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Weekly News January 7 – 13, 2017

Announcements

Planning for Pastor Meg’s 9-week sabbatical next summer has begun. The elders are in the process of determining interim coverage while she is away and will keep the congregation informed when a decision has been made.

 General Church Announcements

 Nursery Volunteers: We need additional nursery volunteers! If you are willing to do this, please contact grace.pool@dccrc.org and she will guide you through the background check you need to do, unless you have already done so in the DCCRC church.

Parking: On Sundays, please don’t block the handicap ramp when you park.

The 6:30 Bible study is beginning a study of two books by Frederick Buechner:  Telling the Truth:  The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale and The Remarkable Ordinary:  How to Stop, Look, and Listen to Life.  On Saturday, January 13, Kathy Heetderks will lead a discussion of Telling the Truth, Parts I and II. The book is available from Amazon in hardcover. The group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Rod and Evonne Ludema in Rockville.  If you would like to learn about the study group, please contact Kathy at Kathy.Heetderks@gmail.com.  If you would like transportation from a metro station, please contact Evonne at ludemar@aol.com.  All are invited to this kick-off meeting of our study of these books by Buechner, a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist.

Adult Sunday school:  On 14, (student at the Univ. of Virginia) will be leading us in a discussion of Christian response to the white supremacy movement.

Book Group is reading In the Midst of Winter by Isabelle Allende for our next breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 20 at Siyroush’s. All are welcome.

Upcoming Church Event

January 9 – Elder’s Meeting (7:30pm)

January 13 – 6:30pm Bible Study

January 18 – Choir Rehearsal (7:30pm)

January 20 – Book Club (9:30am)

January 23 – Council Meeting (7:30pm)

If you have any questions about the contents of this page, please contact the church office: 202-248-3405 office@dccrc.org