This month, our Kingdom Calling focus will feature our churchwide Baskets of Blessings outreach. What is Baskets of Blessings? It’s a way for us to connect with the hearts of unsaved moms in our midst. Check out the bulletin flyers on upcoming Sundays or click here to learn more!

Check out many opportunities below for ladies, missions, local outreach through Tree of Life, and don’t forget our second special baptism service a week from Sunday!

Baby Shower – April 21
Ladies, please join us for a baby shower honoring Tiffani Fedick and Kala Loveless on Saturday, April 21, 10:00am-12:00pm, here at the church. This is for all women (18 years & above) to come together for fellowship! Please RSVP and see gift lists on the City.

Baptism Service & Celebration – April 22
Our baptism next Sunday evening is a special night of worship and celebration (6:30-7:30pm), followed by a fellowship time (7:30-8:30pm)! Make plans to come share together in this great experience as a church family. Feel free to invite others—baptism is a wonderful visual of the gospel!

Kingdom Calling alert: Tree of Life Community Serve Day – April 28
Community Serve Day, coordinated by Tree of Life Ministries, is a day that is being set aside for multiple community events geared at sharing the love of Jesus Christ. They are expecting a large crowd, and need many hands and feet willing to serve the Lord to make their events go as smoothly as possible. Time varies depending on where you want to serve. Use this link to sign-up to help in the following ways: Annual Clothing & Furniture Giveaway (8am-12pm) or a Working Hands home project in Middleburg. Contact Brittany (" class="uc">) or Tree of Life (540 441 7920) with questions.

Baby Dedication – deadline April 29
Sign up now to participate in a child dedication on Mother’s Day, May 13. Contact Brittany (" class="uc">) by 4/29.

Meet Our Missionary to Mexico – April 29
Mike Richardson, our long-time missionary, will be with us on Sunday, April 29. Please stay after the 2nd service for a potluck in the quad to hear about what God is doing! Bring a main dish for 10 AND a salad or dessert. Join the Richardson missionary group on the City for updates!

Mission Service Project to France
Consider joining a short-term mission team to France Sept 22-Oct 6 to sup-port our missionary, Stephen Darling. Team members willing to paint, deep-clean, do yardwork, as well as specific tradecraft and other professional skills are needed. Visit the table at the back of the sanctuary, or contact Francesca Edling (703 431 8627 / " class="uc">).

Serving Your Family
Continuing in “Discipleship of the Heart,” Pastor Jack taught us from 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 how to practically follow Jesus in the area of our families and closest relationships, in our mindset, motive, and mood. Listen to “Serving Your Family.

Giving report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2018 budget – $18,813.71
Total giving for offering of 4/8/18 – $13,670.52
YTD giving needed for budget – $526,783.88
Actual YTD giving to budget – $534,455.35
Giving over budget – $7,671.47

This Week
April 15 – Sermon | A Heart for Others
April 15 – Welcome to the Gideons International
Week of April 15 – Life Groups – not too late to join!
April 17, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies Bible study (thru May 29)
April 21, 7:00am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen
April 21, 10:00am – Baby Shower (Fedick & Loveless) – please RSVP!
April 21, 12:30-6:00pm – Youth Group Paintballing Adventure

This Month
April 22-May 6 – Baskets of Blessings – see the flyer on Sunday!
April 22, 6:30-8:30pm – Baptism Service
April 28, 8:00am-12:00pm – Tree of Life Community Serve Day
April 29 – Sign up deadline for 5/13 Baby Dedication
April 29, 12:30pm – Potluck w/ Mike Richardson, missionary to Mexico
April 30, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation

Looking Ahead
May 5, 10:00am – Youth Group Tree of Life Food Delivery
May 17-26 – Cochabamba 2018 team in Bolivia
May 19, 9:00-10:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Introduction
June 3 – Women’s Spring Spa Night
June 18-22 – Vacation Bible School (VBS)