Winter Warmth Drive

Sunday, November 17, 2019

(All day)

Through November 17, we are collecting the following winter clothing items for our local mission partners serving the homeless in DC: 
  • New or gently used coats, jackets, and sweaters for men, women, and children
  • New heavyweight socks and thermal underwear
  • New or gently used heavy winter boots for adult men and women
You can also help pack and box donations! Sign up.

Adult Fellowship Luncheon

Monday, November 18, 2019


Stone Hall

Dr. Edward M. Ifft, retired State Department Officer, physicist, and consultant, will speak about “Christianity and Nuclear Weapons.” Call 202.537.7529 for lunch reservations ($15 donation with advanced registration; $20 at the door). 

Build with Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, November 23, 2019

8:30AM to 3:30PM

Participate in National’s sponsored build, and help provide a home for a DC family in need! No construction experience is required and all tools and lunch provided. Must be 16 years old and up to participate. For information or to sign up, contact Mike Maddox by November 16.

Thanksgiving Worship

Thursday, November 28, 2019


Dr. Joyce Emery will preach and we will collect donations of non-perishable food for our local mission partner, Central Union Mission.

2020 Dominican Republic Mission Trip Info Session

Sunday, December 1, 2019


Elson Parlor

Come learn about the opportunity to join with others in the congregation of all ages for an intergenerational mission trip to the Dominican Republic from June 26–July 3, 2020. Contact John Turpin.

Advent Family Night

Sunday, December 1, 2019

4:30PM to 6:00PM

Join us for family worship, Christmas crafts, and a pasta dinner (Not turkey leftovers!) to celebrate the start of the advent season with your family. Cost is $7/person.



Men's Breakfast

Saturday, December 7, 2019


Stone Hall

Enjoy a hearty breakfast and a presentation by Dr. Tony Morton on the theme "Telling It Slant," using literature and the arts to address end-of-life issues. Reserve your place via email or call 202.537.7527.

Born for Us: Our Coming Savior in Handel's "Messiah"

Sunday, December 8, 2019


The National Presbyterian Church Festival Choir and Orchestra presents "Born for Us: Our Coming Savior in Handel's 'Messiah.'"

There is ample free parking for this event and no tickets are required. A voluntary offering will be accepted.

School Open House

Friday, December 13, 2019


Join NPS for an Open House! NPS gives special consideration to applications from NPC families for nursery (age 3) through 6th grade. More info.

Christmas Eve at National

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

(All day)

We will have three services on Christmas Eve: 

  • Christmas Eve Family Nativity Worship (5:00 p.m.) Kids, teens, and adults bring the Bible’s nativity story to life in this music-filled narrated reenactment. Families of all ages are invited! Childcare is also available during the service for children age 4 and under.
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight & Communion Worship (8:00 p.m.) Carols will be sung and Communion will be served as we celebrate the birth of our Lord. All are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary. 
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight & Carols Worship (10:00 p.m.) This beautiful evening candlelight service reverently ushers in Jesus’ birth. All are welcome to join us in the Sanctuary.

Family Winter Camp

Friday, February 14, 2020

(All day)

Potomac Retreat Center (Falling Waters, WV)

Join us for a fun-filled family weekend at Potomac Retreat Center in beautiful Falling Waters, WV—a short 30 minutes to Whitetail Ski Resort. Speaker Jeff Dunn-Rankin will help us discover how using love languages can lead to family flourishing. We will meet at the Potomac Retreat Center on Friday evening and will head back to DC on Sunday afternoon.