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February 20 2020 Thursday Mail

The next edition of the Thursday Mail is scheduled for March 6, 2020. Submissions are due to the editor no later than Monday, 9:00 a.m., February 24. If you would like to receive the link to the Thursday Mail send your request to lquander@thepresbytery.org

February 20 Thursday Mail – (all at once) 

Thursday Mail by page:


John’s Jottings
John Molina-Moore, General Presbyter

Clerks’ Tip
Sara Coe, Stated Clerk

Tara’s Table
Tara Spuhler McCabe, TDirector of Congregational Dev. & Mission

We’re Having an Office OPEN HOUSE
Light refreshments – RSVP required
March 18 – NCP Offices – Rockville, MD

Spiritual Formation is Missional Formation
Pastor Mark Greiner, M.A.c., L.A.c.
(spiritual formation team scholarship recipient)

Addressing climate change requires reconciliation
with indigenous communities
Yenny Delgado, Ruling Eder, Bethesda Presbyterian Church

Commemorating Black History Month
Miss Sandi Lewanika, Music Director, Church of the Redeemer
February 22 – Church of the Redeemer Presbyterian Church

2020 Black History Celebration
Song, Word & Dance
sponsored by Black Presbyterians United (BPU)
February 23 – Faith Presbyterian Church

Revolution of the Heart – The Dorothy Day Story
Presented by the McClendon Scholar Program of NYAPC
February 25 – New York Avenue Presbyterian Church

Retreat for Confirmation Age Youth led by Matt Taylor
sponsored by the RIMW
February 28-March 1 – Bishop Claggett Retreat Center

Sponsored by NCP and the Kennedy Center
Led by Rev. Yolanda Norton
March 8 – Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, Washington, DC

Beyond the Rhetoric: Faithful Conversations about Gun Violence
Led by Rev. Jim Atwood and Rev, Deanna Hollas
March 13-15 – Grace Presbyterian Church

Planned Giving Round Table
Sponsored by NCP Stewardship Committee
March 18 – Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Congregational Assessment Tool (CAT) Training with Holy Cow Consultants
sponsored by Church Development Commission (CDC)
March 23-24 – National Presbyterian Church

Does Your Social Media Need Help?
Hands-on Open Space with Jess Fisher
presented by the Communication of NCP
March 24 – National Presbyterian Church (registration required)

In the Footsteps of Harriet Tubman: A Lenten Pilgrimage
sponsored by Race and Reconciliation Team (MCC)
March 27-29 – Cambridge, MD (registration required)

39th Anniversary of the Sargent Gospel-Airs
“Through the Fire”
April 4 – Sargent Memorial Presbyterian Church

Join us for Compassion, Peace & Justice Training Day
Ecumenical Advocacy Days
April 24-27 – Washington, DC

“Creating a Culture of Lifelong Faith Formation
April 27-29 – Rhodes Grove Conference Center


Book Talk on Henry G. Brinton’s “City of Peace”
March 1 – Trinity Presbyterian Church, Herndon, VA

Fairfax County Community Chaplain
training for faith leaders and chaplains
March 23 & 24 – Fairfax, VA

Presbyterian Older Adult Ministries Network (POAMN)
“Stronger Together: Faith In Action Across Generations”
April 30 – May 1 – Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC

Israel and Palestine Pilgrimage and Study Tour
led by pastors Ben Trawick and Susan Wilder
October 9-19, 2020

Elisabeth Von Trapp
2018-2019 Presbyterian Church Concert