Arise, O God


August 18, 2019 – David Hanke

Hebrews 12:1-6, Psalm 82, Luke 12:49-53

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Sunday Announcements - August 18, 2019

  1. Welcome to Restoration! Want a chance to meet the clergy and learn a bit more about the church? Join us today, August 18, after the 11 AM service on the third floor for a 15-20 minute conversation and awesome snacks.
  2. Ice Cream Social tonight! Bring a friend and your favorite ice cream topping to share tonight at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. We’ll provide ice cream! Email Scott ( with questions. 
  3. Crisp fall air, hot cider sippin’ and your closest Restoration friends – join us for the 2019 Fall Retreat, October 12-13, in Massanetta Springs, VA! Registration is open! Sign up here!
  4. APEX and kids’ small group leaders get to have all the fun! Want to join us? Let Isaiah  and Louise know! 
  5. We are looking for new small group leaders for Fall 2019. If you are potentially interested in leading a group, please contact Nathan. The deadline to sign up is August 25.
  6. TWO chances left to serve at AFAC! On Sunday afternoons (12:45-3:30 PM) in August, volunteers are needed to collect produce from local farmer’s markets. It’s a great way to serve your neighbors and get to know others at Restoration. Families with children are welcome. Sign up here:  or email Diana with questions.
  7. All Sunday Volunteers: It is time to make the schedule for September and October! The deadline to update your availability is Monday, August 26. Please check your calendars and update your MSP profile. Questions? Contact Kathy Kenyon.
  8. Teacher and Educator Prayer Night: All teachers/educators are invited to a time of prayer for the new academic year on Monday, August 26 at 7:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall. RSVP to Elizabeth Boesen or Julianna Hutchins.
  9. Fall at Restoration begins September 8. That means APEX, KSGs, the 5pm Sunday service, and Second Sunday Suppers are back! Check out our website for details.
  10. Restoration 2025 Vision Night: Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7pm. This is an opportunity for David and the vestry to share with you the plans and ways that God is leading as we look to our next five years and give thanks for all that He has done in our first ten. Everyone is invited. Volunteers and leaders are requested. Pie will be served. Lots and lots of pie.
  11. Are you skilled at making videos? We are looking for someone to make a video celebrating our church and what God is doing here. Contact Ryan Goyer if you are interested.
  12. 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 before you go. If you’re moving away, please let us know.
  13. 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.

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