1 Peter 5:10-14
After You Have Suffered
July 4, 2021


Coming up at TCGC


Independence Day 2021: We will celebrate Independence Day tomorrow Sunday, July 4th from 4-9pm. There will be food, a water slide, pie baking contests, prizes, and more! To help with set up beforehand or to enter the pie baking or singing contests, sign up here!. Please contact Annie with any questions.

Board Game Night: Join us for board game night on Friday, July 9th at 7pm in room 117! Feel free to bring your favorite board game and snack to share. If you don’t have a favorite game, come anyways - maybe you will find one! Hope to see you there.

Luncheon with Visiting Missionary Family: Please join us as we host our missionaries, the Ayeles, for a luncheon after church at 12:30pm on Sunday, July 11th. Come and learn more about the Ayeles and their work in Ethiopia as they serve children, orphans, and widows. If you plan to attend please sign up here.

Parents Morning Off will be Thursday, July 15th from 10:00am-1:00pm. Parents may drop off their kids (2yrs-6th Grade) at the church where there will be a variety of crafts and games. Lunch will be provided and we will end with a movie. Please register your child by Monday, July 12th. 

Recyclables Needed: Do you recycle? Save some of those items and bring them to the church between July 18th-21st for our parent night out on July 24th. We need empty cereal boxes, noodle boxes, tubes, egg cartons, cardboard, paper bags, and pieces of styrofoam. If you have any questions, email Annie.

Be the Match: There is a need in the congregation for a bone marrow donor. If you are interested in being a donor, please check out Be the Match to find out more information. 

Summer Reading List: Check out this list of books to read during the summer. There are a variety of options for all ages. Let us know what you think!

TCGC Classifieds: Check out our City Gates Church Classifieds page here! Check it out and let the office know if you have a need you’d like to add to this page.

Our two worship services are in the sanctuary. You are welcome to mask or unmask according to your own convictions. We also offer in-door overflow seating in Room 125 during the 11am service for those who prefer more space. 

Worship Center

  1. God of Wonders
  2. I Stand Amazed (How Marvelous)
  3. O The Deep Deep Love Of Jesus
  4. Come Ye Sinners
  5. Victory In Jesus

Listen to all the songs here!

Women's Corner

Women’s Creative night: Join us Saturday, August 7th from 6-9pm at the church in room 125. We will learn some of the basics of calligraphy and then make our very own wooden sign. The cost of $20 covers all supplies and materials. Sign up here to participate.

Children's Ministry

Parents, please work with your kids on memorizing the weekly memory verse. Thank you! *all verses are NKJV

This Week’s Lesson
Children’s Church: 5yrs-4th grade

  • Passage: Judges 13-16 - Samson
  • Memory Verse: Judges 2:18 - "And when the Lord raised up judges for them, the Lord was with the judge and delivered them out of the hand of their enemies all the days of the judge; For the Lord was moved to pity by their groaning because of those who oppressed them and harassed them."

5th & 6th Grade: In service with their parents

Parents Morning Off: will be Thursday, July 15th from 10:00am-1:00pm. Parents may drop off their kids (2yrs-6th Grade) at the church where there will be a variety of crafts and games. Lunch will be provided and we will end with a movie. We are in need of volunteers (both adults and teen). Please register your child/children by Monday, July 12th. 


If you will be checking new children into Children’s Ministry or have visitors with children, you can expedite the check-in process by emailing with the names and birthdates of the children, and we can enter them in our system and make Sunday check-in a breeze!

Prayer Focus


Bill and Marcela Jasan in Haiti

Request prayer for:

  • God's wisdom in the weeks ahead in preparing Stone of Help Haiti's next fiscal year budget.
  • God's continued financial provision for the ever increasing needs among the beautiful people in Haiti that this ministry serves.
  • Godly wisdom and direction in serving the people through this ministry.


Tithes and Offerings


Ways to Give: Tithe/offering boxes are available for those attending in person. Gifts may also be made online through our website, or by mail. Our address is 9401 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA 22031.

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