Announcements, 2.12.14


This Week’s Sermon: This week Erik will preach on John 6:15-40. We invite you to read ahead to help prepare yourself for this week’s sermon.

RCMDA Equip & Encourage -- Register TODAY! On Friday, February 28th the Richmond Christian Medical & Dental Association; the Richmond Center for Christian Study; and the Pregnancy Resource Center of Metro Richmond will host "Equip and Encourage", a series of presentations on ethical issues relevant to healthcare professionals, pastors, church and para-church leaders will be offered. A banquet will conclude the day with dynamic speaker, David Stevens, MD speaking on "Building the Wall Together". The event will take place at Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Church (2501 Mt. Gilead Blvd) from 8am to 3:30pm; the banquet will be from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. For more information--including pricing options--visit this link. Registration closes today!


Prague Trip: Interested in engaging Czechs this June via art, music, pub talks, and the outdoors? Come on our summer mission trip to Prague, June 14th through 23rd. Deadline for applications is March 3rd. Please contact Ellen Kelly (ellenheart at gmail dot com) for more details and to request an application.

Chattanooga Trip: A group will be going to Chattanooga to work with Hope for the Inner City July 5th through July 12th. All are welcome! For more information, email John Bourgeois at

Save the Date: City Church Spring Banquet! The third annual City Church Banquet will take place on Sunday, March 23rd immediately after the service in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to join us for this semi-formal, catered event when we will share a meal and celebrate all that God has done for and through our church over the last year. Evite coming soon!

Save the Date: Men's Overnight! The City Church Men’s Overnight is Friday, May 9th. It will be held at Chanco on the James (located about forty-five minutes south of Richmond). Stay tuned for more details!

Elijah House Academy Gala: Come to the Elijah House Academy Gala (dessert and coffee) on February 26th from 7-9pm! RSVP by February 19th to Barrett Clark at or to Elizabeth Kell at 804-755-7051 ext. 224 or We hope to have a City Church table presence. Hear Dr. Anthony Bradley speak and the EHA children perform!

RVA4SouthSudan: RVA4SouthSudan is a network of individuals and churches from various denominations who are joining to send medical supplies, blankets, and pots to Moyo, Uganda in order to help native Ugandans and refugees from South Sudan who are fleeing conflict. It is our desire to show, in a tangible way, that God cares about hurting and displaced peoples. Want to help? City Church is gathering blankets (new or *clean* used). If you're interested in purchasing a blanket at a bulk rate discount, or for more information contact Ruthie Byrne at, or visit You are also welcome to make a financial contribution (tax deductible) through City Church; just write " RVA4SouthSudan" in the memo line of your check.


City Church Summer Ministry Internships: City Church is looking to hire three summer ministry interns: women’s ministry intern, children’s ministry intern, and pastoral intern. Full job descriptions are available on our website. If you are interested, please contact a member of the City Church staff for full application details.

Musicians Needed for Children’s Worship: We are looking for musicians to help grow the music portion of our Children’s Worship. If you’re interested in taking part, please contact Jennifer Murphy at A variety of instruments and skill levels are welcome!

Women’s Bible Studies: Women’s Bible studies will continue on Monday evenings at 7:30pm and Wednesday mornings at 9:30am; both sessions will meet at Grace Covenant. This spring we will study the book of Proverbs together. The cost is $5. Child care is available during the Wednesday morning study for $10 per child ($20 maximum per family). Sign up online using this link. Contact Meg Haden ( with any questions.

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