Last chance for vestry elections. All Restoration members are eligible and encouraged to vote for three people to join our board of elders. voting will be in the narthex after the service today.
Operation Christmas Child offers an opportunity to give a shoebox full of gifts to kids all over the world. Grab an empty shoebox, fill it with gifts, and bring it back to Restoration from today until Nov 23. There is more info in the lower narthex and others ways you can get involved. Ask Louise!
Receive Boxes for Operation Christmas Child with Louise throughout the week from churches all over Norther Virginia. We are the hub! A Sign-Up Genius is on the welcome table in the Narthex. Sign up for a block of time to help make Christmas extra special for children across the globe. If you have questions, ask Louise (she hangs out in the lower narthex and the downstairs hallway). BONUS: This is the only time you’ll hear actual Christmas music at Restoration before Christmas Eve.
ARDF dinner. This Advent, Restoration is joining with the Anglican Relief and Development Fund to provide clean water to communities in Burundi in Central Africa. Join us on Tues, Nov 18 at 7:30pm for dinner and to learn more: 6219 18th Rd N, Arlington, VA 22205. Contact John Westbrook at email@example.com with questions.
The ManTreat is set: Jan 16-17. Yes there will still be fire, but this time you get a bathroom. Register at restorationarlington.org/ministries/retreats There is a discount for those who register before Dec 1. Bring your mustache.
Women’s Retreat. Need to create a little space to spend with God and with other women from Restoration while getting away from the busy routines of home and work? Sign up for the 2015 Restoration Women’s Retreat Feb 20-22 at the Meadowkirk Retreat Center in Middleburg, VA. Register at restorationarlington.org/ministries/retreats/
Dan Allender. Have you faced all parts of your own life story, and let Jesus into them? Join Dan Allender, a powerful, funny and gifted psychologist, at the To Be Told: Know Your Story, Shape Your Future conference, here at Restoration April 17-18. Early bird only $75. Learn more and register at theallendercenter.org/conferences/to-be-told
Evensong. On Sundays from 7-8pm, over twenty Restoration folks have singing with some interspersed prayer. It’s kind of like singing and praying at the campfire but with candles. Come join us for a rich close to the weekend and a great start to the week. We’ll keep doing it until Advent (this week and next!). If you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring a self-standing candle if you like.
Washington-Lee Parking Garage @ 15 St. Please do not park on Quincy St. or the side streets. Parking toward Ballston in the Washington-Lee High School parking garage is one of the best ways that we can love our neighbors, and it is only a short walk or shuttle ride away. Thank you!