Announcements, 7.17.12

This week’s sermon text: Philp Holmes (a students at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi) will join us to preach on Philippians 2:1-11 on Sunday. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *NEW*

Welcome to the world, Baby Tucker! Ellie and Tommy Sibiga welcomed their baby boy, Joseph "Tucker", on Friday, July 13th. Tucker was born at just under 26 weeks and weighed in at 1 pound, 10 ounces. He's expected to spend the new few months in the NICU at Henrico Doctors Hospital, so we will be coordinating care for the Sibiga family to give them additional support during this time. If you're interested in caring for Ellie, Tommy, and Tucker in this way, please contact Erik at

Summer Supper Series (location information): The next Summer Supper will be on Wednesday, July 18th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Ethel Bailey Furman Park (M Street and 28th Street) in Church Hill. Plan on bringing a side dish or dessert to share. Contact Patrick Shay ( with questions.

Youth Mentorship Update: The Mercy & Justice team has put together an encouraging update about City Church's growing involvement with youth mentorship in the Richmond area. Read it here--and be sure to note the contact information at the bottom of the post if you're interested in getting involved!

Prayer on Thursday: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff topray for City Church next Thursday, July 19th from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).


Help support the Uganda Missions Team: The mission trip to Uganda is just around the corner, and the team is still working towards meeting their final support goal. If you’re interested in contributing financially to the trip, you can do via a check sent to City Church at P.O. Box 5583 Richmond, VA 23220 or visit the giving page on the City Church website. When sending a check, please include “Uganda trip” in the memo line–and be sure to indicate if you’d like to contribute to the general Uganda trip fund or to support a specific team member.

Meals for the Vaughans: Rosalie Clark Vaughan was born on July 10th at 3:02pm, weighing in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces. We will be providing meals for Amanda and Bo for a few weeks as they adjust to life at home with little Rosalie. If you’re interested in helping out, visit to sign up. The last name is ‘Vaughan’ and the password is ‘Vaughan). If you have questions, please contact Kristin Nuckols at