Sunday Announcements – October 20th, 2019

1. Vestry Elections: The vestry is 9 elected elders who provide spiritual and fiduciary oversight for Restoration. Send your nomination to nominations@restorationarlington.org. Please include the nominee’s name and 2-3 sentences describing why they should be nominated.
2. All Saints Day is November 3: If a loved one has died in the past year and you would like them to be honored in our All Saints slideshow on Sunday, Nov. 3, please go to https://Restoration.formstack.com/forms/ all_saints_day_2019 and fill out the form.
3. Silent Soaking Prayer: Silent Soaking Prayer on Saturday night, Oct. 26, in the Fellowship Hall from 7:30-9pm. Enter into a quiet, restful space where you can be still and prayerful before the Lord. Come and go as needed. Prayer ministers will silently pray for you.
4. Neighborhood Service Project: Have you heard the news? We are turning 10 in November and we want to celebrate by saying thank you to our neighbors with a kid-friendly park clean up project at nearby Cherry Valley Park on Saturday, November 2 from 9am-1pm. Sign up here. 
5. 10 Year Anniversary Party: On Friday night, November 22, we will celebrate 10 years as Restoration Anglican Church! If you have not sent in your RSVP, you can do so here.
6. Baptism Sunday: The next Baptism Sunday is November 3. We still have room at the 11 and 5 services. The required parent training is this Tuesday, October 22. Please register by this Tuesday, October 22. Questions? Contact Kathy Kenyon.
7. Sunday Volunteers (including nursery and prayer): Today is the day to update your availability for November and December! This includes the holidays. The deadline is this Tuesday, Oct. 22. Questions? Contact Kathy Kenyon.
8. Welcome to Restoration! Want a chance to meet the clergy, and learn a bit more about the church? Join us next Sunday, Oct. 27 after the 11am service for a 15-20 minute conversation and awesome snacks. Join us up on the 3rd floor.
9. Meal Calendar Help: We are looking for a few volunteers who are good at communicating with moms-to-be and organizing a meal calendar for them. Interested? Let Louise know. She’ll show you just how easy it is to serve others in this way!
10. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram: @restorationarlington. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
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.

Sunday Announcements – October 6, 2019

  1. Today is the last day to register for fall small groups. Small groups are probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Head to the front page of our website to sign up! Contact Nathan Dickerson (nathan@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  2. Parish Meeting today after the 11: We are having a parish meeting today after the 11am service. All are invited and encouraged to attend! We’ll serve pizza for lunch. We hope to see you there!  
  3. No church on Quincy St next Sunday, October 13: We will not be having any services here at Restoration next Sunday, Oct. 13 as we will be returning that afternoon from our fall retreat.
  4. RestoMen Kickoff this Tuesday: We want to invite all the men of Restoration to come to the RestoMen Kickoff this Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7:30-9pm at the church. We are having a cookout and a bonfire! This is a great opportunity to connect with other guys at church. Please join us!  
  5. All Saints Day is November 3: If a loved one has died in the past year and you would like them to be honored in our All Saints slideshow on Sunday, Nov. 3, please go to https://Restoration.formstack.com/forms/all_saints_day_2019 and fill out the form.
  6. RestoWomen meets on October 15: On Tuesday, Oct. 15, we will learn about centering prayer, hear testimony from some women who’ve tried it out, and practice it a bit ourselves. Centering prayer is a form of contemplative prayer seeking to quiet our hearts in Christ’s presence. Reach out to Beth (beth@restorationarlington.org) if you have any questions.
  7. Silent Soaking Prayer: Silent Soaking Prayer on Saturday night, Oct. 26, in the Fellowship Hall from 7:30-9pm. Enter into a quiet, restful space where you can be still and prayerful before the Lord. Come and go as needed. Prayer ministers will silently pray for you.
  8. Neighborhood Service Project: Have you heard the news? We are turning 10 in November and we want to celebrate by saying thank you to our neighbors! Save-the-date for a kid-friendly park clean up project at nearby Cherry Valley Park on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9am-1pm. More details to follow!
  9. Navigators 20s 30s Brunch: On Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10:30am, Navigators will explore how can we use visual media to reveal big truths about our world to spark curiosity about God. Come for free food and discussion with new and old friends. Filmmaker Kevin Hackenberg will be our speaker. Contact Anne (acregger4@gmail.com) for more info.
  10. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram: @restorationarlington. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
  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.

