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In the event of inclement weather, school closings or delays will be announced on WTOP-FM (103.5), WUSA 9, NBC 4, FOX 5, ABC 7 and News Channel 8. A Parent Alert voice message will be sent to parents on the morning of a school delay or closing. Parents can also check the Academy website for updates. As a general rule, WCA follows the Prince George’s County Public School System for school closures; however, please check one of the sources above for confirmation of the Academy’s intentions for the day.


Attendance Policy

Attendance is the most important factor in student success!

• Please remember, students in grades K-12 are to arrive by
7:45 AM each day. ECE students should arrive by 8:30 AM.

• Students who arrive to school after 10:00 AM may not be
admitted without a written excuse note/explanation from
their parent/guardian.

• Students who exceed the limit of absences and/or tardies,
whether excused OR unexcused, face the risk of academic
failure which may lead to retention.

• Please help keep our students safe by contacting us if a
student must be absent or late to ensure it is excused.

• Early pick-ups must be done by 2:30 PM.

• Dismissal begins at 2:45 PM for carline.

• ECHO and ECE are open until 6:00 PM.

• Late pick-ups will result in a $4.00 fine per minute after 6:00

Virtues Academy for High School Students: Taught by Pastor Bob, the Virtues Academy offers high school students, ages 13-17, vibrant instruction, inspiring fellowship, biblical and philosophical discussion for a sure foundation towards a flourishing life of moral excellence. Classes meet March 3, 10 and 17, 2020 , 6:30-7:30 pm in the Messiah Music Hall. Register in the Atrium after Sunday service. Contact Beverly Lucas at 240-696-7414 or via email at


Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry: The mission of the Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry is to offer hope, encouragement and practical help to single parents as they fulfill their God-given calling to train up a godly generation for the glory of God. SPI meets every second Friday on the month, 7:00-8:30 pm in the Library. Our next fellowship is Friday, March 13th. Come and learn how to handle basic household repairs. All single parents are welcome. Free childcare is available with advanced registration. For more information and to register, contact Beverly Lucas( in the church office at 240-696-7414.


Care for Caregivers Support Group

Encouragement, support and practical information for caregivers. Contact Arlene Craig: 301-464-2388 or

Counseling Ministry

The Counseling Ministry embraces the hurting, encourages the hopeless, challenges the sinful and empowers the restored in order that they may receive God’s grace and be conformed to His image. Contact Beverly Lucas: 240-696-7414 or

Divorce Care

A biblically based 13-week support group offering hope, help and healing to those facing separation or divorce. Contact Alicia Davis: 313-407-6624 or

Divorce Care for Kids

A 13-week biblically based support group for children ages 5-12 whose parents are separated or divorced. Contact Reggie Graham-Teal: 240-601-9080 or visit


A 13-week biblically sound grief support group that offers help and encouragement after the death of a loved one. Visit or contact Michael Austin: 443-365-0826 or

Grieving & Growing Stronger Together

A loving and safe 6-week support group for adult women in various stages of bereavement. Contact Beverly Lucas:  240-696-7414 or


HopeKeepers offers emotional and spiritual support to help those with chronic illnesses maintain a close relationship with Christ. Contact Peggy Johnson: 301-486-0077 or

Parents Always Praying

Parents Always Praying is a ministry of unconditional love, hope & healing for the parents of those facing same sex attraction (SSA). Contact Beverly Lucas: 240-696-7414 or

Respect Dare Ministry

The Respect Dare Ministry teaches and equips wives to respect their husbands and to embrace their God-ordained role in marriage. Contact Harriet McMillan: 301-379-1431 or

The Safe Place Ministry

The Safe Place Ministry offers fellowship, education/awareness and support for families with special needs children. For more information, contact 301-906-1805 or

Single Parents Inclusive (SPI) Ministry

The SPI Ministry offers hope, encouragement and practical help to single parents as they seek to train up a godly generation for the glory of God. Contact Angela Wiggins: 301-254-5134 or