Announcements, 5.11.16

PREPARE & CONNECT

This Week's Sermon: Joshua will preach on Romans 5:1-5 on Sunday. We invite to read ahead as a way to prepare for this week’s service.

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.

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, May 12th, 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).

Race and the Church: On Saturday, May 14th, City Church will host the next installment of Race and the Church, featuring Pastor Leonce Crump. Leonce will talk on Justice: The Church’s Commission, explaining the call for justice inside and outside of the church. The event will take place at the Community Church of God in Christ (1801 Park Ave) from 9am-11am. The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found here: www.raceandthechurch.com.

Friday Night Dinners: The Friday Night Dinner Series is returning on Friday, May 20th. Please join us! These evenings are casual dinners open to all – members, visitors, neighbors – that provide a chance for us to get to know one another and welcome new people within our community. Hosts will provide the main dish, and each attendee (up to 10 per house) can bring a side of their choosing to share with the group. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP using this form no later than Tuesday, May 17th, and we’ll be in touch with more details. Please contact Erin Sheets (jerinsheets@gmail.com) with questions.

SERVE

Welcome, Baby Warshaw! Wilson Oliver Warshaw was born on Monday, May 9th at 8:12pm. Wilson clocked in at 9 pounds, 2 ounces and 22 inches long. We'll provide meals for Valerie, Dan, and big sister Maddie over the next several weeks as they adjust to life at home as a family of four. If you'd like to serve them in this way, visit takethemameal.com to sign up. The log-in and password are Warshaw.

Help for the Woodfins: The Woodfin family is moving on May 20th and we'd like to provide meals for them for a few weeks as they get settled into their new home on the Northside. If you are able to bring a meal sometime between May 23rd and June 10th, please visit takethemameal.com to sign up. The log-in and password are Woodfin. There are also other ways to serve them during this time so please contact Rebecca Hendrix if you'd like to help out in another way (rebeccabhendrix@gmail.com).