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

5:15-6:15 p.m.: Wednesday Night Dinner

5:45-6:15 p.m.: TFC-Kids (pre-K to 2nd grades and 3rd to 5th grades)

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

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

6:15-7:00 p.m.: Children’s Choirs Rehearsal

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

TFC News

TFC: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Dinner Menu: Turkey & Potato Croquettes OR Veggie Sausage & Gravy, Honey Butter Peas & Carrots, Cheesy Cornbread Stuffing, Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Butter Cream Kids...

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TFC: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Dinner Menu: Maple Bacon Chicken OR Maple Nut Acorn Squash, Beer Braised Cabbage, Roasted Veggie Quinoa, Caramel Apple Shortcake Kids Entrée: Sloppy Joe Minis If you have not already,...

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TFC: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 4:30-7:00 p.m. Dinner, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Fellowship Hall Halloween Menu: Boo-gundy Braised Beef  OR Cheese-Stuffed Coffins, Candy Corn, Bloody Beets & Potatoes, Witch’s Hat Cookies Kids Entrée: Zombie Mac n’ Cheese If you have not...

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Dinner

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

As a church family, a meal is served around tables in the Fellowship Hall from 5:15-6:15 p.m. During this time of fellowship, announcements, birthdays and anniversaries, and prayer concerns are shared. Dinners are being prepared by our own Christopher Ahart and Madelyn Albright. You’ve experienced Chris’ artistry is worship; join us on Wednesdays to be delighted by his culinary skills. Chris has worked in the Richmond restaurant industry for 15 years. 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 – $9/each; Children – $5/each; Family Max – $25

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.

TFC-Kids, 5:45-6:15 p.m.
• Pre-K – 1st Grades, UC #232
• 2nd-5th Grades, UC #228

Children’s Choirs, 6:15-7:00 p.m.
• Cherub Choir, directed by Ken Wilson with Kathy Wilson & Rose Browning – Pre-K & Kindergarten, UC #232
• Carol Choir, directed by Suzanne Spicer – 1st & 2nd Grades, Youth Rehearsal Room
• Crusader Choir, directed by Bob Gallagher – 3rd-5th Grades, Main Rehearsal Room

 

TFC-Kids Fall 2019 Program Schedule

September 4: No TFC
September 11: Games & Snacks
September 18: Missions Education
September 25: Missions Education
October 2: Games & Snacks
October 9: Missions Education
October 16: Missions Education
October 23: Games & Snacks
October 30: Gratitude Activity with Sandy Rooney
November 6: Missions Education
November 13: Missions Education
November 20: Games & Snacks
November 27: No TFC
December 4: Missions Education
December 11: Missions Education
December 18: TFC-Churchwide: Christmas Carols & Hot Chocolate with David Gulick

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 2019 Program Schedule

September 4: No TFC
September 11: Games & Dessert
September 18: Games & Dessert
September 25: Games & Dessert
October 2: Games & Dessert
October 9: Games & Dessert
October 16: Games & Dessert
October 23: Games & Dessert
October 30: The Blessings of Gratitude with Anna Perry Miller, Marnie Fisher-Ingram, & Sandy Rooney
November 6: Games & Dessert
November 13: Games & Dessert
November 20: Games & Dessert
November 27: No TFC
December 4: Games & Dessert
December 11: Games & Dessert
December 18: TFC-Churchwide: Christmas Carols & Hot Chocolate with David Gulick

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. 

TFC-Adults Fall 2019 Program Schedule

September 4: No TFC
September 11: A Time of Remembering 9/11 with Jim Slatton
September 18: The Value of Liberal Arts in Higher Education with Dr. Mark Biddle
September 25: “This is Us, RRCB” with the Breckenridge Family
October 2: Introduction to “Soul Feast” with Anna Miller
October 9: Doctors Without Borders (Medecins San Frontieres) with Dr. David Elliott
October 16: Blessings and Gifts with Don Campbell and Eddie Stratton from the Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV)
October 23: Blessings and Gifts with Don Campbell and Eddie Stratton from the Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV)
October 30: The Blessings of Gratitude with Anna Perry Miller, Marnie Fisher-Ingram, & Sandy Rooney
November 6: Wealth and Poverty in the Bible and Today with Rev. Dr. Samuel L. Adams
November 13: Wealth and Poverty in the Bible and Today with Rev. Dr. Samuel L. Adams
November 20: Wealth and Poverty in the Bible and Today with Rev. Dr. Samuel L. Adams
November 27: No TFC
December 4: Understanding Needs: Helping Those Who Hurt Navigate the Holidays with Rev. Dr. David Breckenridge
December 11: Starlight Service of Remembrance
December 18: TFC-Churchwide: Christmas Carols & Hot Chocolate with David Gulick