September 24, 2017
Introduction to Freedom Sunday
Freedom Scripture Readings
Praise and Prayer
Pray for Our Gospel Partners:Global: Spriegel (Kenya), Rood (Japan), Gwin (Central Asia), Joe (Middle East), Wadhams (Lummi), Morris (Costa Rica), Chow (Philippines),
Meliah & Tim (Middle East), Stacy (East Asia)
Local: Cito & Sue Cruz (Maine), Tony & Stephanie Wee (DC Epic), Melissa Alba (GMU Bridges), Stephanie Lagerlef (GMU Bridges),
Mary & Mobin Jacob (CRU)
Pray for God’s grace to abound to those in our midst who are hurting and suffering physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
We are in need of more leaders for Ignite and Graceland. Please pray for God’s provision for these ministries.
Youth Discipleship Opportunity
Interested in Youth Discipleship? Our Ignite Youth Ministry is seeking more volunteer leaders, especially for our girls' small groups. If interested, please contact Pastor Justin at church or by email
Graceland Recruiting for 2017-2018!
The Lord has blessed ABC with so many children! Our team is praying for new helpers to serve at least twice a month. Email Lucy to learn more.
All Church Retreat
Our all church retreat is a great way for the ABC family to connect with one another and be refreshed. This year's all church retreat will be from November 17-19 at the Claggett Center in Adamstown, Maryland. All church retreat registration opens soon! Registration runs through the month of October.
Sign up here.
Women's September Book Club Meeting
Save the date! September 23rd at 9:30 am. Location: Church. We will discuss "What We Eat When We Eat Alone" by Deborah Madison. Please bring either juice, fruit, or a breakfast item to share. Contact Rose.
Freedom Sunday - September 24th
We are joining with International Justice Mission (IJM) and churches across the globe for Freedom Sunday, on September 24, to raise awareness and hope for the problem of modern slavery.
Men’s Ministry Breakfast– September 30th, 9-11 am
The Men's Ministry will be hosting a men's breakfast on 9/30/2017 @ 9AM - 11AM to share our reboot vision and the ministry's mission. Last Sunday's (9/17) sermon "A Parable for Our Pair of Ears" has gotten us more excited about sharing our now what takeaways. Join us for breakfast as we share ideas on how men can cut through the worldly noise and listen for God's calling for our lives.
RSVP here by Wednesday 9/27/2017 so we have an accurate headcount.
Community Groups– October 6-8, Details to follow
Women's Tea - October 14th, 2-4 pm @ ABC
All women and girls are invited to attend! Please bring a dessert or appetizer to share. Sign up here. For more information, contact Rose.
Caring Through Meals
To participate: send a meal directly through TakeThemAMeal.com, buy a meal and deliver, or prepare a meal and deliver it. Contact Natasha for more information.
Pastor Appreciation Month – October 2017
Demonstrate your appreciation to our ABC Staff. Contact Hayong for more information.
Care Team Volunteers Needed
Please consider being a part of ABC’s valuable service opportunities. Contact Susie Yu with questions or if you would like to join the Care Team.
Fall Festival—October 28th
Our 2nd annual Fall Festival will be taking place on October 28! To join the planning team, contact Pastor Justin
Contact Pastor JP if you would like to participate.
Church Membership Class
Our next church membership class will be held on October 8, from 12:30-3:00 pm. Contact Liz if you are interested in attending.
Attendance 9/17: Adults 192 Children 86
Weekly Budget: $14,984.00 Offering: $10,685.00
FYTD Budget: $374,600FYTD Income: $335,220.00