through the core tenets of our tradition through large-group teaching while creating space for small-group discussions. People of all ages are encouraged to come; growth is promised! 

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Dec
24
4:30 PM16:30

Christmas Eve Family Service II

Join us this Christmas Eve for our Christmas Eve Family Service. This child-friendly service will include the reading of the Christmas Scripture and singing of our favorite carols. This is an interactive service that is sure to be a joy to kids of all ages. The story this year will feature not only a donkey, but two sheep as well!  

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Dec
24
3:00 PM15:00

Christmas Eve Family Service I

Join us this Christmas Eve for our Christmas Eve Family Service. This child-friendly service will include the reading of the Christmas Scripture and singing of our favorite carols. This is an interactive service that is sure to be a joy to kids of all ages. The story this year will feature not only a donkey, but two sheep as well!  

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Dec
9
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Concert

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CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
This annual concert by the Chancel Choir of Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church will feature Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” for choir, organ and brass quartet.  The Junior Choristers are also singing, the bells are ringing and carol singing will set all in the joyous holiday spirit. 

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

Deck the Halls

Plan to join your church family (age 4 to 94!) as we Deck the Halls on Friday evening, November 30! The fun begins with dinner at 6:00 p.m. in Chadsey Hall followed by creating Christmas decorations for the church’s light-filled tree, decorating cookies, sharing with others, singing carols, and enjoying being together. The cost of the evening is $8.00 for adults (age 12 and up) and $4.00 per child (age 4-11; younger children eat free). A nursery will be available for infants and young preschoolers. The evening will conclude by 8:30 p.m. Reservations are appreciated, but not required, though they help us know how to plan! Click here to make a reservation or call the church office.

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Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

Middle East Lecture: THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN TURKEY

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The Middle East Lecture Series will host His Eminence, the Very Reverend Archbishop Vicken Ayzazian to speak on the Armenian Genocide in Turkey.  The lecture will be held in Geneva Hall on Wednesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. Archbishop Vicken Aykazian, a Turkish-born priest who represents the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern) in Washington and is the current President of the National Council of Churches in the USA.

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Nov
11
4:00 PM16:00

Left Bank String Quartet

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Formed under the auspices of the Theater Chamber Players, the Left Bank Quartet is now the faculty string quartet at the University of Maryland School of Music. Their program will range widely from Schubert’s lyrical “Rosamunde” Quartet to Janáček’s “Kreutzer Sonata” quartet and Mark Wilson’s exciting new “Dream-Crossed Twilight” quartet.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Oct
28
4:00 PM16:00

Phantom of the Opera

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
The season is opened, not by Andrew Lloyd Webber, but the classic Lon Chaney silent movie “The Phantom of the Opera” with an improvised organ accompaniment by Jackson Borges.  Experience this classic film in its original style with theater organ accompaniment.

Admission-free, donations gratefully accepted. A reception to meet the artists and to greet one another takes place following each concert.

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Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

November Middle East Lecture Series

Topic: Jerusalem – The Holy City for three religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

This edition of the series will feature a panel discussion of three speakers representing the three religions.  They will discuss the significance of the Holy City of Jerusalem to their various faiths.  The panel members are; Rabbi Gerald Serotta who is the -   Executive Director of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC), The Rev. Fr. Hovsep Karapetyan of St. Mary Armenian Church in Washington, DC, and Imam Yahya Hendi of Georgetown University. 

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Blessing of the Animals
Oct
14
3:00 PM15:00

Blessing of the Animals

The unconditional love we give and receive from our pets can draw us more deeply into our understanding of God’s Grace. The animals we love can help us see the wonder of God’s creation. Let’s show our gratitude to God for our little bundles of love and bless them!

Please bring your pets (or picture or stuff animal) and come join us for a special blessing. 

QUESTIONS:  
ERIC@CHEVYCHASEPC.ORG OR 202-363-2202

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World Communion Sunday
Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

World Communion Sunday

The first Sunday in October is designated as World Communion Sunday, which celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world.  World Communion Sunday (originally called World Wide Communion Sunday) is a gift of the Presbyterian Church to the larger ecumenical church.  The first celebration occurred at Shadyside Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1933.

The celebration of World Wide Communion Sunday was adopted as a denominational practice in the Presbyterian Church (US) in 1936.  Today, World Communion Sunday is celebrated around the world. At CCPC we will celebrate with one worship service at 10:00 a.m. followed by our All Church Fellowship, which includes breads from around the world. We hope to see you there!

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Men's Steak Cookout
Sep
22
3:30 PM15:30

Men's Steak Cookout

All men of CCPC, as well as their friends, neighbors, and colleagues, are invited to attend the Annual Men’s Steak Cookout. This special event is a time to catch up with old friends and fellowship with new faces. This year, the cookout will be held on the church grounds. Tickets for the cookout are $25.50 per person. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

Purchase tickets at chevychasepc.org/menscookout or send /bring checks and completed registration forms to:
Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church
Attention: Men’s Cookout
One Chevy Chase Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20015

Make checks payable to CCPC with Men’s Steak Cookout in the subject line. 

Tell a friend! We hope to see you there!

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Middle East Lecture Series
Sep
19
7:00 PM19:00

Middle East Lecture Series

The new season of the Middle East Lecture series begins on Wednesday, September 19 at 7:00 pm in Geneva Hall. Our first speaker of this new season is Dr. Daniel Serwer. Dr. Serwer's topic is "The Role of Religion in the Arab-Israeli Conflict: What Has God Got To Do With It?”

Professor Daniel Serwer (Ph.D., Princeton) directs the Conflict Management Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He is also affiliated as a Scholar with the Middle East Institute. 
His current interests focus on the civilian instruments needed to protect national security as as well as transition and statebuilding in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Balkans. Formerly vice president of the Centers of Innovation at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)he led teams there working on rule of law, religion, economics, media, technology, security sector governance, and gender.

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