Event Calendar

Friday, 10.19.18

National Presbyterian School Open House

NPS gives special consideration to applications from NPC families for nursery (Age 3) through sixth grade. More information: nps-dc.org or contact Katy Harvey, kharvey@nps-dc.org, 202-537-7508

Event Time:

9:00AM

Location:

National Presbyterian School

Saturday, 10.20.18

Can You Trust the Bible in a Scientific Age?: Faith and Science Conference

Save the date to hear from an astronomer, a biologist, two biblical scholars, and a public intellectual on the how an authoritative view of Christian Scripture squares with modern science. Presented in collaboration with the BioLogos Foundation. 
 
Deborah Haarsma - serves as the President of BioLogos, a position she has held since January 2013. Previously, she served as professor and chair in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Dr. Haarsma often speaks to churches, colleges, and schools about the relationships between science and Christian faith. She is author (along with her husband Loren Haarsma) of Origins: Christian Perspectives on Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design (2011, 2007), a book presenting the agreements and disagreements of Christians regarding the history of life and the universe. Haarsma is an experienced research scientist, with several publications in the Astrophysical Journal and the Astronomical Journal on extragalactic astronomy and cosmology.
 
Tremper Longman - is Distinguished Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California, as well as annual Visiting Professor of Old Testament at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and the Seminary at Ambrose University College (Calgary). He is the author of over thirty books, including Science, Creation and the Bible: Reconciling Rival Theories of Origins with physicist Richard F. Carlson. He is an editor and contributor to the Zondervan Dictionary of Christianity and Science. John Walton and he are the authors of The Lost World of the Flood. He is married and lives in Alexandria, VA. 
 
Craig Story - is Professor of Biology at Gordon College, a Christian liberal arts college located on the North Shore of Massachusetts. There, he directs the Health Professions program and teaches a number of cell biology courses. He studied antibody transport in pregnancy for his doctoral research at Brandeis University, and in his postdoctoral training at MIT and Harvard Medical School he worked on an unusual virus immune evasion process. Since 2013, Dr. Story has worked with church leaders, seminary professors, and the public to foster important conversations about science and the Christian faith. 
 
Peter Wehner - is senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. In 2015 he was named a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, where he writes a monthly column. Pete writes widely on political, cultural, religious, and national-security issues for numerous publications—including the Wall Street JournalWashington PostThe AtlanticFinancial TimesThe Weekly StandardNational ReviewCommentaryNational AffairsChristianity Today and Time magazine. He has also appeared frequently as a commentator on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, and C-SPAN television. He is the author (with Arthur C. Brooks) of Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism and (with Michael Gerson) of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era
 
David Renwick - is the Senior Pastor of National Presbyterian Church. He is a graduate of St. Andrew’s University in Scotland, where he studied Applied Mathematics.  He received his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. in New Testament from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia. David has been an ordained Presbyterian Minister for 40 years, serving diverse congregations in Newfoundland, Canada; San Antonio, Texas; Lexington, KY; and Spartanburg, South Carolina, prior to coming to National in 2011.
 
 
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This event is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.
 
For complimentary childcare, please RSVP by October 18 to childcare@nationalpres.org.

Event Time:

8:45AM to 12:00PM

Location:

Stone Hall

Wednesday, 10.24.18

AARP Smart Driver Course

Designed especially for drivers age 50+, this one-day AARP Driver Safety Class teaches important skills for operating vehicles safely. Call instructor Joseph Ryan at 202-362-0704 to register.

Event Time:

9:00AM to 3:00PM

Location:

Friday, 10.26.18

Women's Dessert Evening: Telling Our Stories

Women are invited for an evening of encouragement, conversation, and light hors-d'oeuvres and dessert! Dr. Joyce Emery, Tisha Schestopol, and Ruthie Lovejoy will share how God has met them through life's different stages and challenges. This event is free and no tickets are required; bring a friend!

Event Time:

6:45PM to 7:30PM

Location:

Stone Hall

Sunday, 10.28.18

Congregational Meeting

All members of the congregation are encouraged to stay after the 11 a.m. worship services for a meeting of the congregation to elect church leaders.

Event Time:

12:00PM

Location:

Sanctuary

Sunday, 10.28.18

Capital Project Q&A Session

Join representatives of the Facility Master Plan Team (FMPT) and Capital Project Steering Committee (CPSC) for an informal opportunity to ask questions and learn about next steps for our Capital Project. Questions? Email buildingtogether@nationalpres.org.

Event Time:

12:30PM

Location:

Elson Parlor

Friday, 11.02.18

High School Youth Fall Retreat

High school youth are invited to a weekend away to play and worship together! Contact: Kristin Franke at kfranke@nationalpres.org.

 

Event Time:

(All day)

Location:

Saturday, 11.10.18

Sing in Handel’s “Messiah”

Concert Date: December 9, 5 p.m.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and be a part of this exciting performance! 

  • Rehearsals on Nov. 10, Nov. 17, and Dec. 1 will be in the Choir Room from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Final rehearsals in the Sanctuary will be Friday, Dec. 7 (7–10 p.m.) and Saturday, Dec. 8 (10 a.m.–2 p.m.).

Contact: Carolann Haley

Event Time:

10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location:

Choir Room

Saturday, 11.17.18

Sing in Handel’s “Messiah”

Concert Date: December 9, 5 p.m.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and be a part of this exciting performance! 

  • Rehearsals on Nov. 10, Nov. 17, and Dec. 1 will be in the Choir Room from 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Final rehearsals in the Sanctuary will be Friday, Dec. 7 (7–10 p.m.) and Saturday, Dec. 8 (10 a.m.–2 p.m.).

Contact: Carolann Haley

Event Time:

10:00AM to 1:00PM

Location:

Choir Room

Sunday, 11.18.18

Surviving the Holidays

This seminar led by Dr. Joyce Emery and Mary Romano gives practical advice on how to deal with grief during the holidays. A light lunch will be served. Sign up by November 7 via email to Liz Martin.

Event Time:

12:30PM

Location:

Stone Hall

Friday, 11.30.18

Middle School Youth Fall Retreat

Middle school youth are invited to a weekend away to play and worship together! Contact: Kristin Franke at kfranke@nationalpres.org

Event Time:

(All day)

Location: