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Ravensworth Baptist Church

is an inclusive and welcoming Christian community where expressing the love of God to all people is central to our worship, study, and service. We welcome you to our church, and hope you experience the warmth of God’s love and ours while you are here.

WELCOME TO RBC!

“Love one another as I have loved you.”
John 15:12

WELCOME TO RBC!

ANNOUNCEMENTS
May 13, 2012

TODAY
Today, May 13, 2012, is the Sixth Sunday of Easter, the season known as the Great Fifty Days in celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus. We rejoice in the promise of life found in the empty tomb. Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia! We are very pleased to have you with us as we worship the Risen Lord together.

THIS WEEK
๏ Ravensworth office at

Hope Lutheran Church
๏ Monday - Thursday ๏ Phone number has not

changed: 703-941-4113 ๏ It takes about four rings for a call to be forwarded to Gail’s cell phone; please be patient

THIS WEEK
๏ Tuesday Mornings
๏ At Hope Lutheran Church ๏ Tuesday, May 15 ๏ 10:00 a.m. ๏ Topic: Lectionary Reflections ๏ Teacher: Steve Hyde

THIS WEEK
๏ Memorial Service for

Karen Binns Craig
๏ In the Ravensworth

Sanctuary ๏ Tuesday, May 15 ๏ 7:30 p.m. ๏ In lieu of flowers, the family requests you contribute to Ravensworth’s renovation project through the Hope Chest

THIS WEEK
๏ Theology & Ethics on Tap
๏ Wednesday, May 16 ๏ 7:00 p.m. ๏ Location TBA -- Watch

Ravensworth’s Facebook page ๏ For more information, contact Bob Turner

THIS WEEK
๏ Leadership Council
๏ In the Annex ๏ Thursday, May 17 ๏ 7:00 p.m.

๏ Choir Rehearsal
๏ At Hope Lutheran Church ๏ Thursday, May 17 ๏ 7:00 p.m. ๏ Choir rehearsal will return to

Tuesday evenings, starting next week

THIS WEEK
๏ Nominating Committee
๏ In the Annex ๏ Saturday, May 19 ๏ 9:00 a.m.

๏ Ravensworth-Bristow

Community Association Block Party
๏ On the softball field ๏ Saturday, May 19 ๏ 11:00 a.m.

NEXT WEEK
๏ Mission Trip
๏ May 20-25 ๏ Ashland, Virginia ๏ Please pray for our mission

group, who will be working on a construction project with Hanover County Habitat for Humanity ๏ We will have a commissioning for the team during the worship
service next Sunday

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ May 20 - June 24
๏ Sunday School in the Annex
๏ 9:30 a.m. ๏ A combined adult class meets on

the upper level of the Annex

๏ Children’s and preschool Sunday

School classes and nursery are located on the lower level of the Annex regular space

๏ The youth class meets in their

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ May 20 - June 24
๏ Worship in the Sanctuary
๏ 11:00 a.m. ๏ Please enter through the front

door ๏ We will have access to the restrooms via the east hallway ๏ Please do not enter the restricted areas of the building ๏ No Children’s Worship ๏ Younger children will be in the nursery on the lower level of the Annex during the worship hour

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ May 20 - June 24
๏ Worship in the Sanctuary
๏ No Children’s Worship ๏ Younger children will be in the

nursery on the lower level of the Annex during the worship hour ๏ The nursery personnel and ushers will communicate via walkietalkie

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ July 1 - August 26
๏ No Sunday School ๏ Breakfast/Renovation Updates
๏ In the Annex ๏ 9:30 a.m. ๏ On alternating Sundays, we will

enjoy a light breakfast and fellowship time or an update on the progress of the renovation

๏ Worship
๏ In the Annex ๏ 10:00 a.m.

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ Tuesday Mornings
๏ At Hope Lutheran Church ๏ May 15 - June 26 ๏ 10:00 a.m.

๏ Adult Choir Rehearsal
๏ At Hope Lutheran Church ๏ Starting Tuesday, May 22 ๏ 7:00 p.m.

RENOVATION NOTES
๏ Meetings
๏ Meeting space will be available

during the renovation in the Annex and at Hope Lutheran ๏ Please schedule your meeting time and space with Gail Fewell

CHURCH BETWEEN SUNDAYS
๏ Stay Connected with

Ravensworth all week!
๏ Visit the church web site
๏ Listen to sermons, read the

newsletter, see what’s coming up ๏ Check out the special content in the Members section

๏ www.rbc-va.org

CHURCH BETWEEN SUNDAYS
๏ Stay Connected with

Ravensworth all week!
๏ Like us on Facebook
๏ Keep up with your Ravensworth

friends ๏ Join in the conversation about some important topics

๏ www.facebook.com/RbcVA

CHURCH BETWEEN SUNDAYS
๏ Stay Connected with

Ravensworth all week!
๏ Follow us on Twitter
๏ Watch for church-related tweets ๏ Get the very latest updates and

news items

๏ www.twitter.com/RbcVA

OUTREACH FOCUS AREAS
๏ Make the church more inviting and receptive to families with children. ๏ Enhance our identity messages, materials, and methods to communicate better to those outside our congregation what is special about Ravensworth and how through us God can make a difference in their lives and the lives of others. ๏ Reach out “inside” to connect better with and retain existing members and long-term visitors.

RBC 411
5100 Ravensworth Road Annandale, VA 22003 703-941-4113 www.rbc-va.org

Our Staff:

STEVE HYDE, Senior Pastor BOB TURNER, Associate Pastor YOUNG MI SON, Choirmaster/Organist GAIL FEWELL, Ministry Assistant

RBC 411
RBC is affiliated with the following Baptist groups:
๏ Alliance of Baptists

๏ American Baptist Churches

USA
๏ District of Columbia Baptist

Convention

RBC 411
RBC is affiliated with the following Baptist groups:
๏ Baptist General Association of

Virginia

๏ NorthStar Church Network

๏ Association of Welcoming and

Affirming Baptists