The CCE campus remains closed as the parking lot has not yet been plowed. Adult Choir practice has been cancelled.
First Sundays: Program, Bible Study, and Fellowship Meal
This Sunday, January 7
This Sunday, we welcome Grace Gallagher of the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation to share her program,  When the Band Aid Doesn’t Fix It: One Mom’s Perspective on Raising a Child with Mental Illness . If you know and love a young person, then this program is for you.
Dr. Michael Compton will lead our Bible study. This Sunday begins Part 1 of a 4-part Bible study on the Gospel of Mark. Children are invited to join in supervised activities in the Parlor.
And for our fellowship meal, we will delight you with a feast inspired by the Mediterranean! Chicken kebobs with tzatziki sauce, catered by the Mesopotamia deli, with homemade hummus, pita, raw veggies, spanikopita, Greek salad bar, and dessert. Chicken nuggets and pasta salad also available

Register now in Realm > Events and make plans to join us for this special night.
Church Family Conversations
Sunday, January 7
Rev. Shirley and the Vestry invite you to a discussion of our 2018 budget, which prioritizes keeping our ministries strong, aligned with vision, and financially responsible. Please come be part of the conversation Sunday, January 7, 12:00 PM in the Library.


Save the date and make plans to join us for food, fun and fellowship with live music and libations!

Saturday, February 10
6 to 9pm
Fox Hall Clubhouse
Tickets are $25 a piece or $45 a couple.
Family Dinner and Children's Ministry Night
Sunday, January 14
Join us for fellowship with other families and to learn more about our refreshed approach to Children’s Ministries! We’ll provide the main dish and hope you can bring a side dish or dessert to share. Register in Realm Events.
Community Potluck for Women
Thursday, January 18
All women are invited to a special potluck lunch as we continue our fellowship with women from the West End Islamic Center and seek opportunities to learn and to serve together as neighbors. This time we will hear specifically about how we might participate in Richmond Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build project this year, as well as other joint volunteer possibilities. You are invited to bring a dish to share if you are able, being mindful to let everyone know if your dish contains common food allergens like nuts, dairy or wheat, as well as meat dishes that contain pork. We will provide paper products, drinks and dessert. Register in Realm > Events and reach out to Mary Gravely or Jean Watkins if you have questions. Hope you can join us!
Youth Ministry at the Garage
Youth Groups and Small Groups return this week at the Garage! Please pardon our dust at the Garage as construction continues to make more meeting spaces for smalls group and Bible studies. Join us next Sunday, January 14th at the West Broad Village ice skating rink for a fun afternoon on the ice (4:00-5:30 p.m.) This will be in place of regular youth groups.
Are you in the Sandwich?
Meet up on February 18
Are you in a family where you have children (young or adult) and some level of responsibility for an older parent? If so, welcome to the sandwich generation! Come, get information and support from one of our resident counselors, Terry Becker-Fritz, and find a group of others who share this reality! We’ll meet once on February 18, from 12:00–1:30 PM and talk about whether further sessions would be helpful.
Enroll your child or granchild in our Preschool
Registration for the 2018-19 preschool year is officially open! O ur mission is to provide a developmentally-appropriate Christian program for children in our community. We offer a safe, loving, and nurturing environment with low student to teacher ratios. Additionally, we will endeavor to instill in your child a life-long love of learning while assisting you in laying the foundation of your child’s Christian values.” Visit our website for more.
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