“Discipleship Intensives” (or DI’s) are classes and workshops offered throughout the year and led by our pastors and elders, as well as special experts outside our church. The primary purpose of DI’s is to provide sound, healthy teaching that accords with Christian faith and grows us into Christ, at a level of depth or breadth beyond what we give in our Sunday worship and small groups. DI’s are meant for long-time Christians, people who are new to Christ, and everyone in between.

Information and registration for individual DIs usually are posted a month before they start. Please see below for our current and upcoming DIs.


Class   •   June 22 – July 13, 2019   •   Saturdays, 9:00AM - 11:00AM

GCCC Summer Women’s Study (4 weeks)

Join us for a 4-week women’s study on the short book by Julie Canlis, A Theology of the Ordinary, on Saturdays starting June 22 from 9-11am.

Posted on June 1, 2019
Class   •   March 16 2019   •   10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

DI: Turning Conversations to the Spiritual

This class is for anyone who is excited to share their faith with the people around them but don’t seem to know how to start. Our presenters from Global Gates will give you practical tips and tools for how to naturally share your faith story, and turn conversations to the spiritual.

Posted on February 21, 2019
Class   •   March 3 – April 14, 2019   •   Every other Sunday at 1:30 PM

Baptism Class

Baptism is a fundamental part of the Christian faith, as the New Testament’s primary symbol and expression of our new life together in Christ. If you are interested in getting baptized, please consider signing up for the baptism classes.

Posted on February 7, 2019
Class   •   January 20 – February 24, 2019   •   Sundays, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

DI: Preparing for Marriage

This five-week class aims to educate, equip, and strengthen couples who are preparing for marriage or have been been married for less than one year for a healthy, fruitful, Christ-centered marriage.

Posted on November 29, 2018
Class   •   December 2 2018   •   1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

DI: Depressed and Spiritual

This class addresses questions like, “If I am a spiritual person, does that mean I can’t be depressed?” John Lauber, a counselor and minister with Heart Song Counseling, will lead us in answering questions about depression and spirituality.

Posted on September 29, 2018
Class   •   November 11 2018   •   1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

DI: Careers in Global Justice

Learn more about careers in global justice issues. The class will be led by Phil Oh, Senior Director for Strategy Engagement at World Vision, and Edward Hsu, Senior Adviser to the President at the World Bank.

Posted on September 29, 2018
Class   •   November 3 – December 1, 2018   •   Saturday's, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

DI: First Things

This class is especially geared to anyone who is new to church and Christian faith, First Things offers an introduction to topics like how we communicate with God, what the Bible is really about, why churches do things like communion and baptism, and who the Holy Spirit is.

Posted on September 29, 2018
Class   •   October 20 2018   •   11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

DI: Justice Tour @ Georgetown

Join us on a walking tour exploring Georgetown through the lens of racial justice, including Georgetown University’s historic ties to slavery and the neighborhood’s past as a thriving black community.

Posted on September 29, 2018
Class   •   May 19 2018   •   May 19, 10-12pm

DI: What’s the Difference Between All These Churches? Church History 101

Why are there so many different kinds of churches? This class traces the Church’s family tree and considers the theological, historical, and sociological developments reflected in the many kinds of Christians we see today.

Posted on March 16, 2018
Class   •   May 12 2018   •   May 12, 10am-1pm

DI: Justice Tour (with Kate Denson)

This historical tour of the H Street NE neighborhood of DC explores the interplay of historic Washington’s rise through development to the fall after the riots in 1968. The tour …

Posted on March 16, 2018
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Cambodia Missons Trip

We are taking a missions trip to Cambodia this October and there is still time to sign up! This will be a great opportunity to experience what God is doing …

Joint Service and Congregational Meeting

On July 28 we will be having a joint service at Tysons at 10:30am. A lunch (catered by Farmers Market vendors!) and a congregational meeting will follow. Childcare will be …

Annual Rehoboth Beach Trip

Join us for a day trip to Rehoboth Beach on August 10!

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