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July 4 Service

Posted by Development , June 17, 2013

Please join us at General Washington’s church on our country’s birthday to celebrate and pray for our nation. We will sing a selection of national hymns from the hymnal, hear the Declaration of Independence read, and celebrate the Eucharist together. Independence Day Worship will start at 12:05 p.m., Thursday, July 4.

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Three Sundays in July

Posted by Jason, June 14, 2013

Join us for three Sundays during July when we will worship at 10:00 a.m. using the hymns of three of Christianity's most influential hymn writers. On July 14, we will sing hymns by Isaac Watts, on July 21 we will use hymns by Charles Wesley, and we will end on July 28 by singing the hymns of Fanny Crosby. Additionally, our bulletins for these Sundays will include biographical information on these important writers.

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Youth Ministry Renovation Process

Posted by Development , June 11, 2013

Youth Ministry Renovation Process

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Hymn Festival June 2

Posted by Development , May 15, 2013

On Sunday, June 2, at 5:00, internationally renowned organist and composer, Bruce Neswick and the Christ Church Choirs will be joined by the choirs from St. Mary’s Arlington, Redeemer Bethesda, Grace Alexandria, St. Paul’s Alexandria, St. George’s Arlington, and St. Luke’s Alexandria.

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May 19 is Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Development , May 13, 2013

The newly elected members of the Vestry will be commissioned at the 10:00 a.m. service.

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First Same-gender Blessing

Posted by Development , April 22, 2013

Historic Christ Church celebrated its first same-gender blessing on Sunday, April 21. The Rev. Ann Gillespie, Christ Church Senior Associate Rector, officiated at the service, “As an Episcopal faith community, we witnessed and asked God's blessings upon the lifelong commitment Melissa Capers and Brunilda Hernandez have made to one another. This is a significant and joyful event, not just in the life of Melissa and Bruni, but in the life of our church: as a congregation, we are taking a historic and faithful step closer to the inclusive, abundant, generous outpouring of God's kingdom.”

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Outreach Sunday Panel on New Neighbors

Posted by Development , April 12, 2013

April 14, 2013, is Outreach Sunday at Christ Church. We will celebrate the Outreach ministries that provide assistance throughout Alexandria to those in need. This year, the New Neighbors English Language Learners and Family Literacy Program, housed at Christ Church and operated by the Campagna Center is the highlighted program. A panel discussion  at 10:15 a.m., will include founder Dr. Jean Johnson, students, teachers, and Campagna Center representatives. Find out more.

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House of Deputies Recognizes Christ Church

Posted by Development , April 12, 2013

The House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church highlights the 240th anniversary of Christ Church in its newsletter.  House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings was honored to preach at the anniversary service on World Mission Sunday. Click for photo and to read more.

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United for Marriage Rally

Posted by Heather, March 20, 2013

Come share a Prayer for Love and Justice and join the United for Marriage Rally:

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International Women's Day

Posted by Alecia, February 19, 2013

Over time and distance, the equal rights of women have progressed. We celebrate the achievements of women while remaining vigilant and tenacious for further sustainable changes. There is global momentum for championing women's equality.

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