Announcements, 5.17.12

This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 10:1-33 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *NEW*

Downtown Lunch: Our next Downtown Lunch will take place on Thursday, May 17th 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.

Mercy Fund Update: Click here to read an update from City Church's Mercy & Justice team on our Mercy Fund.

Register for the Men's Weekend: All men of City Church are invited to getaway for about 24 hours of fun on Friday, June 8, to Saturday, June 9 (until 4 PM). You don't want to miss it! We will be heading up to a farm property near Gordonsville, VA (about an hour from Richmond). There will be lots of food (read: grilled goodness), competition (read: cornhole), and recreation (read: fishing, swimming, motor-biking, shooting, etc). The cost is $20 and can be paid online, in cash, or via check (made payable to 'City Church' with 'Men's Weekend' in the memo line).Contact Erik ( with any questions. Please register by Sunday, June 3rd.

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Who Needs Theology? Answers to our Current Questions: Our Spring Christian Formation Class continues this Sunday. This week we will be answering the question: "What's Wrong?" from 5:45-6:45 in the Joel House. Come join us!

Loaves & Fishes on Sunday, May 20th: If you’d like to help out at the next session of Loaves and Fishes scheduled for Sunday, May 20, please put your name down for a shift on our electronic sign-up sheet found at See info under “shifts”. Be sure to sign up a friend and bring them with you!

(Want to learn more? 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 11-2. If you have any questions, please contact Ingrid deRoo at

Vespers on Sunday, May 27th: Our monthly Vespers meeting and meal will take place on Sunday, May 27th in the Beth Ahabah auditorium immediately after the service. The members of the Uganda missions team will host this event and provide dinner, so no need to bring a dish. The finance team will also give a brief presentation on our 2012-2013 FY budget.

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