City Church Announcements, 11.11.09

A few important reminders this week... Loaves & Fishes, 11/15, 11am to 2pm Our monthly opportunity to serve at Loaves & Fishes is Sunday, November 15th. We will be meeting at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) to prepare and serve a meal to those who need it. Please plan on staying from 11am until around 2pm. If you're interested in helping, please RSVP to Kira Disse at kmdisse [at] gmail.com.

City Church Basics, 11/20 & 11/21 Erik will be offering another City Church Basics session on Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21st. City Church Basics explains who we are as a church and what it means to be a member. It is a necessary step towards formally joining the church, although membership is not required. If you're interested in City Church Basics, please contact Erik (erik [at] citychurchrva.com).

Vespers, 11/22 Everyone is invited to take part in our monthly Vespers service on Sunday, November 22nd right after church (5:30 to about 7:00). This is a time for us to share a meal and discussion about various events and opportunities within the church. Please bring a dish to share.

Microloans & Microbrews, 11/23, 6pm to 7:30pm Join us for drinks and appetizers and learn how communities around the world are being transformed through microfinance and the work of HOPE International. The event will take place at Capital Ale House (623 E. Main Street) and includes a $20 cover charge. Cover charge includes 2 drink tickets and appetizers. See the flyer for details. Please RSVP by November 19th to Adrianne Thompson at athompson [at] hopeinternational.org. Richmond Missions Trip, 12/11-12/13 City Church of Richmond is taking a weekend missions trip in Highland Park on December 11-13th! As we cross geographic, economic and social lines in our city, our hope is to serve the community in the name of Jesus, learn from others who bear God’s image, and partner with local ministries in the neighborhood. Join us as we work alongside the Nothrside outreach center, Boaz and Ruth, and Grace Community Outreach Church! The trip will cost $25 and will have limited spots. Contact Matt Fisher (mattmoment [at] gmail.com) to sign up. Please sign up by November 29th!

Advent Hymn Sing led by Alex Mejia, 12/4, 7pm Alex and his band will lead us in singing Advent and Christmas hymns in a service that will also features Scripture lessons. This will take place at 822 W. Franklin Street (the building where we have our regular church service). -- Valerie Catrow Administrator City Church of Richmond