Sunday Announcements – September 29, 2019

  1. Are you interested in membership at Restoration? Please join us for dinner and conversation about Living God’s Story at Restoration.  We will tell you about the last 10 years and where God is taking us in the future.  It kicks off with dinner at 7 on Oct. 1 in Fellowship Hall. To RSVP, go to restorationarlington.org. The deadline to register is today.
  2. Pints and Perspectives: This Wednesday night, Oct. 2 at 7pm, Navigators 20s/30s and Restoration are hosting “Pints and Perspectives” at Rocklands BBQ in Arlington on the second floor. Come for the free food at the beginning and stay for a thoughtful discussion surrounding the hard questions of Christianity. David will be leading!
  3. Fall Small Group registration is open! Small groups are probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Head to the front page of our website to sign up! Contact Nathan Dickerson (nathan@restorationarlington.org) with questions. Registration closes next Sunday, Oct. 6.
  4. Parish Meeting next Sunday after the 11: We are having a parish meeting next Sunday after the 11am service. All are invited and encouraged to attend! We’ll serve pizza for lunch! Childcare for nursery-5th grade will be available during the meeting. Email Louise (louise@restorationarlington.org) and Abigail (abigail@restorationarlington.org) to RSVP for childcare.  
  5. RestoMen Kickoff on October 8: We want to invite all the men of Restoration to come to the RestoMen Kickoff on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7:30-9pm at the church. We are having a cookout and a bonfire! This is a great opportunity to connect with other guys at church. Please join us!
  6. No church on Quincy St on October 13: We will not be having any services here at Restoration on Sunday, Oct. 13 as we will be returning that afternoon from our fall retreat.
  7. Neighborhood Service Project: Have you heard the news? We are turning 10 in November and we want to celebrate by saying thank you to our neighbors! Save-the-date for a kid-friendly park clean up project at nearby Cherry Valley Park on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9am-1pm. More details to follow!
  8. Pickup Soccer: Every Wednesday night throughout the fall, a group will be meeting at 8pm at the Thomas Jefferson Middle School field (3501 2nd St S) for some pickup soccer. Email michaelcharper@gmail.com to be added to the email list. See you there!
  9. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram: @restorationarlington. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
  10. 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.

Sunday Announcements – September 22, 2019

  1. Let us welcome the newly baptized! It gives us great joy to celebrate the baptisms of Westley Armistead Davidson, Clara Haelynn Pselos Cooper Thomas Strup at the 9am service; Benjamin Lee Swanson, Benjamin Thulson, Samuel Thulson, Isaiah Thulson, and Daniel Thulson at the 11am; and Hudson Foote at the 5pm.
  2. Want to hear what was said at Vision Night last week? The audio and slide deck can be accessed at restorationarlington.org/vision-night-2019.
  3. Are you interested in membership at Restoration? Please join us for the Living God’s Story at Restoration Dinner. We will tell you our story and ways you can live it alongside us while feeding you dinner! Join us, Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. To RSVP, go to restorationarlington.org.
  4. Fall Small Group registration is open! Small groups are probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Head to the front page of our website to sign up! Registration closes Oct. 6. Contact Nathan Dickerson (nathan@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  5. Our Fall Retreat is October 12-13, and the deadline to register is TODAY! What could be better than a weekend in the mountains with your closest Restoration friends? Games, quality time, naps, the Lip Sync Contest…don’t miss it. Sign up in the narthex after the service or at restorationarlington.org.
  6. RestoMen Kickoff on October 8: We want to invite all the men of Restoration to come to the RestoMen Kickoff on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7:30-9:00pm at the church. We are having BBQ and a bonfire! This is a great opportunity to connect with other guys at church. Please join us!
  7. APEX Youth Ministry: Are you in middle or high school? Our middle and high school ministry meets this evening from 6:30-8:30pm here at Restoration. We would love to see you there. For questions or more information, reach out to apex@restorationarlington.org or talk to Isaiah Brooms.
  8. Pints and Perspectives: On Wednesday night, Oct. 2 at 7pm, Navs 20s/30s and Restoration are hosting “Pints and Perspectives” at Rocklands BBQ in Arlington on the second floor. Come for the free food at the beginning and stay for a thoughtful discussion surrounding the hard questions of Christianity. David will be leading!
  9. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram: @restorationarlington. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
  10. 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.

