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1 Peter 5:8-9
Resisting the Roaring Lion
June 27, 2021

 

Coming up at TCGC

 

Independence Day 2021: We will celebrate Independence Day on Sunday, July 4th from 4-9pm. There will be food, a water slide, pie baking and singing 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.

We need Grillers for our 4th of July Celebration: Are you a grill master? If so, please let Pastor Stephen know! We’ll provide the meat and the grill for you to grill at the church prior to the Independence Day celebration that afternoon.

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 11:00pm 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 and/or can help with providing food, please sign up here.

Parents Night Out: Our next Parent’s night out event 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. 

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: Check out Be the Match to find out more about how to be a bone marrow donor. 

Ministry Needs: We are in need of volunteers to serve as Ushers, in the Children’s Ministry, and to run slides for the worship team. Please contact the office if you are interested. Thank you!

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!

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 Is For Us
  2. Good And Gracious King
  3. Satisfied In You
  4. Christ The Sure And Steady Anchor - New Song
  5. Nothing But The Blood Of Jesus

Listen to all the songs here!


Women's Ministry

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 chalkboard signs. 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 6-8 - Gideon
  • 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: The Book of Amos to watch the Bible Project video click on this link 

Parents Night Out: Our next Parent’s night out event 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 kids@thecitygateschurch.org 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
 

Missionaries:

Vic and Suebee Ransom with GNJPM

Request prayer for:

  • New vitality in the hearts of inmates after one year of isolation due to COVID.
  • Discernment in planning for the Fall schedule of Religious Programming in light of changes inside and outside of the Adult Detention Center. 
  • Greater impact in the lives of deputies.

Praise for:

  • Birth of a new granddaughter in early June!
  • A few volunteers were allowed back into the ADC for ministry. 

 

Ministries:
Watchman/Gatekeepers
Home groups/ABF’s

 

 

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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