Lent at Restoration: Join us on our word-a-day journey through this season. Pick up a purple card to follow along, or learn more on our website: restorationarlington.org.
A Crescent and Stars Bazaar: Ever wanted to visit the ancient cities of Ephesus, Smyrna, or Byzantium? Now you can, in just a few hours. Join our Asia Minor Teams for an evening of regional hospitality and delicious food—and even some belly dancing!—as we raise money for our trips to the area this summer. Sat., Apr. 5, at 7 pm at Little Falls. Tickets are $40/person. To buy tickets, visit the table in the narthex or go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Outreach.”
Love Arlington: Join us for dinner and game night with residents of OAR (Offender Aid and Restoration). We want to love these neighbors and help enable their social skills as they transition back into our community. Tomorrow, Mar. 24, from 6–8 pm at Boulevard Woodgrill in Clarendon. RSVP to Brent Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for an easy way to give back? On the fourth Tuesday of every month, Restoration supplies a team of volunteers to AFAC to help with food distribution for Arlington’s hungry. Join us this Tues., Mar. 25, from 6:30–9 pm. To sign up, go to restorationarlington.org/ministries/outreach/local/. Ages 14 and up.
Silk Road Prayer Meeting: We regularly meet to pray for the area of the world from Turkey to China. Join us this Tues., Mar. 25, at 7:30 pm at the Eberhardts’: 654 N. Armstead St., Alexandria, VA 22312. All are welcome as we pray for this historic area and the ways God is calling Restoration to serve there. Questions? Go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Prayer.”
West Virginia 2014: From July 2–6, we’ll make our 6th annual trip to Philippi, WV. We’ll see old friends and get to know new ones as we work alongside them to refurbish homes and a community center. The trip is open to adults and children age 8 and older (accompanied by a parent). Registration is now open: go to https://restorationarlington.org/west-virginia-2/ for more info or to register.
Are you interested in being baptized? Each year we have a special opportunity for adults and older children to be baptized at our Easter Vigil (Sat., Apr. 19). If you’re interested or would like to know more, contact Erin: go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Baptism.”
Save the Date: Men’s Retreat. Attention all Restoration guys: Mark your calendars for May 17–18 for our annual men’s retreat. Details and registration info coming next week!
Pray for IJM Cambodia: This Lent and Holy Week, we’re grateful to get to support International Justice Mission’s work in Cambodia. This week, Pray for investigators to be alert to deception, quick to spot trafficked minors, and accurate in their targeting.