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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Holy Week & Easter Services, DC Baptist Convention Churches


Blessed Is He Who Comes in the Name of The Lord
A listing of special services for Holy Week and Easter being held this week by churches connected to the DC Baptist Convention. Via http://dcbaptist.org/fliers/easterservices2013.pdf 


7th Annual Community Communion Service
6:45 p.m. Central Baptist Church of Camp Springs 5600 Old Branch Avenue Camp Springs, MD 20745 301.899.3800
With DCBC churches: Fort Foote Baptist Church (Rev. Joseph Lyles, pastor), Fort Washington Baptist Church (Rev. Darin Poullard, pastor) and Word of Life Church Ministries (Revs. Freddie and Myrtle Jones, pastors)

East Washington Heights Baptist Church
Maundy Thursday Service with Florida Ave. Baptist Church 7 p.m.
623 Florida Ave NW Washington, DC 20001 202.667.3409 (FABC) 202.582.4811 (EWHBC)

First Baptist Church/Camp Springs
Maundy Thursday Service 6:30pm
6936 Allentown Road Camp Springs MD 20748-4102
301.449.8987

Luther Rice Memorial Baptist Church
Maundy Thursday Service 7 p.m. 801 University Blvd W Silver Spring, MD 20901 301.593.1130 www.lutherricechurch.org

National Baptist Memorial Church
Maundy Thursday with Seder and Tenebrae 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
1501 Columbia Rd., NW Washington, DC 20009 202.265.1410 www.nbmchurchdc.org

Shiloh and Metropolitan Baptist Church Joint Service
Dr. Wallace Charles Smith, Preaching 7 p.m. 1400 First Street, NW (1st & P Streets) Washington, D.C. 20001 www.metropolitanbaptist.org or www.shilohdc.org

Streams of Hope Church
Journey to the Cross An interactive “tour” of Easter experiences 6-9 p.m.
16227 Batchellors Forest Road (Washington Christian Academy) Olney, MD 20832 301.260.SOHC (7642) http://www.fbcwonline.org/

University Baptist Church/College Park
“Being in the World but Not of the World” Maundy Thursday Service 7 p.m. 3515 Campus Drive College Park, MD 20740-3170
301.422.1430
www.weareubc.org

Calvary Baptist Church
Number Your Days: Music for Good Friday 7:30 p.m. Admission free; suggested donation $10
In the Historic Sanctuary 755 8th St. NW Washington, DC 20001

CenterPoint Church
Seven Last Words from the Cross 7 p.m. At Temple Hills COG
5818 St. Barnabas Road Temple Hills, MD 20748 www.apoint4u.com

First Baptist Church/ Camp Springs
Community Good Friday Service 7 p.m. Bethany Christian Church 7128 Allentown Road
Fort Washington, MD 301.449.8987 (FBC/Camp Springs)

First Baptist Church/Gaithersburg
Tenebrae Service of Darkness 7 p.m.
200 W. Diamond Avenue Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2107 301.977.9007 www.fbcgaithersburg.org

First Baptist Church of Georgetown
Joint Good Friday Service Noon to 3pm
At Nineteenth Street Baptist Church
4606 16th Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20011 202.829.2773 www.everyblessing.org

First Baptist Church/Upper Marlboro (MD)
Good Friday Worship Service 7 p.m.
7415 SW Crain Highway Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 301.952.0117 www.firstbaptistum.com

Luther Rice Memorial Baptist Church
Silent Retreat 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dayspring Retreat Center
11301 Neelsville Church Road Germantown, MD 20876 301.916.1131 (retreat center) 301.593.1130 (LRMBC)

Metropolitan Baptist Church
Good Friday “Noon-Day” Worship Noon
Seven Last Words 7 p.m.
1400 First Street, NW (1st & P Streets) Washington, D.C. 20001 202.238.5000 http://www.metropolitanbaptist.org

National Baptist Memorial Church
Good Friday Service Noon
1501 Columbia Rd., NW Washington, DC 20009
202.265.1410
www.nbmchurchdc.org

Paramount Baptist Church
Sufficient Grace Good Friday Worship Service 7 p.m.
3924 4th Street, SE Washington, D.C. 20032 202.562.6339 www.paramountbaptistchurch.org

Shiloh Baptist Church
The Seven Last Words of Christ Noo n – 3 p.m.
3 p.m. Fish Fry
1500 9th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001 202.232.4200 www.shilohbaptist.org

