Entries by ltaylor

The Orlando Shootings—A Challenge and a Prayer

To our GPC community: Together, we are horrified and profoundly saddened by the evil that came to Orlando early Sunday morning. As we struggle to respond, please know that GPC is a place where all are welcomed, loved, and heard. Our arms and ears are open to you and those you love at any time for […]

In Remembrance: John C. Lintner, Director of Music Emeritus

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” (Is 40:31) In Memoriam Georgetown Presbyterian Church mourns the death of Director of Music Emeritus John Carl Lintner. John served as our […]

Join us Easter morning!

The joy of Easter is the surprising exclamation point following the somber and reflective season of Lent. Eastertide lifts our eyes to the glory of the resurrection, the joy of Christian hope, and the power of our God. This year, as we have for the past 236 years, our church will celebrate the Lord’s resurrection […]

Join us for Holy Week

On Palm Sunday, March 20 during the 11am service, we will incorporate the Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem into our worship liturgy. Premiered in 1900 in Paris, this beautiful choral work has become a beloved staple of the repertoire. As Fauré himself put it best, the Requiem treat death “as a happy deliverance, an aspiration towards happiness above, […]

Winter shelter February 21 to March 12

Georgetown Ministry Center Winter Shelter This year, our church will host the winter shelter from Sunday, February 21 through Saturday, March 12, 2016.  Church members and volunteers will provide dinner for our guests every night during this period, and it’s great fun to do this as part of a group and a wonderful way to meet other GPC […]

Tables of 8 – Winter 2016

Save the dates for TABLES OF 8   This wonderful way of enjoying old friends and getting acquainted with newer GPC members is open to all: singles, couples, young and young-at-heart, members, and those who just attend and enjoy our fellowship.  Bottom line: the more the merrier.   We have revised the format a bit – […]

GPC’s heritage: Advent decorations

Jill Fri and Ann Hale Johnson, Heritage Committee Members The fourth Sunday before Christmas is the start of Advent. You’ll see things changing as we prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. The first Sunday, you will see the purple markers in the pulpit bible as well as the purple stoles the ministers […]

Advent Lectures “Remembering Mary”

Mary, the mother of Jesus, has been a controversial figure for Protestants since the Reformation. On the one hand, she is the Mother of God, and hence, worthy of great honor, but, on the other hand, one of the Catholic distinctions that Protestants have long objected to is the veneration of Mary. This year during […]

Advent at GPC

Beginning Sunday, November 29th, our church will enter the season of Advent, the first season of the Christian church year, leading up to Christmas and including the four preceding Sundays. Our sanctuary is decorated for the holidays, and we offer special liturgies to help our congregation reflect on the promise of Jesus’ birth. Children take part in […]