Announcements – May 29, 2016
Congregational Meeting to Consider New Co-Pastor for Faith!
A special meeting of the congregation will be held on Sunday, June 5 at 12:15 p.m. to consider the Church Council’s recommendation to call The Rev. Katherine (Kate) A. Davidson to be co-pastor of Faith Lutheran Church.
Pastor Kate Meet-and-Greet Events: Saturday, June 4
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – All-Church Ice Cream Social
Join us in the Fellowship Hall for a cool treat and an opportunity to get to know Pastor Kate before the congregational meeting on Sunday.
5:00 p.m. – Young Adult BBQ
At the home of Pastor Yvette, Bob and Holden. BYOB (or your favorite beverage); side dishes are welcome, but not required. Children are welcome. Please RSVP up at www.flcva.org/signup.
Mission of the Month: Good News Jail & Prison Ministry
The Good News Jail & Prison Ministry provides for inmates a variety of religious programs, including one-on-one mentoring, Bible studies, religious services, and prayer ministry. Faith supports this ministry through financial gifts, with donations of inspirational and Christian texts, with volunteer time, and through attendance at their annual fundraising banquet.
You can give to the mission of the month by using the special mission offering envelopes in the pews, online at www.flcva.org, or by scanning the QR code on the back of this bulletin.
Arlington Foster Care & Adoption Information Session
Wednesday, June 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, June 1, Faith welcomes back Erica Serrano from the Arlington Foster Care/Adoption Program, as she leads an information session on fostering children in our community. The session is free and open to the public. Please share widely! Click here to share the event on Facebook.
Summertime with Families of Faith
Faith’s Family Friday Potlucks will be taking a break this summer, June-August. Please join us for our church picnic on Sunday afternoon, July 17, and stay tuned for more details on an outdoor movie night and family play date.
First Communion Classes Begin Next Weekend
Is your child asking questions about communion? It might be time for First Communion class! The class will be held in two sessions: Saturday, June 4, 10 – 11:30 a.m. and Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. First Communion will then take place on Sunday, June 12. For more information, or to sign up, please contact Pastor Yvette.
More work days are planned for Saturdays, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3 and October 1. This year, we’ll be setting up a “farm market” one Sunday per month, May – August, to sell extra produce at church. For details, and to sign up to help out with the garden, visit www.flcva.org/garden.
Vacation Bible School – July 11 – 15
The VBS Staff is busy getting ready to catch the wave of God’s amazing love. Please help us “build” our surf shack! If you have any of the following items to donate or loan, we will happily accept:
• Tiki torches
• Hawaiian / beachy décor
• Surf or boogie boards
• Aquatic stuffed animals (fish, crabs, dolphins, etc)
We are still looking for at least one more adult who can be available to teach all of the days. If you’re able, please contact Mary Quattlebaum.
Village of Hope Mission Trip Opportunity
Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (in Haymarket) is planning a mission trip to the Village of Hope in Haiti, September 24 – 30. They still have a few slots open! If you’re interested in joining the group for this trip, please contact Jill Zimmerman.