This week at City Church, 5.26.09

*NEW*William Byrd Community House Workday, 6/13 City Church will be taking part in a day of service at the William Byrd Community House the morning of Saturday, June 13th. More details to come. If you have questions, please contact Erik (erik [at]

Mercy Fund, 5/31 As this week's service marks the last Sunday of the month, we will be collecting contributions for our mercy fund. Contributions to this fund are kept separate from our regular budget and are used to provide financial support to members of our congregation and community in need. Please don't feel obliged to give, but all donations are welcome.

Congregational Contact Info If you would like to add or update your information within our database, please contact Val (val [at]

*SPECIAL EVENT REMINDERS* Church Basics, 5/29 & 5/30 Erik will be offering another City Church Basics session on Friday evening, May 29th and Saturday morning, May 30th. 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 City Church Basics, please contact Erik (erik [at]

Coffee Fundraiser During June we'll be selling Tanzanian coffee from Blanchard's Coffee as a fundraiser for Light in Africa (where Jake Lyell serves). One place we'll sell this is at Saturday markets around Richmond and we need volunteers to help. If you're willing to work a 4-hour shift on a Saturday in June (6th, 13th, 20th, 27th), please email Erik (erik [at]