Adult Sunday School

Summer Sunday School

Sundays, 9:30–10:30 a.m.


Sunday, May 27

"The Future of Mission is the Future of the Church"

Rob Weingartner

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

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"

Pete 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"

David Renwick

Dr. David Renwick is Senior Pastor at National Presbyterian Church.

Sunday, June 24

"The Limits of Politics and the Future of the Church"

Cheri Harder

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

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

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 TodayThe Washington PostThe AtlanticThe Gospel Coalition, Think Christian, and Relevant.

Sunday, July 29

"Washington's Favorite Theologian: Reinhold Niebuhr’s Conscience for an Uncivil Age"

Steve Crocco

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

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.