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Advent has a variety of activities and ministry opportunities and we invite you to check out what is coming up next. Feel free to call and find out more about involvement and inviting others to be involved,
 

Arlington Announcements and Prayer List | 5-12-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List

Church

  • Duane Gardner
  • Ingrid Cantrell and family on the death of her grandmother in Puerto Rico
  • Paul Blair’s father and sister
  • Jeanne and Ed Carnes

Missions and Missionaries

  • Richard Uher, Honduras
  • Sean and Angie, Southeast Asia
  • David and Lisa, Central Asia
  • Aspen Grove Church Planting Network
  • Shepherd’s Haven
  • Soup Kitchen and Clothes Closet, First Presbyterian Church of Memphis
  • Food Closet and Benevolences

Advent Arlington Staff

  • Dr. Don Kerns, Pastor
  • Donna Wolfanger, Preschool Director
  • Randy White, Community Engagement
  • James Weir, Youth Director
  • Dana and Kelly Blevins, Worship Directors
  • Heidi Scott, Financials
  • Our Preschool Teachers
  • Lyle Conley and Custodial Staff

Site Leadeship Team

  • Kent Miller, Elder
  • Chris Normand, Elder
  • Becky Bunker, Elder
  • Tommy Brannon, Trustee
  • Nancy Myers, Trustee
  • Adam Sireci

 

Advent Arlington Church Calendar

Need Prayer?
Persons are available to pray with and for you. Ask for one of our Stephen Ministers: Becky Bunker, Larry Myers, and Duane Gardner, or Pastor Don.
 
Volunteers Needed
We are recruiting persons to serve our children during Vacation Bible School. VBS takes place nightly, June 24-28 from 6:00-8:15 pm. Persons are needed to simply be with a class and take them from activity to activity. You do not need to teach or prepare anything. Volunteers are also needed to serve the children snacks. Contact Claire Little or Susan Morgan to help, or place a volunteer form in the offering plate.

 

Mon., May 13th  NA Group Meeting
7:00 pm
We host an NA recovery group. They meet weekly in our Fellowship Hall. NA is open to people recovering from all types of addictions: drugs, alcohol, pornography, sex, gambling, etc.
 
Tues., May 14th  Book Release
Our own Deborah Sprinkle has written a fictional book, “Deadly Guardian,” which will be released this day. Kindle preorders are open already on Amazon.com. Congratulations Debbie!
 
Wed., May 15th  Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
Open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., May 15th  Through the Bible
6:00 pm
It’s the bestselling book of all time… by far. It is the most significant book in human history. And yet, it seems so vast and complex that many are intimidated by it. Join us on Wednesdays for eight weekly gatherings as we go through the Bible, grasping it’s big picture composition, characters, places, themes, and message. All are welcome!
 
Fri., May 17th  ACTS Jr. Lock-in 6:00 pm
Join us for a super night for our 3rd-6th graders! This night serves as a transition night for ACTS Jr. We will bid goodbye to our 6th graders as they graduate into Youth Group. We welcome 3rd graders as they enter ACTS Jr.  Meet at Advent Cordova in the CLC (1879 N. Germantown Parkway). Dinner, scavenger hunt, games, snacks, roller skating, wall ball, basketball, ice cream bar, and more. Kids stay as long as you like with a suggested pick-up at 10 pm for those not wanting to spend the night and Saturday morning pick-up at 8:30 am for others. Contact Anna Pittard (anna_pittard@yahoo.com) for more info.
 
Sat., May 18th   Church Work Day/ACTS
8 am
Bring your gloves, shovels, rakes, tillers, and tractors! We will be preparing the ground by the parking lot, removing objects, smoothing it out, and laying sod.
 
Sun., May 19th  Groups for All Ages
9:15 am
We have four age-differentiated classes which meet in the Christian Education Building on Sunday mornings. We have the Route 66 adult class, Ignite for students in grades 7-12, ACTS Jr. for the 4th-6th graders, and an early elementary class. We also always have a nursery available for toddlers and infants. All groups are open to guests and newcomers. Come join us!
 
Sun., May 19th  Senior Banquet
6:00 pm   
Advent Arlington is hosting a banquet for seniors and their families. It will be followed by a panel discussion regarding college life. Contact James Weir (901-486-6440) to learn more.
 
Sat., May 25th   Church Work Day
8:00 am
Bring your gloves, shovels, rakes, tillers, and tractors! We will be preparing the ground by the parking lot, removing objects, smoothing it out, and laying sod.

