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Church School: The Passion of Christ in Art 9:30 am
Church School: The Passion of Christ in Art
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Taught by Sally Molenkamp who spent 10 years while living in DC as a docent at the National Gallery of Art.  While there she became fascinated with how much our understanding of the life of Christ, and religion in general, is defined by artists’ interpretations and, in some cases, fabrications.   The sequence of episodes from the life of Christ which spans the last event of His earthly life from the entry into Jerusalem to the resurrection (known collectively as “The Passion”) occupies a position of central importance in religious art.  Over two Sundays we will experience the events of Holy Week through the eyes of great artists. These works of art have the ability to bewilder, attract, inspire and otherwise move those who view them.
Worship 11:00 am
Worship
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
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Tai Chi 5:15 pm
Tai Chi
Apr 6 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Steve Sawyer and Clyde Davis are certified to teach a form of Tai Chi for health specifically developed for those suffering from arthritis. Whereas those with arthritis are encouraged to attend, it’s a perfect beginning class for anyone wishing to begin the practice of Tai Chi. For those who have trouble standing, the form can be done in a chair. The class is open to anyone interested from the church, seminary or the community for no cost. We encourage those participating to wear loose fitting clothing and shoes with flat soles but this is not mandatory.
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Church School: The Passion of Christ in Art 9:30 am
Church School: The Passion of Christ in Art
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Taught by Sally Molenkamp who spent 10 years while living in DC as a docent at the National Gallery of Art.  While there she became fascinated with how much our understanding of the life of Christ, and religion in general, is defined by artists’ interpretations and, in some cases, fabrications.   The sequence of episodes from the life of Christ which spans the last event of His earthly life from the entry into Jerusalem to the resurrection (known collectively as “The Passion”) occupies a position of central importance in religious art.  Over two Sundays we will experience the events of Holy Week through the eyes of great artists. These works of art have the ability to bewilder, attract, inspire and otherwise move those who view them.
Palm Sunday Worship 11:00 am
Palm Sunday Worship
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Palm Sunday Worship @ Ginter Park Presbyterian Church | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Palm/Passion Sunday is a particularly stirring day in the worship life of GPPC. We will gather in front of the sanctuary at 11:00 a.m. for a processional with palm branches and Ghanaian drumming. Beverly Zink-Sawyer will preach and the service will conclude with the reading of the story of Jesus’ death. We will receive the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering to support ministries of disaster response, refugee assistance and resettlement, and community development.
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 10:00 am
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Two other classes in this series will be held on April 15 and 22 at 2:00 pm.)
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Presbyterian Women Circles
Presbyterian Women Circles
Apr 11 all-day
Presbyterian Women Circles meet in a variety of places and at different times on the second Tuesday of each month.  Contact the church office to find a Circle gathering near you.
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 10:00 am
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Two other classes in this series will be held on April 15 and 22 at 2:00 pm.)
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Tai Chi 5:15 pm
Tai Chi
Apr 13 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Steve Sawyer and Clyde Davis are certified to teach a form of Tai Chi for health specifically developed for those suffering from arthritis. Whereas those with arthritis are encouraged to attend, it’s a perfect beginning class for anyone wishing to begin the practice of Tai Chi. For those who have trouble standing, the form can be done in a chair. The class is open to anyone interested from the church, seminary or the community for no cost. We encourage those participating to wear loose fitting clothing and shoes with flat soles but this is not mandatory.
Maundy Thursday Supper Church 6:00 pm
Maundy Thursday Supper Church
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Maundy Thursday Supper Church @ Fellowship Hall | Richmond | Virginia | United States
We invite you to share a Supper Church recalling Jesus’ last meal with his disciples. 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Members of First United Presbyterian Church will join us for this time of fellowship and worship.
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Good Friday Worship 7:30 pm
Good Friday Worship
Apr 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Tenebrae service is a service of scripture, prayer, song, and growing darkness in which to remember Christ’s crucifixion. 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The congregation of First United Presbyterian Church will join us for this service.
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 2:00 pm
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Four other classes in this series will be held on April 10, 12, 17 and 19 at 10:00 am.)
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Easter Worship 11:00 am
Easter Worship
Apr 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Easter Worship @ Ginter Park Presbyterian Church | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Our celebration of Christ’s resurrection will take place at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary. It will include the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. As an expression of our communion with people around the world, we will participate in the One Great Hour of Sharing offering. (There is no Sunday School on Easter.)
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 10:00 am
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Two other classes in this series will be held on April 15 and 22 at 2:00 pm.)
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 10:00 am
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Two other classes in this series will be held on April 15 and 22 at 2:00 pm.)
