Sunday Announcements – December 9, 2018
- Caroling Tonight! It’s our tradition every year to sing Christmas carols at Sunrise Senior Living (2000 North Glebe Road, Arlington). It’s a great way for us to share the joy of Christ’s birth with others. Join us at 7pm!
- Gifts due on Thursday! If you grabbed a tag for a Glebe Star Tree gift, please remember that they are due at Restoration by Thurs, Dec 13. Questions? Ask email@example.com
- The Christmas Eve Team! Are you in town for Christmas Eve? There are many ways to serve at our Christmas Eve services. If you are here, join us! No experience necessary, and it’s a great opportunity to join us in serving and celebrating. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Adventy Fireside Chats. Join Erica and friends at her house on Thursdays (Dec 6, 13, 20) at 7:45pm to carve out some quiet space to exercise the discipline of waiting. Gather fireside for a guided reflection and time of prayer each week. RSVP email@example.com
- Bolivia Prayer Night: Join us at the Intagliata’s home on Thurs, Dec 13 from 7:30 – 8:30 PM to pray for our Bolivia partners, La Trinidad Anglican and Niños con Valor. We’ll also pray for immigrants in our community and ministries that serve them: Casa Chirilagua and RILA. Questions? Contact Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org
- RestoWomen Christmas Gathering – Women, join with friends Tues, Dec 18 at 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall to enjoy a Christmas celebration together!
- All Sunday Volunteers: The new schedule for January/February will be out soon. Please update your availability by Sun, Dec 16th. Questions? Contact email@example.com
- Leading a Small Group. Would you like to lead a Small Group? We are looking for new small group leaders for Winter 2019 (Jan to March). If you are potentially interested in leading a group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to sign up is Sun, Dec 16, 2018.
- Men’s and Women’s Retreats are happening Jan 11-12 (men’s) and Feb 8-10 (women’s) at at Meadowkirk retreat center in Middleburg, VA. Registration is open today at restorationarlington.org. You won’t want to miss these times of growing friendships and discipleship.
- The Matthew 25 Gathering: Feb 19-21, 2019 Restoration will be hosting Anglicans from around North America who are contending for shalom by doing works of Justice and Mercy. It is a privilege to get to welcome these wonderful people. Consider holding those dates for the opportunity to be on a team serving with hospitality and logistics.
- AFAC Cereal and Bag Donations. Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) is a non-profit that provides supplemental groceries to our neighbors in need. Consider helping by donating a box of low-sugar cereal or cloth grocery bags (new or used). Place them in the green bin in the lower Narthex.
- 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.
Advent Calendar for Dec – more details at restorationarlingon.org
Sat, 15, and 22 – Join us in the sanctuary to decorate 9:30am-12
Thurs, 13,20 – Adventy Fireside Chats 7:45pm at Erica’s
Sun, 9 – Caroling at Sunrise Senior Living at 7pm
Sat, 15 – Help sort Glebe Star Tree gifts from 9am to 11
Tues, 18 – RestoWomen Christmas Gathering at 7:30 in Fellowship Hall
Sun, 23 – no 5pm worship service
Mon, 24 – Lessons and Carols at 3pm, 5pm, and 9pm
Sun, 30 – One worship service at 10am (wear your Christmas sweater)