Towards the end of Galatians, Paul writes to his friends, “Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ…For each will have to bear his own load.” These verses are simple and profound and immediately practical for any stage and circumstance of life.
A summer of worship and teaching at City Church…
Brandon Lowe, a City Church deacon, shares how he's applying what he heard at the 2018 Common Good RVA conference to some big decisions for his family.
Sometimes I get this feeling of déjà vu in my Christian life. I read or learn something, and it keeps showing up again and again.
How has technology encroached upon your own life and the lives of your children, roommates, friends, and coworkers? Is it helping you to become the person you were meant to be?
Beginning on Sunday, January 21st, City Church will offer an eight-session leadership class open to all. Read on to learn more—and let us know if you're interested!
Many years, I find myself reflecting on the meaning of Christmas more in the weeks after December 25th than during the hustle and bustle of carols and parties and cooking and shopping that lead up to it. There’s something about that “well, that’s it, then”-ness of the days between Christmas and New Year’s day that makes the realities of Christmas sink in.
Liz Crim reflects on the digital noise that surrounds us all and what a retreat from that noise might reveal. We'll dig into ideas like this—and much more—at our next Christian Formation class, Friends or Followers: Lasting Friendship in a Fractured Age.
What is Christian Formation? Why is it important? Why do we need it?
“God of blessing, what a mess I create when I wrestle the future out of your hand and take it upon myself."
The True Life Course will be back in September. Find out what to expect and how to sign up!
Reflections on our time together during City Church: A Family at Rest. And if you missed it, we've got recordings for you!
Member Liz Thomson reflects on the challenges some of us face when presented with the idea of rest.
The church talks a lot about marriage. It needs to talk about singleness, too. A recent article from Jennifer Grisham offers a few ways to get the conversation started.
City Church member Susan Pulizzi shares a bit about her experience as part of The True Life Course this fall.
Our next Christian Formation class is a 3-week look at how to practically manage our money. Taught by church members with experience in finance, this class will cover skills in planning, debt reduction, and achieving long term goals.
This Saturday, March 5th, we'll host our first-ever pre-marital group workshop. We hope all engaged couples, soon-to-be engaged couples, and all those interested in learning more about marriage will attend.
The universal job description for a Christian, whatever the role, is to use our time, resources, energy, and influence to leave the world better than we found it. This four week course looks at how our work fits in with God’s purposes.
Our next Adult Formation class is entitled “Discipleship: Helping one another follow Jesus.”