Redeemer Weekly – 10/28/2018

Redeemer Weekly: October 28, 2018 — Sept. Financial Update — Servant Shoutout: Travis Shank and 3rd week volunteers — CM volunteer need!

Good morning! Please join us for coffee and donuts before our Sunday service at 10:30 am at 716 S Glebe Road!

REMINDER: Tomorrow is the Marine Corp Marathon! Plan accordingly for travel to Sunday service. Road closures can be seen here

Tomorrow in Children’s Ministry (CM): Redeemer kiddos continue to study and hear of the Lord’s work in building His people (Genesis 24) and preparing to answer His promise of salvation. God provided Rebekah as a wife for Isaac as part of His covenant to bless the whole world through Abraham’s family. One day, Jesus would be born into Abraham’s family as the promised Savior.

Race, Grace, and the Church – MONDAY night: This Acts 29 event is a conversation we will carefully consider the vision the Bible gives the church and what it takes to move forward. A particular focus will be given to what the church can do given the history of our country and our present cultural moment. The cost is $10 at Redemption Hill in DC. Speakers include: Thabiti Anyabwile, Curt Allen, Shaun Cross, Moses Lee, Russell Moore, and Eric Simmons. More info and tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/race-grace-the-church-tickets-50452317239

Fall Women’s Retreat: Registration is open! Join Redeemer Women next weekend, Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 for our first women’s retreat! Registration fee is $40 ($20 for students) and includes two meals as well as retreat materials. Scholarships available to those who need help financially. Questions? Email: women@redeemerarlington.com or you can register now HERE!

REDEEMER FINANCIAL UPDATE FOR SEPTEMBER 2018: We received $1,848 in September, which is 2.98% ABOVE our monthly budgeted giving. This puts us $26,939 (4.83%) above the year’s budgeted giving. Thank you for giving generously to impact the Redeemer community and our mission!

Budget Town Halls and Dec. Member Meeting: Members, our 2019 budget meeting will be on Sunday, December 2. Prior to the meeting, we’ll also have two town halls to discuss the proposed budget on Sundays, November 18 and 25!

ICYMI: Moses Lee had an article published by The Gospel Coalition this week, “The Cruelty of Victim-Blaming and Hope of Redemption”

Servant Shoutout by Jackie Black: We are BACK in our children’s ministry space – but with a learning curve as we share the space with Children’s Weekday Program (CWP)! Our third week CM volunteers took things in stride as we found supplies, learned new classroom set-up, electrical issues with lights – all while having a shortage of volunteers!

This was no small feat to pull off but they did – and that included Travis Shank jumping into teaching the preschool class! Thank you!

I have only heard praise from all about being back in our CM space… the one regret and plug is that we were short volunteers! Which meant we had to turn away kiddos from being in class. Each week faces this problem … Members, we are not at a full roster; and need 10 more volunteers to ease and ensure that classes are not closed due to safety ratios of kiddos to volunteers!

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