Redeemer Weekly – 10/7/2018

Redeemer Weekly:October 7, 2018 — NO MORNING SERVICE! — AFTERNOON SERVICE, 4:30 PM @ WESTOVER — Servant Shoutout: Hijacked!

Good morning!

Reminder: We are meeting at 4:30 pm at Westover Baptist TOMORROW: There is parking on either side of the 1125 Patrick Henry Drive address!

Psst – Due to sanctuary restrictions, there will be no donuts or coffee tomorrow afternoon – please prepare your heart and kiddos appropriately!

Tomorrow in Children’s Ministry (CM): There will be no 3rd – 5th class tomorrow afternoon – parents, if you did not get the email from Jackie earlier this week – please let her know! She will happily forward so you know the plan for tomorrow!

Newcomer Lunch Canceled – Due to the change of location, we will be cancelling the October newcomer lunch. For details about the November one, please let Kelsey Good know!

ReWinD Reminder: With the building not be an option for gathering, we are enjoying the hosting of members for ReWinD as we come together to pray and study Joshua. This week’s meeting will be hosted by Nora Shank

Race, Grace, and the Church event: Eric has been planning an event called “Race, Grace, & the Church” on behalf of Acts29. The cost is $10. It’s open to the public but there are only 400 tickets are available. The event is Monday, Oct 29 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: Join Redeemer Women for our first women’s retreat! Over the course of Friday, November 2 evening and all day Saturday, November 3, we will enjoy times of teaching, worship, prayer and fellowship, as well as panel and small group discussions. Registration fee is $40 ($20 for students) and includes three meals as well as retreat materials. Questions? Email: women@redeemerarlington.com or you can register now!

Servant Shoutout by Jackie Black: Skipping a shoutout?! What is happening… a praise! A little personal encouragement – maybe you do not need it but I do!

Late, last Saturday night, I flew back from vacation to find out we were still and yet again displaced and OH! meeting in the afternoon (#throwback #churchplant). The post-vacation glow faded rapidly, and the head banging on my desk began immediately. Until the Lord (maybe He rolled His eyes at me? #wouldvebeenappropriate) leaned in and reminded me, we have been displaced before… In fact, we were displaced for over 100 days just earlier this year. Which is not close to 146,000 days the Israelites were for over 40 years. God has been clear – His people are sojourners; eagerly looking to their eternal home not this earthly one. So #bringiton all over again. God knows what He is about and where that will be for His people! Countless servants at Redeemer illustrate that for me – most of all, our Savior Christ.

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