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Afternoon Closing

Afternoon Closing

National City follows the closing schedule of the Federal Government for inclement weather: https://www.opm.gov/  With the Federal offices closing on January 7 at 1 p.m., National City will do the same. As always, be safe in your travel decisions.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

On this Holy night, join us for festive music, communion, and candlelight as we celebrate our dear Savior's birth 7 p.m. Christmas Music 7:30 p.m. Worship and Communion Merry Christmas!

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Spring Series Begins on February 7

Spring Series Begins on February 7

The spring series of Music at Midday concerts at National City Christian Church will begin on February 7 and continue each Friday at 12:15 p.m. through June 26, except on Good Friday, April 10. The new series will feature solo and duet organ recitals, two solo piano...

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Jackson Borges Performs Music of the Season

Jackson Borges Performs Music of the Season

Joyful sounds of Christmas and late Advent will fill the sanctuary of National City Christian Church at our free Music at Midday concert this Friday, December 20, at 12:15 p.m. Organist Jackson Borges will perform works of six composers to celebrate this season of...

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Joby Bell Performs Music of Joy and Hope

Joby Bell Performs Music of Joy and Hope

Come and hear organist Joby Bell perform joyful and hopeful organ music appropriate to the season during the free weekly Music at Midday concert at National City Christian Church this Friday, December 13, at 12:15 p.m.  This Friday’s program will include the following...

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Breakfast with Santa!

Breakfast with Santa!

This Saturday, December 7 9 to 11 a.m. The Community Room Come have breakfast with Santa at National City Christian Church! All children are invited to come for breakfast, holiday crafts, meeting Santa and Mrs. Claus, and hearing the Christmas story of our dear,...

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176 Years Ago Today…

176 Years Ago Today…

Dr. James T. Barclay met in his Washington, D.C., home with six persons who would become the founders of our congregation!

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A Baroque Christmas

A Baroque Christmas

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, December 6, at 12:15 p.m. for our weekly Music at Midday concert, when organist Kimberly Ann Hess and friends will present A Baroque Christmas.  A Baroque Christmas, will feature sopranos Sarah Noone and...

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Jordan Prescott “In the Organ Gallery of St. Clotilde”

Jordan Prescott “In the Organ Gallery of St. Clotilde”

Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, November 22, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday concert, when organist Jordan Prescottwill perform works of French composers in a program entitled “In the Organ Gallery of St. Clotilde.”...

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Benjamin LaPrairie Organ Recital

Benjamin LaPrairie Organ Recital

Please join us for our free weekly Music at Midday concert this Friday, November 15, at 12:15 p.m. at National City Christian Church. Organist Benjamin LaPrairie, Associate Director of Music at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, will...

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Phillip Lamb Performs Vierne

Phillip Lamb Performs Vierne

Organist Phillip Lambwill perform a program of organ works by Louis Vierne at National City Christian Church this Friday, November 8, at 12:15 p.m., during the church’s free weekly Music at Midday concert. Phillip Lamb serves as Director of Music and Organist at Saint...

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David K. Houston “For Those I Remember”

David K. Houston “For Those I Remember”

Please join us for our free weekly Music at Midday concert this Friday, November 1, at 12:15 p.m. Organist David K. Houston will present a special recital entitled “For Those I Remember,” coinciding with the celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day in many...

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Shower of Stoles Display at National City

Shower of Stoles Display at National City

The Shower of Stoles is a collection of over a thousand liturgical stoles and other sacred items representing the lives of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people of faith. These religious leaders have served in thirty-two denominations and faith traditions, in...

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David Brock Organ Recital

David Brock Organ Recital

Please join us next Friday, October 25, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday recital. Organist David H. Brockwill perform works that will inspire awe and delight the spirit. David Brock is Organist at St. John’s Presbyterian Church, Reno, Nevada. He is...

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Emmanuel Duperrey Organ Recital

Emmanuel Duperrey Organ Recital

French organist Emmanuel Duperreywill be performing this Friday, October 18, at 12:15 p.m.for the weekly Music at Midday concert at National City Christian Church. Emmanuel Duperrey currently serves as Organist at Notre Dame de l'Espérance in Villemonble, France, and...

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Wm. Glenn Osborne Organ Recital

Wm. Glenn Osborne Organ Recital

Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, October 4, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Organist Wm. Glenn Osbornewill be performing a colorful program of music that will delight and inspire you. Wm. Glenn Osborne is...

