*NEW* Prayer for Uganda Team, 10/12 Please join us for an evening of prayer this coming Tuesday, October 12 for the team heading to Uganda to work with the missionary we support there, Jake Lyell. Nate Mathews, Sean Rhorer, and Erik Bonkovsky will be in Uganda from October 21-November 3. We would like to spend time praying for them, their families, their trip, and the people they will encounter. We'll also be enjoying some light refreshments. We will be meeting at the Bonkovskys' at 7:30 at 21 N. Granby, Richmond, 23220.
Loaves & Fishes, 10/17 Our monthly opportunity to serve a meal to those who need it will take place on Sunday, October 17. We will meet at 11am at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) to prepare, serve, and clean up after the meal. If you're interested in helping out, please contact Kira Disse at kmdisse [at] gmail.com YoungLives luncheon, 10/29 YoungLives, a program designed to reach out to pregnant teens and teen moms and headed up by YoungLife, is hosting a luncheon where Rosemary Trible, author of "From Fear to Freedom" will serve as the keynote speaker. The luncheon is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 29 from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Third Presbyterian Church (600 Forest Avenue). Box lunches cost $10 with proceeds from the event going to YoungLives. For more information, contact Joyce at 804-290-0785.
Immaculée Ilibagiza, 11/9 Richmond FOCUS (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools) will host an evening with Immaculée Ilibagiza on Tuesday, Nov 9 at 8pm. Immaculée is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and has since been recognized as a New York Times best-selling author for her book Left to Tell. She will speak on her miraculous survival and the freedom that comes from forgiveness. Tickets for this event are $20 and nearly sold out! All proceeds go to FOCUS. Please contact Lauren Massey lmassey [at] infocus.org for details.
Hymn Sing, 10/16 On Saturday, October 16, Alex Mejias of High Street Hymns will be leading a Hymn Sing co-sponsored by City Church and West End Presbyterian. The Hymn Sing will be at 7:30 PM at will take place at Beth Ahabah Synagogue (1117 W. Franklin Street).