Announcements, 4.4.12

This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 5:27-42 on Sunday, If you’re interested in reading ahead, check out the ESV version here. *NEW*

And the winner is...: Congratulations to Ian MacIntosh, winner of the 2012 City Church NCAA Bracket Challenge. He will join the other winners, immortalized on the official City Church plaque.

Readers needed for Good Friday service: We are in need of a few Scripture readers for our joint Good Friday service with Northside Church. If you're planning on attending and willing to read, please contact Erik at

Parking on Sunday: Easter on Parade is scheduled for Sunday from 1pm to 5pm on Monument Avenue between Allen and Davis. This could make parking difficult, so please plan accordingly.

Loaves & Fishes: Our next opportunity to prepare and serve a meal for Loaves & Fishes will be  Sunday, April 15th. We will meet at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) from 11am until 2pm. To RSVP, contact Valerie Catrow at

Downtown Lunch: Our next Downtown Lunch will take place on Thursday, April 19th from 12pm to 1pm. We will do a ‘bring your own’ lunch and meet in the conference room of Riverfront Investment Group located at 1214 E. Cary Street. Erik will speak for 5 to 10 minutes after which we’ll share a meal and a conversation around the table.


Holy Week Services: This year on Maundy Thursday (April 5th), City Church will partner with our Monument Avenue neighbor, Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, for a service at 7pm. All are invited as well to a community meal before the service at 6pm in Grace Covenant’s basement fellowship hall. The meal is $5/person with a $12 family maximum. On Good Friday (April 6th), City Church is holding a service together with our sister church, Northside Church of Richmond. The service will take place at 7pm at their location: Battery Park Christian Church at 4201 Brook Road. For more information on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, check out this recent post on the City Church website.

City Church Basics: The next session of City Church Basics is scheduled for Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st. 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 planning on taking part in this next session, please RSVP to Val Catrow at If you have additional questions, contact Erik at

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