Sunday Announcements – September 9, 2018

  1. Time to register for kids’ small groups! Every year we ask parents of nursery-5th graders to register for kids’ small groups. Guess what? That time is now. Head to our website ( or click on the app. Kids’ small groups kick off today!
  2. Small Group Registration is Open! Small groups are a key part of our life together at Restoration.  You can register today at or on the app.
  3. Incarnation has launched!  Please pray for our church plant.  In addition, why not plan to visit one Sunday evening at 5pm, in Greenbrier Baptist Church, 5401 7th Rd S, Arlington, VA 22204.  You would be so welcome!
  4. RestoBolivia Night!  The RestoBolivia team is back from Cochabamba and excited to share their stories. Join us after the 5 pm service in the fellowship hall tonight. Bolivian dishes (sopa de mani and salteñas) will be served. Hope to see you there!
  5. Are you new (or new-is) to Restoration? We’d love to meet you, tell you a little more about the church, and answer any questions you have – all while feeding you a great dinner. Join us, May 2 at 7:30 in Fellowship Hall. To RSVP, go to
  6. Register for the Fall Retreat! Our annual Fall Retreat is Oct 13-14.  Register today at or on the app.
  7. Songs of Restoration and Prayer: Sat, Sept 29 at 7pm, we will offer a variety of ways to worship God together as we listen and respond to him through music (led by RestoMusicians), healing prayer, journaling, art, words, etc.  Families and friends are very welcome!  Questions? Ask “Let us press on to know the Lord; his going out is sure as the dawn.” (Hosea 6.3)
  8. Restoration is hiring a Facilities Coordinator!  The part-time Facilities Coordinator is responsible for maintaining a safe and welcoming space for the Restoration community by functioning as the main point of contact for all facilities inquiries, escalations, maintenance, and repairs. Email
  9. RILA Meals. We love providing food for clients and volunteers during clinic nights but are in need of more volunteers! Feel free to bring a meal as a family, with friends, roommates, or neighbors! Email Kate – Upcoming dates: 9/19, 10/10
  10. Interested in visiting our partners in West Asia? We are discussing the possibility of a trip to pray for and see our partners in West Asia this fall. Looking at dates in Nov. Interested? Curious? Send a quick email to by Sept 9. Trying to gauge interest.
  11. Clergy Emergency Contact Number: This is a way for you to contact one of our clergy if you have any sort of pastoral emergency.  Text or call 571.766.6495 to get through to one of them right away.

Key Dates for the Fall: Reserve these dates.  More details to come!

   Step 30 (Sun): Parish Meeting

   Oct 7 (Sun): Outreach Fair

   Nov 2 – Nov 3 (Fri-Sat): Wisdom and Technology