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Weekly services                     Sunday at 10:00 a.m.










SCOUTS ANNUAL COAT DRIVE: Bring your extra coats to church THIS SUNDAY! Scout Troupe 500 will be collecting coats after church on Sunday, December 4. Bring any size coat, hats, scarves, and gloves in good condition. In addition, your donations can be delivered to Troupe 500 9:30 to 2:30 on Saturday, Nov 26 and Saturday, Dec 3, located across from Eastern Market on the sidewalk in front of MedStar Health.

CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: This year COSC will hold our annual evening of carols, readings and meditation upon our Incarnated Savior - Saturday, December 17th @ 6 p.m. There will be no service on Sunday, December 18th.






11/27/16 - A Thanksgiving Lament                                   by Monique Sommer

When we examine the scriptures referencing the giving of thanks it can seem an impossible task. As Stuart summarized it a few years ago, scripture exhorts us to “give thanks for everything, for everyone, in every circumstance, in every word and deed and at every moment.” The huge question about this command arises in times when everything seems to be going amiss, prayers are not answered, and despair is all consuming. Give thanks then? Is it possible to do in a sincere and honest way? As a potential answer to my quest, Stuart also mentioned during that sermon a phrase I wish to explore more, “Thanksgiving is a response to what is poured forth and cried out in lament.” Might lament be the vessel between the pain and God allowing me to arrive at a place of thanksgiving?

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