1. Thank a kids’ small group leader. Today is the last day of our regular kids’ small groups, so be sure to thank your kid’s leaders for their love and hard work over the last year. Starting next Sunday, we’ll have nursery and preschool kids’ small groups only. Older kids will worship with their families throughout the service.
2. It’s AFAC Sunday: Lots of Restoration folks regularly serve at the Arlington Food Assistance Center. Stop by the AFAC table outside after church to learn more about how you can get involved, and sign up for one of the summer farmers’ market runs.
3. Pray for the WV team: We’re sending 20 adults, kids, and youth to WV this week to love and serve the people of Philippi. Please pray for them while they’re away, Jul. 2–6.
4. Eager to move to the new building? We are too. We’re in the final stages of construction, and we’re tentatively planning to have our first services back on Quincy St. on Jul. 20 at 10 am and 5 pm. Watch this space for updates.
5. Miss your small group already? Then join a special summer small group (yep, there’s only one) led by David Griffin. Topic: Job and the Justice of God. Wednesdays at 7:30 pm beginning Jul. 2, in the Treehouse at Little Falls. For details or to sign up, go to
6. Apply for an outreach grant: The Outreach Steering Team provides personal and project funding for Restoration folks involved in outreach activities that align with Restoration’s outreach and strategic goals. Grant applications are due July 5. For more information, contact Liz: Go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Outreach.”
7. We need you to help Bridge the Gap. The Bridging the Gap team is continuing its efforts to serve Washington-Lee High School. We’re partnering with Young Life to build relationships with students at W-L and working towards forming a club. Interested in being part of this? Come find out more on Tues., Jul. 8, at 7:30 pm. For more details, go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Youth Ministry.”
8. Strengthen your leadership skills: We have a few tickets available for the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit, Aug. 14–15, at Columbia Baptist Church in Falls Church. Interested? Contact Kat: go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Connect.”
9. Entrepreneurial women: Have you started a small business—or are you thinking about it? Come meet other like-minded Restoration women and share your thoughts, ideas, dreams, questions. Wed., Jul. 9, at 7:30 pm at the Grays’: 4318 39th St. N., Arlington, VA 22207. Contact Liz for more info: go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Women.”
10. Don’t leave without saying goodbye. In this area, people come and go all the time. We get it. But we’d love to say goodbye and pray for you before you go. If you’re moving away, please let us know: go to restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Connect.”