Sunday Announcements – January 6, 2019

  1. Let us welcome the newly baptized! Today we celebrate the baptism of Beckett Stephen Johnson (9am).  Please pray for him as he grows in his faith and love for Jesus.
  2. The Men’s Retreat is next weekend (Jan 11-12) (men’s) at Meadowkirk retreat center in Middleburg, VA.  You won’t want to miss these times of growing friendships and discipleship. The deadline to sign up for the Men’s Retreat is today.  Sign up at restorationarlington.org
  3. Small Group Registration is Open! Small groups are a key part of our life together at Restoration.  You can register today at restorationarlington.org or on the app.
  4. Rector Prayer Requests. Each January our rector, David Hanke, takes a few days to pray for Restoration.  This year it will happen from Jan 8-11.  He would love your prayer requests.  You can find the submission form in your email, in the e-news, or on the blog.  Form closes Jan 8.
  5. RILA Meals. Interested in serving a meal for RILA?  Grab some friends, your small group, or your neighbors – it’s a great opportunity to support this ministry!  Email katherine.liias@gmail.com Upcoming clinic dates: 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/27.
  6. What do we mean by ‘discipleship,’ anyway?  If you’re in your 20s, 30s, or curious about this or would like to meet some new, like-minded people, you’re invited to the Navigator’s Brunch Sat, Jan 12, 10:30am at Anne and George’s house: 2915 N Dinwiddie St.  Questions? Check out nav20sdc.org or email ann.cregger@navigators.org. Free food, brief teaching, extended hanging out.  Bring friends!
  7. RILA Clothing Drive. Do you have gently used winter coats and accessories that could be donated to our RILA clients?  Please bring them to the upper narthex on Jan 13 an 20 for distribution at our RILA clinic on Jan 23.  Questions?  Contact emily@restorationimmigration.org
  8. RestoWomen. Join the women of Restoration Tues, Jan 15, at 7:30pm as we journey together with Moses.  This month we will look at “Identity: Who Am I Supposed To Be?”
  9. Foster Care Prayer Night: Calling those who are former/current foster families, interested in foster care, or love children in foster care!  Join us Jan 16 at 7pm at the Intagliata’s home to pray for children in foster care and their biological families, foster parents and social workers.  Contact Diana at dintagliata@gmail.com
  10. West Asia Treats and Reflection. On Jan 20 at 6:30pm, the West Asia team will provide delicious West Asian treats and thoughtful stories from their time serving in West Asia last year.  All are invited to listen in, enjoy the food, and pray for what God is doing in that land.
  11. Songs of Restoration and Prayer is happening Sat, Jan 26 at 7pm.
  12. New to Restoration Dinner – Are you new (or new-ish) to Restoration?  We’d love to meet you, tell you a little more about the church, and answer any questions you have – all while feeding you a great dinner.  Join us Jan 29 at 7:30 in the Fellowship Hall.  To RSVP, go to restorationarlington.org/NTRD
  13. The Women’s Retreat is happening Feb 8-10 at Meadowkirk retreat center in Middleburg, VA.  You won’t want to miss this time of growing friendships and discipleship.  Register at restorationarlington.org.
  14. Clergy Emergency Contact Number: This is a way for you to contact one of our clergy if you have any sort of pastoral emergency.  Text or call 571.766.6495 to get through to one of them right away.