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For more information on any events below, please call 540-966-5683 or email jackietaylor@journeyconnection.com


Events Calendar


October 20               Volunteer Appreciation @ North Roanoke Baptist Church (Registration is required)


October 26               Q Commons @ Northside High School (Registration is required)


November 5              Journey 101 @ Journey Church Office Complex (Registration is required)


November 12            Annual Members Meeting @ Northside High School @ 12:15 p.m.


November 19            Baptism and Parent-Child Dedication Service @ Orchard Hills Church @ 6:00 p.m.


New Series

Our next Sunday morning series is called Want Some Bad Advice?  Invite family and friends to come with you to either our 10:00 or 11:15 worship service.  Here’s more info:

October 29:  Go Ahead—It’s No Big Deal

November 5:  So What?—It’s Nobody Else’s Business

November 12:  Why Not?—Everybody’s Doing It

November 19:  It’s Okay—You Deserve It


Happy Coats-giving

The Roanoke Rescue Mission is sponsoring Happy Coats-giving to provide a coat to anyone that needs one in our community.  They are accepting new and gently used warm winter coats of all sizes--from newborn to plus sizes.  To follow the example of Jesus in caring for those who are in need, you’re invited to place coats into bins in the entry hallway of Northside High School any Sunday morning in October.  #journeycares


Q Commons

Again this year Journey will be co-sponsoring Q Commons Roanoke.  This remarkable event will link over 140 cities and thousands of people via simulcast for an important conversation about equipping Christians to engage this cultural moment well.  Some of our nation’s most respected thought leaders will present on the theme Healing our Divided Nation.  David Brooks (Cultural Commentator, The New York Times), Kara Powell (Fuller Youth Institute & Author), and Propaganda (Activist & Author) as well as three live local speakers will educate and stimulate your thinking.  The event will be held 7:00–9:00 PM on Thursday, October 26, in the cafeteria of Northside High School.  For more info and to register, go to:  www.qcommons.com/roanoke.


Journey 101

You’re invited to attend our Journey 101 class that’s called Believing and Belonging.  It will be 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, at our church office complex at 3574 Read Mountain Road.  You’ll learn about Journey’s vision and values, what it means to be a follower of Christ, why we’re the kind of church we are, and more!  There will be a pizza lunch.  At the end of the class you’ll have the opportunity to become a member of Journey Church.  Click here to register.


Parent-Child Dedication

A Parent-Child Dedication Service is being planned for Sunday, November 19, at 6:00 p.m.  If your family would like to participate in this service of dedication or if you have questions, please contact the church office at 540-966-5683 or click here to send an email.

 

Baptism

Journey is planning a baptism service on Sunday, November 19, at 6:00 p.m. at Orchard Hills Church.  Baptism is a way that people show that they’ve truly committed their lives to Jesus.  If you are interested in being baptized, call our church office at 540-966-5683, or click here to register. You'll be contacted.

 

Annual Members Meeting

Journey’s annual members meeting will be held on Sunday, November 12.  Following the 11:15 service that day, lunch will be provided in the high school cafeteria, and after that, the members meeting will be held in the high school auditorium. Click here to register for the meal.

 

2% Challenge

How we give reveals how committed we are to Christ who said “for where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” (Matthew 6:21)  For all persons with income who are a part of our Journey family and who are not currently giving ten percent (a tithe) to Journey Church to enable our gospel-centered ministries to change lives, a challenge is being issued.  The challenge is to increase your giving by 2% starting in October and continuing until the end of the year.  When you give, you support our church’s children's and youth ministries, feed the hungry and provide for the poor, help build stronger families, care for the elderly, share the good news of Jesus locally and around the world, and make it possible for our church to have a staff that leads and ministers.  May we continually embrace a culture of growing generosity in our church as we to be the love of Jesus in our world.


Elijah’s Backpack

Journey Church has an opportunity to serve children in four elementary schools by partnering with Elijah’s Backpack, a ministry that every weekend sends food home from school with needy children who might otherwise go hungry.  Every Sunday you are invited to bring food to Northside High School and place it in bins in the atrium.  Here is a listing of food (individual serving sizes) to go into each backpack:  100% Juice; Oatmeal (Box with Individual Packages); Tuna Kits; Macaroni and Cheese Singles; Peanut Butter (Small Jars); Crackers; Chicken or Vegetable Soup; Apple Sauce; Fruit Cups/Canned Fruit; Spaghettios or Ravioli; Hormel Compleats; Canned Vegetables; Canned Chili; Goldfish; Pudding; Granola Bars  


RightNow Media

If you aren’t signed up for your FREE access to an exciting video library called RightNow Media, click here. It's essentially the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" because you’ll have instant access to thousands of great videos for kids, youth, parents, married couples and more. All of the videos are FREE for everyone in our church family to use.


Prayer Ministry

Would you like to pray for our church?  If you'd be open to receive email notices of prayer needs, please email office@journeyconnection.com.  If you'd like to submit a prayer request please click here.


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