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 4-28-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List

Church

  • Ingrid Cantrell and family on the death of her grandmother in Puerto Rico
  • Paul Blair’s father and sister
  • Jeanne and Ed Carnes
  • Jim Johnson

Missions and Missionaries

  • Richard Uher, Honduras
  • Sean and Angie, Southeast Asia
  • David and Lisa, Central Asia
  • Aspen Grove Church Planting Network
  • Shepherd’s Haven
  • Soup Kitchen and Clothes Closet, First Presbyterian Church of Memphis
  • Food Closet and Benevolences

Advent Arlington Staff

  • Dr. Don Kerns, Pastor
  • Donna Wolfanger, Preschool Director
  • Randy White, Community Engagement
  • James Weir, Youth Director
  • Dana and Kelly Blevins, Worship Directors
  • Heidi Scott, Financials
  • Our Preschool Teachers
  • Lyle Conley and Custodial Staff

Site Leadeship Team

  • Kent Miller, Elder
  • Chris Normand, Elder
  • Becky Bunker, Elder
  • Tommy Brannon, Trustee
  • Nancy Myers, Trustee
  • Adam Sireci
 

Advent Arlington Church Calendar

 
Need Prayer?
Persons are available to pray with and for you. Ask for one of our Stephen Ministers: Becky Bunker, Larry Myers, and Duane Gardner, or Pastor Don.
 
Sun., Apr. 28th
ACTS
11:45 am
ACTS is for students in 7th-12th grades. Eat lunch then go out to serve others or just do something fun together. This month it’s a day at Shelby Farms. Contact James Weir (901-486-6440) to learn more.
 
Mon., April 29th
NA Group Meeting
7:00 pm
We host an NA recovery group. They meet weekly in our Fellowship Hall. NA is open to people recovering from all types of addictions: drugs, alcohol, pornography, sex, gambling, etc.
 
Wed., May 1st
Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
Open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., May 1st
Ignite Youth
6:00-7:30 pm
Ignite is a weekly youth group gathering. Prepare for God to ignite your faith. They meet in the Fellowship Hall every Wednesday. Join them for food, music, prayer, and discussion about following Jesus. Invite a friend. Contact: James Weir (jweir@adventpres.com).
 
Wed., May 1-Jun. 12
Through the Bible
6 pm
It’s the bestselling book of all time… by far. It is the most significant book in human history. And yet, it seems so vast and complex that many are intimidated by it. Join us on Wednesdays for eight weekly gatherings as we go through the Bible, grasping it’s big picture composition, characters, places, themes, and message. All are welcome!
 
Thu., May 2nd
Presbytery Worship
6:30 pm
Advent Presbyterian Church is hosting our quarterly regional gathering of Presbyterian teaching and ruling elders at our Cordova campus this week. Everyone is invited for a special worship service and communion at Advent Cordova on Thursday evening.
 
May 2nd-5th
Women’s Great Banquet Weekend
Women are invited to a wonderful, spiritual weekend called The Great Banquet. Join women from churches across the Midsouth to grow deeper in discipleship and experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Kelly Blevins to learn more.
 
Sun., May 5th
Groups for All Ages
9:15 am
We have four age-differentiated classes which meet in the Christian Education Building on Sunday mornings. We have the Route 66 adult class, Ignite for students in grades 7-12, ACTS Jr. for the 4th-6th graders, and an early elementary class. We also always have a nursery available for toddlers and infants. All groups are open to guests and newcomers. Come join us!
 
Fri., May 17th
ACTS Jr. Lock-in
6:00 pm
Join us for a super night for our 3rd-6th graders! This night serves as a transition night for ACTS Jr. We will celebrate and bid goodbye to our 6th graders as they graduate into Ignite Youth Group. We welcome 3rd graders as they become 4th graders and enter ACTS Jr. Meet at Advent Cordova in the CLC (1879 N. Germantown Parkway). Dinner, scavenger hunt, games, snacks, roller skating, wall ball, basketball, ice cream bar, and more. Kids stay as long as you like with a suggested pick-up at 10 pm for those not wanting to spend the night and Saturday morning pick-up at 8:30 am for others. Contact Anna Pittard (anna_pittard@yahoo.com) for more info.
 

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Newsletter | May 2019

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Summer is getting ready to launch and that means VBS and summer camps. Blast off with “To Mars and Beyond” at VBS this year and see what else is going on at Advent over the summer!

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