Announcements, 8.29.12

Lots of great stuff coming up over the next few weeks. Take a look! This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 17:16-34 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon.

*THIS WEEK*

Prayer tomorrow: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church tomorrow, August 30th from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Crafternoon! Ladies, come join Ann Douglas Enghauser for Crafternoon on Saturday, September 1, at 2pm, at 1901 Stuart Avenue, Apt. 2, 23220. This is open to the first 12 people who email Meg Haden, meg@citychurchrva.com, and the cost is $10 for supplies for making wreaths. This will be a great time to meet new people if you are new to City Church. Hope to see you there!

*NEW*

Fall Christian Formation Class: City Church's next Christian Formation class begins Sunday, September 9th and will run weekly from 2:30 to 3:30pm in the Beth Ahabah auditorium. This semester's topic is Habit: Liturgies for Life. Please take a moment to watch this brief video on the City Church website for more information on what we'll be discussing during this study.

Need for Car: A family from Richmond that serves with World Harvest Mission in Spain will be back in the area from mid-October to mid-January and will need reliable transportation during that period. If you have a vehicle that they could borrow for those 3 months, please contact Val at val@citchurchrva.com.

Save the Date for Paige Benton Brown: On Saturday, September 29th from 9am to noon, the women of City Church will have the opportunity to hear from Paige Benton Brown. More details to come! Contact Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) with questions.

Session meeting on Sunday: The City Church Elders will meet this Sunday for their monthly session meeting. If you have any questions, concerns, or payer requests, please contact Erik at erik@citychurchrva.com.

Volunteer Schedule: The volunteer schedules for September through December are now available on the City Church website. If you have a conflict and are not able to serve for any of the days you were scheduled, please contact your team leader and arrange a substitute as soon as possible.

Women's Bible Studies (new info): This Fall, City Church will continue to gather for Women’s Bible studies. There will be two different meeting times–Monday evenings at 7:30pm and Wednesday mornings at 9:30am (childcare provided for a small fee); these studies will begin the week of September 17th. More details to come. Please contact Meg Haden, meg@citychurchrva.com, with any questions.

*REMINDERS*

BBQ for VCU Interntaional Students: On Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd), City Church is partnering Grace Covenant Presbyterian to host a BBQ for International Students at VCU. The BBQ will take place at the Reveley's home from 4pm to 7pm. We are looking for volunteers to help provide some food and to welcome these students. If you are able to come, please contact Richard Rumrill (randerumrill@gmail.com) and sign up using this link:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AtpajtLkZwvmdDZ4NDE1YmFvcFVCM1YwSzJjUFV3Wnc#gid=0

City Church Basics: Our next session of City Church Basics is scheduled for Friday, September 21st (7pm to 9:30pm) and Saturday, September 22nd (9:30am to noon). 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 taking part in this session, please RSVP to Val at val@citychurchrva.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Erik at erik@citychurchrva.com.