Announcements, 6.20.12

This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 13:13-52 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *NEW*

Friday Night Supper RSVPs due today! Our next Friday Night Supper will be on Friday, June 22nd. As a reminder, these are a chance for us to gather outside of Sundays and enjoy a smaller, casual meal in people's homes across the city. If you are interested in taking part, please contact Rebecca Hendrix at by the end of the day today (Wednesday, the 20th).

Prayer TOMORROW: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church tomorrow, June 21st from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Grace Covenant Vacation Bible School: On Tuesday, June 26th City Church is partnering with Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (1627 Monument Avenue) for a special session on ministry with International Students at VCU. The session begins with dinner at 6pm ($5 per person or $12 per family). From 6:45pm to 8pm, there will be classes and nursery care for children and a practical and informative session on how our churches can care for the international students in our backyard. Feel free to contact Andrew Case ( if you plan to attend or if you have further questions.

Downtown Lunch: Our next Downtown Lunch will take place on Thursday, June 21st 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.

Women's Bible Studies: There are two groups of women meeting on Monday evenings to complete a study on the book of Colossians–one hosted by Meg Haden and one hosted by Kelly Blanchard. These just got started and will go on for 6 to 7 weeks, so if you’re interested, come and join us. Contact Meg ( with questions. The cost is $5.

End-of-Fiscal-Year Giving: City Church's fiscal year ends on June 30th. If you would like to make a contribution to go towards our 2011-2012 offering total, please do so as soon as possible.Thank you!

City Church Summer Events: We've got a several great events lined up over the next few months. Take a look at this recent post on the City Church website--and be sure to mark your calendars!


Baby Shower for Amanda Vaughan: Ladies, please join us on Saturday, June 23rd from 2 to 4pm at Kristin Nuckols’s home to celebrate the impending arrival of Amanda and Bo’s baby girl. Contact Kristin with questions and to RSVP at

Summer Supper Series is back! Join us on Wednesday, June 27th from 5:30pm to 7:30 at the picnic shelter near the Carillon in Byrd Park to share a meal and spend some time hanging out. We’ll handle the main dish; you just bring a side or dessert. Contact John Bourgeois ( or Leah Eldridge ( with questions. Hope to see you there!