News & Publications

Tent of Nations Peace Project

July 22, 2021

Dear Friend and Supporter of Tent of Nations, You have been a supporter of Tent of Nations or are receiving this email from a friend or colleague who wishes to inform you about this urgent situation. As you know, Tent of Nations is a peace project located on a farm owned…

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July 25 Guest Preacher: Rev. Mahogany S. Thomas

July 16, 2021

On Sunday, July 25, Rev. Mahogany S. Thomas, an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ, will be our guest preacher. She serves as the Executive Minister of Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) in Washington, D.C. Before…

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NEW DATE for Rock Spring Book Group: Revival Season

July 12, 2021

NEW DATE: Monday, August 30 at 7:00 p.m. With Special Guest Author Monica West Add Monica West’s debut novel Revival Season to your summer-to-be read pile, then plan to join her and fellow Rock Spring readers for a conversation about the book’s…

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Phase 2 of Reopening

July 3, 2021

Rock Spring is now in Phase 2 of reopening. This means that up to 50 people can be inside, masked, for events outside of Sunday morning worship. There is no limit on the number of people gathering outside, and masks…

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Dr. Al Fuertes to Preach July 11

June 29, 2021

Next week Dr. Al Fuertes will be our guest preacher. Dr. Fuertes is an Associate Professor at George Mason University in the School of Integrative Studies. His areas of specialization include intercultural/interreligious dialogue; global education and crosscultural experiential learning; conflict…

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Register for the 2021 UCC General Synod

June 25, 2021

UCC General Synod is just around the corner, and will be virtual again this year. The workshops will be held early and will be archived. Registration for a “visitor” is $100. Registration and more information here.

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July Worship

June 25, 2021

Worship services from July 4 to August 1 will be pre-recorded and will air at 11:00 a.m. on our website, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon Fire TV, and Roku. During this time we will not be taking individual prayer requests to be…

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Reopening Update

June 24, 2021

The staff, Council, and Reopening Task Force are hopeful that we will be announcing a new phase in our Reopening plan very soon, and we are anticipating that we will be back in the Sanctuary for worship in September. Part…

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Welcome, Shionna!

June 21, 2021

We are very excited to introduce you to our new Office Manager, Shionna Harris. When she’s not at Rock Spring, Shionna, a native Washingtonian who now lives in Arlington, is in school for pastry and baking, and loves to crochet.…

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