Sunday Announcements – September 15, 2019

  1. Welcome to Restoration! Welcome to Restoration! Want a chance to meet the clergy, and learn a bit more about the church? Join us on the 3rd floor today after the 11am service for a 15-20 minute conversation and awesome snacks.
  2. Fall Small Group registration is open! Small groups are probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Head to the front page of our website to sign up! Contact Nathan Dickerson with questions.
  3. Our Fall Retreat is October 12-13! What could be better than a weekend in the mountains with your closest Restoration friends? Games, quality time, naps, the Lip Sync Contest…don’t miss it. Sign up here. Deadline to register is September 22. 
  4. RestoWomen is back! Join us this Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall as we resume our monthly gatherings. We will be learning about Visio Divina: praying with our eyes! Come enjoy food, fellowship, teaching and an opportunity to practice Visio Divina together!
  5. Snacks needed for RILA: RILA is hosting an educational event for female clients on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6-8pm. You’re invited to help us serve them: would you drop off a hearty snack or dessert for this event? Email Emily with questions
  6. APEX Youth Ministry: Are you in middle or high school? Our middle and high school ministry kicks off this evening from 6:30-8:30pm here at Restoration. We would love to see you there. For questions or more information, reach out or talk to Isaiah Brooms.
  7. The deadline to register for the next Baptism Sunday is today!  Availability is limited to the 5pm service only. Baptism Sunday is Sept. 22, with a required parent training this Tuesday, Sept. 17.  Register on the website here. Email Kathy Kenyon with questions.
  8. Are you interested in membership at Restoration? Please join us for the Living God’s Story at Restoration Dinner. We will answer your questions while feeding you dinner! Join us, Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. 
  9. Want to hear what was said at Vision Night last week?  The audio and slide deck can be accessed here.
  10. Thank you for celebrating Eucharist with us. Today we are welcoming Bishop Marcio Meira from the Diocese of João Pessoa of the Anglican Church of Brazil. Thank you for leading us at the Lord’s Table!
  11. Let us welcome the newly baptized! It gives us great joy to celebrate the baptism of Duane Smith today at the 5pm.
  12. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
  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.

Sunday Announcements – September 9, 2019

  1. Fall Small Group registration begins today! Small groups are one of the things we do best, and it’s probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Head to the front page of our website to sign up! Contact Nathan Dickerson (nathan@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  2. Second Sunday Supper: Join us tonight for dinner at Rocklands following the 5pm service. We’ll gather there around 6:30pm for food and fellowship!
  3. Restoration 2025 Vision Night: Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 6:45pm. This is an opportunity for David and the vestry to share with you the plans and ways that God is leading as we look forward 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. 
  4. Sunday Volunteers: There will be a volunteer training and update in conjunction with Vision Night this Tuesday, Sept. 10th. If you are interested in volunteering on Sundays, please come. If you are already a volunteer, please come for a refresher.  Kathy Kenyon will answer questions about MSP, changes in volunteer responsibilities and more!
  5. Our Fall Retreat is October 12-13! What could be better than a weekend in the mountains with your closest Restoration friends? Games, quality time, naps, the Lip Sync Contest…don’t miss it. Sign up at restorationarlington.org. Deadline to register is September 22.
  6. Welcome to Restoration! Want a chance to meet the clergy, and learn a bit more about the church? Join us Sunday, Sept. 15 after the 11am service for a 15-20 minute conversation and awesome snacks. Join us up on the 3rd floor.
  7. RestoWomen is back! Join us Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7:30pm in the Fellowship Hall as we resume our monthly gatherings. We will be learning about Visio Divina: praying with our eyes! Come enjoy food, fellowship, teaching and an opportunity to practice Visio Divina together!
  8. Snacks needed for RILA: RILA is hosting an educational event for female clients on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6-8pm. You’re invited to help us serve them: would you drop off a hearty snack or dessert for this event? Email emily@restorationimmigration.org with questions.
  9. The next Baptism Sunday is September 22. We still have a few spots left if you would like your child to be baptized. Register on the website. There is Mandatory Parent Training for baptism on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Email Kathy Kenyon (kathy@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  10. Are you interested in membership at Restoration? Please join us for the Living God’s Story at Restoration Dinner. We will answer your questions while feeding you dinner! Join us, Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. To RSVP, go to restorationarlington.org.
  11. Keep up with Restoration! You can follow our Facebook page, (search “Restoration Anglican Church” on Facebook) and even follow our brand new Instagram: @restorationarlington. We’re so excited to share more about our church with you!
  12. 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.

