Summer Sunday School
Sundays, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 27
"The Future of Mission is the Future of the Church"
Rev. Dr. Rob Weingartner is the Executive Director of The Outreach Foundation. He served as a member of the General Assembly Council and the Worldwide Ministries Division committee.
Sunday, June 3
"Flawed Church, Faithful God: a Reformed Understanding of What it Means to Be the Church"
Joseph Small served for many years as the Director of Theology, Worship and Education for the PCUSA. He is the author of several books including To Be Reformed: Living the Tradition.
Sunday, June 10
"What's in a Word: A Conversation with Peter Wehner"
Peter Wehner is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He writes widely on political, cultural, religious, and national-security issues and contributes regularly to The New York Times.
Sunday, June 17
"The Church and Politics: a Biblical Perspective"
Dr. David Renwick is Senior Pastor at National Presbyterian Church.
Sunday, June 24
"The Limits of Politics and the Future of the Church"
Cherie Harder serves as President of the Trinity Forum. Prior to joining the Trinity Forum, Cheri served in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and Director of Policy and Projects for First Lady Laura Bush.
Sunday, July 1
"The Israel-Palestine Issue: What Has God Got to Do With It?"
Dan Serwer is Academic Director of Conflict Management at Johns Hopkins University, Middle East scholar, and author of Righting the Balance.
Sunday, July 8
"The Importance of Martin Luther King Jr. for Today's Church"
Cheryl J. Sanders
Cheryl J. Sanders, is professor of Christian Ethics at the Howard University School of Divinity where she teaches courses in Christian ethics, pastoral ethics and African American spirituality.
Sunday, July 15
"Christian Community in an Age of Loose Connections"
Bruce Douglass is Associate Professor and Political Theory Field Chair in the Department of Government of Georgetown University, and the director of the Reformed Institute of Metropolitan Washington.
Sunday, July 22
"Fierce Convictions: The Life and Work of Hannah More Abolitionist – Poet & Abolitionist"
Karen Swallow Prior
Dr. Karen Swallow Prior is Professor of English at Liberty University. Her writing has appeared at Christianity Today, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Gospel Coalition, Think Christian, and Relevant.
Sunday, July 29
"Washington's Favorite Theologian: Reinhold Niebuhr’s Conscience for an Uncivil Age"
Steve Crocco is the Director of the Yale Divinity School Library and former head librarian at Princeton Theological Seminary. Steve holds a Ph.D. in religious ethics from Princeton University.
Sunday, August 5
"Spirituality for the Sent: The Place of Mission in Spiritual Formation"
Paul Tshihamba serves as the Vice President for Church Engagement for Congo Initiative-USA, after having spent 20 years as a pastor of missional engagement for two prominent US churches.
Sunday, August 12
NPC's Strategic Engagement in Local Mission
National's Serve Ministries team will share the work and vision of our church in this city.
Sunday, August 19
NPC's Strategic Engagement in the World
National's Serve Ministries team will share the work and vision of our church globally.
Sunday, August 26
Summer Trip Reports
Kristin Franke and John Turpin
National's Directors of Youth and Serve Ministries will share the summer trips of our youth and the intergenerational mission trip to the Dominican Republic.