Weekly Announcements: 1/22/16

 1. 40 Days Prayer Guides: Starting Sunday, January 31, our church family will be entering into a season of 40 Days of Prayer and Fasting. Visit the hospitality table at church to pick up your prayer guide, or download an online version here (available in English and Spanish).

 
2. Jefferson Blvd. Tree Planting: RCP will host a community tree planting day on February 6 from 9am to noon. We plan to plant 19 trees along Jefferson Blvd. as part of the Make Jefferson Beautiful Campaign. There will be a tree planting training on Saturday, January 30, from 9am to 1pm at Adventures Ahead for anyone who would like to serve as a team leader. Contact Niki for more information.
 
3. MidWinter Conference: Pastor Kevin, Christal (Director of Children's Ministry) & Grace (Youth Director) are traveling to Chicago this weekend for the Covenant's MidWinter Pastors' Conference and related meetings. Please pray for their safe travel, and for this to be a fruitful time of training, relationship-building, and visioning for their ministries. Thanks!
 
4. Live Scanning for Children's/Youth Ministry Volunteers: If you serve in the nursery or with children's church, youth group/youth church, or King's Kids and have not yet been fingerprinted, there will be a Live Scan session on Sunday, January 31, from 2 pm to 5 pm at Adventures Ahead (1438 W. Jefferson Blvd.). Please bring a government-issued photo ID with you to the scanning session. If you have questions, or if you cannot make the session and need information about getting scanned independently, contact Alexis.
 
5. Covenant Women's Conference: The Covenant's triennial women's conference is coming up this summer! The theme of this conference is "Quench" (exploring Jesus' invitation to drink of the living water). Advance opportunities begin on Wednesday, July 27, and the main conference will be held from Thursday, July 28, through Sunday, July 31. Visit the hospitality table on Sunday morning or covchurch.org/triennial for more information.

Weekly Announcements: 1/8/16

1. CCDA Coming to LA: The Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) National Conference will be held in Los Angeles in 2016 (August 31-September 3)! This conference provides an opportunity to hear from and interact with "practitioners and partners dedicated to the work of transforming and restoring communities through presence and practice."

More information about attending and/or volunteering (volunteers are eligible for discounted registration fees) will be forthcoming. (Some additional details about the conference are available here.)
 
2. Winter Shelter Program: With winter settling in, homeless individuals and families in our community may be in need of overnight shelter. The LA Homeless Services Authority has put together a list of shelters in the Greater Los Angeles metro area (see page 5 for South LA locations). Copies of this list will be available at the hospitality table on Sunday, or you can click here to download a PDF. Questions? Contact Jessica J.

Weekly Announcements: 12/17/15

 1. Request for Photos for Redeemer 2015 Slideshow: We are preparing our annual church slideshow (to be shared at Sunday morning worship on January 3, 2016). If you have pictures from church events during the past year, please send those to Karla by Sunday, December 27. Thank you!

 
2. Old Testament Read-Through: 2016 Scripture reading guides (Old Testament, part one) will be available at the hospitality table this Sunday. The guide can also be viewed/downloaded here.