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Tyler Canonico Organ Recital

Tyler Canonico Organ Recital

Please join us this Friday, September 27, at 12:15 p.m., when we will welcome organist Tyler A. Canonicoto perform at our free weekly Music at Midday concert. “One of the East coast’s finest young concert organists and inspiring church musicians,” Tyler A. Canonico is...

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Solomon Eichner Piano Recital

Solomon Eichner Piano Recital

American pianist Solomon Eichner will perform this Friday, September 20, at 12:15 p.m., at our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Declared by the American Liszt Society as “A sensitive pianist, Solomon’s playing is poetic, beautiful and moving with deep feeling.” He...

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John Nothaft to Perform on Sept 13

John Nothaft to Perform on Sept 13

Please join us at National City Christian Church next Friday, September 13, at 12:15 p.m.,for a performance of richly beautiful music by organist John Nothaft. This concert is part of the church’s free weekly Music at Midday concert series. As Director of Music...

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Czech Organist to Open New Season of Music at Midday

Czech Organist to Open New Season of Music at Midday

Come and hear music you’ll love as a new season of Music at Midday begins on Friday, September 6, at 12:15 p.m. Czech organist Ondřej Horňas is traveling from Prague to perform two beloved works of composers from his native country:  The Moldau of Bedřich Smetana and...

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Music at Midday to Resume Sept 6

Music at Midday to Resume Sept 6

Our free weekly midday concerts are on a summer break and will resume on September 6. We hope you can join us for one or more of the exciting recitals planned for the fall season. Here is the list of performers for upcoming recitals: September 6 - Ondrej...

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10 a.m. Worship

10 a.m. Worship

Luke 9:5-62 is about following Jesus. Some say they want to follow Jesus, but they are unwilling to leave behind the things that hold them back. Jesus says that no one who looks back to the things of the world is ready for the reign of God. Let us consider what it...

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Summer Worship at 10 a.m.

Summer Worship at 10 a.m.

Join us in the Sanctuary for one great celebration in worship -- led by pastors and lay leaders, with piano, organ, Gospel Choir, and Sanctuary Choir. This Sunday Dr. Gentle preaches a message from Luke 8:26-39 where Jesus meets a rather frightening figure. But what...

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Aaron Comins in Final Concert of Season

Aaron Comins in Final Concert of Season

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, June 28, at 12:15 p.m., when New York City organist Aaron Comins will perform a program of colorful works at our last Music at Midday concert of the 2018-2019 season. Admission is free, but we welcome your...

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Amanda Mole Performs Great Works

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, June 21, at 12:15 p.m., for our weekly Music at Midday concert featuring organist Amanda Mole performing three great works by three great composers. Amanda Mole is one of the leading concert organists of...

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Eric Bowman in Recital

Eric Bowman in Recital

Please join us this Friday, June 14, at 12:15 p.m., whenorganist Eric Bowman will perform our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Eric Bowman is a native of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.  He received a Master of Music degree in Church Music from Shenandoah University and...

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Isn’t It Romantic?

Isn’t It Romantic?

Please join us this Friday, June 7, at 12:15 p.m.for our weekly Music at Midday concert. This week, at our annual Pride Recital marking the weekend’s Capital Pride celebration, organistAlan Hommerdingwill present a program entitled, “Isn’t It Romantic? Organ Music of...

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May 31: Samantha Scheff, Organist

May 31: Samantha Scheff, Organist

Please join us this Friday, May 31, at 12:15 p.m. for our free weekly Music at Midday recital, when organist Samantha Scheff will perform great works by great composers. Samantha Scheff is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Organ Performance at Rutgers...

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Carson Cooman Performs Works of Living Composers

Carson Cooman Performs Works of Living Composers

Organ music by living composers will be featured at this week’s free Music at Midday concert at National City Christian Church. Please join us on Friday, May 24, at 12:15 p.m.for a recital by American organist and composer Carson Cooman that includes works of Felix...

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Spanish Organist to Perform on Friday, May 17

Spanish Organist to Perform on Friday, May 17

Our featured performer this Friday at our free weekly Music at Midday recital is organist Loreto Aramendi from San Sebastian, Spain, where she is a professor at the F. Escudero Conservatoire and main organist at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Coro, where she plays...

