Sunday Announcements – January 7, 2018

  1. Let us welcome the newly baptized! Today we celebrate the baptisms of Isla Louise Parkhurst (9am), Brooks Lane Johnson, Wesley James Hay, and Hope Evelyn Guzzo (11am).  Please pray for them as they grow in their faith and love for Jesus.
  2. Register Today for Winter Small Groups!  One of the best ways to get connected at Restoration is to join a small group, and our next trimester of small groups will start the week of Jan. 21 & last for the next 9 weeks. Go to restorationarlington.org to register for a Winter Small Group today.
  3. 2018 Men’s Retreat.  Our annual Men’s retreat is coming Jan 12-13, 2018 at Meadowkirk Retreat Center in Middleburg,VA. Register at restorationarlington.org/ministries/retreats/ Deadline to sign up is today.
  4. 2018 Women’s Retreat! The retreat will take place on Feb 9-11, 2018 at Meadowkirk retreat center in Middleburg, Virginia. All women are warmly invited to come – and bring a friend!  Register at restorationarlington.org/ministries/retreats/
  5. Be Still and Know. Busy? Take time to BE STILL AND KNOW. Need some time and space to hear from the Lord? Join us Wed, Jan 10 at 7:30 pm in the sanctuary for a time of silent, contemplative prayer. Bring a Bible, journal, blanket/jacket and an expectant heart.
  6. Christmas Eve Offerings. Thank you for your generosity!  $6,486 was collected and will be sent to La Trinidad Anglican Church in Cochabamba, Bolivia to help them with their church planting efforts.  Keep them in your prayers.
  7. Evensong begins again tonight from 7pm to 8 followed by an opportunity to receive healing prayer.  This is more like singing together around a campfire and praying for the week than a formal, liturgical Evensong experience.  Come to any part you wish!  Questions? Ask matt@restorationarlington.org
  8. Bolivia Prayer Night: Come join us to pray for our Bolivia ministry partners, La Trinidad Anglican Church and Niños con Valor, and for our upcoming mission trip in August of 2018! Hosted in the home of Kate and Endel Liias. Email katherine.liias@gmail.com for more details!
  9. Interested in Incarnation?  Curious about how the church plant in South Arlington is taking shape? Come to Restoration on Fri, Jan 26 at 7:30pm and hear more.
  10. Restoration Songs and Prayer – Sat. Jan 27 at 7:30 pm, Restoration musicians will lead us in an extended time of sung worship, hearing the Word, and praying corporately.  You will also have the opportunity to pray with a prayer team for whatever you most desire Jesus to do for you.
  11. New To Restoration Dinner.  NTRD. The next New to Restoration Dinner will be on Tues, Jan 30 @ 7:30. Join us for dinner and an opportunity to hear a bit about our story and vision. Childcare for those in 8th grade and below will be provided. Register at restorationarlington.org/ntrd
  12. Resto Goes to Bolivia: Aug 3-12, 2018 – interested? Contact Endel Liias or Liz Gray (liz@restorationarlington.org)  Deadline is the end of January.
  13. Clergy Emergency Contact Number: 571.766.6495 This number will ring the clergy who is on call 24 hours a day. Please use this number if you have a crisis and would like to speak to your pastor. We are available to you.