Sunday Announcements – March 18, 2018

  1. Confirming and Receiving.  We welcome Bishop John Guernsey as he preaches and asks God to strengthen the work of the Holy Spirit in members of our congregation.  9am: LiLian Choo, Kathleen Johnson, Elena Schlickenmaier, William Schlickenmaier.  11am: Gloria Jin Kim, Addie Anderson, Dakota Anderson, Joseph “Skip” Ryan, Barbara Ryan, Danny Lee.  5pm: Beth DeRiggi, Megan Westmoreland, Anna Grace Louise Brooks, Nathan Burson.
  2. Resurrection Party! We will be celebrating after the Easter Vigil with a Resurrection Party! Savory snacks or sweet treats may be delivered to the kitchen prior to the service. If you are interested in helping with this party, please contact christianrman@gmail.com / 901-494-1826.
  3. RILA Prayer Team – Interested in praying for RILA? Come and pray with RILA’s new Prayer Team! We will meet in the sanctuary during RILA clinics from 7-8pm.  Come pray with us at the next RILA clinic: Wed, March 21. Questions? Contact Liza at lizadraper@yahoo.com
  4. Baptisms at the Easter Vigil.  We invite older children, youth, and adults who have not been baptized to receive this sacrament on the Saturday before Easter Sunday at the Easter Vigil.  Contact kathy@restorationarlington.org if you would like to be baptized.
  5. Interested in leading a Small Group?  We are looking for new small group leaders for Spring 2018. If you are potentially interested in leading a group, please contact nathan@restorationarlington.org. The deadline to sign up is March 25, 2018.
  6. Save the Dates: Struggling to boundary technology in your life or that of your family? These two events may shed some light. Screenagers, Growing up in the Digital Age (4/20) and “Wisdom and Technology” Seminar (4/21). All are welcome. More details to come.
  7. Hostesses for RestoWomen Gatherings. RestoWomen Gatherings are coming this spring! (April 15-27) We are looking for women to host these informal, fun get-togethers in their home (or another convenient location of their choosing). Email Jennie (jenniejeanne@gmail.com) to get involved!
  8. No Evensong until after Easter
  9. Clergy Emergency Contact Number: text or call 571.766.6495

Have a Restoration announcement for the Worship Guide? Deadline for submission is Tuesday at 5pm. Go to restorationarlington.org/contacts

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday: (3/25) We will begin outside with services at 9, 11, and 5.

Maundy Thursday: 7:30pm (shuttle service and nursery provided)

Walking the Cross: Fri at 8:30am at the Brooks’s House

Stations of the Cross: Fri at 10am for children and the young at heart, 12pm, and 2pm.

Good Friday: 7:30pm (shuttle service and nursery provided)

The Great Vigil of Easter: 8:30pm (shuttle provided, but no nursery); bring food or a fun beverage to share for the Resurrection Party

Easter Sunday: normal service times at 9, 11 and 5. (shuttle service and nursery provided, but no kids’ small groups)