Announcements, 12.31.14

PREPARE & CONNECT

This week's sermon: We return to the book of John with a sermon from Erik on John 18:1-14. We invite you to read ahead as a way to prepare for Sunday's service.

City Church Basics: Our next session of City Church Basics will take place on Friday, January 16th (7-9:30pm) and Saturday, January 17th (9:30-noon)at Grace Covenant. City 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 next session, please RSVP to Val Catrow (val@citychurchrva.com). Contact Erik (erik@citychurchrva.com) with questions.

GATHER

Healing service: We will hold a healing service on Sunday, January 11th at 8pm in the City Church office (suite 304). We encourage anyone with chronic illnesses or conditions to join us to receive prayer and support. Contact Erik at erik@citychurchrva.com with questions.

SERVE

Volunteering at City Church: We are in the process of putting together the February-May volunteer schedule. If you're interested in serving City Church (through nursery, Children's Worship, baking communion bread, music team, etc.), please contact Val Catrow at val@citychurchrva.com.

Barnabas Training Basic–Becoming a Better Spiritual Friend: Barnabas Training Basic equips you to better encourage friends facing difficult times in life and faith. 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. The seminar will help you better understand yourself as well as invite others into a deeper relationship in Christ. Barnabas Training Basic forms the foundation for those who want further training in caring for others (Barnabas Training Level One, Two, Three, & Four). Barnabas Training Basic will take place on January 31st from 9am to 4pm at Movement Church, 3015 Cutshaw Avenue. Early registration is $80 and runs through January 16th; regular registration is $110. For more information, visit this link or contact Caley Crawford at caleywcrawford@gmail.com.