Clarendon Presbyterian Church:

"Church Outside"

Worship and Prayer Outside

Racial Justice Walks

Serving Neighbor

Caring for Creation

In April and May, Clarendon Presbyterian Church invites the community  to get outside together for worship, to learn and listen to the racial history of Arlington,

and to serve with and alongside the community together.  


Here is what you need to know about each offering: 


Outdoor Worship Services and Monday Prayers

Take advantage of our outdoor spaces to move and to enjoy nature. Due to COVID safety precautions, there will be no singing the services. Each outdoor service will include communion, which we ask that you bring for yourself. 


Safety is essential. 

All outdoor events require a reservation for a maximum of 25 people. 

As per latest CDC guidance, masks are optional for vaccinated individuals, masks required for non-vaccinated individuals, social distancing still required for all.

Please bring your own water/ digital program. 

We recommend that you dress in comfortable layers.


Please reserve your spot at these respective links below:

Earth Day Outdoor Worship - RESCHEDULED Tuesday April 27, 6:30 - 7:30 pm (Raindate, April 28)

"Church and Neighbor" Outdoor Worship Service with Neighborhood Walk:

Thursday May 13; 6:30-8:00 pm with Communion 

Worship Service in early June with Church of the Covenant coming soon! 


No need to RSVP for the Monday prayer group.  

Just show up by the Peace Pole!  

If there is rain, the group will not meet. 


Racial Justice Walks

We will gather in three neighborhoods: Halls Hill, Columbia Pike and Green Valley to learn, reflect, and walk together. These walks will be an embodied exploration of the past and present racial history in Arlington.  We will focus on housing practices.

Each walk will be offered twice, on Sundays from 1-2 pm

and Tuesdays from 11:15 am-12:15 pm. 

Each walk will begin with light stretching and prayer and will be a maximum of two miles.  Walk at your own pace. 

Rev. Blair and Rev. Alice are hosting the walks.  Meet up locations in the eblast the week prior or email Alice.  The VOICE community is invited to these walks! 


RSVP so we know if you are coming at the links below.

We will send you the meeting location and route a few days beforehand. 

Sunday April 25 1:00 pm Halls Hill (led by Blair)

Tuesday April 27 11:15 am Halls Hill (led by Alice)

Sunday May 2 1:00 pm Green Valley (led by Aice)

Tuesday May 4 11:15 am Green Valley (led by Blair)

Sunday May 23 1:00 pm Columbia Pike (led by Blair/ Alice and Rev.Ashley Goff)

Tuesday May 25 11:15 Columbia Pike (led by Alice)



Serving Neighbor and Caring for Creation:

Outdoor Mission and Garden Opportunities


Church Landscaping and Indoor Clean Up Day

Saturday April 17, 9 am-12 pm

Wednesday April 21, 1-3 pm


Gardening Dates with Mark

Saturdays starting March 20, and 27; April 3, 10, and 17 at 10:00 am  each day.


Tuesdays starting March 16, 23, and 30;  April 6, and 13 at 5:30 pm each day.  

 

Approximately One Hour  Sessions

Preparing Seed Bed, Planting Seeds, and Potting Up Seedlings

Bring Gloves and Mask

Everyone welcome


Food and Toiletry Drives

2nd Saturdays 9-12

April 10, May 8, June 12 (2nd Saturdays)