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Clara Gerdes in Concert This Friday, May 10

Clara Gerdes in Concert This Friday, May 10

Please join us this Friday, May 10, at 12:15 p.m., for an exciting performance by organist Clara Gerdes at our free weekly Music at Midday recital. Clara Gerdes, from Davidson, North Carolina, is a fifth-year student at the Curtis Institute where she studies with Alan...

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Derrick Ian Meador in a World Premiere

Derrick Ian Meador in a World Premiere

Please join us this Friday, May 3, at 12:15 p.m.for our free weekly Music at Midday concert, this week featuring organist Derrick Ian Meador. Derrick Ian Meadoris Organist and Choirmaster at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Laurel, Mississippi.  He was awarded first...

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Colin MacKnight in a Colorful Organ Program

Colin MacKnight in a Colorful Organ Program

Please join us this Friday, April 26, at 12:15 p.m., when Colin MacKnightwill perform a program of colorful organ music at our free weekly Music at Midday recital. Colin MacKnight is a C.V Starr Doctoral Fellow at The Juilliard School, where he alsocompleted his...

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Easter Sunday Devotion

Easter Sunday Devotion

Easter Sunday, April 21 The Disciples Travel To the Tomb Luke 24:1-12 “But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they came to the tomb, taking the spices that they had prepared. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in, they did not...

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Holy Saturday Devotion

Holy Saturday Devotion

Holy Saturday, April 20 The Burial of Jesus Luke 23:50-56 “Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph, who, though a member of the council, had not agreed to their plan and action. He came from the Jewish town of Arimathea, and he was waiting expectantly for...

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Good Friday Devotion

Good Friday Devotion

Good Friday, April 19 The Death of Jesus Luke 23:44-49 “It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said,...

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Maundy Thursday Devotion

Maundy Thursday Devotion

Maundy Thursday, April 18 The Crucifixion of Jesus Luke 23:26-43 “When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them; for they do not know...

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Holy Wednesday Devotion

Holy Wednesday Devotion

Holy Wednesday, April 17 Jesus Is Sentenced To Death Luke 23:13-25 “Pilate then called together the chief priests, the leaders, and the people, and said to them, ‘You brought me this man as one who was perverting the people; and here I have examined him in your...

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Holy Tuesday Devotion

Holy Tuesday Devotion

Holy Tuesday, April 16 The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus Luke 22:47-53 “While he was still speaking, suddenly a crowd came, and the one called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He approached Jesus to kiss him; but Jesus said to him, ‘Judas, is it with a kiss...

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Holy Monday Devotion

Holy Monday Devotion

Holy Monday, April 15 The Plot to Kill Jesus Luke 22:1-6 “Now the festival of Unleavened Bread, which is called the Passover, was near. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to put Jesus to death, for they were afraid of the people. Then Satan...

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Palm Sunday Devotion

Palm Sunday Devotion

Holy Week Palm/Passion Sunday, April 14 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. “Jesus, Remember Me” Chalice Hymnal #569 “Jesus, remember me, when you come into your kingdom.” Luke 23:42 Today...

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Devotion – Ecstasy & Agony

Devotion – Ecstasy & Agony

IN MEMORIAM: For the faithful life of a beloved Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) leader, presented here is a 2007 devotion on this scripture from C. William Nichols, former Interim Minister of National City Christian Church. May his reflection continue to warm...

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Devotion – Journeys

Devotion – Journeys

Friday. April 12 Jesus comes to Jerusalem: Near Journey’s end Journeys vary a lot…some are important but most are not. Some are long, some short. A trip to the convenience store for snacks can’t compare to the journey for education. All journeys have a start, you do...

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Devotion – Journeys

Devotion – Journeys

Friday. April 12 Jesus comes to Jerusalem: Near Journey’s end Journeys vary a lot…some are important but most are not. Some are long, some short. A trip to the convenience store for snacks can’t compare to the journey for education. All journeys have a start, you do...

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Devotion – Understanding

Devotion – Understanding

Thursday, April 11 In this passage, we read of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem. He gives instructions to two disciples to go find a colt that has never been sat upon. Jesus states that the disciples are then to bring this colt back to Jesus for “the Lord has...

