Weekly Digest

Weekly announcements, which may include announcements from Sunday worship as well as other updates and news that were previously unannounced.

Weekly Announcements: 9/4/16

Hello Church,

Here are this week's announcements!

1. New Members Class: if you want to learn more about becoming a member of our church and explore whether this might be the next step for you please sign up at the hospitality table or contact Jesus (admin@redeemerla.org) to receive more information. 

2. Harvest Carnival: Save the Date! This is the first announcement for Church of the Redeemer's annual Light the Night Harvest Carnival!  More information on how you can help will be made in the coming weeks, but for now please keep the day of Monday, October 31 in your prayers and on your calendars.  If you'd like to have a bigger role, consider joining the planning team by contacting Lauren.

3.RCP Benefit Dinner

We are excited about all the invitations going out this week! We are still looking for 6-8 more table hosts and 6-8 more people who want to bring a smaller number of friends.

We have one corporate sponsorship so far for $3000 and are hopeful for more. Use the attached request letter, program info and helpful hints sheet if you would like to approach your employer.

Attachments:

 A Fast Fact sheet with specific information about the programs we are fundraising for
Some helpful hints from one of our board members on asking for corporate sponsorships

Weekly Announcements: 8/4/2016

1. "First Generation" Viewing and Discussion: The Youth Group will be hosting a documentary and discussion about the college application process for first-generation college students!
Date: Friday, August 12. 
Time: 6:30-9:00 PM. 
Location: Jefferson Activity Center (1299 W Jefferson Blvd.)
**The film will be presented in English, with Spanish subtitles and translation.
**Childcare will be provided for elementary and youth-group aged children.
Visit our Facebook event or contact Grace for more information.

2. Back-to-School Supply Drive & Potluck: Summer is coming to an end in just a few weeks, and our kids and youth are headed back to school. Let's help them gear up for the academic year with a few helpful supplies. Click this link to see how you may be able to contribute. Ask friends and family to help too, or post to Facebook. 

We will also celebrate and give kids and teachers a send-off with a potluck following church on August 14th. Please sign up here. In addition, there will be a sign-up available at the hospitality table on Sunday morning, as well as warming pans you can pick up if you plan to bring a hot food item to the potluck. 

If you have any questions about the back-to-school drive, contact Christal. If you have any questions about the potluck, contact Bethany.

3. Benevolence Fund: Following the example of the Early Church (see Acts 2:42-47 and Acts 4:32-35), Church of the Redeemer maintains a Benevolence Fund, overseen by our Deacons' ministry, to provide financial assistance to people in our congregation and neighborhood as needed. Please keep this ministry in mind, and prayerfully consider making occasional or regular contributions to the fund. Benevolence offerings can be made at the hospitality table on Sunday mornings.

4. Critical Resistance Workshop: Intro to Prison Industrial Complex Abolition

Critical Resistance Los Angeles (CRLA) will be hosting a 101 workshop on Prison Industrial Complex Abolition on Sunday, August 21st from 2-4pm at Chuco's Justice Center. This workshop will be a great session to come to if you're looking for some more info on CRLA, the jail fight, abolition and/or are interested in joining Critical Resistance. Light refreshments will be provided. Street parking may be difficult to find around 2pm on Sundays. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure a timely start!

1137 E Redondo Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90302-1735

Please rsvp to crla@criticalresistance.org if you can make it out!!

Weekly Announcements: 7/28/16

 1. Back-to-School Supply Drive & Potluck: Summer is coming to an end in just a few weeks, and our kids and youth are headed back to school. Let's help them gear up for the academic year with a few helpful supplies. Click this link to see how you may be able to contribute. Ask friends and family to help too, or post to Facebook. 

We will also celebrate and give kids and teachers a send-off with a potluck following church on August 14th. Please sign up here. In addition, there will be a sign-up available at the hospitality table on Sunday morning, as well as warming pans you can pick up if you plan to bring a hot food item to the potluck. 
 
If you have any questions about the back-to-school drive, contact Christal. If you have any questions about the potluck, contact Bethany
 
 
2. L.A. Rams Job Fair: A job fair will be held TOMORROW, Friday, July 29, at the Expo Center (3980 Bill Robertson Lane, 90037), from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm, to fill more than 1,500 positions for Los Angeles Rams games (guest services, ushers, security officers, event staff, etc.). To participate, you must first apply online at http://www.csc-usa.com/branch-folder/los-angeles/apply. Bring your CA driver's license or ID and your Social Security card, and wear professional interview attire. For more information, contact Arthur Guerrero (aguerrero@letc.com / 323-730-7900 x227).
 
 
3. Everytable Grand Opening: Everytable is a new grab-and-go restaurant offering healthy food, fast. Using quality, wholesome ingredients, Everytable creates flavorful, healthy meals from scratch each day, most for less than $4, that are inspired by the local community. Come to the Grand Opening of the South LA location (1101 West 23rd Street, 90007) on July 30th, 11a-3p, to enjoy one FREE meal per person, music, activities for kids, raffle prizes, and more!
 
 
4. Critical Resistance Workshop: Intro to Prison Industrial Complex Abolition

Critical Resistance Los Angeles (CRLA) will be hosting a 101 workshop on Prison Industrial Complex Abolition on Sunday, August 21st from 2-4pm at Chuco's Justice Center. This workshop will be a great session to come to if you're looking for some more info on CRLA, the jail fight, abolition and/or are interested in joining Critical Resistance. Light refreshments will be provided. Street parking may be difficult to find around 2pm on Sundays. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure a timely start!

1137 E Redondo Blvd, Inglewood, CA 90302-1735

Please rsvp to crla@criticalresistance.org if you can make it out!