Thanksgiving With Friends

Saturday, November 17

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5pm to 8pm

Celebrate Thanksgiving early with your friends at Washington International Church. All are welcome! We will enjoy eating together and sharing what we are thankful for. WIC will cook the turkeys and we will enjoy a mix of traditional American fare and International dishes. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Due to allergies and dietary issues, please do not bring dishes that contain nuts or pork.

National Collection Week of Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child (OCC)


November 12 to 19

WIC is a Drop-Off Location for OCC Shoeboxes. Please consider packing a gift-filled shoebox to share God’s love to children around the word. WIC will be open during the following hours to receive OCC shoeboxes from the community:

Monday, November 12: 10am to 2pm and 5pm to 7pm

Tuesday, November 13: 10am to 2pm

Wednesday, November 14: 4pm to 7pm

Thursday, November 15: 10am to 2pm

Friday, November 16: 4pm to 7pm

Saturday, November 17: 10am to 3pm

Sunday, November 18: 12pm to 5pm

Monday, November 19: 9am to 11am

Missions Emphasis Weekend

October 25 to 28

Interested in hearing more about what God is doing around the world? We will be hosting guests who will share with us at events throughout the weekend:

  • Thursday, October 25: Dinner with Young Professionals

  • Friday, October 26 (7:15 PM): Bethesda Small Group

  • Saturday, October 27 (5:30 PM): International Potluck Dinner

  • Sunday, October 28 (10:30 AM): They will be the speakers at our regular service

EVENT RECAP: Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

Last Sunday 10/14, we had a packing party to put together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Over 40 people came and together we packed 95 boxes with clothing and toys for children in need. Thanks to everyone who joined the party by donating or packing a box! And a big thanks to our OCC Coordinator and the youth who helped her put on a great event!

Operation Christmas Child ShoeBox Packing Party

Sunday, October 14 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm


Send the message of love to children around the world through packing a gift-filled shoebox! Bring your family, friends, any toys you’d like to pack, or just yourself! Main supplies for packing will be provided. Consider bringing a toy and/or a donation to cover the $9 per shoebox shipping costs.

Youth in grades 6 to 12 are welcome to a Pizza Party in the Community Room from 12 to 12:30pm. We will have fun and prep for the Shoebox Packing Party.

Discipleship 101 Class

Sundays from October 7 to November 25

9:15am in the Community Room

Want to delve deeper into the beliefs of the Christian faith?

What are the essentials of the Christian faith? For the next eight weeks, our adult education class will dive into answering that question, covering key topics in systematic theology, including:

  • The Doctrine of The Word of God

  • The Doctrine of God

  • The Doctrine of Man

  • The Doctrine of Christ

  • The Doctrine of Salvation

  • The Doctrine of The Church

  • The Doctrine of The Holy Spirit

  • The Doctrine of The Future

Join us Sunday mornings at 9:15 in the Community Room. Childcare is available in the Nursery during the class.

Women's Bible Study

Monthly from August to December

9:30am - 12:00pm

We’ll be using the book:  Discerning the Voice of God: How to Recognize When God Speaks, by Priscilla Shirer, to facilitate our study. The format is watching a film on the topic of the day, followed by guided discussion.

Here’s some more info about our study:

We also share in prayer, encouragement, and fellowship.