Announcements, 4.13.16

PREPARE & CONNECT

This week's sermon: Our series on The Abounding Church continues this week as Erik preaches on 1 Timothy 6:10-16 and 17-19. We invite you to read ahead as a way to prepare for Sunday's service.

Children's Ministry internship: We've extended the application deadline for our Children's Ministry summer internship. If you're interested in learning about this position, check out the City Church website or contact Jennifer Murphy at jennifer@citychurchrva.com.

City Church Basics: Our next session of City Church Basics will take place on Friday, June 17th (7-9:30pm) and Saturday, June 18th (9:30am to 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.

ASK Fun Walk & 5K--Team Princess Rosalie: On Saturday, April 30th, ASK will host a Fun Walk & 5K at the Diamond. Several City Church members and attendees will be taking part in the event in honor of our own Rosalie Vaughan, and we hope you'll consider joining us! If you're unable to participate, you can also donate in Rosalie's honor. All funds raised will help ASK in their work to support and care for families experiencing childhood cancer. For more information--including event registration and making online donations--please visit the Team Princess Rosalie page.

GATHER

Prayer tomorrow: At City Church we strive to be a community of prayer dependent on God for His purpose, protection, and provision. Join us tomorrow, April 14th, at 7am to pray. Meet in the Church office, 3rd floor at Grace Covenant. Enter in the back entrance of building. We hope to see you there. (City Church prayer takes place the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month).

Women’s hike: Ladies of City Church, please join us for a hike along the James River on Saturday, April 16th at 9am! We’ll meet at the Texas Beach parking lot (1907 Texas Avenue). Ladies of all ages are welcome! Contact Leah Eldridge (leah.j.eldridge@gmail.com) with questions.

Toast to Life THIS SATURDAYThe East End Pregnancy Test & Help Center (eastendpreg.org) is hosting its fifth annual Toast to Life this Saturday, April 16th at Veritas School (3400 Brook Road, RVA 23227) from 6pm-10pm. The Center, which serves families in Richmond’s East End, offers life-promoting services including free pregnancy tests, optional counseling, and pre- and post-natal spiritual and material support. The Toast to Life will feature drinks, live music, tasty treats and delicious eats. Tickets and sponsorships are available at Toast2Life.org. If you have questions, please contact George or Julie Davis (davis.g@law.wlu.edu or juliedavis1013@gmail.com).

Finances & Faith: We've got one more session of Finances & Faith, our latest Christian Formation class. Please join us this Sunday, April 17th, 5:45-6:45 in room 303. Taught by church members with experience in finance, this class will look at financial planning, debt reduction, and achieving long term goals. Dinner is provided. RSVP to val@citychurchrva.com. Questions? Contact joshua@citychurchrva.com. For more details on this course, check out the City Church website.

Men’s overnight: The 2016 Men’s Overnight will take place from noon on Saturday, April 23rd, to noon on Sunday, April 24th, at Chanco on the James (about an hour from Richmond). Registration is $40 for tents or bunkhouse beds and $60 for interior double occupancy rooms. Dinner and breakfast are included. Use this link to register. Questions? Contact Frank Allen (frank.allen@richmond.edu).

Elijah House Academy (EHA) Banquet: EHA is a Christ-centered K through 12 urban school community that cultivates the hearts, minds, and bodies of our city’s children for God’s glory and Richmond’s flourishing. City Church partners with EHA and is hosting a table at their annual outdoor banquet on Thursday, May 19th from 6pm to 8pm. Please email Barrett Clark (bclark@ivyventures.com) or Joshua Earman (joshua@citychurchrva.com) if you would like to attend.

SERVING

Meals for City Church families: We're providing meals for two City Church families who've recently welcomed new babies: the Emblers and the Lawlers. If you're interested in caring for them in this way, visit takethemameal.com; use the family's last name as the log-in and password.