Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 12-14-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List


  • 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
  • Family of Nathan Gray
  • Praise: Advent Arlington’s 10th Anniversary!

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
  • Jennifer White, 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
  • Aurora Wright

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.
James Weir’s Book Release
Our very own Youth Director, James Weir, has written a novella which is being released this day. Undaunted Warrior is a work of Christian fiction about spiritual warfare and seeing yourself as God sees you. It will be available on and in a number of local bookstores soon.
Mon., April 15th
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., April 17th
Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
Open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns ( Childcare is provided.
Wed., April 17th
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 (
Thurs., Apr. 18th
Maundy Thursday
7:00 pm
This time of worship is to reflect upon the Last Supper and to receive Holy Communion.
Fri., Apr. 19th
Easter Egg Hunt
6:00 pm
Somebunny is having an Easter Egg Hunt! Come on out and learn the story of Jesus while hunting through thousands of eggs. The Easter Bunny will be there along with face painting and games. We will be serving pizza, salad, and lots of desserts for dinner. God loves HIS peeps!
Sun., April 21st
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., Apr. 21st 
Easter Worship
10:30 am
Advent Arlington celebrates the resurrection of our Lord. Invite others to join us on this wonderful day.
Wed., Apr. 24-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!
Apr. 25th-28th
Men’s Great Banquet Weekend    
You are invited to a wonderful, spiritual weekend called The Great Banquet. Join men from churches across the Midsouth to grow deeper in discipleship and experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Wade Bunker or Dana Blevins to learn more.
Sun., Apr. 28th 
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.
Sun., Apr. 28th  ACTS Jr.
11:45 am
ACTS Jr. is for students in 4th-6th grades and their families. They will go out to lunch then perform a service project or go out for a fun activity for the afternoon. All are welcome!
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.