NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
last update Aug. 28, 2016

Announcements

Church Office Schedule: Colonial’s Church Office will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. In an emergency, please call the office and leave a message as we will monitor voicemail throughout the day.

Membership Matters Class: Mark your calendars for Colonial’s next New Members’ Class! The class will take place Sundays (11 am-12 noon) starting Sunday, September 11, and ending Sunday, October 16. Location: Classroom A. New members will give testimonies in the evening service on October 16. Members who would like to take the class again as a refresher are welcome. Sign up at the Welcome Center!

Baptism Service: Contact the church office if you are interested in participating in the baptism service on October 16.

Bulletin and Prayer Chain Email Update: Colonial members, In order to keep our bulletin and prayer chain emails from being classified as spam, we are in the process of updating our email list and have removed a few names. If we have inadvertently removed yours, please contact the church office to be put back on the list. Please be sure we have one email per family.

Thank You From the Broughtons: “I want to thank the Colonial Family for the encouraging words and sympathy expressed to my family in the time of my Dad, Tal Broughton, passing this early into the presence of the Lord on July 13. On behalf of my extended family, we appreciate your grace and tenderness. Love, Mark and Sandy Broughton.”

Awana - cbvb.org/awana
Workers Needed: Are you looking for a way to invest your skills and energy in effective Kingdom work? We invite you to consider joining this exciting and relevant children’s discipleship ministry. Leaders for each club are needed as well as individuals to help coordinate games and keep records. Contact Jason and Charity Grahame at awana@cbvb.org for more information on serving in this ministry. Leaders: if you have clubbers that you need to register for this year, stop by the AWANA Office this Wednesday night.

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Attention Ladies: There will be a brief informational meeting for all ladies on the upcoming ladies’ ministry events for this year (2016-17). This meeting will be held in the auditorium during the coffee break (immediately after the morning service) next Sunday (September 4).

Tuesday Ladies Bible Study: All ladies are invited to join us on Tuesday mornings, beginning September 13 to November 15, 10 to 11 am for a Bible Study of the Book of James: Pearls of Practical Christian Living. Place: Church Chapel. Teacher: Laurel Whitelam, Child Care provided. More information is available at the Welcome Center along with a sign up for the study. (Sign up is requested, but not required).

Virginia Beach Theological Seminary - www.vbts.edu

President’s Hour: Weekly chapel services at VBTS meet every Thursday at 8 am during the Fall semester. CBC members are invited to attend. This week Dr. Mark Hassler will be speaking.

Coming Events

Sunday, September 4: AM – Communion; PM – No Service - Labor Day Weekend

Monday, September 5: Labor Day – Office closed

Wednesday, September 7: Awana Registration

Sunday, September 11: AM – VBTS Convocation