Life Together

Sunday Announcements - November 19, 2017

  1. Vestry Election.  Vestry Selection: Last Fri, Nov 17, all the members of Restoration received a bio book of our 2017 vestry slate via email. We invite you to pray through it this week. Voting will happen on Nov 26 and Dec 3 after each service.
  2. 2018 Men’s Retreat.  Our annual Men’s retreat is coming Jan. 12-13, 2018 at Meadowkirk Retreat Center in Middleburg,VA. Register by Tuesday, Dec. 5 for Early Bird price ($70 for bunk room or $130 for inn room). Sign up on the Restoration App or website!
  3. Save the Date! The 2018 Women’s Retreat will take place on February 9-11, 2018 at Meadowkirk retreat center in Middleburg, Virginia. All women are warmly invited to come – and bring a friend! SAVE THE DATE! Registration details to be announced soon.
  4. Sunday Volunteer Appreciation Lunch – Sunday Volunteers (all liturgical volunteers, musicians, nursery volunteers and prayer people) we want to thank you! Join us for lunch on Sunday, Dec 3rd @ 1:00 in Fellowship Hall. Childcare provided but please RSVP to Kathy Kenyon
  5. Advent Community: Friends and families, join us on Sat mornings (Dec 2,9,16,23) from 9:30am to noon throughout Advent to make wreaths, decorate cookies, sing carols, organize the Glebe Star Tree (see below), and prepare the sanctuary week to week on our trek towards celebrating the arrival of our Savior. Sign up for Advent Wreath making at!
  6. Advent Sanctuary Preparations.  We would like to make sure we have at least seven people helping with the Sanctuary each Saturday from 9:30 to 12:00 (or even a portion of that), so let us know that you’re coming!  Here is the SignUp Genius link: Thanks!
  7. The Glebe Star Tree!  Help us as we adopt over 50 families this Christmas and purchase gifts for children in our neighborhood elementary school. Be on the lookout for the Glebe Star Trees with tags indicating the gifts needed. Opportunities to sort and serve are also coming Dec. 16-17.
  8. Would you like to lead a Small Group? We are looking for new small group leaders for Winter 2018. If you are potentially interested in leading a group, please contact The deadline to sign up is December 17, 2017.
  9. AFAC Cereal Donations. Cereal can be brought to the lower Narthex on any Sunday.  Low sugar cereals are best.  Consider picking up an extra box regularly for AFAC (Arlington Food Assistance Center).

Have an announcement for the Worship Guide? Deadline for submission is Tuesday at 5pm. Visit the announcement submission page.

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