Announcements, 1.4.12

*NEW* Sunday's sermon text - Acts 1:6-11: This week we will continue our series on Acts with a sermon from Erik on Acts 1:6-11.

Welcome, Meg Haden! We are excited to announce that the Session has hired Meg Haden to work part-time as Director of Women's Ministry. Working closely with other staff and the Session, Meg will be responsible for leading a team of women to coordinate our discipleship and pastoring of women at City Church. Meg brings a wealth of knowledge and ministry experience from her seven years on staff with Reformed University Fellowship at the University of Texas. Please welcome Meg into her new role and reach out to her with any questions or ideas you have. (Her email is meg [at] citychurchrva.com).

Prayer - TOMORROW: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church on Thursday, January 4th from 7-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Loaves & Fishes - January 15th: Our next opportunity to serve the homeless community through Loaves & Fishes will be on Sunday, January 15th. Loaves and Fishes is a practical way for us as a church community to demonstrate Christ’s love to those in need of a meal in our city. We do this at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) on the third Sunday of every month from 11am-2pm. If you have any questions, please contact Ingrid deRoo at ingrid.a.deroo [at] gmail.com.

Please put your name down for a shift on our electronic sign-up sheet found at  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084DAEA928A46-january - see info below under "shifts".

Friday Night Supper - January 20th: Are you looking for ways to meet or get to know different people at City Church? Join us for a casual potluck dinner at various homes around Richmond on Friday, January 20th. The host of each home will provide the main dish and each attendee (up to 12) can bring a side of their choosing. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, January 18th, to Rebecca Hendrix at rebeccabhendrix [at] gmail.com and she will be in touch with details.

Baby Shower for Eniko Rumrill - January 21st: Save the date for a baby shower to welcome the Rumrill baby on Saturday, January 21st at 10am. The shower will be held at Kristen McGee's home (5724 Westower Drive). Please RSVP to Lindsey Stack at lindseystack [at] yahoo.com

seeJesus RUTH Seminar - January 21st & 22nd: West End Presbyterian Church (9008 Quioccasin Road) is hosting a RUTH Seminar on Friday, January 20th (6:15-9pm) and Saturday, January 21st (beginning at 8:30am). Paul Miller will lead this seminar focused on how Ruth's story teaches us about the covenantal, binding love of God. The cost is $34 and includes materials and continental breakfast. Visit www.seejesus.net for more info and to register.

*REMINDERS*

Congregational Meeting - January 15th : We will hold a congregational meeting immediately following January 15th's service to elect Deacons. All are invited to attend, although only members will be allowed to vote at the meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Erik (erik [at] citychurchrva.com).

January 22nd Service : Due to a previously scheduled event at Beth Ahabah, we will hold our January 22nd service at our regular time (4pm) at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. Grace Covenant is located just a few blocks up from Beth Ahabah at 1627 Monument Avenue. There is a parking lot with limited spaces located directly behind Grace Covenant, but street parking is also available. We will still hold Children's Worship and provide nursery care during this service.

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