Adult Wednesday Night Program
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
6:30 p.m., Assembly Room

Whit Sheppard is working on a biography of the late African-American tennis player and statesman Arthur Ashe, the three-time Grand Slam titleist. He will share aspects of his writing and research process with us. Whit was the recipient of a 2015-16 Virginia Foundation of the Humanities Fellowship to continue work on the book. He formerly covered the pro tennis tour for ESPN.com from his base in Paris and has taught at UVa and at VCU.

Upcoming Programs:

  • February 15: Black History Month III: Prisoner Reentry with Martin Brown
  • February 22: Black History Month IV: “Strengthening Parents to Improve Child Well-being: Richmond Family Fatherhood Initiative” with Chandra Washington-Peyton

February 1, 2017: Black History Month I: “Called To Preach: The Life and Times of the Reverend John Jasper” with Benjamin Ross

November 30, 2016: Q&A with Daniel Glaze, facilitated by Dan Bagby

November 16, 2016: Mission of Hope in Uganda with Missy Ward-Angalla

September 21, 2016: Pastoral Care: How a Congregation Can Care for Their Pastor with Tom Graves

September 14, 2016: State of the Church Chat with Dan Bagby

Dinner
5:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall

Dinner reservations are required.

Menu for Adults & Children: Poppy Seed Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Corn and Lima Beans, Dinner Rolls, Apple & Cherry Cobblers

Please make your dinner reservation by Monday, February 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. You may call the Church Office, email Susan Young, or fill out the form below. Reservation cards are no longer be available in the pew racks.

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Dinners this year are being prepared by Annabell’s Catering. The owners and chefs are brothers Seldon and Moe Plumley. Both have extensive food service and customer service backgrounds. We are excited to welcome them to River Road Church! Seldon has experience as a general manager at Virginia restaurants and country clubs, where his responsibilities included hiring and training food service staff, menu development, and managing food service budgets. Moe’s experience includes managing and cooking at local restaurants as well. Currently, both Seldon and Moe are pursuing catering events, including those at RRCB. If you are interested in having Annabell’s Catering prepare food for your event, contact the church office, or come to Wednesday Night Dinner and introduce yourself!