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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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 12-14-19

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
  • 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.
 
April
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 Amazon.com 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 (amykerns@yahoo.com). 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 (jweir@adventpres.com).
 
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 
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.
 
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.

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 4-7-19

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
  • 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.
 
April   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 Amazon.com and in a number of local bookstores soon.
 
Mon., April 8th  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 10th  Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
Open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., April 10th  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).
 
Thu., Apr. 11th  Adventurers in Arlington
10 am
Adventurers is Advent’s group for “grand” adults. All are welcome to join them as they meet this month here at Advent Arlington. Lunch is served following the meal.
 
Sun., April 14th  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!
 
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., 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 Mid-south 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  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.
 
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 Mid-south to grow deeper in discipleship and experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Kelly Blevins to learn more.

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 3-17-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List Church

  • Family of Nathan Gray
  • Praise: Our 10th Anniversary!
  • 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 Preschool Teachers
  • Lyle Conley and Custodial Staff

Site Leadership 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.
 
Sun., Mar. 17th  ACTS                            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., Mar. 17th  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!
 
Mon., Mar. 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.
 
Wed., Mar. 20th  Mom’s Bible Study         9:15 am
The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., Mar. 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 (jweir@adventpres.com).
 
Sun., Mar. 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. Come join us!
 
Fri.-Sun., Apr. 5th-7th Disciple Now 2019 
Disciple Now is an amazing weekend event for students in grades 6-12. It will feature a guest speaker, guest worship leader, breakout sessions, live action Clue, service projects, 4th meals, and more. The Disciple Now 2019 theme is “For Good.” We’ll be taking a look at the book of Titus and exploring all of the ways the Gospel is for good. Registration is required by March 24. Go to www.adventyouthministry.com to learn more and sign-up.
 
Apr. 25th-28th   Men’s Great Banquet Weekend  
Men are invited to a wonderful, spiritual weekend called The Great Banquet. Join men from churches across the Midsouth to grow deeper in your discipleship and to experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Wade Bunker or Dana Blevins to learn more.
 
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 your discipleship and to experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Kelly Blevins to learn more.

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 3-10-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List   Church

  • Family of Nathan Gray
  • Praise: Our 10th Anniversary!
  • 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 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.
 
Mon., Mar. 11th  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.
 
Wed., Mar. 13th  Mom’s Bible Study    
9:15 am
The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., Mar. 13th  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).
 
Sun., Mar. 17th  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., Mar. 17th  ACTS
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., Mar. 17th  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!
 
Apr. 25th-28th   Men’s Great Banquet Weekend 
Men are invited to a wonderful, spiritual weekend called The Great Banquet. Join men from churches across the Mid-south to grow deeper in your discipleship and to experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Wade Bunker or Dana Blevins to learn more.
 
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 Mid-south to grow deeper in your discipleship and to experience the depths of God’s grace. Contact Kelly Blevins to learn more.

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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 (amykerns@yahoo.com). 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 (jweir@adventpres.com).
 
Wed., Feb. 20th
EPIC
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 j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
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       
ACTS
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
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!
 
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

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List

Advent Arlington Prayer List   Church

  • Nathan Gray
  • Melinda Wood (Susan White’s friend)
  • Praise: Larry Myers on good health report
  • Praise: Adam Sireci on promotion to Fire Chief
  • Family of Andrew Smith on his death (Don and Amy’s neighbors)
  • Bill and Judy Pittard’s daughter Julie
  • Kristen Ospina (preschool teacher)
  • 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 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.
 
Photos Needed Advent Arlington Presbyterian Church turns 10 years old in February. Jodie Miller is collecting photos from church events during these past 10 years. She can make copies of photos, or you can email them to her at j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Mon., Feb. 11h  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.
 
Wed., Feb. 13th  Mom’s Bible Study 9:15 am
The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., Feb. 13th  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., Feb. 13th  EPIC 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 j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Sun., Feb. 17th  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., 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.
 
