Sunday Announcements – November 23, 2014
Announcing our New Vestry Members. Ali Burke, Christine Jones, and Hannah Royal are the newest members of our vestry. Please pray for them as they prepare to help lead our church body.
Last Chance! 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 this afternoon and bring it back to Restoration by 7pm tonight. Louise has more info in the lower narthex.
Interested in leading a small group in Tri1 2015? Our next round of small groups begins mid-January. If you’d like to lead a group, please contact Liz today: restorationarlington.org/contact and choose “Small Groups”
Want to learn more about the healthiest foods to eat this holiday season? Come to the first of a monthly speaker series focused on healthy practices for the body, mind, and spirit. This event is sponsored by Restoration and several local businesses and will take place on Dec 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Arlington Public Library at 1015 N Quincy Street. Visit www.RestoHealth.org for more information.
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
Last Night of Evensong. Sing and pray tonight from 7-8pm in Restoration’s Sanctuary. This will be our last meeting for a season, so if you haven’t checked it out, you should experience it!
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!
Advent Calendar: Mark your calendar and join us this season!
- Fireside Chats – Dec 2, 9, 16 at 7:30 at Erica Chapman’s House
- Making Cookies for Our Neighbors – Dec 14 with APEX
- Caroling – Dec 21 at 7 pm at Sunrise Senior Living Center
- Christmas Party – Dec 21 at Liz Gray’s following Caroling
- Christmas Eve Service – Dec 24 at 4pm and 6pm