Sunday Announcements – September 1, 2019

  1. Fall at Restoration begins September 8. That means APEX, kids’ small groups, the 5pm Sunday service, and Second Sunday Suppers are back! Check out our website for details.
  2. Fall Small Group registration ALSO begins on September 8! Small groups are one of the things we do best, and it’s probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Stay tuned for details on all the different groups we offer. Contact Nathan Dickerson with questions.
  3. 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 forward 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. 
  4. Second Sunday Supper: Join us on September 8 for dinner at Rocklands following the 5pm service. We’ll gather there around 6:30pm for food and fellowship!
  5. Our Fall Retreat is October 12-13! What could be better than a weekend in the mountains with your closest Restoration friends? Games, quality time, naps, the Lip Sync Contest…don’t miss it. Sign up here.
  6. APEX and kids’ small group leaders get to have all the fun! Want to be a leader? Let Isaiah and Louise know!
  7. The next Baptism Sunday is September 22. We still have a few spots left if you would like your child to be baptized. Register on the website. There is Mandatory Parent Training for baptism on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Email Kathy Kenyon with questions.
  8. 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.

Sunday Announcements – August 25, 2019

  1. Today is the deadline! If you are potentially interested in leading a small group, please contact Nathan (nathan@restorationarlington.org).
  2. Sunday Volunteers (including nursery and prayer): If you will be gone anytime in Sept. and Oct., now is the time to update your availability in MSP. The deadline is tomorrow, August 26th! Questions? Contact Kathy Kenyon (kathy@restorationarlington.org).
  3. 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 (eboesen@gmail.com) or Julianna Hutchins (julianna.hutchins@gmail.com).   
  4. 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.
  5. 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 forward 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.
  6. Today is your last chance to serve at AFAC! Volunteers are needed to collect produce from local farmer’s markets this Sunday afternoon from 12:45-3:30. It’s a great way to serve your neighbors and get to know others at Restoration. Families with children are welcome. Sign up and find details here: https://bit.ly/2XG9eUL or email Diana Intagliata (dintagliata@gmail.com) with questions.
  7. Fall Small Group registration ALSO begins on September 8! This is one of the things we do best, and it’s probably the easiest way to get plugged in here at Restoration. Stay tuned for details on all the different groups we offer. Contact Nathan Dickerson (nathan@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  8. APEX and kids’ small group leaders get to have all the fun! Want to join us? Let Isaiah (isaiah@restorationarlington.org) and Louise (louise@restorationarlington.org) know!
  9. Our Fall Retreat is October 12-13! What could be better than a weekend in the mountains with your closest Restoration friends? Games, quality time, naps, the Lip Sync Contest…don’t miss it. Sign up at restorationarlington.org.
  10. The next Baptism Sunday is Sept 22. We still have a few spots left if you would like your child to be baptized. Register on the website. There is Mandatory Parent Training for baptism on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Email Kathy Kenyon (kathy@restorationarlington.org) with questions.
  11. 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: go to http://restorationarlington.org/we-will-miss-you/
  12. 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.

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 (scott@restorationarlington.org) 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.

Sunday Announcements – August 11, 2019

  1. 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 here. 
  2. Want to learn more about the new red book in the pews? We are having a workshop on the Book of Common Prayer on Tuesday, August 13 from 7–9 PM at Restoration. We’ll talk about the Daily Office and how to use the book in your own prayer life. Email Scott with questions.
  3. It’s summer at Restoration and it is hot — come cool off with us! Bring a friend and your favorite ice cream topping to share on Sunday, August 18 at 6:30 PM in the Fellowship Hall for the Restoration Ice Cream Social. Resto will bring the ice cream; you bring the toppings – the more creative the better! Email Scott with questions. 
  4. THREE 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.
  5. APEX and kids’ small group leaders get to have all the fun! Want to join us? Let Isaiah and Louise know!
  6. 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.
  7. New to Restoration? Want a chance to meet the clergy, and learn a bit more about the church? Join us on August 18 after the 11 AM service for a 15-20 minute conversation and awesome snacks. Join us up on the 3rd floor.
  8. It’s summer at Restoration and our summer schedule is in full swing! We only have services at 9 AM and 11 AM and we only have nursery and preschool kids’ small groups. [Big kids worship with us in the service with kids’ worship bags available downstairs.]
  9. Check our website (restorationarlington.org/ICYMI/) for an online version of these announcements as well as a recording of this week’s sermon! Find it all posted by Monday afternoon at the latest. 
  10. 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
  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.
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