Announcements, 2.29.12

This week’s sermon text: Our series on Acts continues this week by looking at Acts 3:11-26. If you’d like to read ahead, you can look over the ESV version here. *TONIGHT*

Drinks with Friends: Ladies, please join us tonight at 7pm at Amanda Murray’s house, for wine and food with women from City Church. This will be a laid-back time to meet and visit with new and old friends. Please bring a bottle of wine and/or some food to share!  We will have everything from heavy appetizers to desserts. Email Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) will questions.

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Meals for the Rumrills: Eniko and Richard Rumrill welcomed their baby girl, Katharine Julianna, on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11:58am. Katharine weighed in at 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. We will be coordinating meals for Eniko Richard as they adjust to life at home with Katharine. If you’re interested in serving them in this way, visit takethemameal.com. The last name is ‘rumrill’ and the password is ‘rumrill’. Contact Kristen McGee at jandkmcgee@gmail.com with questions.

Prayer — TOMORROW: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church on Thursday, March 1st from 7-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Lent Resources: If you're interested in learning more about Lent and how you can use this time to prepare for Easter, we encourage you to take a look at Pastor Kevin Greene’s (from our sister church, West End Presbyterian Church) Lenten blog, featuring curated readings and artwork aimed at drawing us into a fuller worship of God. Jennifer Murphy, our Director of Children's Ministry, has also put together a family-friendly Lenten devotional for those looking for some guidance as to how to explain and observe Lent with their kids at home. Please contact her at jennifer@citychurchrva.com if you're interested in getting a copy.

Session Meeting on Sunday: The City Church elders will be meeting this Sunday evening. If you have any questions, concerns, or prayer requests, please contact Erik at erik@citychurchrva.com.

Parking on 3/11 and 3/18: Due to events taking place at St. James's, we will not have access to the parking garage on Sunday, March 11th and Sunday, March 18th. Those will special needs are still permitted to use the handicap spaces. *REMINDERS*

Christ in Genesis--God and Man, How it All Began: Our Christian formation class on Genesis continues this Sunday, March 4th and continues on to March 11th and March 18th. This class take place on Sunday evenings from 5:45 to 6:45. This Sunday we will be meeting in one of the classroom's in Beth Ahabah's education wing; we will meet in the Joel House for the remaining dates.

Richmond Justice Initiative (RJI) Benefit for Freedom: RJI will be hosting its first annual Benefit for Freedom on March 12th at 6:30. Tickets are $40 and all proceeds will fund efforts to raise awareness, educate the community and advocate for human trafficking victims. Please RSVP to Betty Cabel Brogan at ecbrogan@gmail.com no later than March 1st. For more information, please see the attached brochure.

City Church Basics: The next session of City Church Basics is scheduled for Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st. 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 planning on taking part in this next session, please RSVP to Val Catrow at val@citychurchrva.com. If you have additional questions, contact Erik at erik@citychurchrva.com.

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