Announcements, 9.5.12

This week's sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 18:1-18 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *COMING UP THIS WEEK*

Christian Formation Class begins Sunday: City Church’s next Christian Formation class begins this 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.

*NEW*

Register for Women's Bible studies: 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. Both groups will meet at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (1627 Monument Avenue). Please use this link to sign up--particularly if you're planning to attend the Wednesday study and are in need of childcare. Please contact Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) with any questions.

Meals for the Walkers: Jennifer and Daniel Walker welcomed their daughter, Caroline Pace Walker, at 9:24am on August 22nd. Caroline weighed in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21.75 inches long. We will be coordinating meals for Jennifer and Daniel as they adjust to life at home with Baby Caroline. If you're interested in serving them in this way, visit takethemameal to sign up. The last name is 'Walker' and the password is 'Caroline'.

Loaves & Fishes: Our next opportunity to prepare and serve a meal for those who need it will be on Sunday, September 16th. We’ll meet at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) from 11am to 2pm. If you’re interested in helping out, please contact Ingrid deRoo at ingrid.a.deroo@gmail.com.

Crafternoon! (rescheduled) Ladies, come join Ann Douglas Enghauser for Crafternoon on Saturday, September 22, at 2pm. 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!

Worship Service on 9/16 and 9/30: Due to the Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot, Beth Ahabah will be unavailable for our Sunday services on September 16th and September 30th. City Church will meet at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (1627 Monument Avenue) for those services.

*REMINDERS*

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.

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: It is always good for us to hear the truth from a new voice and perspective.  Come join City Church women and friends as we get to hear from Paige Brown, well-known for her excellent Bible teaching, as she reminds us of our encouragement in Jesus Christ and our need to serve him only, from I Kings 18 and 19.  Join us on Saturday, September 29th from 9am to noon, at All Saints, 3000 Grove Avenue. More information and sign-up details coming soon; contact Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) with questions.

 

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