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Devotion – Transformation

Devotion – Transformation

Wednesday, April 10 The Spanish poet Antonio Machado once wrote: “Traveler, there is no path; paths are made by walking.” I’ve had the opportunity to travel. With each journey, I’ve learned so much about other places and cultures. I’ve learned how beautiful this world...

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Devotion – Unexpected

Devotion – Unexpected

Tuesday, April 9 The beginning of this passage, often known as “The Triumphal Entry,” is exciting. It brings us memories of parades. We wave palm branches at church. We can’t help but smile. And to some degree, we can even personally relate, as we ourselves have...

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Organist Christopher Reynolds in Concert

Organist Christopher Reynolds in Concert

Please join us this Friday, April 12, at 12:15 p.m., when organist Christopher Reynoldswill perform our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Christopher Reynolds is currently Director of Music and Organist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. He...

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Devotion – Jubilation

Devotion – Jubilation

Monday, April 8 “If they keep quiet, the stones along the road will burst into cheers!” Luke 19:40 (Living Bible) Like any new mother, I have received lots of parenting advice over the past six months. Some unsolicited, most helpful, all well intended. But my favorite...

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Devotion – Via Dolorsa

Devotion – Via Dolorsa

Sunday, April 7 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. Music is a powerful tool as it is truly the language of the heart. The words of a song heard, learned, and sung get inside not only my head...

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Devotion – Generosity

Devotion – Generosity

Saturday, April 6 Loved ones are understandingly anxious and nervous knowing the health of one much loved is in danger. But even when Jesus received word “Lord, the one you love is sick,” the disciples took their time – staying two more days before concluding, “Let us...

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Devotion – Wealth

Devotion – Wealth

Friday, April 5 John 12:1-8 accounts Jesus’ return to the home of Lazarus for a dinner honoring Jesus, six days before the Passover celebration. After dinner, Mary anointed Jesus’ feet with expensive perfume, and Judas Iscariot remarked it would have been better to...

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Devotion – Charity

Devotion – Charity

Thursday, April 4 Jesus and his disciples gathered at dinner with Lazarus following his raising Lazarus from the dead. While Martha served the meal, Mary took a pound of costly ointment and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped them with her hair. The question was...

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Devotion – Expectation

Devotion – Expectation

Wednesday, April 3 “A pound of pure nard.” Obviously far more than was needed to anoint Jesus’ feet, and just bought. How much did Mary, Martha, and Lazarus know of the future so close ahead? The Disciples did not understand, and were not preparing for the events that...

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Devotion – Extravagance

Devotion – Extravagance

Tuesday, April 2 This is a story of extravagant generosity: Jesus had recently raised Lazarus from the dead in response to the pleading of his sisters, Mary and Martha. When Jesus stopped at the home of Lazarus on his way to Jerusalem (where Jesus was to be tried and...

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West Point Organist Craig Williams in Concert

West Point Organist Craig Williams in Concert

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, April 5, at 12:15 p.m., for a concert of organ music by Craig S. Williams. As the Organist/Choirmaster at West Point Cadet Chapel, Craig enjoys the distinction of playing the world’s largest church pipe...

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Devotion – Generosity

Devotion – Generosity

Monday, April 1 The winter can be extremely brutal in Washington, D.C. I moved here a year ago from North Carolina in the dreary midst of winter. Each morning I put on my long, heavy, winter coat, scarf, hat, and gloves. Once bundled in sufficient layers, I make my...

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Devotion – What’s So Amazing about Grace

Devotion – What’s So Amazing about Grace

Sunday, March 31 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. “How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me – things so undeserved, yet you give to prove your love for me? The voices of a...

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Devotion – Unconditional

Devotion – Unconditional

Saturday, March 30 Whenever I read the Parable of the Two Sons, my instinct is always to side with the older brother. I understand his frustration and confusion. Why is his father so quick to welcome back his younger brother and shower him with gifts? What about him?...

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Devotion – Welcome

Devotion – Welcome

Friday, March 29 The prodigal son’s mistakes were pretty big; he squandered his inheritance – his father's life savings! His father could have been angry. Furious, even. Instead, he greeted his son with joy. There was no anger. There was no judgment. When we come home...

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Devotion – Prodigal

Devotion – Prodigal

Thursday, March 28 What does the word “Prodigal” mean? The basic meaning is: “wasteful” (i.e. wasting money) and from Latin: “forth” (pro-) and “to drive” (agere). It can be described as a person who wastes money with reckless abandon, or “One who drives forth his...

