Thoughtful Faith Community

Thoughtful Faith Community (TFC) is a time for our congregation to come together for fellowship and education. The schedule has been aligned the schedule to allow children, youth, and adults to participate more fully. Additionally, intergenerational and mission activities have been included, as well as youth opportunities and new children’s programming.

Schedule

5:30-6:15 p.m.: Dinner

5:45-6:30 p.m.: Children’s Choirs Rehearsal

6:00-7:00 p.m.: TFC-Youth

6:15-7:00 p.m.: TFC-Adults

6:30-7:00 p.m.: TFC-Kids (pre-K to 2nd grades and 3rd to 5th grades)

Childcare is provided for newborns through pre-k (3-year-olds) from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

TFC News

TFC: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Beef and Lamb Meatballs in Scarlet Gravy OR Wild Mushroom Lasagna, Candy Corn, Red Velvet Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Icing Kids Entrée: Barbecue Chicken...

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TFC: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Pecan Crusted Chicken OR Savory Lentil Croquettes, Roasted Tomato Mac & Cheese, (Green beans w/ caramelized onions), Bananas Foster Pudding Kids Entrée: Chicken Fingers, Tater...

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TFC: Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:45-7:00 p.m. River Road Camerata, 4:45-5:30 p.m., Main Rehearsal Room Dinner, 5:30-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Menu: Slow-Braised Italian Pork OR Ratatouille with Quinoa and Pine Nuts, Creamy Parmesan Polenta, Pesto Roasted Cauliflower,...

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Dinner

5:30-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall

As a church family, a meal is served around tables in the Fellowship Hall from 5:30-6:15 p.m. During this time of fellowship, announcements, birthdays and anniversaries, and prayer concerns are shared. The dinner menu includes meat, vegetarian, and children’s entrées, along with a variety of sides including a salad bar, vegetables, and dessert.

Reservations are required by 11AM on Mondays before the dinner. You may make your reservation by contacting the church office. When you make your reservation, please indicate how many vegetarian and children’s entrées you’d like for your family.

Weekly Costs
Adults & Youth – $7/each; Children – $3/each; Family Max – $20

Standing Reservations
Standing Reservations are offered before the start of a new semester of programs. The pre-paid reservation provides a 10% discount from the normal price, so you can miss a Wednesday or two and maintain the convenience of having a standing reservation.

The deadline to sign-up and pre-pay is anytime before the first dinner in September and January. To make your standing reservation, please call the Church Office (804-288-1131) and mail your payment, or make your reservation and pay online through Access ACS.

Our children will learn about the missionaries our church supports, other cultures, and mission opportunities in Richmond and around the world that they can become involved in.

Children’s Choirs, 5:45-6:30 p.m.
• Cherub Choir – Pre-K & Kindergarten, Youth Rehearsal Room
• Carol Choir – 1st & 2nd Grades, Youth Rehearsal Room
• Crusader Choir – 3rd-5th Grades, Main Rehearsal Room

TFC-Kids, 6:30-7:00 p.m.
• Pre-K – 1st Grades, UC #228
• 2nd-5th Grades, UC #232

TFC-Kids Fall 2018 Program Schedule
September 12: Missions Education
September 19: Intergenerational Activity*
September 26: Recreation
October 3: Missions Education
October 10: Missions Education
October 17: Recreation
October 24: Churchwide Trivia Night*`
October 31: No TFC
November 7: Recognition of Our Veterans*
November 14: Midwives of Haiti^
MONDAY, November 19: Thanksgiving Community Service with Quioccasin Baptist*
November 21: No TFC
November 28: Rabbi Hal Schevitz, Congregation Or Atid “Hanukkah”^
December 5: This is Us Family Interviews*
December 12: Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long*`
December 19: Christmas Eve Family Service Rehearsal
December 26: No TFC

*Intergenerational
^Multi-Generational
`Just for Fun

TFC-Youth, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Youth Area

Following dinner on Wednesdays, from 6:00–7:00 p.m. the youth will gather for activities and discipleship opportunities. This allows our teenagers to grow together as a spiritual community and have fun together.

TFC-Youth Fall 2018 Program Schedule
September 12: Daniel Glaze & Marnie Fisher-Ingram (with TFC-Adults)
September 19: Intergenerational Activity*
September 26: Games & Dessert
October 3: Games & Dessert
October 10: Games & Dessert
October 17: Games & Dessert
October 24: Churchwide Trivia Night*`
October 31: No TFC
November 7: Games & Dessert
November 14: Mission Activity
MONDAY, November 19: Thanksgiving Community Service with Quioccasin Baptist*
November 21: No TFC
November 28: Rabbi Hal Schevitz, Congregation Or Atid “Hanukkah”^
December 5: This is Us Family Interviews*
December 12: Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long*`
December 19: Christmas Eve Family Service Rehearsal
December 26: No TFC

*Intergenerational
^Multi-Generational
`Just for Fun

Program, 6:15-7:00 p.m. Assembly Room or Fellowship Hall

Adult programs continue to be interesting and fun educational programs led by our congregation, ministerial staff, and outside speakers. Also look for special Wednesday evenings where all ages will come together for multi-generational and inter-generational learning and service opportunities.

TFC-Adults Fall 2018 Program Schedule
September 12: Daniel Glaze & Marnie Fisher-Ingram
September 19: Intergenerational Activity*
September 26: Dr. Jamelle Wilson
October 3: “Shadowy Sheol: Life and Afterlife in the Old Testament” with Dr. Art Wright, BTSR
October 10: “Harrowing Hell: Three Traditional Views of Hell in Christian History” with Dr. Art Wright, BTSR
October 17: “I’ll Fly Away?: Revisiting the Biblical Perspective on Heaven” with Dr. Art Wright, BTSR
October 24: Churchwide Trivia Night*`
October 31: No TFC
November 7: Recognition of Our Veterans*
November 14: Midwives of Haiti^
MONDAY, November 19: Thanksgiving Community Service with Quioccasin Baptist*
November 21: No TFC
November 28: Rabbi Hal Schevitz, Congregation Or Atid “Hanukkah”^
December 5: This is Us Family Interviews*
December 12: Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long*`
December 19: Starlight Service of Remembrance
December 26: No TFC

*Intergenerational
^Multi-Generational
`Just for Fun

Intergenerational, Multi-generational, and Just for Fun, 6:15-7:00 p.m., Assembly Room or Fellowship Hall

There will be a few TFC offerings that are intergenerational in nature. These programs and worship services will allow us to get to know one another better and learn how we can serve God and our communities as God’s children, all ages, working and learning together. Other activities will be multi-generational. Our children, youth, and adults will all learn learn about the same topic, but in different settings, based on age.

River Roaders love to laugh and have a good time together, so a few of our TFC programs will be just for fun! From a church-wide trivia night to a Christmas sing-a-long, we hope you’ll come and share an evening of fun and laughter with your church family.

TFC Intergenerational, Multi-generational, & Just For Fun Fall 2018 Program Schedule
September 19: Intergenerational Activity*
October 24: Churchwide Trivia Night*`
October 31: No TFC
November 7: Recognition of Our Veterans*
November 14: Midwives of Haiti^
MONDAY, November 19: Thanksgiving Community Service with Quioccasin Baptist*
November 21: No TFC
November 28: Rabbi Hal Schevitz, Congregation Or Atid “Hanukkah”^
December 5: This is Us Family Interviews*
December 12: Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long*`
December 26: No TFC

*Intergenerational
^Multi-Generational
`Just for Fun