Thu., Feb. 21st   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).
 
Sun., Feb. 24th  ACTS 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  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!
 
Mon., Feb. 25   Pancake Fundraiser 6:00-7:30 pm
Shepherd’s Haven is holding a Pancake Dinner fundraiser at Arlington Elementary School. Tickets are $5. For more information: shepherdshaven.org.
 
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.

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 1-27-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List

  • Family of Andrew Smith on his death
  • Larry Myers
  • Jeanne Carnes
  • Bill and Judy Pittard’s daughter Julie
  • Claire Little family on the death of her mother
  • Kristen Ospina (preschool teacher)
  • Nathan Gray
  • Melissa Massey
  • Andrea Sireci’s mother
  • Richard Uher

 

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.
 
Photos Needed
Advent Arlington Presbyterian Church turns 10 years old in February. Jodie Miller is collecting photos from church events during these past 10 years. She can make copies of photos, or you can email them to her at j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Mon., Jan. 28th
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.
 
Wed., Jan. 30th
Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., Jan. 30th
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., Jan. 30th
EPIC
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 j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Sun., Feb. 3rd
Groups for All Ages
9:15 am
We have four age-differentiated classes which meet 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!
 
Thu., Feb. 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).
 
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.
 
Sun., Feb. 24th
ACTS
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. This month they are going rock climbing at Memphis Rox. Contact James Weir (901-486-6440) to learn more.
 
Sun., Feb. 24th
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!

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Arlington Announcements & Prayer List | 1-6-19

Advent Arlington Prayer List

  • Patricia Spencer family on the death of Dotti
  • Bill and Judy Pittard’s daughter Julie
  • Claire Little family on the death of her mother
  • Kristen Ospina (preschool teacher)
  • Nathan Gray
  • Aurora Wright family on her grandmother’s death
  • Melissa Massey
  • Andrea Sireci’s mother
  • Richard Uher
 

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.
 
Photos Needed
Advent Arlington Presbyterian Church turns 10 years old in February. Jodie Miller is collecting photos from church events during these past 10 years. She can make copies of photos, or you can email them to her at j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Mon., Dec. 31st
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.
 
Sun., Jan. 6th
Groups for All Ages
9:15 am
We have four age-differentiated classes which meet 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!
 
Wed., Jan. 9th
Mom’s Bible Study
9:15 am
The Mom’s Bible Study is open to all mothers. Contact: Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com). Childcare is provided.
 
Wed., Jan. 9th
Ignite Kick-Off
6:00-7:30 pm
A new weekly youth group gathering is kicking off! Prepare for God to ignite your faith. They will 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., Jan. 9th
Men’s/Women’s Groups
6:30 pm
Both a Men’s Bible Study and a Women’s Bible Study meet this evening. Guests are welcome. Contacts: Wade Bunker (wgbunker@att.net) and Amy Kerns (amykerns@yahoo.com).
 
Wed., Jan. 16th
EPIC Kick-Off
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 j-kmiller@juno.com.
 
Thu., Jan. 17th
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).
 
January 19-21
Awakening Weekend
The Awakening is a three-day spiritual retreat designed for high school-aged teens (freshmen-seniors).  This is a structured, spirit-filled weekend that will take place at Memphis’ For the Kingdom Retreat Center.  To register for this weekend please visit www.midsouthgb.com.
 
January 19-21
Awakening 72-Hour Prayer Vigil
Please consider signing up for a time to pray for the participants of our Awakening weekend in January.  Help us cover every minute of this event in prayer, which can be done from anywhere.  To sign up, please contact Alexis Baughman at alexis.bingham17@gmail.com.
 
Sun., Jan. 20th
ACTS
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. This month they are going rock climbing at Memphis Rox. Contact James Weir (901-486-6440) to learn more.
 
Sun., Jan. 20th
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!

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