This Sunday, 2 opportunities for you during the 9:30 hour: Membership Orientation & Celebration in Room 104 and the Gospel Project resumes for all ages!

Snow reminder … in April?? So far it looks like Saturday’s forecast for snow will not impact Sunday. But if in doubt, be sure to check on the City and the website to confirm. We’ll post a status no later than 7am Sunday morning.

Welcome to the Shipe Family
Rich & Christy Shipe and family—sent with support from BRBC last summer to undertake a church plant—are with us today to share how God is at work in the Ashburn area. Join their City update group and tuck their prayer card in the bulletin Sunday somewhere you’ll see it!

Life Groups Resume – This Week!
With the renewal of spring, renew your commitment to better connect with your church family and to be encouraged and grow! Check out the current group list here or see the flyer on Sunday.

Moms’ Connection – April 12
RSVP here for the next Moms’ Connection (formerly Moms’ COFFEE) meeting. Be sure to see the flyer in the bulletin Sunday, and visit the table at the back of the sanctuary to sign up and pay.

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, so please join us even if you do not know the new moms or are unable to bring a gift. Please RSVP and see gift lists on the City.

Mission Service Project to France
Consider joining a short-term mission team to France Sept 22-Oct 6 to support our missionary, Stephen Darling. This team will restore and repair his ministry building located on the coast in Normandy. 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 /

Kingdom Calling alert: Community Serve Day 2018 – 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 Hillsboro. Contact Brittany ( or Tree of Life (540 441 7920) with questions.

Acceptance! (Why no one is too far gone for God)
Celebrating Easter Sunday, Pastor Jack preached truth in place of the lies we are often tempted to believe—Jesus’ resurrection proves God’s love for us and acceptance of us, and this impacts each moment of our everyday lives! Listen to “Acceptance! (Why no one is too far gone for God.)

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 4/1/18 – $14,894.41
YTD giving needed for budget – $507,970.17
Actual YTD giving to budget – $520,784.83
Giving over budget – $12,814.66

This Week
April 8, 9:30am – Membership Orientation & Celebration
Week of April 8 – Spring Life Group Session begins
April 10, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies Bible study (thru May 29)
April 12, 9:30am – Moms’ Connection
April 14, 7:00am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen

This Month
Apr 15-May 6 – Kingdom Calling focus: Baskets of Blessings
April 21, 10:00am – Baby Shower (Fedick & Loveless)
April 21, 12:30-6:00pm – Youth Group Paintballing Adventure
April 22, 6:30-8:30pm – Baptism Service
April 28, 8:00am-12:00pm – Tree of Life Community Serve Day
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
June 3 – Women’s Spring Spa Night
June 18-22 – Vacation Bible School (VBS)