Announcements, 1.2.13

This week’s sermon text: This Sunday Erik will preach on Acts 28. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. *COMING UP THIS WEEK*

Prayer Tomorrow: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to pray for City Church tomorrow, January 3rd, from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).

Baby Shower for Meg Haden: Ladies of City Church, please join us on Saturday, January 5th at 2pm at the Blanchards’ home to celebrate Meg as she and Jon-Marc prepare for the arrival of their baby boy. Please RSVP to Melise Rowan at Meg is registered at and Franklin Goose.

Uganda Mission Trip Interest Meeting: Before church on Sunday, January 6th, we will have an informal interest meeting regarding a potential mission trip to Living Hope in Uganda. Jake Lyell, City Church member who lives and works in Uganda, will be there. Contact Matt Rawls (


Session Meeting: The City Church Session will meet this Sunday evening. If you have any questions, concerns, or prayer requests you'd like addressed, please contact Erik (

Update on Tucker Sibiga: When you get a moment, please read this recent update on Tucker Sibiga posted on Tommy and Ellie's blog. The surgical team at Boston Children's Hospital is planning to begin the process to repair Tucker's esophagus within the next week or so. While this is very exciting news, please be praying for the entire Sibiga family as they take this next step in Tucker's care.

Loaves & Fishes: Our next opportunity to prepare and serve a meal for those who need it will be on Sunday, January 20th. We’ll meet at the Conrad Center (1400 Oliver Hill Way) from 11am to 2pm. If you’re interested in helping out, please contact Bo Vaughan at

Interested in City Groups? City Groups are smaller groups that meet in people’s homes each week to experience Christ, share life, pray together and serve Richmond. There will be a brief informational session following worship on January 13th. Contact John Bourgeois ( with questions.


City Church Basics: Our next session of City Church Basics will take place the evening of Friday, January 11th, and the morning of Saturday, January 12th. 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 interested in taking part in this session, get in touch with Val at If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Erik at

Baby Shower for Jenny Fisher: Ladies of City Church, please also join us on Saturday, January 12th at 3pm at the Shays’ home to celebrate Jenny as she, Matt, and Cash prepare for the arrival of Baby Girl Fisher. RSVP to Aubree Shay at Jenny is registered at

CommonGoodRVA: CommonGoodRVA is a two-day conference focused on helping Christians exercise vocational stewardship for the common good of Richmond. During this conference we’ll explore what it means to see our everyday work as a meaningful part of our Christian calling. The conference will take place on Friday, January 18th (7-9:30pm) and Saturday, January 19th (9am to 3pm) at The Early Center at Union Presbyterian Seminary. The registration fee is $55. To learn more about CommonGoodRVA and to register, visit