The Cupola Express for July 21, 2017
PREPARING FOR THE LORD’S DAY
This coming Lord’s Day, we continue in our sermon series on the book of Colossians. As we look to close out chapter 1, Paul continues to share his heart for ministry to the church. Having written on the suffering he endures for the sake of the church in verses 24-26, he now addresses his work in presenting the church mature in Christ in verses 27-29. That maturity begins and ends by embracing the mystery of “Christ in you, the hope of glory.”
Rejoicing in the certainty of our eternal hope, we'll sing with grateful hearts, “My Hope Is in the Lord,” “Be Thou My Vision” and “How Deep The Father’s Love for Us” for the Acclamation of Praise. An Ensemble of men from our Sanctuary Choir will sing “Rise Up, O Men of God," which is a call to action for men “to be done with lesser things…and give heart and soul and mind and strength to serve the King of Kings.”
If you’re going to be out of town this Sunday, let me encourage you to listen to the sermon online (usually posted by Monday afternoon) or you can download the REPC podcast, which will be delivered to your mobile device.
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JULY 27 – MEN’S CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
Come join us for our second Men's Corn Hole Tournament at 6:00 pm on July 27th. We will chow down on some delicious food, hear a short message about God's calling on men, and then begin tossing!
AUGUST 12 – SUMMER RFN "SERVE THE BURG"
Once again, we have an opportunity to work alongside our ministry partners in the city in our Serve The Burg event happening on Saturday morning, August 12th. We’ll meet at 8:30 am on the back terrace for brief instructions and then send teams out to work. We’ll meet at the Hunton Randolph Community Center at noon for lunch with our No Walls Ministry partner churches. We’ll also have inflatables (water slide) for the kids to enjoy after lunch.
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NURSERY BACK ENTRANCE TEMPORARILY CLOSED
The back entrance of the nursery remains closed due to construction for the organ wall. Please use the entrance off the side parking lot until further notice. Thank you for your patience.
PRAYING FOR OUR SENIOR PASTOR
Continue to keep the Weber family in your prayers as they prepare to make the move to Lynchburg. David's first Sunday in the pulpit will be August 13th.
The Nursery is hiring part-time and substitute caregivers. Sunday mornings are required. Contact Toni Termotto at email@example.com.
Registration for the Rivermont Preschool 2017-2018 year is underway! The Preschool provides classes for children age one by September 30th to Pre-K. Information is available at the Welcome Table in the Narthex and on the counter in the Nursery Commons. Please see Ann Knight or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about registration. Schedule a visit today!