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What Happened

December 2
The Christmas Festival was a joyous, well-attended and uplifting event that got us in the Christmas spirit! We saw many of our music groups perform, including the liturgical dance group, Total Praise.

November 20
We united with our Muslim, Jewish and Christian neighbors and gave thanks give thanks diversity in our community at the Interfaith Thanksgiving Service. It was a beautiful service that included prayers, music and reflection from various faith traditions.

November 18
$5,492 given to the Harvest Offering to support Herndon-Reston FISH. The generosity of those at UCP continues to be remarkable! Learn more about this special offering:

November 3
The Reston Community Orchestra (RCO) gives UCP an award for our dedicated community service and support. On behalf of UCP, Pastor Marcus accepts the award.

October 27
We had so much fun the the Fall Festival, Art & Craft Fair and Preschool Open House. We raised over $1000 for FISH. a local non-profit helping residents facing financial crisis.

October 20

The Justice & Peace Ministry Team hosted the Fall 2018 Justice & Inclusion Conference. Workshop topics included the #MeToo Movement, climate change and gender. Check out highlights from the event. 

September 30
It was a beautiful day for Blessing of the Animals! We love our furry friends!

September 16
Pastors from our four denominations placed their hands on Pastor Marcus, as part of the Installation Service to officially welcome Rev. Dr. Marcus Leathers as co-pastor of UCP.

September 14
Reston's Divas Benefit Concert raised $2,815 to support Reston residents in crisis. It was a beautiful evening of music for the heart, soul and mind. Musicians include: Reston's Divas, Menda Ahart & Beverly Cosham, Michael Girdy, Sr., Misha Tumanov and Dave Tiller.

September 6
We are getting excited!

August 19
We love the children at UCP. During worship, there is a special time for children to hear a message.

August 19
As part of Works Sunday, volunteers enjoyed a yummy meal with the residents of Hunters Woods Fellowship House.

August 12

UCP supported the United to Love rally, sponsored by the Baltimore-Washington Conference of The United Methodist Church. Below is a video Pastor Marcus took from the event:

August 11
We supported the Mindful Response hosted by the Western Presbyterian Church to rally around love and to mindfully respond to the hateful rallies of supremacist groups by writing messages, in chalk, of God's love.

August 11
Donors gave 21 pints of blood at the INOVA Bloodmobile that visited UCP.

July 14
It was an active week exploring Babylon at this years Vacation Bible School. Children crafted projects in the Marketplace, played Bible games, visited with Daniel, went sliding down water slides and made new friends along the way.

July 8
We are very excited to officially welcome Rev. Dr. Marcus Leathers as co-pastor!

June 29
UCP hosted Reston's Families Belong Together Interfaith Vigil.

June 13
We honored and celebrated Jane Plum, who is retiring on July 31, after serving for 14 years as Preschool Director.

June 2
UCP was  a proud co-sponsor of the first ever Reston Pride.

May 19
Pro Arte Chamber of Orchestra of Greater Washington (PACOdc) performed as part of the United Christian Parish's Concert Series

May 13
It was an important occasion for many of our youth taking the next step in their faith journey on Confirmation Sunday.

May 12
The Justice & Peace Ministry Team hosted the Social Justice & Inclusion Conference. Community members united to focus on advancing social justice, equality and peace through educational workshops and discussion. Various organizations and speakers were present.

May 5
Many of our four-legged friends received a blessing at Reston Town Center's Pet Fiesta.

April 22
We celebrated Earth Day and God's gift of the earth. The Youth Group led the Earth Day worship services. 

April 7
The heat was on at the chili cookoff. Attendees tasted various chili in support of Rise Against Hunger.

March 30
The cross on Good Friday.

March 25
A total of $9,811 was collected for One Great Hour of Sharing. The offering will be given to people facing disaster, domestically and internationally. 

February 25
Pastor Marcus gets on the floor during children's time to teach an important message on Jesus' love for His disciples and His children.

February 11
The Mardi Gras celebration was an evening of great entertainment! Over 130 people attended. We met new people, heard music from some of Reston’s top talent and enjoyed delicious food.

January 15
The Christian Church Capital Area-Disciples of Christ hosted their annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute & action service at UCP. The event ended with a panel discussing DrKing's legacy and its future implications.

January 11
Meals packaged at the November 19, 2017 Rise Against Hunger Event were shipped to the Dominican Republic.

December 15
As one of our holiday serve opportunities, UCP hosted a toy drive through FISH. Toys were given to local families who face economic hardship.

December 7
We put up the Christmas Tree in the Sanctuary, which is lit 24/7 during Advent to remind passersby that there is hope in the world. One can see the light from the street.

November 22
We gave thanks for diversity in our community. We celebrated in unity with our Muslim, Buddhist, Jewish and Christian neighbors. an evening of unity as we give thanks for the diversity in our community. 

November 19
10,152 meals were made at the Young Adult Rise Against Hunger event. The meals made puts United Christian Parish as making a combined total of 163,084 meals made through Rise Against Hunger.

November 2
The Justice & Peace Ministry Team hosted a Racial Inclusion discussion in an effort to establish a platform to openly discuss race and how we can work as a community to be more inclusive. Pastor Marcus is wearing the hat that is used to facilitate whose turn it is to speak.

October 28
The third annual craft fair! From jewelry to paintings to quilts to wood pieces and more, the fair featured a variety of hand crafted items from juried vendors.

October 25
Genesis Choir, UCP's children's choir, celebrated Halloween rock star style.