Streams of Hope Church
Journey to the Cross An interactive “tour” of Easter experiences 8 a.m. – Noon
16227 Batchellors Forest Road (Washington Christian Academy) Olney, MD 20832 301.260.SOHC (7642) http://www.fbcwonline.org/

The Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church
Passion of the Cross 7 p.m.
3000 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE Washington, D.C. 20020-3718

Clifton Park Baptist Church
Easter Egg Hunt & Decorating Contest For Children 4-12 Noon-2 p.m.
8818 Piney Branch Road Silver Spring, MD 301.434.2456 www.cpbc.net

East Washington Heights Baptist Church
2:30 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt
2220 Branch Ave., SE Washington, D.C. 20020-3340 202.582.4811 www.ewhbc.org

Heritage Baptist Church
Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. – Noon
1740 Forest Drive Annapolis, MD 21401 410.263.6680 http://www.heritagebaptistonline.com/

CenterPoint Church
Easter Celebration 9:15 a.m. Lite Breakfast 10 a.m. Worship Service (Dress down but dress fly)
Annie’s Art Gallery 5814 Allentown Way Camp Springs, MD 20748 www.apoint4u.com

Clifton Park Baptist Church
7 a.m. Easter Breakfast 8 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Worship Service
8818 Piney Branch Road Silver Spring, MD 301.434.2456 www.cpbc.net

Commonwealth Baptist Church
10 a.m. Children’s Easter Egg Hunt, followed by a pancake breakfast 11 a.m. Easter Worship Service 700 Commonwealth Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301
703.548.8000
http://cbcalexandria.org/latest-news#.UVBpoqPD8dU

East Washington Heights Baptist Church
7 a.m. Sunrise Service 11 a.m. Worship Service
2220 Branch Ave., SE Washington, D.C. 20020-3340 202.582.4811 www.ewhbc.org

First Baptist Church/Gaithersburg
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m.
200 W. Diamond Avenue Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2107 301.977.9007 www.fbcgaithersburg.org

Luther Rice Memorial Baptist Church
Easter Morning Breakfast and Celebration 9:45 a.m. in the Social Hall 801 University Blvd W Silver Spring, MD 20901
301.593.1130
http://www.lutherricechurch.org

Metropolitan Baptist Church
6:00 a.m. Sunrise Service 7:30 a.m. Morning Worship 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 202.238.8000 www.metropolitanbaptist.org Shiloh Baptist Church 6:00 a.m. Sunrise Service Dawn Robinson & Company singing 8:30 a.m. Church School Easter Program 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship
1500 9th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20001 202.232.4200 www.shilohbaptist.org

Streams of Hope Church
Easter Sunday Celebration 10:45 a.m.
16227 Batchellors Forest Road (Washington Christian Academy) Olney, MD 20832 301.260.SOHC (7642) http://www.fbcwonline.org/

University Baptist Church/College Park
11 a.m. Easter Worship with Nadulmok Community Church Korean buffet luncheon in the Prayer Meeting Room immediately following the service Easter Egg Hunt following service
3515 Campus Drive College Park, MD 20740-3170 301.422.1430 www.weareubc.org

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John Marienau Turpin

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Farewell, Gordon Cosby

N. Gordon Cosby,  prophetic voice for church renewal and founding minister of The Church of the Saviour in 1947,  died on Wednesday,  March 20,  at the age of 95. A public memorial service will be held on Saturday,  April 6,  at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington,  DC. (http://www.inwardoutward.org/2013/03/21/depths)

Gordon and his wife Mary founded the Church of the Saviour in Adams Morgan in 1947. That movement now includes Christ House, Jubilee Jobs, The Potters House, and a wide variety of  other loving ministries in Washington, DC. In 1994, the Church of the Saviour-at-worship became a "scattered community," which now includes nine church congregations throughout the city. Even for those of us who only met Gordon briefly and in his old age, his legacy will be one of intensive humility and a foundational belief in Jesus' compassion and His ability to save poor and rich alike. 

The Washington Post carries the reflections of Dean Snyder, pastor of Foundry United Methodist Church.


Patheos.com carries an article by Ellen Painter Dollar, whose life and depth were nurtured early in the Church of the Saviour community, and a tribute by Durham, NC writer Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.


Christian Century carries a piece celebrating Gordon Cosby's essence--one of sensitivity to the Holy Spirit.


The Huffington Post carries grateful reflections by Dee Dee Risher of The Simple Way and CONSPIRE magazine.


The church of God carries a great debt to this insightful and humble servant of Jesus Christ.


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John Marienau Turpin