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Devotion – Compassion

Devotion – Compassion

Wednesday, March 27 Many times I can jump to conclusions and perceive people and situations in such a judgmental way that makes me ashamed when I eventually find out the facts. In this regard, I am like the prodigal son's brother who was a good son and yet had little...

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Devotion – Forgiving

Devotion – Forgiving

Tuesday, March 26 The familiar story told in Luke 15:1-3; 11-32 is often called the “Parable of The Prodigal Son.” A more appropriate name might be the “Parable of the Forgiving Father.” Indeed, this passage speaks to the depth and breadth of God’s love. First, we see...

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Patrick Pope in Concert on March 29

Patrick Pope in Concert on March 29

Please join us this Friday, March 29, at 12:15 p.m., when organist Patrick Pope will perform at our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Patrick Pope is the Organist and Director of Music at The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, NC, a post he has...

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Devotion – Learning

Devotion – Learning

Monday, March 25 Jesus was with the Pharisees at the Temple and he was trying to tell them about forgiveness. He told them this parable to help them see that there is a way to forgive if they have an open heart and mind. There was a father who had two sons and one son...

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Devotion – Lord Who Throughout These 40 Days

Devotion – Lord Who Throughout These 40 Days

Sunday, March 24 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. Lord Who Throughout These 40 Days Claudia Hernaman (1839-1898) Tune: St. Flavian, C.M. Our congregation often sings this simple yet earnest...

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Devotion – Mercy

Devotion – Mercy

Saturday, March 23 “Jesus told this parable: ‘A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vinedresser, “Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it...

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Devotion – Grace

Devotion – Grace

Friday, March 22 I have often been frustrated by people who tell you that God doesn't give you anything you can't handle. I look with mystery at people in the "prosperity movement." This thinking denies the magnificence of what makes faith so important. If you accept...

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Devotion – Grow

Devotion – Grow

Thursday, March 21 Bad things happen. A hurricane ravages Puerto Rico. A gunman massacres young people in a South Florida school. Wildfires destroy Paradise. We live in a world where bad things happen. Innocent people get hurt. But Jesus teaches us that this is not...

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Jonathan Vaughn in Concert

Jonathan Vaughn in Concert

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, March 22, at 12:15 p.m.,when organist Jonathan Vaughnwill perform our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Jonathan Vaughn is Associate Director of Music at Christ Church, Greenwich Connecticut, where he...

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Devotion – Refresh

Devotion – Refresh

Wednesday, March 20 Time to Refresh One of the words I’ve adopted from the digital age is “refresh.” The computer will “refresh” my email, bringing in the new and (maybe) fixing the old. I use that word at the beginning of each New Year to evaluate what I’m doing and...

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Devotion – Refusals

Devotion – Refusals

Tuesday, March 19 As Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem, it was reported that Pontius Pilate was upsetting and irritating the Jewish people by ignoring their religious beliefs and demanding that they live by Roman laws and standards. In this scripture, Pilate is using...

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Devotion – Differences

Devotion – Differences

Monday, March 18 I sometimes question why tragedies happen to good people while bad things seem not to happen to bad people. This scripture mentions two events in which bad things happened to unsuspecting people. It makes us realize that our existence is delicately...

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Devotion – Meditation

Devotion – Meditation

Sunday, March 17 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. Poetic words that spark our imagination are part of the appeal of all the psalms. In the psalms, “the seas roar, the trees of the forest...

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Devotion – Confusion

Devotion – Confusion

Saturday, March 16 Sometimes I get frustrated by all the parables that Jesus tells his disciples and followers. Wouldn’t it be easier if Jesus just plainly said what he meant? And yet, other times he doesn’t mince words at all – like that one time he called Herod a...

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Lenten Devotion – Rejection

Lenten Devotion – Rejection

Friday, March 15 We have all been rejected and rejection doesn’t feel good. It can be devastating. In the scripture, Jesus’ message and ministry are rejected. The Pharisees are trying to dissuade Jesus from going to Jerusalem. But Jesus doesn’t fall for their ruse....

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Devotional – Reflect

Devotional – Reflect

Thursday, March 14 Christians are called to reflect on the meaning of Jesus’ life and death and on the role we play in continuing his mission. As in all the gospels, the Pharisees in Luke are largely antagonistic to Jesus and Jesus to them. Though the Pharisees’...

