Events

Upcoming Events

02/01/2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Women's Breakfast

Location: Fellowship Hall
The Meeting House’s own Linda L. Lanam will discuss her own unique journey in a talk entitled “How Did I Get Here: Making Peace with the Life Lived.”



02/02/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
The Art of Compassion

Location: Heritage Hall
Capt. Moira McGuire of Walter Reed Medical Center outlines how art-based solutions should be a key component in patient care.



02/02/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Winter 2020 Inquirers' Class

Location:  Fellowship Hall
Are you interested in learning more about the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the missions and ministries of the Meeting House? Would you like to join the church? Come to the three-part Inquirers’ Class this February.



02/09/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Dementia-Friendly Alexandria

Location: Heritage Hall
In this session, we’ll address the different types of dementia, the difference between normal aging and dementia, and positive ways to communicate with individuals living with dementia.



02/09/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Winter 2020 Inquirers' Class

Location:  Fellowship Hall
Are you interested in learning more about the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the missions and ministries of the Meeting House? Would you like to join the church? Come to the three-part Inquirers’ Class this February.



02/16/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Are People with Alzheimer's Disease "Human"? The Church's Response to Dementia

Location: Heritage Hall
This presentation, drawing upon Reformed Christian theology, will consider alternatives to dominant societal values about “hypercognitive culture” that can be adopted by older people, as well as family caregivers and other service providers.



02/16/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Winter 2020 Inquirers' Class

Location:  Fellowship Hall
Are you interested in learning more about the Presbyterian Church (USA) and the missions and ministries of the Meeting House? Would you like to join the church? Come to the three-part Inquirers’ Class this February.



02/23/2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Leslie Sherman Memorial Blood Drive

Location: Fellowship Hall
Give the gift of life by supporting the Meeting House’s Leslie Sherman Memorial Blood Drive, sponsored by the Deacons in partnership with Inova.



02/23/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
A Trip to Cuba

Location: Heritage Hall
Meeting House members will present their experiences of a recent visit to First Presbyterian Reformed Church of Havana with others from area National Capital Presbytery churches.



03/01/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
A Conversation with Our General Presbyter

Location: Heritage Hall
This is a unique opportunity to engage our General Presbyter about our collective ministries and efforts—past, present, and future.



03/07/2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Men's Breakfast

Location: Fellowship Hall
The Meeting House’s Alan Matney will share insights from his experiences at the intersection of religion and foreign policy.



03/08/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Caregiving with Compassion: How We Care for One Another

Location: Heritage Hall
Stephen Ministers will help us explore the topic of caregiving, with focus will be on how we can better equip ourselves to understand, acknowledge, and support those around us.



03/15/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Caregiving with Compassion: How We Grieve

Location: Heritage Hall
Rev. Stanford will guide us as we explore ways to walk in grief with others and what can be helpful (or unhelpful) things to say and do in the wake of the death of a loved one.



03/22/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Looking at Lent Through a Different Lens

Location: Heritage Hall
During this three-week series, we’ll consider Lent through the lens of objects that would have been a part of Jesus’ life.



03/22/2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mozart's <em>Requiem</em>

Location: Sanctuary
Music Director Steven Seigart and the Meeting House Choir, orchestra and soloists present Mozart’s Requiem in a free concert as part of the church’s Concerts with a Cause series.



03/29/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Looking at Lent Through a Different Lens

Location: Heritage Hall
During this three-week series, we’ll consider Lent through the lens of objects that would have been a part of Jesus’ life.



04/05/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Looking at Lent Through a Different Lens

Location: Heritage Hall
During this three-week series, we’ll consider Lent through the lens of objects that would have been a part of Jesus’ life.



04/19/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
The Meeting House During the 20th Century

Location: Heritage Hall
Bring your questions about our current congregation’s exciting formative period!



04/26/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Ancient Ethiopia and the New Testament: Why Does the Ethiopian Come Among Us?

Location: Heritage Hall
A Howard University Divinity School professor will help us explore the origins of Christianity in ancient Ethiopia and discuss how this historical framework illuminates our understanding of the New Testament.



05/03/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Ethical Leadership

Location: Heritage Hall
We’ll discuss the origins and use of the “insanity” defense to raise larger questions about guilt, responsibility, and morality both on an individual and societal scale.



05/10/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Ethical Leadership

Location: Heritage Hall
What are the essential attributes of ethical leadership? We’ll explore this question relative to the military, law, Congress, and the judiciary, among other entities.



05/17/2020
9:30 am - 10:40 am
Ethical Leadership

Location: Heritage Hall
We’ll examine business ethics in China, including factory working conditions, on-site residence living conditions, and influences and deterrents, as well as what the future may bring.