Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Lent Evening Prayers

Evening prayer, with roots in the ancient Office of Compline, will emphasize psalms, reading and prayer. The quiet is an opportunity to suspend thoughts of the day, bask in the candlelight beauty and stillness of Johnson Chapel and leave refreshed.

T h u r s d a y s d u r i n g L e n t
Ma r c h 14, 21, 28,
April 4, 11

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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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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Lent Evening Prayers

Evening prayer, with roots in the ancient Office of Compline, will emphasize psalms, reading and prayer. The quiet is an opportunity to suspend thoughts of the day, bask in the candlelight beauty and stillness of Johnson Chapel and leave refreshed.

T h u r s d a y s d u r i n g L e n t
Ma r c h 14, 21, 28,
April 4, 11

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Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Lent Evening Prayers

Evening prayer, with roots in the ancient Office of Compline, will emphasize psalms, reading and prayer. The quiet is an opportunity to suspend thoughts of the day, bask in the candlelight beauty and stillness of Johnson Chapel and leave refreshed.

T h u r s d a y s d u r i n g L e n t
Ma r c h 14, 21, 28,
April 4, 11

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Lent Evening Prayers

Evening prayer, with roots in the ancient Office of Compline, will emphasize psalms, reading and prayer. The quiet is an opportunity to suspend thoughts of the day, bask in the candlelight beauty and stillness of Johnson Chapel and leave refreshed.

T h u r s d a y s d u r i n g L e n t
Ma r c h 14, 21, 28,
April 4, 11

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Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Chevy Chase Concerts Presents: Eric Owens

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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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Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Middle East Lecture | Marvin Kalb

The March edition of the Middle East Lecture Series welcomes Marvin Kalb on March 20 at 7pm at CCPC.

Marvin Kalb’s distinguished journalism career spans more than 30 years and includes award-winning reporting for both CBS and NBC News as chief diplomatic correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and anchor of NBC’s "Meet the Press." Kalb went on to become founding director of Harvard University’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. Kalb is the Murrow professor emeritus at Harvard and hosts The Kalb Report at the National Press Club. He is a guest scholar in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Kalb is also prolific author. His latest book is entitled, "Enemy of the People: Trump's War on the Press"

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Lent Evening Prayers

Evening prayer, with roots in the ancient Office of Compline, will emphasize psalms, reading and prayer. The quiet is an opportunity to suspend thoughts of the day, bask in the candlelight beauty and stillness of Johnson Chapel and leave refreshed.

T h u r s d a y s d u r i n g L e n t
Ma r c h 14, 21, 28,
April 4, 11

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Mar
13
2:00 PM14:00

Pastor Molly's Icon Painting Workshop

Pastor Molly will be teaching an icon painting workshop on Wednesdays during Lent. We will learn the icon of Christ the Good Shepherd. The sacred practice of painting (or writing) icons is a form of meditation and prayer. 

It is said that each stroke of the brush is a prayer.  No artistic experience is necessary to create a beautiful tool for personal worship and contemplation. 

The class will meet from 6:30 – 9:00 in Calvin Hall on March 13, 20, April 3, 10 and 17.

Notice there is no class on March 27.  The class is limited to 8.  The cost is $100.  All materials are provided. Registration Required.

Registration is now closed for this event.

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Mar
7
7:00 PM19:00

Refugee Mental Health Discussion

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Solutions in Hometown Connections welcomes anyone working with refugees or interested in learning more about the topic to a discussion on Refugee Mental Health right here at CCPC, on March 7 at 7:00pm. The presenter will be Heather Kathrens, LCSW-C, Refugee Mental Health Coordinator for Maryland Department of Health. RSVP not necessary to attend, but appreciated for planning purposes. Please email info@shconnections.org, if you plan to attend.

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Mar
5
5:30 PM17:30

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

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Mark your calendars and join the fun for a family-style Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday (the night before Lent begins). Pancakes and all the fixings will be prepared and served (by the Connections Committee and friends) on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 between 5:30 and 7:30 PM in Chadsey Hall. A donation of $5 per adult/$3 per child to age 10 will be requested. No reservations are needed.

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Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

Middle East Lecture: Marvin Kalb

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MIDDLE EAST LECTURE
WEDNESDAY  | MARCH 20 | 7:00 pm

Speaker: Marvin Kalb
Topic: The Search for Middle East Peace
Marvin Kalb’s distinguished journalism career spans more than 30 years and includes award-winning reporting for both CBS and NBC News as chief diplomatic correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and anchor of NBC’s "Meet the Press." Kalb went on to become the founding director of Harvard University’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. Kalb is the Murrow professor emeritus at Harvard and hosts The Kalb Report at the National Press Club.  He is a guest scholar in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution.

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Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

2019 Annual Meeting & Fellowship Brunch

Join us for the SINGLE worship service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 24th and remain through the morning for our Annual Congregational Meeting and a Fellowship Brunch! Special activities for younger children and childcare for infants and toddlers will be offered during the meeting. A donation of $10.00 per adult (ages 12 and up), $5.00 per child (ages 3-11), with a maximum of $30.00 per family, will be requested for brunch.

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Feb
17
4:00 PM16:00

Peter and Will Anderson Trio

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
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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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
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
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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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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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
20
4:00 PM16:00

The Apollo Orchestra

CHEVY CHASE CONCERTS
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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