Diana Butler Bass to Speak

Author and scholar Diana Butler Bass will be a featured speaker at the First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, D.C., Sunday, Feb. 7, 

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A Church of Baptist Tradition and Ecumenical Perspective 

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1328 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Phone: 202.387.2206

The Week Ahead

SATURDAY, Feb. 6, 2016

5 p.m. Contemplative Worship: Mosaic – Chapel, Sam Hill preaching

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 7, 2016 – Transfiguration Sunday

Visiting Scholar Program

9:15 a.m. Light Refreshments in the Parlor

9:30 a.m. Diana Butler Bass discusses Grounded in the Sanctuary

9:30 a.m. Church School for children and youth

10:30 a.m. Morning coffee and conversation in the Parlor

11 a.m. Worship, Diana Butler Bass guest speaker

Sermon: “Seeing with Soft Eyes” by Diana Butler Bass

Scriptures:

Exodus 34:29-35

Psalm 99

2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2

Luke 9:28-36

Music: Lawrence P. Schreiber, Organist-Choirmaster, and the Chancel Choir

Prelude: Prelude on “Morning Hymn” (Opus 59, No. 1)

Introit: “We Lift Our Songs to God on High, A Sight Most Brilliant Lights the Sky,

Christ Shines As Bright As Shines the Sun, Our Praise We Offer Now As One”

Gradual: “This Glimpse of Glory”

Postlude: “Hymn” (Opus 71, No. 1)

 

Potluck luncheon in the Fellowship Hall following the worship service

 

2 p.m. The Church of the Good News of Salvation, a Spanish-speaking congregation

in the Dawson Room, with Rev. Saúl García preaching

 

 

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10, 2016

Ash Wednesday

6 p.m. Dinner

7 p.m. Ash Wednesday Worship Service

 

Worship Times

CHURCH SCHOOL 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

SUNDAY SERVICE 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
VALET PARKING IS AVAILABLE AT THE “O” STREET ENTRANCE TO THE EDUCATION BUILDING AND AT THE GARAGE RAMP.

MOSAIC WORSHIP SATURDAY, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

About Us

FBCworshipA Church of Baptist Tradition and Ecumenical Perspective  Organized in 1802 as “a spiritual home for Baptists moving to the new federal city,” the First Baptist Church of the City of Washington, D.C., has been welcoming believers from across the country and around the world ever since. The diversity of the national Capital area is reflected in our congregation: we come from different places, different cultures, and different traditions.