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Devotion – Anger

Devotion – Anger

Wednesday, March 13 The Old Testament has some pretty brutal stories, and the book of Revelation is filled with harrowing images that still make their way into blockbuster horror movies, but few moments in the Bible make my hair stand on end like those episodes where...

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Devotion – Compassion

Devotion – Compassion

Tuesday, March 12 Dr. Ruth Anne Reese of Asbury Theological Seminary describes in her commentary of Luke 13 three distinct uses of the Greek word, thelo, meaning “desire,” “wish,” or “want.” The Pharisees warn Jesus that Herod wants to kill Jesus (vs.31). Jesus...

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Jacob Reed in Concert

Jacob Reed in Concert

Please join us at National City Christian Church this Friday, March 15, at 12:15 p.m.for our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Organist Jacob Reed, a student at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, will perform works of five composers, two of them women. Jacob Reed...

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Devotion – Administer

Devotion – Administer

Monday, March 11 What is your mission? Do you know? Do you have a clear picture? Jesus came to earth knowing what his mission was. He varied his “tactics” or approach. He was always about ministering to others through feeding, healing, teaching, even as he approached...

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Devotion – Comfort

Devotion – Comfort

Sunday, March 10 Note: Writers on Sundays were asked to address the power of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in their lives. “On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.” Luke 4:11 As with the devil’s first two...

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Devotion – Practice

Devotion – Practice

Saturday, March 9 This passage of scripture opens by stating, “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit.” This simple statement can be easy to pass by very quickly. However, it is one of the most fundamental expressions of a very important truth to understand. The Christian...

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Devotion – Wildernesses

Devotion – Wildernesses

Friday, March 8 The Bible is full of wilderness stories. In fact, the wilderness seems to be one of God’s favorite places to be revealed to individuals. The Bible is also filled with references to the number 40, using it to represent a lengthy period of time. This...

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Devotion – Persist

Devotion – Persist

Thursday, March 7 For 40 days the devil tempted Jesus in the wilderness. Jesus did not succumb to that persistent temptation. Of course, he didn’t. But could we do the same? And just 40 days? Doesn’t it sometimes feel like we spend our entire life in the wilderness...

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Ash Wednesday Devotion – Guideposts

Ash Wednesday Devotion – Guideposts

March 6 The Temptation of Jesus, which we read about in today’s passage, occurs immediately after he is baptized and a heavenly voice proclaims, “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” The writer of Luke is perhaps warning us that we are at risk of...

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Pianist Natalia Kazaryan in Concert

Pianist Natalia Kazaryan in Concert

Please join us for a sumptuous feast of great works for piano performed byNatalia Kazaryan at our free weekly Music at Midday concert this Friday, March 8, at 12:15 p.m. Natalia Kazaryan has performed across Europe, in Salzburg’s Schloss Mirabell, Monaco’s Théâtre des...

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Michael Ging to Perform Bach, Vierne, and Duruflé

Michael Ging to Perform Bach, Vierne, and Duruflé

Please join us this Friday, March 1, at 12:15 p.m., for our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Organist Michael Gingwill perform works of three great composers: J. S. Bach, Louis Vierne, and Maurice Duruflé. Michael Ginghas performed widely, including recitals in...

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Michael Stefanek: J. S. Bach to John Williams

Michael Stefanek: J. S. Bach to John Williams

Please join us this Friday, February 22, for a performance by organist Michael Stefanek at our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Dr. Stefanek's program will feature works by John Weaver, J.S. Bach, Louis Vierne, Edwin H Lemare, Phillip Sousa, and John Williams.  ...

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Elevator Operating!

Elevator Operating!

Get a "lift" this Sunday at worship in the Sanctuary. At 8:30 Gospel Worship, celebrate the baptisms of Sarah Rose and Angelina Ramirez. At 11 Worship, enjoy the majestic music of the Møller organ. Come and be uplifted! And -- oh, yes -- the elevator is operating! See...

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Zacchaeus Lock in Concert

Zacchaeus Lock in Concert

Please join us this Friday, February 15, at 12:15 p.m.at National City Christian Church for our free weekly Music at Midday concert. We are pleased to be welcoming organist Zacchaeus Lock to perform a program twentieth century, mostly French, organ music. Zacchaeus...

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