Announcements, 10.26.10

*NEW* Welcome to the world, Baby Fisher! Cash Francis Fisher was born very early Tuesday morning, weighing in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measuring 20 3/4 inches long. We will be coordinating meals for Jenny and Matt for the next weeks. If you're interested in caring for them in this way, please sign up at takethemameal.com. The last name is "Fisher" and the password is "1025". Congratulations, Jenny and Matt!

Mercy Fund - THIS SUNDAY As this week's service is the last Sunday of the month, we will be taking contributions to our Mercy Fund. The Mercy Fund is kept separate from our regular budget and is used to provide financial support to members of our congregation and community who are in need. Please prayerfully consider what you might be willing to contribute.

Community Conversation regarding Monroe Park A "Community Conversation Meeting" regarding the effect of Monroe Park's renovation on the homeless will be held on Thursday, November 4 (5-7PM) at the Richmond Carillon Auditorium (1300 Blanton Avenue). With Monroe Park located just blocks away from many within our Church community, this will be a great way to learn about and engage others who working with our neighborhoods homeless population. Registration is free, but requested by November 1, 2010. Go here for more information: http://fanofthefan.com/2010/10/samuels-announces-community-conversation-meeting-on-homelessness-and-monroe-park/ Save the date: City Church Harvest Party! City Church will be hosting a Harvest Party on Saturday, November 13 from 7-10PM at Jon-Marc Haden's house (607 S. Gaskins Road). City Church will be providing BBQ, so please bring a drink, side, or dessert. Dress is "hoedown harvesty." An online invitation has been sent out, but if you didn't receive it or would like more information, please contact Val (val [at] citychurchrva.com).

*REMINDER*

Uganda trip info & prayer guide Pastor Erik, Sean Rhorer, and Nate Mathews are currently on two-week mission trip to Uganda. Click here for greater detail on their trip schedule and a daily prayer guide.

Should you have a pastoral emergency, please contact City Church administrator, Val Catrow (val [at] citychurchrva.com), and she will put you in touch with RUF pastor, Peter Rowan, pastoral intern, John Bourgeois, or another Richmond area pastor.