Capital City Church is turning 25 and we’re throwing a big party to celebrate. Join us on Saturday, August 26th from 4:00pm – 7:00pm at our Kingstowne Campus (5875 Barclay Drive, Alexandria, VA) for some games, inflatable fun, food and fun for the whole family! We will be also be celebrating the impact CapCity has made in the DC Metro area over the last 25 years AND looking forward to what’s ahead. It wouldn’t be the same with out!!

Check out the Facebook event by clicking here!!

**Childcare for kids age 4 and under will be provided from 5:30pm – 7:00pm.

 

Here are some fun ways to be involved as start celebrating the whole month of August.

Every number has a name, every name has a story, and every story matters to God. We are so grateful for the way your story has intersected with ours. Please take a moment to share one of your favorite CapCity moments. Some examples might be:

  • Your baptism story
  • A memorable missions trip
  • When you met your spouse
  • A funny memory
  • Your favorite small group
  • A sermon series that impacted you

Use the space below to share your meaningful moment or memory and we will add it to the timeline. Don’t forget to put a duration; if it was a range, use the start date. If your memory fails you, use your best guess.

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Let’s celebrate 25 years of Capital City Church by doing good together.

Here’s how it works: For 25 days (August 1 – 25), we challenge you to do something everyday that gives back to the community. We’re offering you some great ideas for each day, but it can be anything–big or small–that you feel makes a difference. Through our actions we want to inspire others to do the same, so make sure to snap a photo of each kind act and hashtag it #capcitychurch.

EVERYDAY IDEAS:

DAY 1- Tape change to a vending machine.
DAY 2- Hold the door open for someone.
DAY 3- Return someone’s cart at the store.
DAY 4- Surprise someone with flowers.
DAY 5- ATTEND A MAKE AN IMPACT EVENT*
DAY 6- Give fresh baked goods to your mail carrier.
DAY 7- Volunteer at an animal shelter.
DAY 8- Do your neighbors yard work (cut grass, pull weeds, or water plants).
DAY 9- Donate to a local food pantry.
DAY 10- Do a chore for an elderly neighbor.
DAY 11- Collect classroom supplies for a teacher.
DAY 12- ATTEND A MAKE AN IMPACT EVENT*
DAY 13- Share your language with a non-native speaker.
DAY 14- Take thank you letters and treats to the fire station.
DAY 15- Babysit–for free–for an overwhelmed parent.
DAY 16- Leave happy notes around town.
DAY 17- Send flowers to the hospital–for the nurses.
DAY 18- Donate outgrown toys and clothes.
DAY 19- ATTEND A MAKE AN IMPACT EVENT*
DAY 20- Give up a parking space or your seat on the metro.
DAY 21- Make holiday cards for inmates.*
DAY 22- Buy a coffee for the stranger behind you in line.
DAY 23- Help out a single parent with an errand.
DAY 24-Give out cold bottled water to sanitation workers.
DAY 25- Smile at everyone you see today. No exceptions.

*sign up for these opportunities on the right

MAKE AN IMPACT EVENTS:

 

Sign up to be part of these opportunities coming up – invite your co-workers and friends too!

 

AUGUST 12:

 

DELIVER FOOD ITEMS TO A FOOD PANTRY
Details:
We will collect, package, and deliver food collected to through Blessings in a Backpack to a partner food pantry. If you can’t help deliver food, you can drop off food on Sunday August 5th or deliver it to Kingstowne on August 12. 
Meet up Location:
5875 Barclay Dr., Alexandria, VA 22315
Time:
8:30-10:30am
Number of Volunteers Needed:
5+ (kids welcome)
Point of Contact:
 Ayren Jackson-Cannady (ayrenjacksoncannady@gmail.com)
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT

 

 

 

DISTRIBUTE SUMMER RELIEF ITEMS TO THE HOMELESS
Details:
We will travel to various locations along Richmond Highway to distribute the items to individuals who are in need. We will travel to various locations along Richmond Highway to distribute the items to individuals who are in need. For those unable to distribute, you can still help by donating any of the follow items: water, sports drinks, hats, sun visors, sunglasses, sunscreen, socks (new), t-shirts (new), deodorant, bug spray, hydrocortisone cream or non-perishable snack items.
Meet up Location: 8794 Sacramento Drive, Alexandria, VA (Dollar Tree Parking Lot)
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Number of Volunteers: 5
Point of Contact: Jessica Brown (nicole51af@yahoo.com, 240-305-0427)
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT.

 

 

 

MEAL SERVICE AT A HOMELESS SHELTER.
Details: We will prepare and serve breakfast to the residents of the Eleanor Kennedy Shelter
Meet up Location: 9155 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, VA
Time: 7:30am – 9:30am
Number of Volunteers Needed: 3+ (Volunteers must sign up and be at least 18 years old.)
Point of Contact: Jessica Brown (nicole51af@yahoo.com, 240-305-0427)
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT.

 

 

 

COLLECT, ORGANIZE, AND DELIVER SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO STANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
Details: CapCity DC is partnering with Stanton Elementary school to make sure these students are ready for their first day! Help us collect basic school supplies, backpacks and khaki pants for these elementary school students! You can purchase items in your local store and bring them any Sunday in August. Or check out this link for a list of items on Amazon.com.
Meet up Location: TDB
Time: TBD
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5+
Point of Contact: MaryBeth Washington (marybeth@capcitychurch.com)
CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUGUST 19:

 

Kingstowne Community Picnic
Click here for the Facebook event and how to get involved!

 

 

AUGUST 20:

 

HOLIDAY CARDS FOR INMATES
Details:
 We will be making packets of an assortment of cards that will be delivered to inmates so during holidays they have cards to send to their loved ones.
Meet up Location: CapCity-Kingstowne campus, lobby
Time: in between first and second service
Number of Volunteers Needed: 5-10
To get involved, email us: Holly Neyland – hollyneyland24@gmail.com
**donations are still needed for Christmas, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Sympathy cards etc for the event**