Posts by Second Presbyterian Church

Posts by Second Presbyterian Church

JOin Us for Our Fall Kick-Off Drive Through on September 13th

Join us this on Sunday afternoon September 13th, any time between 2 pm and 4 pm, for a Fall Kick-off Drive-through event. All are encouraged to come for a time of celebration and gathering with our Christian Education teachers. You will enjoy some fun activities and treats. We will also be handing out activity kits to kids for them to use during their Sunday School lessons each week.We are excited to welcome the community back for the fall season and…
Compassion Camp

Churches of Charles Virtual VBS this July

This year, our Churches of Charles VBS will extend over the ENTIRE month of July! Beginning on Monday, July 6, we will gather on Monday evenings (July 6, 13, 20, 27) from 6 pm – 8 pm on Zoom for virtual VBS. Our counselors and teachers will teach the lessons of scripture in a fun way to our children online. Our theme for the summer will be Compassion Camp: Be Loved, Be Kind, Be You! We will provide kits to…

Statement on Racism

The Clergy and Session of Second Presbyterian share in the collective grief and anguish at the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and other victims of racial violence. We stand united against individual and systemic racism, discrimination and brutality. As followers of Christ, we are called to advocate for those who are marginalized and treated unjustly. God created each of us in God’s image, therefore WE believe that Black Lives Matter. Jesus taught the foundation of the law…

The Churches of Charles Launch Earth Day Resource Page

The 50th Anniversary of Earth Day takes place this coming Wednesday, April 22nd. In response the Churches of Charles have created a resource page for Earth Day. It includes Earth Day online worship service at the National Cathedral (Sunday, April 19 at 2 PM); Earth Day challenges and clean-ups; book and movie recommendations for adults & kids; links to climate-related talks; policy initiatives; information on local recycling, composting, and community supported agriculture; and DIY projects. Access the resource page here.…

EAster Sunday Worship & carillon Concert

Join us for our virtual Easter service at 10 AM via Zoom. Then for a special Easter celebration, the church carillon in the steeple will play an Easter concert at 2 PM. A Joyful Easter at Home“While it was Still Dark” Rev. Dr. Tom Blair preaching with special music from Easters past and present Link: https://zoom.us/j/322082872 Mobile Phone or Tablet: Download Zoom App from the App store first. Dial-in: Call 1-646-558-8656 Meeting ID# 322 082 872 Our handbell director, Beau Lochte,…

March 15th Online Worship During CoronaVirus Pandemic

Dear Friends and Family of Second Presbyterian Church, Our Worship Team met at the church this morning to go through the steps to set up our online worship services. We have moved to the Chapel for both the 9 AM and 11 AM services because the technology and sound quality for recording purposes are better there. We also discovered a potential technical issue because of limited bandwidth of the church wifi. However, we have figured out three options for you…

Spring Fling Creating Cards for GEDCO CARES

Instead of a paint night, Second Presbyterian Church Mission Council is sponsoring a Spring Fling Creating CARES Cards on Friday, March 13 from 7 PM – 9 PM in Smith Hall!!!! You will be making a variety of occasions handcrafted cards. All you need to bring is your imagination and creativity! We will supply all of the materials and bling to make beautiful handcrafted cards, that support the mission of GEDCO CARES. Handcrafted cards that are unique, and great to…

Alabama School Concert Choir to sing during worship

This Sunday, February 23rd, the 110-member concert choir from the Indian Springs School of Birmingham, Alabama, will perform the anthems during our 11 am worship service as part of their Washington DC area tour. Indian Springs is a private boarding and day school for students in grades 8-12. The New York Times described the choir’s Lincoln Center debut as “a superb projection that would have done credit to any professional chorus.” The choir has garnered critical praise for their sensitivity…

Lent 2020: MARKed by Christ

Mark’s brief Gospel shares numerous encounters as Jesus meets people in all kinds of life situations. In Mark’s Gospel, everyone matters. They may be very ill, very self-centered, very possessive, or very set in their ways (not unlike us.) Mark’s brevity demands our attention. And Jesus joins in their life’s journeys. He understands people all too well, undercutting self-defenses and delivering invitations (albeit challenging ones) to all who will hear. Can we allow ourselves to be touched by Jesus this…