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Tai Chi 5:15 pm
Tai Chi
Apr 20 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Steve Sawyer and Clyde Davis are certified to teach a form of Tai Chi for health specifically developed for those suffering from arthritis. Whereas those with arthritis are encouraged to attend, it’s a perfect beginning class for anyone wishing to begin the practice of Tai Chi. For those who have trouble standing, the form can be done in a chair. The class is open to anyone interested from the church, seminary or the community for no cost. We encourage those participating to wear loose fitting clothing and shoes with flat soles but this is not mandatory.
Supper Church 6:00 pm
Supper Church
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Supper Church is the way we can come together to feast on a delicious meal, God’s message to us in Scripture, and the blessing of Christian fellowship.  Join us in the Fellowship Hall where all food will be provided.  (Donations for good accepted but not required!)
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Friday Night at the Palace 6:00 pm
Friday Night at the Palace
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Friday Night at the Palace @ The Palace Adult Home | Richmond | Virginia | United States
Join us on a Friday evening for fun and fellowship with our neighbors at the Palace  We need someone to provide refreshments for 15 residents (desserts/snack foods) and 4 people to help with an activity, serve refreshments etc. We arrive at the Palace at 6:00 and finish around 7:30. We have experienced helpers to assist new helpers. The residents enjoy the goodies and treats greatly.  We have $10 to help with refreshments. If you have questions, please contact Steve Booth or Cheri Nutty.
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Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring 2:00 pm
Awareness Lessons: Rolling Into Spring
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
With slow and gentle attention we will work out the kinks and lighten our step and reduce our aches. Join us in GPPC Fellowship hall at 10 am. Bring a mat or large towel and your curiosity to see how you can roll into easier movement.Lessons will be taught by Mary Frances Hobbs, a registered Feldenkrais teacher.  The cost for all six classes is $40 or $10 for any individual class.  (Four other classes in this series will be held on April 10, 12, 17 and 19 at 10:00 am.)
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Church School: Embracing Interfaith Cooperation 9:30 am
Church School: Embracing Interfaith Cooperation
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
This video/journal class fearues interfaith commentator Eboo Patel as he explores what it means to be “literate” about other faiths, how interfaith cooperation “works” and why, the skills needed for interfaith cooperation and the significant role that our institutions, including colleges and faith communities, can play in this process.  The class will be held in the chapel and you can read more about it HERE.
Worship 11:00 am
Worship
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
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Feasibility Study Focus Group Meeting 10:00 am
Feasibility Study Focus Group Meeting
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We need your input! You will soon receive an invitation to join a focus group and hear about a plan that has been developed to plan for priorities and renovations to our building. Our time together will give you the opportunity to provide feedback and guidance for Session and the planning teams.  We encourage EVERYONE to attend ONE of these important conversations about the future of GPPC’s buildings and how we can enhance accessibility, extend our welcome, improve our Fellowship Hall, shelter the saints of the church, and maintain and protect the gifts that are our facilities. This is one of six possible meetings. Please check the calendar for other times that may work better for you.
Tai Chi 5:15 pm
Tai Chi
Apr 27 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Steve Sawyer and Clyde Davis are certified to teach a form of Tai Chi for health specifically developed for those suffering from arthritis. Whereas those with arthritis are encouraged to attend, it’s a perfect beginning class for anyone wishing to begin the practice of Tai Chi. For those who have trouble standing, the form can be done in a chair. The class is open to anyone interested from the church, seminary or the community for no cost. We encourage those participating to wear loose fitting clothing and shoes with flat soles but this is not mandatory.
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Church School: Embracing Interfaith Cooperation 9:30 am
Church School: Embracing Interfaith Cooperation
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
This video/journal class fearues interfaith commentator Eboo Patel as he explores what it means to be “literate” about other faiths, how interfaith cooperation “works” and why, the skills needed for interfaith cooperation and the significant role that our institutions, including colleges and faith communities, can play in this process.  The class will be held in the chapel and you can read more about it HERE.
Feasibility Study Focus Group Meeting 9:30 am
Feasibility Study Focus Group Meeting
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
We need your input! You will soon receive an invitation to join a focus group and hear about a plan that has been developed to plan for priorities and renovations to our building. Our time together will give you the opportunity to provide feedback and guidance for Session and the planning teams.  We encourage EVERYONE to attend ONE of these important conversations about the future of GPPC’s buildings and how we can enhance accessibility, extend our welcome, improve our Fellowship Hall, shelter the saints of the church, and maintain and protect the gifts that are our facilities. This is one of six possible meetings. Please check the calendar for other times that may work better for you.
Worship 11:00 am
Worship
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm