Announcements, 6.5.13

**COMING UP THIS WEEK** This Week’s Sermon Text: This Sunday Peter will preach on 2 Samuel 6. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon.

Prayer Tomorrow: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church tomorrow, June 6th, from 7am-8am at the church's new office, 1627 Monument Avenue, Suite 304.

Cookout to Celebrate Baby Lowe: All are invited to join us on June 7th from 6:30pm to 9pm for a cookout to help Megan and Brandon celebrate the impending arrival of their baby. The cookout will take place at Jeremy Pryor's house. Burgers and hot dogs will be provided; please bring a side dish to share. RSVP to Jennifer Murphy (jennifer@citychurchrva.com) by Thursday if you plan to attend. No gifts are necessary, but if you'd like to contribute towards a group gift card, let Jennifer know!

**NEW**

Welcome, Baby Crawford! Caley and Andy Crawford welcome Anne White "Annie" Crawford, born at 3:20am on May 31st, weighing 9 lbs 2 oz. We are providing meals for them at home while they get adjusted to life as a family of four. To sign up, please visit takethemameal.com; the last name and password are both "Crawford". Contact Rebecca Hendrix (rebeccabhendrix@gmail.com) with questions.

**REMINDERS**

Meals for the City Church Families: City Church is currently providing meals for three families: the Eldridges, the Sibigas, and the Marshalls. If you’re interested in serving these families in this way, please visit takethemameal.com to sign up. All meal schedules can be found by searching for the family’s last name. Passwords are as follows: Eldridge: Eldridge; Sibiga: Tucker; Marshall: Jane.

Women’s Summer Bible Studies: Starting this week, City Church will offer two women’s Bible studies, as well as several social gatherings throughout the summer. The studies are:

  • 1 John: This Bible study will focus on John’s letter to the church assuring us of Jesus’s love and encouraging us toward love and holiness. Mondays at 7:30 at Grace Covenant (1627 Monument Avenue) beginning June 3rd.
  • Habits of Faithfulness: No matter our stage of life, we are called to live by faith. Discussions on various topics (confession, prayer, rest, etc.) will be guided by scripture and articles to apply faithful living in any season. Thursdays at 7:30 at Val Catrow’s house (4535 E. Seminary Avenue) beginning June 6th.

Please complete this form to sign up for the study of your choice. Please contact Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) with questions.

Summer Dad Chat: Join other Dads to talk about how the Bible helps us understand our role as fathers. The first meeting is Tuesday, June 11th at 8pm at Hatch Reppard’s house. For more info, contact Erik (erik@citychurchrva.com).

Session Meeting: The next session meeting will take place the evening of Sunday, June 9th. If you have any questions, concerns, or prayer requests you’d like addressed, please contact Erik (erik@citychurchrva.com).

Budget Presentation: The City Church finance team will present the 2013-2014 budget immediately after worship on Sunday, June 16th.