Announcements, 4.17.13

This week’s sermon text: This Sunday Phil Davis (a missionary partner with City Church currently living in Prague) will preach on Psalm 57. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon. **COMING UP THIS WEEK**

Reception following Sunday's service: We will hold a reception for Phil in the Joel House from 5:30 to 7 to give you an opportunity to learn more about the Davis family's ministry. Food will be provided.


Healing prayer service: We will hold a healing service on Sunday, April 28th at 7:30pm in Beth Ahabah Chapel. We encourage anyone with chronic illnesses or conditions to join us to receive prayer and support. Contact Erik at with questions.


Men’s overnight: The City Church Men’s Overnight is 3pm Friday, May 10, 2013 till 4pm Saturday, May 11. It will be held at Chanco on the James (located about forty-five minutes south of Richmond). We will have access to the James River waterfront as well as all sorts of other outdoor activities. Please save the date and register through this link. Dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday are all included in the registration fee. This overnight is a great time to get away with other men from City Church. We will have a couple of short times together to talk about what it means to be men of faith. If you have questions or want to help with the overnight, contact Erik (

Summer mission trip: At the end of July, City Church will send a team on a short-term mission trip to Chattanooga. To request an application please email John Bourgeois at Applications are due by May 1st.

Moving to Grace Covenant: Erik announced during last Sunday’s worship service that City Church will begin meeting at Grace Covenant (1627 Monument Avenue) beginning June 2nd (our services will still take place at 4pm). A letter explaining the reasons behind this move was sent out to the distribution list earlier this week. We will also hold a short meeting this Sunday at 3:30 at Beth Ahabah for those interested in learning more about the move or have questions and/or concernts. Please feel free to contact Erik ( if you have additional questions.

City Church Basics: Our next session of City Church Basics will take place the evening of Friday, April 26th (7-9:30), and the morning of April 27th (9:30-noon). 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

Money and the Heart Seminar: Whether you have more than enough or not enough money, handling it can feel like an extreme sport. In order to examine both the dangers of wealth and what your heart’s attitude as a believer could be towards wealth, please join Paul Miller, author of A Praying Life and Executive Director of, who will be leading this seminar the evening of Friday, May 10th and the morning of Saturday, May 11th at Stony Point Church (2330 Buford Road). Registration is available on line at Contact Steve Byrd ( with questions.


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