Arlington Announcements & Prayer List 2-17-19

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., Feb. 17th
Honduras Interest Mtg.
2:00 pm
Thinking about going on Advent’s July mission trip to Honduras? Come to this meeting held at Advent’s Cordova campus to find out more.
Sun., Feb. 17th
10th Anniversary Party
6:00 pm
Advent Arlington Presbyterian Church turns 10 years old. Be sure to celebrate with us this Sunday during worship and with a special evening party at Club Windward in Lakeland! More details are forthcoming.
Mon., Feb. 18th
NA Group Meeting
7:00 pm
Advent Arlington Church hosts 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., Feb. 19th
Parenting Seminar on Child Discipline
6:30-7:30 pm
The Advent Arlington Preschool is hosting a seminar, “Discipline Matter: Understanding Challenging Behaviors” presented by Family Engagement Quality Coaches from the Tennessee Child Care Resource and Referral Network. They will share simple, everyday techniques for teaching children discipline. All parents are welcome to attend. Call Donna Wolfanger at 901-867-3059 to reserve your seat.
Wed., Feb. 20th   
Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns ( Childcare is provided.
Wed., Feb. 20th
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 (
Wed., Feb. 20th
6:00-7:30 pm
EPIC is a weekly all-ages seven-week program. At our weekly gatherings, we eat dinner together then break into children’s, ACTS Jr., Ignite, and adult groups. The men and women will remain together this semester. Join us as we consider “Gifts for Glory, What’s Your Story?” Contact Jodie Miller at
Sun., Feb. 24th   
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.
Sun., Feb. 24th       
11:45 am
ACTS is for students in 7th-12th grades. They eat lunch together then go out to serve others or just to do something fun together. Contact James Weir (901-486-6440) to learn more.
Sun., Feb. 24th
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!
Tues., Feb. 26th
John Knox Gathering
7:00 pm
Men are invited to the semi-annual gathering of Presbyterian men from across the Midsouth. It is hosted by Richland ARP Church in Rosemark this time. Cost for dinner is $7. The speaker is Christopher Neiswonger (Lawyer/Pastor). If you wish to carpool there, meet at Advent Arlington at 6:30 pm. RSVP to Pastor Don Kerns.
Wed., Mar. 6th
Ash Wednesday
6:30 pm We will have a service of prayer and repentance to begin the season of Lent and a time of reflection on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our salvation.
Thu., Mar. 7th 
DIVA Group
10:00 am Women are invited to join the DIVA Group (Divinely Inspired Victoriously Anointed) for Bible study, mission, fellowship, and prayer. They meet on the first and third Thursday morning each month in the Fellowship Hall. Contact: Lyle Conley (301-8033).
Advent Arlington Prayer List Church
  • Praise: Our 10th Anniversary!
  • Nathan Gray
  • Family of Andrew Smith on his death (Don and Amy’s neighbors)
  • Melissa Massey
  • Andrea Sireci’s mother

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 Nursery and 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