Announcements, 6.26.12

This week’s sermon text: Erik will preach on Acts 14:1-18 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *NEW*

RUF Bible Studies: VUC's Reformed University Fellowship's Bible studies are starting up next week. If you're interesting in taking part, or would just like to learn more, contact Peter Rowan at

City Church Forum on the History of Richmond: This summer, City Church's Forums will focus on history. First, on Wednesday, July 11th, Ben Campbell will lead a discussion on the history of Richmond. Meet in the Beth Ahabah Chapel from 7:30pm to 9pm to take part in this conversation.

Richmond Justice Initiative Forum: City Church will host a Richmond Justice Initiative (RJI) forum on Sunday, July 8th, immediately after our regular service. To learn more about RJI and the work they're doing in the Richmond area, please read this recent post on City Church's website. If you have questions about the forum, or RJI in general, please contact City Church RJI ministry partners Betty Cabell Brogan ( and/or Lane Burgess (


Grace Covenant Vacation Bible School--TONIGHT: This evening 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.

Summer Supper Series returns TOMORROW! 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!

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, please join us! Contact Meg ( with questions. The cost is $5.