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Prayer Chain

Our prayer chain email is: wrcobprayerchain@gmail.com

Church Prayer Chain Policy:

"Any verifiable information regarding the death of a church member will initiate the prayer chain process. Other prayer chain requests regarding injury or illness will need to be shared with Pastor Harvey/Leadership Team/church office by the family prior to any publication."

To be added to the prayer chain email, please contact: wrbrethren@wrcob.roacoxmail.com or hleddy1976@gmail.com

To send a prayer request via email, please contact: wrbrethren@wrcob.roacoxmail.com or hleddy1976@gmail.com

To send a prayer request via phone, please call the church office at: (540) 366-0291

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FALL BIBLE STUDY

It is hard to believe but fall is upon us real soon, and that means the renewal of discipleship studies at the church. Bible study will resume this September 5th, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the conference room. Come and join our study! The group determines what is studied each time! We have built a great group of core people and would love to have you join us! Kick off meeting will be September 5th at 6:30 PM. I will have sample bible study material available on the table outside the office for people to preview before the study begins! *We will be studying When God Calls by Mary Jessup for this fall. The cost of the book will be $12.08!

Thanks, Pastor Harvey

FALL PEACE DAY BLOCK PARTY

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2019- 10 AM- 2PM

We are looking for volunteers for our fall outreach to the community! We are planning on having the local fire department, and police department to do car seat instillation and more here four our block party. We want to have face painting, t-shirt tie-dying, a cakewalk, sidewalk chalk for the kids, bouncy house, and even a petting zoo. We are planning to give away free hotdogs and hamburgers and end with free ice cream at 1:30 PM! However, we need your help to make this outreach happen! Please contact Greg Cooper, Pastor Harvey Leddy, or Susan Spath if you would like to volunteer your time to help with this community outreach!

KINGDOM BUILDING DISCUSSION

SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 - 7:00 PM

All members of the Roanoke City churches: Central, First Church, Hollins Road, Ninth Street and Williamson Road, are invited to participate in a discussion of some of the insights and wisdom about Kingdom Building that Paul Mundey shared at the Kingdom Building Conference May 31 and June 1. Paul’s presentation included much food for thought, and we will give others the opportunity to benefit from his advice. We will meet at Hollins Road Church on Thursday evening, September 26 at 7 pm. Topics include “The Person I Must Become” and “Stories of Churches Growing Young”. There will be opportunities to share what has worked in your church and the problems that your church has experienced in seeking to follow Christ’s commandment to make disciples of all people. This opportunity is for anyone who has an interest in Kingdom Building, not just pastors and Witness Team members, so invite a friend! Paul was kind enough to share some of his materials which can be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/ychj83ma. For more information contact Harry Rhodes at 588-1663 or the DRC.

BENEFIT/BLUEGRASS GOSPEL SINGING

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WILLIAMSON ROAD CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

The Virginia-Carolina Band , along with another local band, will be hosting a benefit/Gospel Sing for Lisa Orndorff. Lisa is the wife of John Orndorff, our custodian. Lisa is suffering from terminal colon cancer and the family is in need of financial assistance. Plan now to join us for this special night of music, food and fellowship as we support the Orndorff family! Everyone welcome!!

FROM THE WESTERN VIRGINIA WATER AUTHORITY

We have received notice from the Water Authority regarding the waterline replacement project. They are wanting us to be aware of the upcoming water line construction activity in the neighborhood. This project is intended to improve water quality and fire protection in the area. The construction work was scheduled to begin at the end of June and continue for approximately five months. The Authority will contact us directly if there are any changes to our water or sewer service that would require our attention. All construction will be confined to the street or existing water and sewer easements on this property. All business, potential school, and church traffic will be accommodated during construction. Just be aware, it may be necessary to enter and exit the parking lot at the Crockett Ave entrance during this time.


UPCOMING YOUTH GROUP EVENTS

ALL YOUTH!!

We gave been invited to partner with Bethany Christian Church to take part in the

Fall 2019 YOUTH LOCK –IN!

Plan now to attend. For more information, please see Derek Dooley or Pastor Harvey!

Don’t miss this fun time of play, discussion and worship!

Be sure to register by September 25th for this free event!