Summer of Fun

Make New Friends at FBC this Summer!

Once again this summer, the Christian Ed. Committee is organizing opportunities for connecting with one another (while having fun!). Everyone is welcome to all events. The FBC pastors were the first to sign up to host. 

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Would you like to host something (group outings, activities, classes, etc.) during the Summer of Fun? Contact Lucy Plovnick, at 

Friday, July 21, 6pm
Dinner & The Capitol Steps

Join Lucy Plovnick on Friday night, July 21 for dinner followed by a live performance by The Capitol Steps, a comedy troupe that has been performing musical political satire here in Washington, D.C. for more than 30 years. They put the “Mock” in Democracy!  For more information about The Capitol Steps, check out their website Tickets to the 7:30pm performance will be $33.00 per person for those attending as a part of our FBC group.  Before the show, meet up with Lucy in the Food Court in the Ronald Reagan Building for dinner from 6pm to 7pm. Information on the Ronald Reagan Building Food Court can be found here RSVP by making a payment for the last 2 tickets (once those are gone, please buy your tickets directly and join us for the dinner and performance!).

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Saturday, August 5, 6pm
Game Night in Columbia Heights

Join us for a casual game night at Kelly Dunlap's home in Columbia Heights (near Georgia Ave. and Girard St.). Whether you prefer a quiet game of cards or a lively game of charades, you are welcome. We'll have a variety of games and encourage you to bring your favorite game or a deck of cards, if you have one. Light snacks will be provided. There is a friendly feline who wanders the house, so take your meds if you have an allergy. For more information, email Kelly at (Address provided to those who RSVP below)

Saturday, August 12, 6pm
Wine & Cheese on the Rooftop

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Join Rochelle Howard on Saturday night, August 12 for wine and cheese on the rooftop of the General Scott Building at 1 Scott Circle NW, Washington, D.C.  Just bring yourself and be ready to enjoy some great fellowship as we watch the sunset over a panoramic view of the nation's capital.  Please RSVP by August 1 at the link below; the event is limited to the first 25 people that RSVP

Sunday, September 17, 1:35pm
Washington Nationals vs. L. A. Dodgers

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Join Pastor Charlie at Nats Park after worship on Sept. 17.   

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Sunday, July 9, 5:30-8:45pm
Basilica Organ Concert & Dinner in Brookland

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We Met Pastor Julie at 5:30pm on the front steps of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (Brookland neighborhood in D.C.), on Sunday evening, July 9. We heard Russian organist Marina Omelchenko perform a free recital at 6pm in the Great Upper Church, then walked to a nearby restaurant in Brookland for dinner together. Read more about the Basilica here.

Friday, June 23, 5-8:30pm
Blues Singer Juanita Williams @ the Sculpture Garden, National Gallery of Art

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Pastor Alyssa hosted a group on Friday night, June 23, for “Jazz in the Garden” at the National Gallery. The concert was by critically acclaimed Blues/Jazz/Gospel singer Juanita Williams and was free to the public. (The Pavilion Café was open with a special menu of appetizers, entrees, salads and drinks.) Read more about Jazz in the Garden here.