May 20, 2015
Pentecost Picnic

May 24th

This Sunday is Pentecost Sunday, the day we celebrate the birth of the church.  We will be grilling out and enjoying food, family fun, and fellowship following our Sunday service.  Bring a side or a dessert and join us!
April 22, 2015
ALIVE! Walkathon
The 34th annual Step ALIVE! Walkathon will be held on Sunday, May 3, to raise funds for ALIVE!’s Child Development Center (CDC), a full-day preschool program for children of low-income working parents. This 5k or 5-mile (walker’s choice) stroll kicks off at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church, 2723 King Street, Alexandria, and ends at the same place. Learn more and register here.
March 25, 2015
Easter Sunday Celebration
The celebration begins at 9am Easter Sunday with an Easter Egg Hunt and a Pancake Breakfast.  Then we will meet in the sanctuary at 11am for a celebratory worship service.  We hope to see you there!
March 25, 2015
Holy Week Events

Please join us for the following events as we enter the week before Easter:

March 29- Palm Sunday Worship at 11am
April 2- Maundy Thursday Dinner at 6pm
April 3- Good Friday Tenebrae Service at 7pm
February 11, 2015
Lent 2015 at CBC

Here are the ways we are observing the Lenten Season this year:

Tuesday, February 17th at 6pm for a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner, complete with food, fellowship, and fun pancake races.

Wednesday, February 18th at 7pm, we will begin the season of Lent with an Ash Wednesday service tha is family friendly.

Monday evenings at 7pm, we will have a Making Sense of the Cross Study in the 1st floor Dorcas Classroom.

Each Friday, Lenten resources are sent with our community e-mail.

Sunday, March 29th, we will celebrate Palm Sunday at 11am in the sanctuary.

Thursday, April 2nd, we will have our annualy Maundy Thursday Supper.

Friday, April 3rd, we will observe Good Friday with a service at 7pm in the sanctuary.

Easter Sunday, April 5th, we celebrate with an Easter Egg Hunt for the children, a Pancake Breakfast for all, and a celebratory worship service.  The fun begins at 9:30am.
December 22, 2014
January Small Groups

Here are the details:

Begins Monday, January 12th - Study of Hebrews
Begins Tuesday, January 13th - Women's Spiritual Formation
Begins Wednesday, January 14th - History of Christianity
December 22, 2014
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

December 24th

Join us at 5:30pm for our annual Candlelight Service to celebrate the birth of Jesus!
October 29, 2014
Slow Church

Wednesday, November 12th

Join us at 7pm in the fellowship hall for a conversation with Chris Smith, author of Slow Church to find out how we can cultivate community in the patient way of Jesus.  You can register here.
October 22, 2014
Run for Shelter

Saturday, November 22nd

Run for Shelter!  Carpenter's Shelter is holding a fundraising run - there will be a 10k, a 5k, and a 1k walk/fun run to choose from.  The event starts at 8am on November 22nd.  More details and registration can be found at Carpenter's Shelter.

October 7, 2014
Same-Sex Weddings
Commonwealth Baptist Church will happily perform same-sex weddings! Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you would like to get married.
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