Announcements, 6.20.12

This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 13:13-52 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *NEW*

Friday Night Supper RSVPs due today! Our next Friday Night Supper will be on Friday, June 22nd. As a reminder, these are a chance for us to gather outside of Sundays and enjoy a smaller, casual meal in people's homes across the city. If you are interested in taking part, please contact Rebecca Hendrix at rebeccabhendrix@gmail.com by the end of the day today (Wednesday, the 20th).

Prayer TOMORROW: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church tomorrow, June 21st from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Grace Covenant Vacation Bible School: On Tuesday, June 26th City Church is partnering with Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (1627 Monument Avenue) for a special session on ministry with International Students at VCU. The session begins with dinner at 6pm ($5 per person or $12 per family). From 6:45pm to 8pm, there will be classes and nursery care for children and a practical and informative session on how our churches can care for the international students in our backyard. Feel free to contact Andrew Case (andrewtcase@gmail.com) if you plan to attend or if you have further questions.

Downtown Lunch: Our next Downtown Lunch will take place on Thursday, June 21st from 12pm to 1pm. We will do a ‘bring your own’ lunch and meet in the conference room of Riverfront Investment Group located at 1214 E. Cary Street. Erik will speak for 5 to 10 minutes after which we’ll share a meal and a conversation around the table.

Women's Bible Studies: There are two groups of women meeting on Monday evenings to complete a study on the book of Colossians–one hosted by Meg Haden and one hosted by Kelly Blanchard. These just got started and will go on for 6 to 7 weeks, so if you’re interested, come and join us. Contact Meg (meg@citychurchrva.com) with questions. The cost is $5.

End-of-Fiscal-Year Giving: City Church's fiscal year ends on June 30th. If you would like to make a contribution to go towards our 2011-2012 offering total, please do so as soon as possible.Thank you!

City Church Summer Events: We've got a several great events lined up over the next few months. Take a look at this recent post on the City Church website--and be sure to mark your calendars!

*REMINDERS*

Baby Shower for Amanda Vaughan: Ladies, please join us on Saturday, June 23rd from 2 to 4pm at Kristin Nuckols’s home to celebrate the impending arrival of Amanda and Bo’s baby girl. Contact Kristin with questions and to RSVP at kristin.n.nuckols@gmail.com.

Summer Supper Series is back! Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 5:30pm to 7:30 at the picnic shelter near the Carillon in Byrd Park to share a meal and spend some time hanging out. We’ll handle the main dish; you just bring a side or dessert. Contact John Bourgeois (jon@citychurchrva.com) or Leah Eldridge (leah.j.eldridge@gmail.com) with questions. Hope to see you there!