Announcements, 5.8.13

**COMING UP THIS WEEK** This week’s sermon text: This Sunday John will preach on Psalm 45. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon.

Prayer tomorrow: Please join members of City Church’s leadership and staff to prayfor City Church tomorrow, May 9th, from 7am-8am at the church office (1520 W. Main Street, Suite 105).


Welcome to the world, Baby Eldridge! Parker Murphy Eldridge was born at 10:30am on Friday, May 3rd. Parker weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. City Church will be providing meals for Leah, Jeremiah, and big brother Grey once mama and baby are released from the hospital. Please keep an eye on your email for those details--and feel free to contact Jennifer Murphy ( with questions.

Dr. John Perkins speaking at St. Paul's: Boaz & Ruth will commemorate their 10th anniversary of serving Richmond with an appearance from Dr. John Perkins, pastor, civil rights leader, entrepreneur and President of the John M. Perkins Foundation for Reconciliation and Development. Dr. Perkins will speak at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (815 E. Grace Street) on May 15th at 7pm. $10 suggested donation; refreshments will be provided. Go here for more information on Dr. Perkins and the event.

Women's event: Come and join women from City Church for an evening of drinks and desserts on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30pm at Ingrid deRoo, Ann Randolph Tabb, and Ann Douglas Enghauser's home. This will be a great evening to spend time with new and old friends. There will also be information about upcoming studies and events for Women's Ministry this summer. Bring a bottle of wine or a dessert or snack to share!

May 26th service: Our May 26th service will take place at Richard and Eniko Rumrill’s home in St. Stephen's Church, VA at 4pm. This will be a slightly shorter worship service (taking place outdoors), followed by a potluck meal. Please bring a dish to share, as well as blankets and chairs if you like. There will be no nursery care during the service, but there will be space inside for children to rest, if needed. Please contact Valerie Catrow ( with questions.


Caring for the Sibigas: Tucker Sibiga was officially discharged from MCV today! Meredith Carter will be heading up City Church’s efforts to provide support to Tommy, Ellie, and Tucker as they adjust to life back in Richmond. If you’re interested in helping out, please contact her at Thank you for your continued prayers for the Sibiga family since Tucker’s birth last July and throughout their journey to get him well and ready for this next phase of his care.

Moving to Grace Covenant: City Church will begin meeting at Grace Covenant (1627 Monument Avenue) beginning June 2nd (our services will still take place at 4pm). Please feel free to contact Erik ( if you have questions or concerns regarding this move.


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