Announcements, 1.29.14

COMING UP THIS WEEK

This Week’s Sermon: This week Erik will preach on John 5:31-47. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon.

Mercy Ministry Conference (RSVP deadline on Friday): Members of the City Church diaconate will be headed to the 2014 Mercy Ministry Conference in Washington D.C from March 20th through 22nd and we’d love to anyone who is interested join us!  The cost will be $200 (all inclusive). Please email blakestack@icloud.com if interested by January 31st. Financial support is available upon request.

New Volunteer Rotation: Our new volunteer rotation begins this Sunday. If you haven't reviewed the February-May schedule, please do so here. As always, thank you for being so generous with your time and gifts as we all work together to serve City Church!

Barnabas Training Basic: The Barnabas Center, a counseling center that City Church supports financially and through prayer, will host a training class entitled “Becoming a Better Spiritual Friend” on February 1st at West End Presbyterian Church (9008 Quioccasin Road). This biblically based seminar helps you understand others by gaining a biblical understanding of your own heart. It includes lectures and an interactive small group experience, plus reflective time to practically apply principles to one real-life friendship. Barnabas Training Basic forms the foundation for those who want further training in caring for others. The cost is $110. The training will be from 9am to 4pm with lunch out on your own. For more information (and to register), visit this link.

NEW

Welcome, Baby Hendrix! Wesley Piper Hendrix was born on Wednesday, January 22nd, weighing in at 7 pounds. We will provide meals for Mack and Rebecca for several weeks as they adjust to life at home with their new baby boy. If you're interested in serving them in this way, please visit takethemameal.com. The log-in and pasword are both 'Hendrix'.

2013 Giving Receipts Coming Soon! Your giving receipts for the 2013 calendar year will be coming to your email inbox soon. Please keep an eye out!

REMINDERS

Women’s Bible Studies: Women’s Bible studies will continue on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and Wednesday mornings at 9:30am; both sessions will meet at Grace Covenant. This spring we will study the book of Proverbs together. The cost is $5. Child care is available during the Wednesday morning study for $10 per child ($20 maximum per family). Sign up online using this link. Contact Meg Haden (meg@citychurchrva.com) with any questions.

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

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