June 8th Announcements

Wear Red,  Sunday, June 8th! – You are invited to continue the tradition of wearing red for worship on Pentecost Sunday, June 8th.  Red symbolizes the Spirit who came like tongues of fire on the disciples in the upper room and who fills God’s church today with life and joy.

Infant Baptism – Sunday, June 8th, we celebrate the baptism of Avery Kristine Packard.  May the Lord richly bless your life, Avery!

Church-wide Picnic – Mark your calendars for the annual church-wide picnic on Sunday, June 15th after worship.   It will be held in thechurch’s picnic grove with games and activities on the lawn.  Sign-up lists for food and supplies are available at the church.  See Martha Reitman for more details.

Arden Courts- There will be no Arden Courts worship service for June, July and August.  We will resume with worship on the Second Sunday in September.

Summer Schedule

Sunday, June 8th Last Sunday School of the school year at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 11:00 a.m.

Sunday, June 15th No Sunday School; Worship at 10:00 a.m.; Church-wide picnic at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 22nd No Sunday School; Worship at 10:00 a.m.; Church business meeting at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday Worship at 10:00 a.m. throughout the summer.

Other dates: Nationals Game, July 4; Missions Trip to Covenant Mountain Mission Bible Camp, July 20-25.

Rising Hope Need – There is an immediate need at Rising Hope, starting next Tuesday, for a driver to pick up food items from Capital Area Food Bank in Lorton between 10 – 11:30 and deliver them to Rising Hope in Alexandria. This would be an ongoing volunteer job every Tuesday.  Contact Martha Reitman or a Pastor for more information.

Thank You Brownie Troop 480! – On Monday, June 2, Brownie Troop 480 (which has been meeting in our building for several years) held their End of Year Closing Ceremony.  During their fund raising efforts through the year, they raised about $200.  The troop, about 15 girls, decided to donate $100 to Community Covenant Church in appreciation of their building use, and knowing some of our building events this year.  Paul Seguin was invited to the ceremony and to receive the donation.  He congratulated the troop for their year and thanked them for the gift, promising to apply it to our pending purchase of a replacement furnace.  As an example of the awareness of these 2nd/3rd grade girls, during the presentation one of the girls piped up from the audience to ask whether we had recovered from last week’s basement flooding.  Many thanks to Brownie Troop 480.

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