This week at City Church, 5.12.09

Good afternoon, City Church. Here are your announcements for this week... *NEW* 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]

*SPECIAL EVENTS* Hymn Sing, 5/16 On Saturday, May 16th, City Church of Richmond will be hosting a Hymn Sing with Alex Mejias at the Harvest Renewal Building. We will also be giving a reception afterwards and need your help with food and drinks. View the Evite for this event here. If you would like to bring something to share, please email Jennifer Walker (jennifer.p.walker [at] or Mary Clarke Bourgeois ( [at] or RSVP to the Evite. (If the link above didn't work, please copy and paste this URL into your browser:

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] *MONTHY FELLOWSHIP & SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES* Mid-month prayer, 5/13 All are invited to take part in our monthly prayer session for City Church and Richmond on Wednesday, May 13th. We will be meeting at Erik's office (1205 W. Main Street, suite 211) from 6:30am to around 8am. If you have questions, please contact Erik (erik [at]

Loaves & Fishes, 5/17 Our opportunity to serve at Loaves & Fishes is this Sunday, May 17th. We will be meeting at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) from 11am to about 2pm to prepare and serve the meal. If you're interested in helping out, please click the link below to sign up. Contact Kira Disse (kmdisse [at] with any questions.

Vespers, 5/24 Everyone is invited to take part in our monthly Vespers service on Sunday, May 24th right after church (5:30 to about 7:00). This is a time for us to share a meal and discussion about various events and opportunities within the church. This month we will be discussing the church vision and the 2009-2010 budget. Please bring a dish to share.